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Battle Academy

Product Info

A turn-based strategy game like no other has landed.

Approachable, absorbing and visually impressive yet detailed, Battle Academy aims to revolutionise the strategy games market with a blend of intuitive design and compelling game play driven by cutting edge technical innovation.

The team at Slitherine worked with Professor John Buckley, Military Historian at the University of Wolverhampton and a keen wargamer himself, to make sure that the strategy, tactics, scenarios and available firepower of the battles fought in WW2 were turned intorealistic AI behaviour, powering expertly crafted battles.

The game engine is also completely script-driven, allowing players to create their own missions and scenario in a simple and effective way.

The revolutionary server-based PBEM++  Slitherine system completes the package, for a gaming experience that will certainly please both hard core wargamers and newcomers.

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Features

  • Control British, US, Polish, Canadian forces in 3 epic campaigns covering more than 30 varied battles or take control of Italian and German forces in multiplayer. Select from a vast array of equipment including 100 units from 6 nations - Shermans, Fireflys, Panthers, Tigers, Stukas, Hurricanes, P47s and much more! Gameplay features include ambushes, line of sight, artillery barrages, airstrikes, scouts, morale, APCs, flame throwers, heavy bombers, snipers and suppression. Your units gain experience as they fight. Get promoted to Veteran and Elite status and gain new skills. Addictive multiplayer modes using Slitherines revolutionary multiplayer server thats linked into an online ranking system. Huge modding opportunities. The game has been designed so that its easily moddable and accessible scripts control all aspects of combat, user interface and the game's appearance.

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Review on StrategyCore
8/10 - Battlefield plays quickly, easily, and has tactical depth.

Review on Strategy Informer
7/10 - A relatively low price and entertaining, balanced gameplay should be more than enough for those of you curious enough to give it the time to impress.

Review on Wargamer.fr
8/10 - [Translated from French] ...many hours of fun come with this game which is both simple and subtle, and should not fail to appeal to many people.

Details


Battle Academy

Release Date: 5 AUG 2010

Platform: PC
Language: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian
Genre: Tactical
Turns: Turn-Based IGOUGO
Complexity: Introduction
Period: World War II


Developer
Slitherine



Product Specs

  • Theatre: Western Europe
  • Unit Scale: Squad, Individual (People, Planes, Tanks, etc.)
  • Players: 1-2
  • AI: Yes
  • PBEM: Server Based
  • File Size: 254mb
  • Download Time:
  • - 56K Modem: 10hr 4min
  • - DSL or Satelite: 33min
  • - High Speed: 6min
  • Version: v1.60
  • Manual: PDF E-Book
  • Editor: Yes





Product Requirements :
    Windows XP/Vista/7
    Intel P4/AMD Athlon XP or better
    512Mb of RAM (1GB for Vista or above)
    128Mb DirectX 9 Compatible Graphics Card
    DirectX Compatible Sound Card

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Gamer's Hall Gold Award


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Opponents Wanted

DatePlayerSkill
3 AUG 2013StoeinBeginner

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Can you do better than General Patton and Montgomery? Open the attack on the soft underbelly of Europe in "Operation Husky", with nine missions detailing the invasion of Sicily. With more than 30 new units, and missions ranging from the chaos of the initial night drops to the grim battles across the baking hills of the interior, Battle Academy: Operation Husky lets you test your tactical skill against the tenacious Axis defenders.

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Digital Express Edition: This edition comes with a full color printed box, full color printed CD (with your order number and serial number printed on it) and a PDF E-Book indexed manual.
Standard Edition: This edition comes with a full color printed box, full color printed CD (with your order number and serial number printed on it), a Printed grayscale manual and a PDF E-Book indexed manual.
Collector's Edition: This edition comes with a full color printed box, full color printed CD (with your order number and serial number printed on it), a Printed full color manual and a PDF E-Book indexed manual.