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HISTORY Great Battles Medieval

Product Info

This is the Hundred Years War. Each man must stand tall. Each man’s mettle will be tested. But amongst all men there are leaders, there are those who will not be cowed. Can you be that leader? In this epic strategy RPG you will lead your army through the greatest of medieval wars and make history live again.

HISTORY™ Great Battles Medieval is a unique blend of Real-Time Strategy and Role-playing that allows you to develop your army; gaining experience, abilities and equipment to customise your troops. Success can never be guaranteed but to give you the best chance you must engage in careful preparation and be sure to equip your squads to meet every eventuality. In addition, an exciting Battle Card system will give you unique advantages which can turn the tide of battle if used at the right time!

In HISTORY™ Great Battles Medieval you take command as a general in control of English or French forces during the Hundred Years War. As the English you will fight under the Black Prince, Henry V and other heroic characters from history, and as the French you fight for the famous Joan of Arc and the King.

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Features

  • Next generation engine with advanced shader effects and lighting
  • Free form quest map that allows players to decide when and where to fight within a historical framework
  • More than 20 different units all accurately researched and carefully modeled in amazing detail
  • Weapons and shields are added to each unit by the player, meaning an almost infinite number of equipment combinations are possible
  • Every equipment change changes the appearance of the models. Never before has this kind of customization been possible on such a scale
  • Specialize your squads with over 100 unique skills
  • Animations and behavior change to match the equipment you have allocated
  • Play as the English under the Black Prince or the French under Joan of Arc
  • Historical events effecting game play
  • Innovative Battle Card system that gives bonuses and penalties in battle
  • The most detailed and realistic medieval combat model ever created
  • Special ambush missions
  • Story movies created from hundreds of hours of the TV channel HISTORY library combined with in game engine footage
  • Completely new control and battle system designed to work on console and PC
  • Multiplayer over LAN & Internet

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Review on DigitallyDownloaded.net
4/5 - Overall, this game is rightfully recommended. It is a game that is easy to play and relatively hard to master.

Review on 7idgaming.de
75% - [Translated from German] The management of the army is fun. Also appealing is the tactical depth to the fighting.

Details


HISTORY Great Battles Medieval

Release Date: 30 MAR 2011

Platform: PC
Language: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian
Genre: Tactical
Turns: Real-Time Pausable
Complexity: Basic
Period: Medieval


Developer
Slitherine



Product Specs

  • Theatre: Western Europe
  • Unit Scale: Squad
  • Players: 1-2
  • AI: Yes
  • PBEM: No
  • File Size: 1241mb
  • Download Time:
  • - 56K Modem: 49hr 14min
  • - DSL or Satelite: 2hr 41min
  • - High Speed: 33min
  • Version: 1.02
  • Manual: PDF E-Book
  • Editor: Yes, Moddable Data Files
Mild Blood
Violence


Product Requirements :
    Windows XP/Vista/7
    Pentium 4 or equivalent
    512Mb RAM (XP) or 1GB RAM (Vista)
    128Mb DirectX video card (256 recommended)
    DVD ROM Drive (not required for the digital version)
    DirectX Compatible Sound Card
    DirectX 9.0c or higher (included in installer)

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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.