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on Jun 07, 2010
It seems this game lacks of any strategic/managing screen. If this is true, MTW 2 is better.
(I just got here)
on Jul 06, 2010
Horrible, Horrible game
Many other similar strategy games out there with are 100% much better
I enjoy the challenge of these style of games but this is simply beyond words.
The first few missions I enjoyed, thought maybe the game was worth my investment... but how wrong was I...
The controls are a bit shoddy... alt this, ctrl that, ctrl 1,2,3, ctrl click click.. its enough to give anyone a headache.
The 4th mission is where everything turned to pot...
"koporye"... Its near impossible... Im no newbie when it comes to these style of games but after 40 or so attempts I have given in...
you get just over 3000 gold and have to kill all the enemys( are archers, calvary, and other foot troops) this is probably just about enough to buy 3 platoons,
Overall you start with about 15 platoons, now the problem is that they are scattered over the map. Within a minute your attacked by cavalry... then you have about 10 mins to prepare and attack or all of the enemies come towards you at the same time and you have very little chance.
The problem is how to attack... If you take your slow moving foot soliders its likely archers will kill them before they reach any enemys... If you use your calvary to take out the archers then because you dont have many to start with (and of course dont have the money to buy many) its likely that somewhere on the battle they will be attacked and killed by mass armys of troops because they are grouped real close to the enemy archers (then you are royally screwed)
Inconsistant controls and having to repeat the same level 40 times and still not complete it has serverly put me off the game... iv removed any trace of it from my computer...
Since it seemed a promising game to start off with id give it a 3.5/10
EDITIED EXTRA NOTES:
I also forgot to mention about the poor response system...
Theres a few modes you can set to your troops. Attack mode obviousy sets them to attack anything in range, hold position and evasion
Evasion is where any enemy tries to melee attack them they run away and try to avoid any battle...
What I try to do is use the main characters cavalry to take out enemy archers since his platoon is usually the strongest.. which would make it easier for my foot soliders. Now when the main guys platoon is almost dead I try to move them away from the action (if that platoon is wiped out its defeat) and half the time them dont respond. If I use evasion they go back to the battle. If I try to take them off the battlefield and tell them to hold positon its more than likely they will wonder off someone and be killed...
Also my normal troops were all out of place just before a big battle. I selected them to get into formation and selected hold that position... 10 minutes later when the enemys troops were nearby none of the armies were in formation... they were wandering aimlessly back and forth in all sorts of shapes... When the enemys arrived it was game over in about 2 minutes...
When battles also start its like a massive cluttered mess on the screen and near impossible to take control of your untits
You can direct your cavalry to move somewhere and they will just run right through your troops... knocking half of them to the ground (not good if they are trying to fire arrows at advancing enemy troops)
I forgot to mention some of the other bad gameplay problems:
Half of the time your arrows do not cause any damage... (theirs does 95% of the time). I Put some archers out in range to take out some enemy archers... I watched the whole thing. All of my archers arrows were used up, not 1 of them hit. In fact they didnt even cause any damage even though the arrows were hitting the enemys direct and they were archers so they had no shields or armor.
I feel totally let down because the trailers I watched before made it seem like an awesome game :(
Avoid this game like the plague
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