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Mar 18, 2018
Holistic Design Inc. announces the launch of the Noble Armada: Lost Worlds project on Kickstarter.
Noble Armada: Lost Worlds is a real-time strategy PC title based on HDI’s Noble Armada miniatures game.
Set in the Fading Suns Universe, where the suns themselves are dying, humanity battles to revive its lost greatness – or just take what is left. The five great Royal Houses dominate human space as they battle each other for control of the greatest resource – humanity itself. In Noble Armada: Lost Worlds, players take on the role of a noble in one of the five Royal houses, vying against rival fleets and houses for control of human space. They battle pirates, barbarians, heretics and others in their quest for supremacy. Noble Armada is a game of broadsides and boarding actions, as players maneuver their ships to line up their best shots, fire off broadsides of fiery energy and then board their enemies to end the battle with desperate boarding actions. As they travel from planet to planet, making allies and building up their fleets, they also gain the experience they need to make their crews and marines truly formidable. Players can choose from a wide variety of missions involving five different houses. They can also design their own battles in the game’s Skirmish mode. There they choose what ships they and their enemies command, as well as the victory conditions. The video game version of Noble Armada takes the miniatures game and turns it into a fast-paced strategy game. It utilizes the original miniature game mechanics while taking advantage of the best features of its new digital home. “The game is wrapping up its alpha testing and along the way we realized there were several great additions for which we did not originally budget,” said Holistic Design President, Chris Wiese. ” This Kickstarter is to help fund development of a Mission Editor to be distributed along with the game, in addition to Android and iOS ports of the game. Should we raise more than the $3500 that would take, we have a number of stretch goals we would like to fund as well.”
Sept 1, 2017
Auroch Digital is bringing their official adaptation of OGRE, the legendary wargame from Steve Jackson Games, to Steam.
Engage in futuristic warfare with armored hovercraft, super heavy tanks, infantry, and giant cybernetic war machines called “Ogres”.
Ogre is a turn-based strategy game of mechanised warfare, requiring tactical decision-making and strategic thinking. It’s the official video game adaptation of the legendary tabletop wargame from Steve Jackson Games, developed by the award-winning Auroch Digital.
In the warfare of the near future, one type of unit inspires such fear that even allies keep a safe distance: the Ogre. These AI-powered tanks are so powerful they’re the equivalent of a battalion of tanks and infantry.
Hovercraft, tanks, marines, infantry, and the monstrous Ogres all take part in an endless world war. As a player, you take command and vie for supremacy on the irradiated battlefields of the future.
April 15th, 2016
The wait is finally over. GMT’s #1 rated War Game is finally available to own through Steam for PC and Mac!
Play Twilight Struggle as either the US or USSR during the time of the Cold War. Using actual events from history, plan out your strategy in order to obtain World Dominance.
Play against others in this exciting and beautifully developed game with your friends today!
Twilight Struggle is a challenging strategy game of medium complexity that presents new and different challenges with every game session. The game map is a world map of the period, whereon players move units and exert influence in attempts to gain allies and control for their superpower. The playable events in the game cover a vast array of historical happenings, from the Arab-Israeli conflicts of 1948 and 1967, to Vietnam and the U.S. peace movement, to the Cuban Missile Crisis and other such incidents that brought the world to the brink of nuclear annihilation.
Play as the US or USSR during the Cold War and change the course of history.
• Events found in the game are actual events that occurred during the Cold War.
• Full asynchronous support for multiplayer online games.
January 23rd, 2015
Nomad Games is making a Warhammer 40,000 version of Talisman Digital (PC and Mac). With Talisman: The Horus Heresy, the game is scaled up so that players are competing for control of the galaxy. It’ll feature both against-AI and online multiplayer modes at release next month.
Another 40K game, Space Hulk, is seeing release on Nintendo Wii U courtesy of HR Games.
Square Shooters, the dice as playing cards game, is being developed as a free-to-play mobile app. A version for online casinos is also planned. Development is being performed by students at the Cleveland Institute of Art as a class project.
January 17th, 2015
HR Games and Funbox Media announced that they have inked a PAL/European publishing and distribution agreement for the boxed and digital version of Games Workshop’s SPACE HULK: Ascension for the PS4 in 2016.
Features for Space Hulk: Ascension include:
• Huge amounts of content – 103 unique missions spread out across 3 campaign chapters
• New enemies – new Genestealer variations for you to face in the depths of the Space Hulk.
• New mechanics – a complete reworking of the board game rules and mechanics. It’s still the Space Hulk game you love, re-imagined for a new experience.
• Customisation – RPG-style skill progression and player squad management allow you to create your own tailor-made team of hardened veterans.
• New weapons, more complex maps, combi-weapons and flash missions.
• 10 times the amount of content of the original game, with 50 – 100 hours of game time.
SPACE HULK: Ascension is a 3D, digital, turn based, strategy game, which builds upon the classic board game experience, and adds new RPG style mechanics, additional weapons, enemy types, an all-new chapter and loads of other new features. Set in the isolated corridors and tomb-like chambers of ancient vessels lost in the graveyard of space, players lead a small force of fearless Space Marine Terminators in a ferocious fight for survival against hordes of predatory, alien Genestealers.
January 5th, 2015
Talisman: The Horus Heresy is a digital board game from Nomad Games based on the Talisman rule system and set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe, during the cataclysmic events of the Horus Heresy.
Up to four players will be able to take control of one or more of the galaxy’s greatest heroes or most notorious villains. Taking the side of either traitor or loyalist, these Warlords will form vast companies of Space Marines, battalions of tanks and battlefleets of Spacecraft. They are the most powerful beings in the Galaxy and their followers are legion.
November 21st, 2015
Currently on Steam Early Access for $5, DICETINY is a card-based, parody RPG.
Players roll and move around the board, playing cards to attack monsters and other players. The board will provide quests, money, and random events along the way. The card system works similarly to Hearthstone, were each card costs AP and you gain more and more AP every turn.
A long time ago in a board far,far away…. (Further than your grandma’s house) Ancient lords of the races found a sacred board, and they were given a pair of dice created by the Greater Power. Three for the Elves, seven for the Dwarves, nine for the Humans…. and ONE DIE that rules them all. DICETINY!
Save Middle Board from a very very evil and serious sage named Dead Serious and his followers in this Card-boiled RPG Under the Influence. Before you know it, you will be laughing at humors and parodies sandwiched between Fantasy and Popular Culture!
November 11th, 2015
BECOME MASTER OF THE KROSMOZ! Challenge players over the world in a tactical board game of strategy and epic battles! Discover more than a hundred fighters and face down your enemies in ruthless battles. A virtual Krosmaster Arena is available now for your PC, Mac and Linux system powered by Steam
Challenge players from the world over in a tactical board game that seamlessly blends strategy and epic battles! Discover more than a hundred COLLECTIBLE fighters, ready to face down your enemies in ruthless battles where anything can happen! CREATE YOUR TEAM of heroes and prepare to rule the battlefield. Against the Krosmaster bosses or player versus player, plan your move… and HIT HARD!
You’ll have to defeat 6 Krosmaster Arena bosses to find out whether you are a strategic mastermind! But do you have what it takes to stand up to these tough guys?
PVP ARENAS FULL OF DANGEROUS SURPRISES! Want to pit yourself against Krosmaster Arena’s greatest players? Arena mode was made for you. Select your best Krosmasters for your team, and take on a real challenge. Your opponent might be on the other side of the world… but that won’t mean they’ll spare you! Surpass yourself and become master of the Krozmoz!