||  

Back to News Listing Field of Glory System Is Updated

Posted: Wednesday, April 21, 2010 by Sean Drummy

Type: Press Release

New battles, interface improvement, rule tweaks and more in this incremental update

Matrix Games and Slitherine Strategies (www.slitherine.com) are proud to release the 1.2.5 incremental update for their popular ancient turn-based tactical system, Field of Glory. The update includes two new battles (Otterburn and Towton), improvements to the multiplayer game interface, a handful of rule tweaks, more documentation for new features that have come with the expansion, and some bug fixes.

 

Please note that this update is incremental and will require that Field of Glory be updated to version 1.1.2.  This update is also required for ongoing multiplayer play and will be required for the upcoming Storm of Arrows expansion, which adds the armies of Medieval Western Europe to the Field of Glory system.

 

David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said “Field of Glory has been met with accolades and praise from critics and gamers alike. We’re happy to continue to expand and improve the game system especially as Storm of Arrows, the latest upcoming expansion, is just around the corner!”

 

Based on Slitherine’s popular tabletop wargaming system by the same name, Field of Glory now comes to the PC in a faithful adaptation of this acclaimed miniatures wargame! Without the calculations and measurements required for a tabletop game of Field of Glory, the PC version accurately represents ancient combat where you make the important and fun decisions on the battlefield. 

 

Field of Glory – Rise of Rome is the first expansion pack for Field of Glory, bringing tons of new content and features in addition to a comprehensive Digital Army Generator (DAG). The DAG allows you to design armies to a specific number of points and then take these armies in to single player against the AI or online in multiplayer. Making its first ever appearance on a Slitherine title, the DAG is a powerful tool for any wargames addict! If the ability to create one’s own finely tuned army isn’t enough, Rise of Rome also includes 5 new terrain types, 6 new battles, a random battle generator, and over 100 new units including camelry, scythed chariots and artillery!

 

The second expansion pack for Field of Glory, Storm of Arrows, is on its way soon. Covering the armies of Western Europe from 1300 to 1500 AD, Storm of Arrows allows you to fight against armies from the same period for historical match ups or engage in “what if” battles across different army packs to see how armies across the centuries would have fared against one another. Storm of Arrows also sports over 100 new unit images, new features like archers’ stakes, new Digital Army Generator features, and more!

 

Get the update here. This update is incremental and requires that any Field of Glory product be at 1.1.2 before installing.  

More Info

Field of Glory

  ( Views : 5204 )


In Other News..

Desert War needs Beta testers!

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Desert War, the upcoming wargame in development by Brian Kelly, is proceeding very fast. Thanks to a very dedicated community we have gathered a tremendous amount of feedback that helped us in polishing the game on multiple fronts.

Read more...

Shenandoah Studio is asking for beta testers for its upcoming Wargame!

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

If you want to be challenged on the Austerlitz battlefield and prove that you are better than Napoleon himself, we have excellent news for you!

Shenandoah Studio is working on a new game set during the tumultuous years following the Revolutionary Wars, a time where Napoleon Bonaparte, inflicting several humiliating defeats on his enemies, has shown how ineffective the old tactics have been against him and has forced the other European powers to reinvent their approach.

Read more...

This Year's Games!

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Today we're going to have a little recap of our most important releases during this last year.
2017 has been pretty exciting, we had many big new titles and expansions, as well as some huge announcements for the next year (but we'll think about these tomorrow!).

Read more...

Socials Recap

Monday, December 11, 2017

Hello everyone! The Christmas season is finally here and we're slowly heading toward the end of the year.
Soon we'll leave the office for our holidays, and these last few days we don't really have any big news to share with you guys, so we decided to take some time to make a recap of this last year!

Read more...

Battlestar Galactica Deadlock - Giveaway PS4 and XB1!

Monday, December 11, 2017

It's that time of the year again! Snow is pouring down from the sky, the Christmas tree is going to be ready soon and the streets are filled with lights and people running around in search of the perfect gift.
Of course we know that the release of Battlestar Galactica Deadlock on PS4 and XB1 is a gift more than perfect for you guys, but wait! There's more!

Read more...

BATTLESTAR GALACTICA DEADLOCK IS OUT ON PLAYSTATION 4 AND XBOX ONE!

Friday, December 8, 2017

Console gamers get ready to fight the Cylon threat!

 

After a successful launch on PC/Steam in August this year, over 80% of favorable player’s reviews, and more than a million battles played, Battlestar Galactica Deadlock lands on the PlayStation® 4 and Xbox One today. The game is now available for download on the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live.

Read more...

Strategic Command WW1 Classic is OUT!

Thursday, December 7, 2017

A great classic game returns, as Strategic Command Classic: WWI is available!

This release will also include the expansion "Strategic Command WWI - Breakthrough!", Introducing the armoured train unit. You'll find all the nice combat features from the Battlefront version like combat unit swapping, improved bombardment options, and so on.  The expansion Breakthrough! adds by default a variety of additional scenarios and a range of modding features to the game editor.

Read more...