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iPad: Great Battles Medieval iPad (Slitherine)

05-07-2012, 10:26 PM
Wooo....finally landing on ipad!! I am the one of the many who has urged to port this great game to ipad!!
05-17-2012, 08:49 AM
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Oklahoma City, USA
Posts: 288
Hey Pip and Iain:

Will the iOS version (HOPEFULLY) include "skirmish mode" like the Android version?

Also, are the enemy AI units in the campaign randomly generated on each level or are they static/same each play through?

Thanks again for the info and hard work!

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05-18-2012, 07:44 AM
Joined: Apr 2011
Posts: 257
Its planned to have all the features of the Android version and I've not heard of an issue with this so I hope so!

The campaigns are dynamic but by this I mean the mission offered to you changes depending on the situation. You might have the option of Fighting the Battle or Morlaix, raiding an enemy village or protecting a convoy. There are key mission and "farming" missions. The Morlaix battle is the key story mission to progress things and once completed a new set of farming missions may appear and old ones may disappear. Farming missions do not progress the story but allow you to get bonus items, money etc to improve your core force. Once completed they may disappear, turn in to a different, harder farming mission or stay as they are.

The missions themselves tend to be static in that the AI will have the same troops. There are some exceptions to this but I don't remember the details - it was a number of years ago we created the PC versions and I can't remember!
05-18-2012, 03:56 PM
Joined: May 2011
Location: UK
Posts: 251
Do you have a rough idea when it will land Ian?

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05-23-2012, 02:24 PM
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Oklahoma City, USA
Posts: 288
Defard-- I believe they said they were planning on a June release.

Pip or Iain, is there going to be a beta we could participate in? I didn't see anything on your website or your forums about it.

Thanks again to the Slitherine guys for your interaction with us here .....and of course for making awesome games!!

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05-28-2012, 08:37 PM
Hey Iain. June is coming. Any updates or screen shots can be released? As you may notice these days, another great Eastern Style RTS game was just released with overwhelming praise. Trust that GBM could represent the Western Style to fight for the glory on Ipad!! Really excited!!
05-29-2012, 03:34 AM
Joined: Apr 2011
Posts: 257
I'm still hoping for June but I haven't seen a build from the developer yet.

We will be running a beta very soon so I'll try and remember to let you know over here when it starts.
05-29-2012, 12:19 PM
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Oklahoma City, USA
Posts: 288
Iain, I thought that you and Pip were the Devs, my bad ...... but like Ive said before we really appreciate you guys keeping us posted on all things Slitherine and for bringing such great strategy games to the iOS platform.

Also, please pass along to the Devs how eager and pumped the whole community is for this game as I am sure they are aware .....as well as for the future expansions/updates for Battle Academy!! Slitherine is doing an awesome job!

Anyway, I know many of us are eager to hear news in the coming weeks of the beta and looking forward to a hopeful full release soon after.

Now get back to work and hounding the Devs about that beta before they have a bunch of crazy Americans banging on their walls!!

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06-23-2012, 10:24 AM
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Oklahoma City, USA
Posts: 288
Almost here!!!


from Slitherine Iain via Twitter:
I have the first iOS version of Great Battles Medieval running on my Retina iPad right now! Its looking very cool. Not long now!
22 Jun

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06-23-2012, 02:21 PM
Release date

So when are they finally releasing this game?. I've got a spot on my iPad reserved for a perfect strategy game... A perfect tactical warfare game.... A perfect empire building game. And great battles medieval fits the bill pretty well.

Still waiting for Rome total war on the iPad though
Total war battles isn't the total war I know and love. At least great battles medieval has real tactical battles..... And not that hexagon puzzle placement ****!