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iPad: Slitherine's Commander the Great War - Grand Strategy!

02-28-2014, 10:23 AM
#1
Joined: Apr 2011
Posts: 249
Slitherine's Commander the Great War - Grand Strategy!

Hi guys,

after much work we are pleased to announce that we are looking for beta testers for our upcoming massive grand strategy game, Commander the Great War on iPad. This is the first real grand strategy game on the platform and really blows away anything that has come before, but then I could say that. If you don't believe us sign up for the beta and let us know what you think!

The game covers the whole of World War I, from 1914 to 1918 and all fronts include France, Italy, Britain, USA, Germany, Austro-Hungarian Empire, Russia and even Turkey, plus a host of minor nations.

You control everything, it is a massive game. And it comes with cross platform multiplayer built in on our PBEM++ server system!

For more information visit the games page here:
http://bit.ly/1fw9fMl

Or to sign up for the beta go here:
http://bit.ly/177Qeio

Here are a few Retina screenshots to let you see what you'll be getting!





02-28-2014, 12:06 PM
#2
Woot! Looks like a fun addition to the growing collection of wargames I have on my iPad

Devices: iPad Air 2, iPhone 6 Game center ID: volcanopele Gameloft Live: amirani
Current Games: Ascension, Baldur's Gate, Don't Starve, Transistor, Geometry Wars 3, KotOR

03-01-2014, 04:48 AM
#3
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 2,358
Commander, the Great War sounds interesting. I will have to check out those links on my iPad.
06-25-2014, 05:00 PM
#4
According to Lordz Games Studio's Facebook page, they've re-submitted the game with bug fixes and hope to have this out "asap". So maybe tonight (but I doubt it) or next Thursday (unless of course they decide to just release when ever it's approved).

Devices: iPad Air 2, iPhone 6 Game center ID: volcanopele Gameloft Live: amirani
Current Games: Ascension, Baldur's Gate, Don't Starve, Transistor, Geometry Wars 3, KotOR
06-30-2014, 03:38 AM
#5
Joined: May 2011
Location: UK
Posts: 235
Does this use the panzer Korps engine.

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07-02-2014, 04:32 AM
#6
Joined: Apr 2011
Posts: 249
We've been approved by Apple and release date is set for 25th July!
07-07-2014, 03:21 PM
#7
Quote:
Originally Posted by Defard View Post
Does this use the panzer Korps engine.
Yes, the game uses the Panzer Korps engine, but it adds a number of features such as tech research. You can check out Riot House's playthrough of the PC version of the Entente and Central Power campaigns to get a good feel of the game:

Entente Power Campaign:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UqK2...cAYxGK&index=1

Central Power Campaign:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7O3...72iZKrJ1P1hR5l

Note that I haven't played the PC version myself. I've been really enjoying playing these types of games on my iPad so I've been trying to be patient and pick this up on the 25th.

Devices: iPad Air 2, iPhone 6 Game center ID: volcanopele Gameloft Live: amirani
Current Games: Ascension, Baldur's Gate, Don't Starve, Transistor, Geometry Wars 3, KotOR
07-08-2014, 08:41 AM
#8
Joined: May 2012
Posts: 18
Yes, the game uses the Panzer Korps engine.

Not that it matters much, but for the record The Commander engine or code uses exactly 0.0 % of The Panzer Corps engine or code and vice versa.

It is are totally separate engines, different source codes, different programming and development teams.

Both are great games nevertheless IMHO, but correct info is correct info. ;-)


Kind regards,

Tim aka LZ

CEO The Lordz Games Studio

Last edited by Lord Zimoa; 07-08-2014 at 08:49 AM.
07-09-2014, 12:24 AM
#9
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: California
Posts: 952
What is the origin of the name? I'm sure it's just my ignorance, but it seems to me like a grammatically incorrect phrase.

Commander of the Great War
Commander: The Great War
Commandeer The Great War

Not trying to be douchy, it's just that these kinds of things rattle around in my head a lot more than they should.
07-09-2014, 11:15 AM
#10
My mistake. The graphics are certainly very similar and from watching the gameplay videos, the combat mechanics are also very similar. Not that there is anything wrong with that. Panzer Corps was my favorite strategy game from last year, but I would love to play a game that also focuses more on the grand strategy level.