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Best turn based strategy game was on the Nokia N-GAGE

04-24-2011, 06:27 PM
#1
Joined: Dec 2010
Location: Guadalajara
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Best turn based strategy game was on the Nokia N-GAGE

that's right, a couple years back, there was a cellphone/gaming handheld called N-GAGE which barely no people knew about it, it had a lot of mediocre games, but some good, like Splinter cell, Rainbow Six, Ashen, the One and.... PATHWAY TO GLORY.



Pathway to glory is a historical TBS based on the WWII in which you can team up a unit of soldiers from the allied forces in a campaign, there's no hexagons, squares or circles for your troops to advance, you can move freely through the whole map, secure houses, bunkers and what not.

you have different types of units from soldiers, snipers, engineers, medics, etc.

the gameplay is based on points, each unit has points to move or to attack that you may use in any way you want, but when you attack, the amount of points you use will affect the precision of you shots, imagine, playing with you sniper units was a blast.

there was a LOT of weapons, from rifles, machine guns, smg, bazookas, grenades, flamethrowers and MORE.

you can use vehicles, like jeeps, tanks, bigger tanks, and more, as well as stationary artillery like AA or 44's.

you can call for airstrikes.

you can play stealthy, or let enemies know you're there.

and all that STILL looks gorgeous on my old N70 170x208 screen, IMAGINE THAT.

this game NEEDS to be ported ASAP to our iDevices, like YESTERDAY.

there was sequel called PWTG Ikusa Islands which was the same except it is set in the Pacific with new weapons, vehicules, maps and mission which is also superb.

i leave you some pics of the game and video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PYRx1Q9ltk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIMq6w5Hajs






Last edited by GasparZizou; 04-24-2011 at 06:31 PM.
04-24-2011, 06:45 PM
#2
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I've been on a turn based strategy spree lately; curiously, were you just overcome with sudden nostalgia?

04-24-2011, 07:21 PM
#3
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lol i think i did, but seriously, this game objectively speaking is nothing like i've ever player after and before, with the interface that iOS provides, this could be huge.
04-24-2011, 11:25 PM
#4
Rest in peace ngage, we barely knew ye.

04-25-2011, 12:23 AM
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Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Denver
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Haha nice!! I'm not the only one who remember the ngage! All I played in high school.. This would be a good port though agreed.
04-25-2011, 08:00 AM
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Best turn-based strategy game?

Have you ever played X-Com UFO Defense or Jagged Alliance 2?

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04-25-2011, 08:32 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by LucianOrb View Post
Best turn-based strategy game?

Have you ever played X-Com UFO Defense or Jagged Alliance 2?
OP probably means on a portable device, and I agree with him. I have been trying to find an N-gage emulator for ages but non exist. Looks like I'm gona have to buy a bloody ngage :-(

Games that will never leave my iPad : Great Big Wargame, Battle Academy, Battle of the Bulge, Ravenmark and Hunters 2.
04-25-2011, 09:09 AM
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Pathway to glory was very good but it was not even close to the best N-gage game the N-gage had some very good games
04-25-2011, 04:21 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by devensega View Post
OP probably means on a portable device, and I agree with him. I have been trying to find an N-gage emulator for ages but non exist. Looks like I'm gona have to buy a bloody ngage :-(
i mean overall. not just portable.

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Originally Posted by LucianOrb View Post
Best turn-based strategy game?

Have you ever played X-Com UFO Defense or Jagged Alliance 2?
i did played those games, recurrently when i was younger, and although they are classics, trust me, PWTG is above them, seriously, although i should say that PWTG is ONE of the best TBS, not the best, cause those two IMO come in a close second, i liked civilization too. but PWTG is in another level.

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Originally Posted by Jack111 View Post
Pathway to glory was very good but it was not even close to the best N-gage game the N-gage had some very good games
there is no other N-GAGE game that IMO was as fun and as deep as PWTG, and i played all of them, no other game was even close to PWTG in the N-gage. if you think they did, which are those games that you think they are above PWTG?
04-25-2011, 04:53 PM
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Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Shrewsbury PA
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Ah the N-Gage...so ahead of it's time. And Pathway was a classic, maybe even port worthy. While we're at it, why not port Silent Storm? That was a heck of a TBS. Who needs a sniper to take out the solider who has you pinned down from a window when you can just blow the whole damn house up :-)