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App description: Control giant mega units and dominate in battle. Command a force of thousands of units into strategic warfare! Land Air Sea Warfare HD for iPad now available.

"LASW gets it just right, offering a full console-like RTS experience with brilliantly executed, easy to use touch screen controls." - Touch Arcade

"Its fun, challenging, and awesome all bundled up in one game." - AppModo

"This game is the SimCity of strategy war games... go get it now!" - iPhone Life Magazine

Dominate in this real time strategy game! Fortify your base with turrets, surface to air missile launchers, torpedo launchers, and long range cannons. Next create factories to pump out legions of vehicles, aircraft, and ships to wage war with, you decide what to build. Form groups and transport units to prepare for an assault on the enemy! Finally execute your strategic battle plan and enjoy the immense carnage that ensues. With unique explosions, wreckages, sound effects, and animations for every unit the carnage is as beautiful as it is deadly. Discover and mine unique resources to build gigantic mega units which can turn the tides of war instantly!

As the commander of a massive war campaign you can navigate stealth aircraft and submarines on recon missions, airlift units into the fight via helis, scout tread marks left by enemy tanks to their base, and hide under trees for an ambush attack. You can expand your city with over 100 structures and units to choose from. As your empire grows you can research technologies to guide the focus of your strategy. Dominate on all types of terrain, send aircraft to bombard the enemy to weaken its infrastructure, control the shores with a naval fleet of ships and subs, and transport units into the fight to finish the mission! You can even manufacture and launch game changing weapons such as ICBMs.

LASW features a random map system so every game is unique. There are several victory types and settings to customize the game and provide fresh missions. If you like Command and Conquer Red Alert, War Commander, Valor, The Settlers, Starfront Collision, Age of Empires, Starcraft, Warcraft, Warfare Incorporated, Total Annihilation, and Supreme Commander you are going to love this RTS game!


"Other RTS games have used such a squad system, but few execute it this well. Launching pincer attacks is quick and easy to do, with units responding without fuss to your commands." - Pocket Gamer

"If you're already a big RTS fan, I'll offer you this advice go buy this game right now. You need it. You'll love it. It's a truly excellent single player RTS affair." - Touch Arcade


Features:

* All new touch optimized interface for quickly building units, creating groups, and commanding your war machine
* Build over 100 types of units and technologies
* Command six new gigantic mega units
* Over 40 landscapes to wage war on
* Over 250 voices for units
* Supports iPod music playback
* Challenge the new AI featuring several attack modes and strategies
* Navigate stealth fighter aircraft and submarines
* Attack with laser and electric shock weapons
* Construct defensive shields, walls, & radar systems
* Six victory conditions such as Team Traitors, Arms Race, The Mega Project
* Command transport carriers to quickly move vehicles and ships
* Play on randomized maps for unlimited game play

Also available for Desktop PCs.

Rasterman's comments:


Also check out Land Air Sea Warfare HD for iPad now available!

Apple took their sweet time reviewing the update, its finally online now though! I have taken some screen shots highlighting some of the changes in the update. Over 80 changes total, you can see them all at the bottom of the help file.

New Icon! FYI the badge symbol is used in the game to represent mega units rank user request


New UI with pause button added. When the game is paused you can read the tutorial, issue orders, select and inspect units, queue units at factories, scroll around the map, change groups, and makes selecting and targeting aircraft much easier! user request
Elite units that gain experience levels with more kills and display medals based on level and tech.
Change orders directly on the unit info pane. user request
Touch the credits indicator to immediately move the view to your HQ.


Confirmation dialog for firing ICBM. user request


Option to display health bars when units are attacked. user request


When you destroy units that are still under construction you get 100% of the ore back, if its already built you salvage up to 50% of the ore if the unit wasn't attacked within the last 30 seconds, the amount salvaged is cost * armor / maxarmor. this is so if your HQ is wiped out and you don't have enough ore to build another you can salvage buildings and units to build another HQ


Enabled touch and drag to create many units at once (for power cells, wind turbines, storage tanks, and walls), enable by creating a unit and then touching the[*] button. user request


NOT IN THIS UPDATE This will be in a future update. A preview of the new tactical map, it's a big minimap mode with detailed icons so you can have an immediate overhead view of the whole battle with more details than the minimap can provide. The idea is to be able to fully command units, queue factories, and inspect units map wide at once.
06-20-2010, 04:04 PM
#2
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: United States
Posts: 3,015
Love the new icon

I'm what you could call a "casual" mobile gamer.

06-20-2010, 04:22 PM
#3
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 525
The new icon looks much better, but I would prefer it if the letters said "LASW" instead of "RTS".
06-20-2010, 04:28 PM
#4
Joined: May 2010
Location: Tampa, FL
Posts: 295
Quote:
Originally Posted by csklimowski View Post
The new icon looks much better, but I would prefer it if the letters said "LASW" instead of "RTS".
I thought about that, but anyone looking at the app will see the title Land Air Sea Warfare next to it, so LASW is a waste, and I wanted to help inform new users that the game is a real RTS and not just a tower defense type game. I also plan on changing the app name on your device from Warfare to LASW in the next update.

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06-20-2010, 04:29 PM
#5
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 239
Nice patch but I'm not sure new threads for patches are allowed?
06-20-2010, 04:37 PM
#6
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: Canada
Posts: 985
A great game, now greater.

I just wish it was orientation-aware. It's awkward to play on the iphone while wearing headphones, or on the iPad withe the Apple stand/cover. A fix for this would be highly appreciated!
06-20-2010, 04:42 PM
#7
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 525
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rasterman View Post
I thought about that, but anyone looking at the app will see the title Land Air Sea Warfare next to it, so LASW is a waste, and I wanted to help inform new users that the game is a real RTS and not just a tower defense type game. I also plan on changing the app name on your device from Warfare to LASW in the next update.
Perfect. I wanted to be able to see the full title instead of just "warfare" on my home screen, so changing the app title will help that.
06-20-2010, 05:11 PM
#8
Joined: Jul 2008
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 4,493
Quote:
Originally Posted by KDR_11k View Post
Nice patch but I'm not sure new threads for patches are allowed?
Depends on how big the game/update/discussion is; just look at Pocket God, it has a new thread every update and we close the previos ones.

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The new update is awesome but im already getting my butt kicked Doesn't the AI know it's not allowed to attack me before I build my defenses!? Cheater...

I also can't get the fast building for the power cells. Can someone explain how to do it so I don't have to tap and place each one individually?
06-20-2010, 05:14 PM
#9
In the last patch, (didn't try it in the new one yet) I usually built like a square of them then drag selected them then press the fast build button. That would make all of them fast build.

And the tactical map looks nice, maybe make it so you can zoom in on it so you can choose your units more precisely.

Last edited by Rannoc; 06-20-2010 at 05:17 PM.
06-20-2010, 05:26 PM
#10
Joined: Mar 2010
Location: Dallas
Posts: 1,871
K, a couple of things I can't pause the game? And yes I'm hitting the pause button, also how do I make multiple buildings at once? I don't see a * anywhere?

And how do I get the first icon, I got the one that has RTS on it, I wanted the one with the Magne Lase.