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Topic: World War One - Gold, Only $10 at Gamersgate

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18 DEC 2011 at 7:20pm

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On the fence with this one, but just giving the heads up on sale right now.  Wouldn't mind hearing some impressions and whether this is considered the best WW1 game out there right now.

 

http://www.gamersgate.com/DD-WW1GE/world-war-one-gold-edition



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18 DEC 2011 at 8:31pm

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The best WW I game out there is without question HPS's France 1914.  Nothing comes close, and nothing currently in production is likely to.

 

Apart from that, WW I Gold has a lot going for it.  There were problems with the earlier (pre-Gold) incarnation, but most of these have been ironed out.  Try the demo -- it won't be as smooth as what's available now after you apply the latest patch, but you'll be able to tell if it's to your taste or not.  Personally I liked what they were trying to do so much that a few mechanical glitches here and there (like slow load times) were inconsequential.  The game has a lot of flavor, and flavor is a lot of what WW I is about.


  

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19 DEC 2011 at 8:17am

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Tried to install the demo, but said it expired.  I must have had it on my system sometime in the past, but don't remember if I liked it or not



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19 DEC 2011 at 9:15am

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For me it's easily worth $20, but that's my taste which I'm pretty certain is different from yours.  But if it's on sale for $10, you shouldn't have to spend much time thinking about it.

 

If you do take the plunge, remember to visit the appropriate section of the AGEOD forum if you have any questions. 

 

http://www.ageod-forum.com/forumdisplay.php?s=dd849115f11caa1b284d21f7e091f204&f=217

 

 In general it's very important how you configure the game before you try to play it, and the best selections aren't always obvious.  And as much as I love the music, I had to turn it off while I was learning the game system.

 

The game is still being actively supported by an Italian programmer named Calvinus, so pay especially close attention to anything he writes in his posts.


  

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19 DEC 2011 at 9:45am

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Originally Posted By Grim.Reaper

On the fence with this one, but just giving the heads up on sale right now.  Wouldn't mind hearing some impressions and whether this is considered the best WW1 game out there right now.

 

http://www.gamersgate.com/DD-WW1GE/world-war-one-gold-edition

 

I wouldn't say it's the best WWI game out there, currently. But it's good, and for $10, absolutely worth a gamble on your part. FWIW, my vote for best WWI game on the market right now is Strategic Command: WWI.


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19 DEC 2011 at 10:09am

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I've had World War One since the beginning and the Gold update definitely improved the game big time. I like the game very much and it feels like playing a board game with its complexity. The game also has very good support from its developer calvinus.

 

I also agree with Slick Wilhelm in that SC:WW1 is also an excellent game. I find it easier to play than World War One due to the complexity of the latter.

 

World War One Gold and SC:WW1 are both worth the price IMHO.


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19 DEC 2011 at 10:41am

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Thanks guys...I'll have to check out SC:WW1 as well.  To be honest, I am not that familar with WWI so I probably would not even know what would make a good WW1 game



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19 DEC 2011 at 10:41am

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Go to Amazon and you can buy the Militaryy comp pack with WW1, BA2 and AW for around £3.95.

 

WW1gold is highley recommended if your into WW1. 



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19 DEC 2011 at 10:45am

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Originally Posted By Wodin

Go to Amazon and you can buy the Militaryy comp pack with WW1, BA2 and AW for around £3.95.

 

WW1gold is highley recommended if your into WW1. 

 

That is a good deal, however I already own the other games, just missing WW1



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19 DEC 2011 at 10:58am

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For me WW1 gold is my favourite WW1 startegy game. I love it. infact it's my favourite grand strategy game period (though I'm a WW1 obsessive). However it does have issues with regards to optinisation and can run as if it has arthritus. Also amny prefer Strat Command Great War as it's alot easier tog et into and doesn't have the big learning curve.



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19 DEC 2011 at 11:07am

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Originally Posted By Wodin

For me WW1 gold is my favourite WW1 startegy game. I love it. infact it's my favourite grand strategy game period (though I'm a WW1 obsessive). However it does have issues with regards to optinisation and can run as if it has arthritus. Also amny prefer Strat Command Great War as it's alot easier tog et into and doesn't have the big learning curve.

 

Thanks Wodin.  I have downloaded SC:Great War demo and will see what it is like.  Big thing I like about WW1-Gold over SC is the price tag of $10 versus $45



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