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Indie Strategy Games - post 'em if you find 'em

Discussion in 'Strategy Gaming' started by Jed, Dec 9, 2005.

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    Mods and other goodies for people who would like to play the now unavailable Napoleonic games based on the Sid Meier Gettysburg engine. Lots of stuff to download which will let you play pretty much any Napoleonic battle. Still debating on whether to purchase all the old Talonsoft games again - Matrix is charging 20 quid for them. Could be an expensive month if I do :(
     
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    http://hdm.atari.pl/ His Dark Majesty A free Atari game that aims to have Advance Wars/Wesnoth sensibilties.
     
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    http://www.armoredbrigade.com/

    Overview:
    Armored Brigade is a freeware tactical wargame, focusing on realism and playability.

    Main features:

    * Real-time engine
    * Time period: 1987
    * Nationalities: Finland, FRG, USA, USSR
    * Lowest level unit is a single team/vehicle
    * Dynamic AI
    * Maximum map size about 15x15 kilometers
    * Artillery with several munition types
    * Close air support, air defences. Air-to-air engagements are possible
    * Fortifications, obstacles and breaching
    * Time of day and variable visibility, wind and ground conditions
    * Night vision and low-visibility equipment, smoke generators, illumination flares
    * Unit morale, experience level and fatigue, command delay
    * Battle and map generator
    * 3D sound engine

    Planned:

    * More nationalities
    * Wider time-frame: 1965-1991
    * Scenarios and editors
    * Linux and Mac OS-X support
     
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    Armageddon Empires is a favourite I like to turn to when the mood strikes.

    http://www.crypticcomet.com/games/AE/ar ... pires.html

    Turn based strategy game in a post-apocalyptic setting versus 1 to 3 AI opponents.

    'Hexagonal maps depicting the ravaged wastes of earth circa 2345 featuring 3 map sizes ranging from normal to huge.

    4 playable factions each with unique units, art and playing styles.

    Over 75 faction heroes lead your armies into battle. Heroes allow for larger, more effective armies and have their own special abilities that can change the tide of battle or even create new weapons and technology cards.

    Over 200 unique units wage battle across the savage landscape; command infantry, cyborgs, robots, powered battle armor, armor, artillery, mecha, biomecha and many more.

    Over 80 unique special abilities for heroes and units; abilities like multi-targeting, shock attack, double attack, fanatic, military genius and valor allow you to find exciting combos of play just like you would in a collectible card or miniatures game.

    Collectible card game flavor without the expense. Each hero, unit or facility is a card that can be added to your play deck.

    Board game mechanics. Roll a unit’s attack die versus another unit’s defense die and play special abilities and cards to alter the results.

    Assassinate enemy heroes, sabotage enemy facilities, gather intelligence through espionage and stealth, hunt down enemy heroes and hold them prisoner.

    Drop thermonuclear weapons on your enemies or load out your units with tactical nuke cards created by your leading technologists.

    Customizable game parameters allow you to select deck point values, tile point values, map size, resource rarity, specials rarity, and victory conditions

    Challenging goal based AI agents see the same game you do and must gather intelligence, build armies and formulate plans just like you: “No cheating.” '
     
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    Two more, both of them turn-based, apparently. None of the both is released yet, but they look to be in alpha stage at least.

    Glorious

    * 'Glorious' is a turn-based strategy game with an aerial view. Game is set in original and innovative fantasy world called Navarot, which is engulfed with conflict involving all nations.
    * You can take command of troops belonging to one of the eight different fractions. Each has own engaging story, specific tactics and unique equipment awaiting for yer loyal warriors.
    * The possibility of customizing items and skills for all of your units along with complex strategy system creates infinitive roads to victory.
    * 'Glorious' features advanced system of online gaming mode in which you will be able to prove the effectiveness of your strategy and dominate other players on the battlefield.
    * Additionaly we offer you addicting and heroic single-player campaign revolving about vicious reality of Navarot.

    WargameProject (currently v0.7)

    * WargameProject is a Turn Based Strategy with its own fantasy universe.
    * It can be played Single player (Campaign) or Hot Seat/PBeM. There are 3 playing sides in the game - Men, Dwarves and Dark. Each has unique gameplay feel and mechanics.
    * The key features are rich unit model and sophisticated weapon system. There is also a comprehensive set of skills and effects (not to mention magic) that units may have. For example some units can hide, swim, fly, hunt, forage, marauder, steel, feel danger, train and summon other units, scout, make and disarm traps and do many other things.
    * When it comes to battle units have body parts and can deliver different types of damage.
    * When it comes to experience units not only become stronger, but also can evolve their weapon specific skills depending on the type of experience they get in battle (each hit or parry counts!).
     
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    Birth of the Empires

    Free open source 4X space strategy game, much like Master of Orion 2 or Microprose's ST: Birth of the Federation, features multiplayer games as well as a rather strong AI in singleplayer mode:

    rpgcodex thread "Birth of the Empires" (further down this thread, game control hints are given that are quite useful for quick orientation in-game)

    The game has got 2 homepages, an original german one: http://www.birth-of-the-empires.de and an english one (www.star-trek-games.com) (kind of a fan site for fan-made trek games and other freeware games where there's a subsection for the game).
     
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    Fantasy Hex Wars

    Fantasy Hex Wars - http://fantasyhexwars.com/

    Online strategy game. The game is turn-based and plays a lot like correspondence chess.

    The game has a fantasy theme. Players compete for dominance on hexagonal maps of 2-12 players. One interesting feature is that you can create your own maps to play against your friends.

    The game is currently 100% free, and is expected to remain so (a small annual fee for server costs may eventually be introduced).

    A long list of features is planned, and the game is generally updated weekly.

    Screenshot from a game using a small 2-player map.

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    TripleA

    TripleA is a turn based strategy game. TripleA comes with multiple games and over 100 more games can be downloaded from the user community. Supports single player vs AI, hot-seat, Play by Email, and a hosted online lobby.

    TripleA is Free Software, and is released under the GPL.

    The latest Stable version is 1.3.2.2.

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    +1. Underrated game imo.
     
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    + Wesnoth Cevo and TripleA all with updates

    http://www.listal.com/list/free-rts-ran88dom99 Videos of a bunch of these.

    SpringRTS RTS engine. 20 playable games. 60 people online during the day. BA, ZK and i like but no one else does NOTA. Free.

    www.vassalengine.org Plays just about any board game but mostly just W40k Engine like Spring.

    Java Settlers of Catan Board games are awesome.


    Alteil Card game but the demo is effectively (without card collecting aspect) a great game.

    Cosmic Supremacy http://cosmicsupremacy.com/ Multiplayer 4x. The game is weak but it's helper AI maker is amazing. Free.

    Battleships Forever rtt ship manouver. Free.

    Warzone 2100 Rts wit huge tech tree. Made OS.

    Gratuitous Space Battles Maybe?
     
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  16. oscargender: ⚧ Tacticular Staff

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    How is this game?
     
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    Haven't played it. Have no idea.
     
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    Solar war. Moo2 style tactical combat with the setting and features of X-com. Pretty good imho.
     
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    Just posting a picture is not very helpful. But posting a link to the site is.
     
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    Starsector. It has a nice thread on codex in the Crpg section for some silly reason but i assure you its mostly tactics.
     
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  21. DungeoneerAlexgender: ⚧ Novice

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    Dungeoneers ... I know this is indie because it's me. :)

    Turn-based, hex grids, dice, and pretty cool art ... it's playable on the web for free while in development, and I'd love to know what everyone thinks.

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    (Above: The hero has just shot a Gas Spore, causing it to explode - which may or may not damage nearby Lizardman Hulks caught in the blast. Meanwhile, a Lizardman Warlock is summoning an Orc into the top right section of the room)

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    (Above: Map view)
     
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  22. lifemaregender: ⚧ Literate

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    Just found this cool little game from Blue Bottle Games called NEO Scavenger. It was released last year, but i only found out about it today.
    It's a TB hex grid survival strategy game set in a post-apocalyptic world, very similar to Project Zomboid. The interface is pretty weird at first-glance, but easy enough to get the hang of after a few plays. It's also pretty challenging, i confess that to have a slight advantage with enemy encounters i had to resort to some basic C++ cheating, so give it more than a couple tries before you give up on it.

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  23. Overboardgender: ⚧ Cipher

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    Please use the following:

    1) A dictionary
    2) the search function
     
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  24. lifemaregender: ⚧ Literate

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    ??? There's no mention of neo scavenger in this thread. I did look for it. Isn't this thread supposed to be a repository for new Indie games?
    What do you mean a dictionary? English is my second language, but i can't see any typos on my previous post... Do you mean Blue Bottle Games shouldn't be considered Indie?
     
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