Tacticular Cancer: We'll have your balls

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Preview Scourge of War � Gettysburg Preview

Discussion in 'Tacticular News & Content' started by Jason, Mar 16, 2010.

  1. Jason chasing a bee

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    <p>With <a href="http://www.scourgeofwar.com/" target="_blank"><strong>Scourge of War - Gettysburg</strong></a>, the first offering from Take Command veterans NorbSoftDev, nearing its release date, TCancer took a preview build out for a ride.</p><blockquote><p>Like its predecessor, SOWGB features a unique chain of command system. You can play the game on exactly the level that suits you best, and are allowed to take command of everything from a single Regiment (a few hundred men) to full Corps (very large formations of 8.000 to 20.000 men). Commanding a Brigade is easy, a Division is already much harder, but Corps consists of such a huge number of units that commanding on this level poses special difficulties: you can jump directly into the shoes of Generals Lee or Meade, but don't expect it will be an easy job.  </p></blockquote><p><a href="http://www.tacticularcancer.com/content.php?id=62">Read the full article here. </a> </p><div style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.christian-wendt.org/TCANCER/SOWGB_PREVIEW/FULL/SOWGB07.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.christian-wendt.org/TCANCER/SOWGB_PREVIEW/REDUCED/SOWGB07.jpg" alt=" " width="252" height="158" /></a> </div>
     
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  2. Turbografx Educated

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    Neat, can't wait. I loved the TC series.
     
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  3. TalesfromtheCrypt Arcane

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    Awesome. Is it out yet?
     
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  4. Jason chasing a bee

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    No. They're expecting to have it out by the end of the month.
     
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  5. Fuck_The_Banks Scholar Patron

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    It's very nearly done.
    If this game is even half as awesome as TC2M, it will be a must-have
     
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  6. Jason chasing a bee

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    As we draw to a close...
    Read on for a post mortem/development history of the game.
     
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  8. Burning Bridges Enviado de meu SM-G3502T usando Tapatalk

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    A tip for all people who download the demo now:

    Set uniforms to medium. They will only look different when you zoom in very close, but they need much less memory.

    The highres uniforms need insane amounts of RAM. It may not be a problem in the demo but in the larger scenarios I had crashes and jerky behavior.

    these are the settings I settled with in the end:

    http://www.global-explorer.de/20100327/1.jpg
    http://www.global-explorer.de/20100327/2.jpg
     
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  9. Fuck_The_Banks Scholar Patron

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    Thanks for the heads-up GE.
    I can imagine rendering all those high res uniforms will eat huge amounts of memory in some of the later scenarios....
     
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  10. Burning Bridges Enviado de meu SM-G3502T usando Tapatalk

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    Sometimes they wouldn't even load. If you get crashes during loading, you are out of memory. I guess they went a little bit overboard with the texture resolution, so it's better to reduce them. Only closeup views benefit from the highres uniforms, but I trade a smoother gameplay for that any day.

    It took me some time to figure that out so it might help.
     
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