||  

  ||  

Back to News Listing New For Liberty! Demo Now Available From Matrix Games

Posted: Thursday, December 07, 2006 by Matrix Support

Type: Demo

A new and improved demo is now out for those who aren’t already playing this Revolutionary War strategy sensation.

Matrix Games and Hussar Games (www.hussargames.com) are please to announce that they have released an updated demo version of their American Revolutionary War turn-based strategy game, For Liberty!. This upgraded demo is still completely free for gamers who want to try their hand at this addicting musket-toting tactical/operational-level blend.

The latest version of the For Liberty! demo provides a trove of improvements and added features. For the tactical-level strategy fans who love the smell of musket powder in the morning, a helpful minimap was added to tactical battles. As another improvement to the tactical aspect of For Liberty!, the battle terrain is more varied now, especially in open terrain hexes. Also, terrain tiles can now be partially off-map, resulting in more realistic and varied battlefields. To top off these tactical improvements, the fatigue system has also been reworked.

 

A variety of changes and improvements to the already painstakingly realistic ruleset were also made to the updated For Liberty! demo. The infantry firing arc is now restricted to 30 degrees in tactical battles when using the Advanced ruleset. In addition, the influence system tweaked a bit more, as transferring units now only requires influence when moving the unit from an influential leader.

 

The updated demo, like its original, features a hypothetical southern campaign in 1780 where you must stop the raiding Indians and then fight a full British brigade. Players will be pleased with the level of depth the gameplay goes into for this demo, as tactical battles are fully playable too.

 

For Liberty! is a turn-based strategy game covering the American Revolutionary War from 1775 – 1783 and the Hungarian Rakoczi Independence War which was the eastern theater of the War of Spanish Succession from 1703 to 1711. For Liberty! features a fantastically dynamic level of complexity where you can command as many or as few of your forces as you want. Commands for the 16 different unit types of 5 nations include attack, recon, retreat, train, rest, pillage, siege enemy forts, fortify important locations. And on the other side of these battles for power, political decisions and foreign aid are simulated by an influence system that you can use to change the strategic situation.

More Info

For Liberty!

  ( Views : 13078 )


In Other News..

Decisive Campaigns: The Blitzkrieg featured on weekly Twitch session!

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

We are calling upon all of you to join us later today at 20:00 CET (19:00 UTC / 14:00 EST) as we will be playing Decisive Campaigns Blitzkrieg. Celebrating the Steam release and the ongoing sale, Surtur will be attempting to invade his home country of the Netherlands, leading the German troops across the border in an attempt to seize the country in five days! 

Read more...

Take up Arms!

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Brother against Brother: Drawing the Sword, the new tactical wargame covering battles in the American Civil War, is nearing release and we need your input to make sure it's polished and bug-free!

Read more...

Pike & Shot launches on iPad this Thursday!

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Following the release of the last year’s surprise hit Pike & Shot, we are happy to announce that this unique strategy game is coming to iPad this Thursday! This iPad version will come with all the same greatness as the PC version, including three different campaign, a skirmish mode and the Slitherine PBEM cross-platform multiplayer technology! So grab you musket and get into the (firing) line for a copy this Thursday. 

Read more...

Deal of the Week Decisive Campaigns: Blitzkrieg

Monday, January 26, 2015

Today the beloved Deal of the Week series makes a return with Decisive Campaigns: The Blitzkrieg from Warsaw to Paris! This historically accurate wargame lets you take part in the early battles of World War 2, as the Werhmacht’s Blitzkrieg tactics were unleashed on Poland, France and the Low Countries. Celebrating the Steam release of this in-depth strategy title, we are giving you a 50% discount this week!

Read more...

Decisive Campaigns: The Blitzkrieg gets a Steam release!

Thursday, January 22, 2015

“But the cure for most obstacles is, Be Decisive” (George Weinberg – American Psychologist)

1939-1940: The war machine is released. Plans for the invasion of Poland and Western countries have been carefully prepared by the German commanders. But the Wehrmacht effectiveness is still not proved and its opponents have some serious military assets. Speed and surprise are key success factors that armchair generals will have to master to seize Warsaw, Paris, and London … or the German troops will be sent packing back to Berlin!

Read more...

Pike & Shot Twitch Let's Play

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Join us Wednesday at 20:00 CET (19:00 UTC / 14:00 EST) as we start off the first of a Let's Play series for Pike & Shot! Pike & Shot was the surprise hit of 2014, bringing together engaging and clever gameplay with a setting that is overlooked all too often. This is a turn-based gem you cannot miss! 

Read more...

To End All Wars Twitch Stream and Announcement!

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

This Wednesday we are kicking of the 2015 weekly Twitch streaming sessions with To End All Wars, one of the biggest and most accurate World War One wargames ever created! During this streaming session, Surtur will be playing the game, explaining basic gameplay mechanics to new players. The Ageod developers will also be present during the stream, ready to take on every question you might have.

Read more...