||  

  ||  

Back to News Listing The Operational Art of War III is Updated

Posted: Thursday, March 01, 2007 by Matrix Support

Type: Update

Fixes, improvements, and new scenarios assembled and ready for deployment

Matrix Games in conjunction with James Mathews, Ralph Trickey, and the rest of the TOAD team, is pleased to announce a new updated version for The Operational Art of War III (TOAW III).

The v3.0.1.9 update file will bring a variety of improvements and alterations to the game totalling over three dozen in all. Players of TOAW III will be excited to find a new database editor. This allows gamers to modify and create equipment database elements adding more customization their TOAW III experience. Building on an already versatile system, players can now add yet another layer of customization to their scenarios and gameplay. The update also includes seventeen new or newly revised scenarios by popular TOAW III scenario designers, a handful of bug fixes, and some improvements to game design which will make cheating in a PBEM game more difficult.  In addition, this update includes an option to display unit bombardment range as well as improved unit pathfinding and a number of programmed opponent enhancements.

 

David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said, “Ever since Matrix Games acquired the TOAW series, we’ve been excited with the gamers’ response to our efforts to not only bring this classic back to the market, but to continue supporting, updating and improving it as well. We feel with this new release of TOAW III that the TOAD team has done it again to provide the maximum playability for all TOAW III fans.”

 

James Mathews, of the TOAD development team, added, “We’re happy to not only support customers who play a great game like TOAW III right out of the box, but to also encourage and support customers who like to tinker with their own scenarios and game files as well. If user-created scenarios and equipment files make the game more enjoyable and keep the community strong, we’re all for it.”

 

The Operational Art of War series is legendary in both its scope and flexibility. The innovative TOAW III system allows you to play and create any battle from the entire 20th century of warfare and up to the modern day. Standing as testament to TOAW’s enduring versatility are over 200 Scenarios which come with TOAW III. Not including scores of extra user-created scenarios are 130 of the best scenario designs of the last five years, along with more than 70 classic TOAW scenarios from the original series. Long time veterans of the TOAW system will also see vast updates to anti-armor, anti-air, nuclear and low mobility combat modeling, in addition to an overhauled and fiercer than ever AI.

 

http://www.matrixgames.com/games/downloads.asp?gid=317

More Info

Norm Koger's The Operational Art of War III

  ( Views : 17925 )


In Other News..

War in the West Manual preview

Thursday, November 27, 2014

We already announced that the manual of War in the West will conquer your bookshelf! And today we are following up on this by showing you an exclusive sneak peek into the manual. The Gary Grigsby’s War in the West manual will come in the form of a hardbound book made of the best quality and with high resolution images and illustrations!

Read more...

The fight for Armageddon begins!

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon is now available! 

A massive Space Hulk is drifting towards Armageddon with a fearsome Ork army on board. Led by the infamous and megalomaniacal Ork Warlord of Waaagh! Ghazghkull, the Orks are prepared to land on the planet and invade this precious Imperial Hive World. This colossal conflict for dominance of the planet is known as the Second War for Armageddon! In Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon, you have the opportunity to relive this epic fight between the Orks and Imperial forces including the troops of the Armageddon Steel Legion and three chapters of Spaces Marines: the Salamanders, Blood Angels and Ultramarines.

Read more...

The Matrix Holiday sales are starting today!

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

“I like to think of sales as the ability to gracefully persuade, not manipulate, a person or persons into a win-win situation.” (Bo Bennet)

Trees are shedding their leaves, coldness is back and daylight is decreasing a bit more every day. There is no doubt, winter is coming! But a light shines in the dark with the launch of the Holiday Sale on both the Slitherine and Matrix Games sites!

Read more...

Warhammer - Weapons of War

Monday, November 24, 2014

Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon is one of our biggest projects ever, involving over 300 different units with all kinds of weaponry. To give you an idea of the huge diversity in the fire effects these units show when in combat, we have prepared two short videos showcasing some of the different weapon types. All of these effects were created to give a feeling of complete immersion into the Warhammer 40,000 universe.

Read more...

Flashpoint Campaigns: Red Storm gets huge update and a Steam release!

Friday, November 21, 2014

Acclaimed by both wargaming specialists and Cold War enthusiasts, Flashpoint Campaigns: Red Storm swept many prestigious awards last year (Game of the Year 2013 on The Wargamer and Silver medal for the Usenet’s Wargame of the Year 2013 award). However, the developers from On Target Simulations wanted to turn this diamond in the rough into an epic game able to touch wargamer’s souls for many years to come.

Read more...

Battle Academy 2 opens up a new front!

Thursday, November 20, 2014

As of today, Battle Academy 2 is also available on for your Mac! Now more people than ever will be able to jump into this clever and challenging strategy game, as they play one of the four campaigns or challenge their rivals in cross platform online multiplayer skirmishes. 

Read more...

Flashpoint Campaigns Featured on weekly Streaming Session

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Join us today for another Surturrific Stream, as we take a look at Flashpoint Campaigns: Red Storm! This  revolutionary wargame will be re-released this week as the Player’s Edition, and we be showing you the latest version. During this stream, Surtur will guide you through one of the scenarios in game as he covers the gameplay and strategy basics. Aimed at a new/entry-level audience, this stream will provide you a great starting point for getting into the game. In addition, it will be a great opportunity to throw any questions you might have at us, so be sure to join us!

Read more...