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Barthheart

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on: August 24, 2023, 03:01:08 PM
Computer version of the board game was released today on Steam.

https://store.steampowered.com/app/2009780/War_and_Peace/

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Reply #1 on: August 24, 2023, 06:24:19 PM
Looks like it's getting flak for not having complete AI at release (which the developer was open about before). Not an issue for me but I can't tell if you can play it hotseat on the same computer.

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Reply #2 on: August 24, 2023, 06:27:42 PM
Well you can play single player only, ie without AI, so I would assume you could use that method.

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Reply #3 on: August 24, 2023, 09:01:41 PM
I messed around with some of the tutorials today. It seems like a solid port of the boardgame, and I only had one major bug issue.



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Reply #4 on: August 24, 2023, 11:12:15 PM
So who is going to shoot over a half a dozen first impression screenshots for us?  :cowboy:

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Reply #5 on: August 24, 2023, 11:19:56 PM
Gee...I don't know. Do we have any people around here that have experience with Napoleoic games?  :hehe:

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Reply #6 on: August 25, 2023, 10:02:03 AM
Do we have any people around here that have experience with Napoleoic games?  :hehe:

That is certainly a conundrum.

I almost bought it the other day...like I need more games on Steam or otherwise.  :(

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Reply #7 on: August 25, 2023, 11:19:52 AM
 :biggrin:  I couldn't win the board game playing against humans, it'd be a real embarrassment if I couldn't win playing against myself.  :-[

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Reply #8 on: August 25, 2023, 04:18:39 PM
It looks quite good - worth keeping an eye on to see how it develops.

..or you could buy this version......

https://secondchancegames.com/index.php/napoleonic/war-and-peace-game-of-the-napoleonic-wars-6th-edition-10617-14908-detail

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Reply #9 on: August 25, 2023, 04:19:55 PM
Bloody 300 quid for a bloody game in the bloody UK

Bleedin' insanity innit

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Reply #10 on: August 25, 2023, 04:51:59 PM
Yup, fairly typical, sadly.

Just as well I don't want it, really.  ;D

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Reply #11 on: August 31, 2023, 02:54:53 PM
I bought it and have made it through the tutorial so far.

I like it, and I loved the old game, too. I have, but still haven't punched, the new edition.



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Reply #12 on: September 01, 2023, 11:59:50 AM
Keep those opinions coming Putraack, I got my fingers crossed for this one.  :fingerscrossed:

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Reply #13 on: September 01, 2023, 01:49:33 PM
When AH released the board game, a number of our group felt the game mechanics revolved too much about the superior generals of the French.  Too much seemed to follow the script of the French win here, then they win tbere.  You had to follow a similar historical path.
Anyone else had that feeling?

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Reply #14 on: September 01, 2023, 02:00:01 PM
Interesting take. Same could be said, I imagine, of Third Reich or World In Flames.

Take Poland, take the West, invade Russia, repeat. Would be interesting to hear about diverging paths.

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