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Warhammer Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus - now with Heretek expansion

Discussion in 'Tactical Gaming' started by LESS T_T, Feb 20, 2018.

  1. LESS T_T Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    https://www.mechanicus40k.com




    https://www.gog.com/game/warhammer_40000_mechanicus?pp=cb4e5208b4cd87268b208e49452ed6e89a68e0b8
    https://www.gog.com/game/warhammer_...k?pp=cb4e5208b4cd87268b208e49452ed6e89a68e0b8

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    Yes, it's yet another Warhammer strategy game! This time you control troops of Adeptus Mechanicus, and lead the expedition on a planet.

    Developed by a french studio Bulwark Studios (Crowntakers) and published by Kasedo Games (Kalypso's "digital first" label that published Project Highrise).

    No gameplay details yet apparently.

     
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    Could be cool, but the screenshots look a bit xcomy.
     
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    eh

    turn-based tactics isn't really my first association with admech :/
     
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    Finally, a WH40k game where your characters will start with actually good gear!!

    Granted, chances are it will be something like Nu-XCOM, but it's early to tell. Hopefully you people like the color red though.

    Also, Dark Eldar game when? :troll:
     
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  5. GarfunkeL Racism Expert

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    Where's my SoB game?!
     
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  6. Commissar Draco Codexia Comrade Colonel Commissar Patron

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    You Sexist! Old X-COM like game with any Imperial organization would be cool though; although I am Adesptus Arbites fan.
     
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  7. GarfunkeL Racism Expert

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    I remain hopeful - with this glut of WH40k themed games coming out - that a decent SoB-themed game would join them.
     
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  8. Galdred Studio Draconis Patron Developer

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    Crowntakers was good for what it is (aka, a light, TB tactical game on mobile), so it could be interesting. But why make an Ad mech game, without vehicles and war engines?
    At least, I guess an XCOM-ey progression could make more sense than in a Space Marines game.
     
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    Not a card game - check
    Not a MOBA - check
    Not a PUBG - check
    Strategy - check
    We already have seen horrors and it won't be any worse. At least here we have a premise of something not as abhorrant
     
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    Their heart is in the right place, you can see after watching the trailer. We shall see if the mobile developers will become something more or fade into obscurity. Remember last Warhammer 40k mobile game? Pepperidge Farm remembers.
     
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    Mechanicum is the ideal faction for X-Comness. I would say should they make a Wh40k: Mechanicus: Expeditions about venturing with a limited team into ancient vaults and alien ruins - that would be a great game.
    What bugs me is that developers so far made only one mediocre game and focused on mobile shit. And have no history of good games behind them. Could be a traditional shovelware so favored by GW.
    Yet we have an example of gems like BFG: Armada
     
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  12. Commissar Draco Codexia Comrade Colonel Commissar Patron

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    Armageddon was fun to play too Comrade.
     
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    I so stopped giving a shit about WH40K games the moment Relic lost exclusivity of them.
     
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    Oh this is a mobile game? Blergh.
     
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  15. LESS T_T Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    PC, Mac, and Linux only (for now at least).
     
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    I know it's early and this is probably my 40k Fanboy nature but I am cautiously optimistic. I know it's quite hip to rag on NuXcom but if this is even remotely close to the quality of systems in place in that it will be great.
     
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    It looks increadibly...cheap.
     
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  18. Commissar Draco Codexia Comrade Colonel Commissar Patron

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    Interface is too clean and not Gothic enough... fitting the game about (((Taus))) not glorious Adeptus Mechanicum Comrade.
     
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    Campaign is against Necrons.
    Game refers to them as "Xeno-lifeforms."
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    Did that servitor just took two shots from gauss rifle with ZERO damage? And another one fought 8 flayed ones in melee takng minor damage?
     
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    It is somewhat strange that there isn't squad based tactics game centered on Eldar aspect warriors.

    Yeah; I know that aspect warriors are supposed to operate in single unit type squads, but developers could circumvent that by saying that different types must work together in ritual of ju'stmad-ei'up because of reasons.
     
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    I agree, but there's hope that the interface is just placeholder art.

    The whole game has a mobiley vibe, even though it's PC only for now.

    Maybe artists automatically do mobile style art now, unless you whip them to sense.
     
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    *Enemy shot glanced off guardian armor*
    Squad morale failed: Everyone is crying and lamenting woes of their ancient race. Homosexual orgy ensures.
     
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  24. Galdred Studio Draconis Patron Developer

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    Indeed, that would be really awesome, and would map well to your usual tactical RPG classes.
    I wish there were some modern TB games with Eldars. The only one we have so far is Rites of War.

    Space Hulk : SM
    Deathwatch : SM
    Armageddon: SM, IG, Orks
    Sanctus Reach: SM, IG, Orks,
    Mecahnicus: AM (!!!)
    Gladius: SM, IG, Orks, Necrons
    Betrayal At Calth: SM, CSM
    BFG (android TB, not the RTS): SM, IG, Tyranids
    Necromunda: IG Junior division? :D

    Old ones:
    Chaos Gate: SM, Chaos (only in skirmish)
    Final Liberation: IG + SM support, Orks (only in skirmish)
    Rites of War : Eldars + SM/IG support (!)

    I was a SM/IG player, but this gets ridiculous.
    Out of 11 games, 2 don't feature Space Marines.
     
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    It seems that this is somewhat halfway between Nu-XCOM and classic UFO, with events taken from FTL and the like. I wonder if there will be optimal "blue" choices as well. As for that until being alive after battle, hopefully that's a placeholder and crutch for game journos: There MUST be a penalty to having one of your squaddies being cut to pieces.

    Just like old XCOM! Soldier is shot in the face with heavy plasma, takes no damage... Soldier shots alien with pistol, instant death. And viceversa.
    :happytrollboy:
     
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