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1066

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Genre:
Strategy - Other
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multiplayer
medieval
turnbased
europe

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May 26, 2010 | 10:53 AM EDT
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In the 1066 game you get to control the English, Viking or Norman armies. The aim of the game is to defeat your enemy's army by killing or scaring off as many of them as possible! The game puts you into the thick of the action, giving you direct control over every arrow barrage, cavalry charge and defensive stand. Taunts, chants and the presence of a strong leader will all prove crucial to winning the day.

A multiplayer option also offers the chance to test your mettle against friends.

Updates:
If the game is running slowly for you, try right clicking and changing the quality to 'medium' or 'low'. This should help improve performance.

Instructions:
For full instructions, click on the 'How to Play' section of the game.
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Moving and Attacking the Enemy
Selecting the 'Move' command allows you to select a new position for your unit. The highlighted area indicates your unit's range of movement. Different units can move different distances.
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The Battle Unfolds
Once you have selected your commands, hit the 'EXECUTE COMMANDS' button and all the actions are played out in the Battle View. You will need to keep your wits about you, as you will be thrown into different mini-games which will determine the outcome of the round.
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Archery
Click and drag your mouse on the battlefield to select the power and angle of your archer attack - then let go to rain arrow down on your enemy.
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Combat
When two opposing units are next to each other, combat will occur. Hit the cursor keys at the right time to inflict brutal damage on your enemy.
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Taunt
Type the insult as quickly as possible to rally your troops and scare your enemy into submission.
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Charge
When a unit is charging tap the space-bar as quickly as possible to build up power and smash through your enemy.
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Morale
The morale of your army is incredibly important in the game, so keep a close eye on the ARMY MORALE in the info panel. Keeping your morale high and reducing that of your enemy will be the key to victory.

Reviews


ValechValech

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Loved it

Not much to say, epic idea, great execution... the story mode is way too short, needed skirmishes to keep my satisfaction^^


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afrodesiacafrodesiac

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Love it!

Brilliant game, really.
played through the campaign, and had to keep playing skirmishes to keep me satisfied. this is really impeding on my exam study, but i figure invading England is more important than existentialism.
one annoying thing though, is the lack of morale related to current events. twice now, I've reduced an army down to its general, had 5 regiments including my general still surviving in relatively good health, and they will all flee the battle because he taunts them. I'm talking 5000 slayed English, 2000 slayed Vikings and still the remaing 300 or so flee a squad of 300.
Its not a major problem, just frustrating after a long well planned assult to fail for no reason.

other than that great game, would love to see something like this on phones, it'd be the perfect game to play on the bus.


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NitrobusterNitrobuster

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Awesome game

Not including the storyline or anything just the gameplay value, it was really enjoyable.

The flanking though, only happened on a linear back-forth. Would of been better is it could happen on all angles xD

Completed the game, and it was relatively short but yes enjoyable :D
I would like to see another release with more nations? ^^

There is the 2nd stage where you fight through the narrow bridge, might need to fix the AI there because when I vsed the AI, they wouldn't cross the bridge after I slaughtered a couple of their squads even though I was raining arrows on them they just skipped their turn so they were sitting ducks.

Lookoing forward to another release


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flyingstepsflyingsteps

Rated 4 / 5 stars

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Nice...but i can't skip. Thanks.
Bug?


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jmfjf22jmfjf22

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Awesome game

Really short though. SEQUEL!!!


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