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First victory 5 Points

Beat the first level

Halfway There 10 Points

Beat level 6

World Explorer 25 Points

Beat the game

World Dominator 50 Points

Beat the game in 10 minutes

Author Comments

Factions is a minimalist Action-RTS on a small 3D world - Take control of the planet to win!


How to Play:

Objective: Capture all bases in the world to win

Instructions:

  • Be the only player near a base to capture it
  • Bases spawn pawns
  • Left click + drag over red pawns to select them. Then right click / E to send them
  • WASD / Arrow keys to move the camera
  • Space to slow time. If you want to play "hard mode" try beating the game without slowing time ;)
  • R to restart level
  • For the best view, go full-screen by clicking the blue button on the bottom right just below the game


Notes on the World Dominator medal:

  • Start from "New Game" to reset the timer
  • Time spent on menus / victory / defeat is not counted
  • Using slow time only slows the game, not the timer
  • You can see your time up to that point on the bottom-right of each victory / defeat screen


Update 1.09:

  • You can now press E to send units
  • Added a settings menu
  • (Settings menu) Added a setting for inverting the camera move direction
  • (Settings menu) Added a setting for Low Graphics mode to increase FPS on lower-end machines


Update 1.10:

  • Optimized some CPU usage


Update 1.11:

  • Added a colorblind menu to the settings screen
  • Added a colorblind option to customize the colors for each player
  • Added a colorblind option to modify the saturation of the environment
  • Added a colorblind option to display markers on top of your pawns


This prototype was originally created in a weekend! I plan on making it into a full game! You can sign up for the Alpha here!

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i love the controls

Very cool game but the controls are a bit confusing :/ other than that its a great game!!

Frenchie14 responds:

If you wanna message me I'd love to hear what you thought was confusing about the controls!

I love this, it's a fascinating and simple RTS that still requires the common skills of an RTS to be victorious.
I love the rotating world map, I love how mountains and rivers are to be taken into consideration when moving units for a flank.
I was curious if the red rivers were lava and if they caused damage over time to units.
But honestly I've saved this to my favorites and I'm have it open in the background while I'm sitting through classes and my ADHD kicks in.

Great game, easy-to-learn controls, animations were just right!

Accurate WWI Simulation game