Arma Tactics is a turn-based close-combat strategy game, where you take control of a four-member Special Forces team. There are no given strategies, rails to move on, or paths to follow; it‘s up to you to decide how you will play through both the story-driven missions and generated missions with randomized objectives.
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Veröffentlichung: 1. Okt. 2013

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28. April

Arma Tactics updated!

We’ve got some good news today: the game was updated with a new version of the Unity engine on all platforms, including MAC and Linux this time. We know that some of you were waiting for this update for a long time, so we’re happy to finally deliver.

Please keep sharing your feedback with us - we’ll do our best to implement some of the proposed changes in upcoming updates.

What's New:
* Gameplay tweaks and fixed game blockers
* Stability improvements
* Tons of minor bug fixes

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13. Januar

Arma Tactics updated to Unity 5.3

The game has been updated to the latest Unity 3D v5.3 which should improve overall stability.
Also several gameplay tweaks and minor fixes have been introduced.

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Über dieses Spiel

Arma Tactics is a turn-based close-combat strategy game, where you take control of a four-member Special Forces team. There are no given strategies, rails to move on, or paths to follow; it‘s up to you to decide how you will play through both the story-driven missions and generated missions with randomized objectives. Whether using stealth or a more direct approach, you will need to use your strategic thinking and use both basic and advanced weaponry while facing many different opponents - ranging from unorganized local militia to smart and skilled mercenaries.

With highly replayable missions, achievements, weapons to unlock and two single-player campaigns, Arma Tactics offers many hours of intense ever-changing action.

Systemanforderungen

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • Betriebssystem: Microsoft Windows® XP SP2 or newer
    • Prozessor: Intel Core 2 Duo or dual core AMD XP or better
    • Arbeitsspeicher: 1 GB RAM
    • Grafik: DirectX 9.0c Compatible(with shader model 2)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Speicherplatz: 750 MB verfügbarer Speicherplatz
    Minimum:
    • Betriebssystem: updated OS X
    • Prozessor: 2Ghz Dual core
    • Arbeitsspeicher: 1 GB RAM
    • Grafik: Intel HD Graphics 4000 or better Shader model 2.0 compatible graphics card
    • Speicherplatz: 750 MB verfügbarer Speicherplatz
    Minimum:
    • Betriebssystem: any current Linux distro
    • Prozessor: Intel Core 2 Duo or dual core AMD XP or better
    • Arbeitsspeicher: 1 GB RAM
    • Grafik: Shader Model 2 and higher graphics card
    • Speicherplatz: 750 MB verfügbarer Speicherplatz
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DAFtTyler00
( 1.0 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 13. Mai
I like a good strategy game myself but this is just slow and broken its a genuine drag to play if i were you and you wanted this or a similar game to this i would strongly advice that you get company of heroes or the even better Xcom or Xcom 2 its only pro is that it is cheap but not cheap enough for what you are getting. Thx
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$aile$$
( 0.7 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 25. April
Nicht besonders schlecht aber auch leide nicht gut, jedoch für den preis ok
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TSkilleT_
( 3.1 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 22. April
okay
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gamesare2fun
( 35.1 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 19. April
Look, it's a cheap, simple game similar to the recent Xcom game on a lower scale (and budget) it has zero to do with arma, and even as someone with hundreds of hours in each traditional arma game, i can still say that this game is a fun romp for a while. just dont expect the realism of an arma game.
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LibelousCone
( 22.6 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 15. April
Negatives:

-Gameplay
>A dull and short story line, the game consists of two campaigns with five missions each. Each mission is pretty short, uninteresting and won't last you longer than 15 minuites tops
>Mechanicals are quite dull and can get boring pretty fast

-AI
>Clunky AI detection, when trying to be stealthy especially when trying to get the Silent Threat achievement the AI can detect you from a wide range of questionability, from the understandable range to the outrageous
>No challenging AI, once a guy knows your there, the rest will usually come swarming until their all dead

-Technicals
>Sounds and Audio, with a background music that keeps looping it can get pretty dull.
>Voice acting is no different, its pretty bad, from conversations between soliders to callouts

Poitives??

-Technicals
>Normally from your turn-based strategy games you move units in tiles spaces (i.e XCOM Enemy Unknown and Metal Gear Acid), ARMA Tactics does is movement based on distance like in the old XCOMs
>Soldier Upgrades, as you complete missions you gain XP which can be used to improve a certain category in a solider

Verdict:

If a title such as ARMA is quite extensive with their mechanics and gameplay, why is this very cut down?
I give them 1.5/5 Stars (Its bad)

PS: I've been stuck on the Silent Threat Achivement for ages and its driving me crazy
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Steely Alpha
( 1.2 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 11. April
Extremely boring and game mechanics are annoying. 2/10
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Hexie Lambent
( 1.8 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 7. April
I lost interest once my character that was crouched and completely concealed behind cover on a roof was killed by 3 enemies running into an open field and shooting directly at him. On the first level. For the fourth time, but in a different way each time.

Walls are imaginary.
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Jagen Zielen
( 6.3 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 4. April
For $9 its a good game compared to most of the other $9 games out there.
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Whack!
( 1.0 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 2. April
In this game you command a spec-ops team on a hilarious mission to take down a menacing group of super soldiers with X-ray vision, hearing that would put your best Doberman Pinscher to shame and smart bullets capable of hitting you from off the map, around corners, thru multiple walls and while crouched behind elevated cover. Apparently, these super soldiers are also expert computer hackers. So good, in fact, that they can actually hack into your game and delete your save files, causing you to have to restart every mission from the beginning, regardless of how many times you saved, if you have to quit for whatever reason. Really crafty ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥s, these super soldiers.

LMAO!

No!
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Lewd
( 1.6 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 27. März
Murica turn based
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Pharaoh
( 18.5 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 10. März
A nice tactical based real time game, however I wouldn't recommend it because of its price and I had much better experience with other similar games such as door kicker and transistor.
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Soviet Spoderman
( 0.3 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 8. März
Stupid game,dont spend money on this shi*
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smoking
( 1.6 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 12. Februar
sehr schade dass dieses spiel so lustlos hingeschludert wurde !es wäre ein top -hammer spiel wenn da nicht so vieles unfertig wäre .

:(
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Ryumit
( 1.8 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 7. Februar
There are many better tactics games out there I wouldnt waste your time.

Being a huge fan of other tactics games and a huge fan of the Arma series I thought great! but I was wrong. Its soooooo slow to play and the maps are pretty tedious.

There is a small RPG element to it, as in pick your gear and level up your troops but the game becomes exremely repetitive.

Short review as there is nothing really to say. Spend your money on something else.
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Danius
( 0.6 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 5. Februar
Just keeps crashing 5seconds entering any game. Shame I remember it being an okay turn based strategy game.
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scorpius
( 7.0 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 24. Januar
there is early acces with better polish and gameplay!
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Jormungandr
( 11.9 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 16. Januar
This a mobile port of a pseudo-game with impossibly effortless game mechanics, useless camera, infuriating gameplay and demented voice acting completely lacking in talent or even tone. The graphics are so awful that I almost broke down after realising that outside of a humble bundle, you can buy this game for £5.99. You can buy so much for £5.99, including paper clips, and those would be more fun (and practical) than this useless game. This was clearly tested by a team of monkeys, because the ♥♥♥♥-poor nature of this game could not possibly come as a result of human error unless those humans were constantly hemorrhaging out of their brains...
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Snake
( 3.1 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 15. Januar
Mobile phone grade graphics, slow and clumsy gameplay. Only pick up if you've gone through every other turn-based tactics game on Steam and this is on sale and you need another fix of the genre.
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Dr3amk1ll3r
( 0.4 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 14. Januar
No Good .
Considering games like door kickers and Frozen Synapse (not prime) not to mention the new version of X-com or the old like really old X-com.
ARMA: Tactics might look medium but the functions in game sucks.
Dev team could me-by have called up Door Kickers Dev´s and asked for a hand ?
In conclusion Don´t get this game unless they release large updates to it
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35.1 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 19. April
Look, it's a cheap, simple game similar to the recent Xcom game on a lower scale (and budget) it has zero to do with arma, and even as someone with hundreds of hours in each traditional arma game, i can still say that this game is a fun romp for a while. just dont expect the realism of an arma game.
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1.8 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 7. April
I lost interest once my character that was crouched and completely concealed behind cover on a roof was killed by 3 enemies running into an open field and shooting directly at him. On the first level. For the fourth time, but in a different way each time.

Walls are imaginary.
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1 von 1 Personen (100 %) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
1 Person fand dieses Review lustig
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1.6 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 12. Februar
sehr schade dass dieses spiel so lustlos hingeschludert wurde !es wäre ein top -hammer spiel wenn da nicht so vieles unfertig wäre .

:(
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8 von 9 Personen (89 %) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
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1.2 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 2. Dezember 2015
I do not quite understand the title of the game, because neither it is ArmA, nor it requires any tactics due to AI being so dumb it basically runs towards your bullets (if it doesn't get stuck in an environment). Either way, do not play unless you drank so much vodka you can't see nor think anymore.
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4.1 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 29. Dezember 2015
It starts with funny rag-doll-glitches, broken Steam-Awards, etc.pp.
Obvious bugs all over the game (since years!).

Also - it feels way too simple (and boring) for such a complex topic.
The controls are glitchy (for best result: rather drag&drop than double-click).
Graphics are .... cheap?!
(And cheap graphics are okay, as long as they are functional. But in this game, it feels like the engine tries to hinder you actively.)

Nuff said.
So: no, no, no. Thanks, but NO!!!!

Breach and Clear does it better, Door Kickers feels better, but back in the days I would prefer Jagged Alliance and XCom.
Actually, almost *any* turn-based tactical game does a better job than this one.



PS: I have no idea how "Arma" made its way into the title.
Game-wise this is not related to the classical ARMA in any way.
PPS: The action-cam was actually something I liked, but soon this gets boring too.
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5 von 5 Personen (100 %) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
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7.4 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 14. Dezember 2015
Could have been good. Could have been the best turn based military tactics game ever if they had maintained the level of content and editing tools of the rest of the Arma series.

Honestly what they did is develop a dumbed down and featureless copy of Xcom: Enemy Unknown with a reskin.

So what's wrong with it?
*Campaign takes about 1-3 hours to beat depending on your abilities or familiarity with tactics games.
*You are stuck with your squad of the same 4 soldiers for the entire game. There are no allied NPCs.
*No permadeath
*Absolutely no customization options outside of choosing which one of 4-5 guns your soldier is going to bring on a mission
*Terrible voice acting - as is Arma tradition
*Absolute disregard for military accuracy. Which military is this? That camo does not exist. Why would a 4 man fireteam be tasked with ANY of these ridiculous missions?


Whats right with this game?
*It is literally the ONLY turn based tactics game set in a modern infantry setting.

If you're a sucker for turn based tactics, I'm sure there have been worse. If it's on sale and you just can;t help yourself, you wont entirely regret all of it.
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2 von 3 Personen (67 %) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
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3.1 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 15. Januar
Mobile phone grade graphics, slow and clumsy gameplay. Only pick up if you've gone through every other turn-based tactics game on Steam and this is on sale and you need another fix of the genre.
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11 von 15 Personen (73 %) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
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0.1 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 9. August 2015
Dieses Spiel verdient den Namen Arma nicht. Es war ein Versuch des Entwicklers in ein anderes Genre umzusteigen ... leider ohne Erfolg da die taktische Vorgehen leider den Spiel fluss stört die Grafik ist für 2012 ganz ok .Leider gibt es keine Feature welches einem Erlaubt sein eigenes Team zu erstellen welches wir bei jeder mission am Anfang bekommen könnten. Wiederum stört öfters auch die Kamera welche meistens nur zum spielbaren charakter wechselt un um ihn kreisen kann.
Mein Fazit : Es gibt besseres für dieses Geld ...
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1 von 4 Personen (25 %) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
3 Personen fanden dieses Review lustig
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0.1 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 19. Januar 2014
Dieses Spiel ist reine Zeitverschwendung und total beschissen! Es ist eine Beleidigung für jeden der bei Verstand ist. Darüber zu sprechen und zu schreiben ist eine Qual. Also gute Nacht!
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2 von 30 Personen (7 %) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
1 Person fand dieses Review lustig
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9.1 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 22. April 2014
too bad that the achievemts are bugged
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73 von 84 Personen (87 %) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
4 Personen fanden dieses Review lustig
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1.8 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 2. Juni 2015
Bad PC port of poor mobile game cashing in on the Arma franchise. Xcom / Jagged Alliance style game play but the missions are static and poorly written. The forgettable story, the awkward camera angles, and the clunky interface all conspire to prevent you from playing this fiddly, bugged and frustrating game.

One to avoid.
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107 von 137 Personen (78 %) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
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4.7 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 29. November 2013
It's something that's simple enough for a person who's not familiar with tactical turn based strategy games to use as an introduction, but it's simply lacking in complexity for any person who is a veteran of tactical turn based games.

Also, it's just a cheap port of a mobile game, so go figure.

If you're a fan of the genre, feel free to skip over this unless you really want another game to play. If you're new, it's a decent starting game, but I would still suggest trying to get into a better game like X-COM.
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60 von 68 Personen (88 %) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
3 Personen fanden dieses Review lustig
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4.2 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 15. Juli 2015
Terrible interface, arbitrary mechanics, glitchy engine, dull art design, 2005 era graphics, and a boring campaign. Yep, it's another a bad port of a bad tablet game. Just forget this one ever happened.

If you really want this kind of game, Breach and Clear did it decently.
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5 von 89 Personen (6 %) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
2 Personen fanden dieses Review lustig
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0.2 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 2. Januar 2014
Wie jeder ARMA Teil.... Waste of Money -.-
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67 von 83 Personen (81 %) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
1 Person fand dieses Review lustig
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3.6 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 19. Januar 2014
First of all, we all need to remember that this game was actually made for mobile devices and this is one of the reasons why I won't judge it as harshly, I suppose. The question, however, is do I recommend it? As you can see by the big symbol over this "review" I do. I do, but to a certain type of people.
Firstly, if you are a big (so called "hardcore") tactical strategy player ARMA Tactics is not for you. It's simple, easy and fast. But, if you are like me and are quite new to the genre it is a good starting point.
As far as graphics go...they're pretty bad for a PC game (again, remember that this is a port of a mobile game) but they get the job done. You don't need insanely good graphics to enjoy this type of game so that's all I'm going to say about that.
Gameplay is what we are looking for here. Is it good, you ask. It's...decent, I say. It doesn't require some amazing set of tactician skills. You basically move your squad around, shoot some people, heal if you need to and you will rarely need to heal if you put some thought into it. What I like is that the game gives you good feedback. If there are enemies around you, you see an indication on your screen that shows you whether he's in line of sight, the hit chance percentege and you can click on the bullseye to see where he is. When you finish a mission you get rewarded XP to level up your team's skills and credits to buy different weapons, medkits, grenades and the likes, so there is some progression.
Sound is decent, again. The voice acting gets weird sometimes and I'm astounded by how much one of your soldiers sounds like Bear Grylls. Other than that - silenced, unsilenced gunshots, grunts and moans and other battle-related sounds.
To sum it all up, it's not exactly a tactical game, more of a "squad control simulator" but it's decent for newer tactics gamers like me. I haven't encountered any major bugs but I guess, seeing the other reviews, I might have been lucky so far. So yes, I can recommend it to newer players but if you're a veteran tactical game player stay away from it.
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65 von 83 Personen (78 %) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
28 Personen fanden dieses Review lustig
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10.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 4. Dezember 2014
Sometimes you can heal people, sometimes you cannot, this isnt tactics, its luck whether the game will work or not
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46 von 54 Personen (85 %) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
3 Personen fanden dieses Review lustig
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19.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 3. November 2015
Turn-based tactical game about squad of 4 shooters, engaging in some minor conflicts across the world. It wears an "Arma" name, for it was made by the same Bohemia studio, which shipped the whole "Arma" games series. As it turns out, in the end it become something like unwanted child, which is not deserving to be left behind, but appears as burden to its creators and developers...

I was very surprised when found that game already in my library while I was searching through Steam for something like "Jagged Alliance". I can swear I neither heard about that game before, nor that I planned to buy it. I guess it was one of those bundles, where I was totally distracted by one desired game, and others were bought "just because". Anyway, the Steam search machine finally highlighted me that addition in my collection, and I decided to investigate.

So I've read the info about the game. Majority of the reviews up to this date are negative, but named reasons wasn't enough for me. I decided to give it a shot... Well, now I can say I wasn't enjoyed playing this game myself.

What is good about it? First, it looks like modern XCOM Enemy Unknown for many aspects of gameplay, which makes a process of understanding game’s basics a really brief job. In other words, you’ll get by very quickly after the start. Second, it is a very fine usage of Unity engine. Game really looks great, especially when compared to the representatives of the same class, turn-based squad tactical games. And when we are talking about mobile platforms with Tegra technology. But that praise concerns ONLY visual decals part, not the thorough in-game mechanics. For that people of Bohemia really should take some classes before selling to PC players something with that lack of deepness.

I feel I’m spending too much time for this project, so, let’s be brief from now on:

- Easy to adopt – considering how little content there are, once you complete one or two missions, you’ll basically see everything that game has. Even if you want a complete, with all achievements in your pocket, it could be done in less than 10 hours, depending from your skill.

- It is 3d game, with quite good visuals – and the fact that almost all of the best squad tactics games are from previous isometric era… well, as previous, it is not a “Pro” point, as those visuals are good only for mobile standards for modern games. At PC they are just tolerable.

- As we are remembering old games of this genre, like Jagged Alliance or Silent Storm, they are so much cooler in every aspect, so much deeper in every given pixel, and so much more capable to capture your time, that I really don’t want to go further with comparisons.

- As of tactical component of Arma Tactics, well, it is quite dim – and all because of non-competing AI. And if we are speaking of realism there… there are very little types (and models) of weapons in the game, and all of them are so short-sighted, that even sentry fellas armed only with sniper rifles – or they will be missing every shot in more than 10 meters! Yeah, guards patrolling with SVD, so natural as life will never be.

- Finally, bugs section. Community full of complaints about something not working properly, but I’ve played the game after two years after its PC release, and was able to make through all game missions without major problems. Well, before the very last one, Damned Dam. There I killed everybody, lined my toy soldiers after the truck, into the exit zone… and nothing! And then I discovered that there are two builds in the game, and I was able to finally finish the game only with “beta” build, because on the major build final cutscene was lost somewhere… Epic fail for Bohemia, though not the first and not the last one, obviously. From other, not so significant issues, I can call unfitted control, where I need to click many times to finally make something happen – like walking close to some object, would that be an enemy or just a crate with pocket money. Irritating, but manageable.

Conclusion: while game is not a total mess, it is worth any interest only on the mobile devices. PC port appeared buggy and totally not on the level with the PC games of the same genre. Gold with achievements is attainable, yet I would not be proud with that badge. My mark is 5.56/10.
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61 von 82 Personen (74 %) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
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11.0 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 8. Februar 2014
I purchased this game at the 2013 Xmas sale, but didn't play it right away. The game has since been included in a Bohemia Interactive Humble Weekly Sale, so the game may have gained a number of players since its release.

It always saddens me when I have to write a negative critique about a GNU/Linux game (even if it's a proprietary one), but this game was very buggy and really left me with no choice... so here goes it.

The first problem I noticed was when tossing a grenade from behind cover. Although the line indicating where the grenade would be thrown looked fine, the grenades would always hit the cover you were behind and you would blow yourself up. By the time I completed the game, I had probably killed my team members with grenades more than the enemy. Needless to say, I didn't use them much.

Shortly thereafter, I discovered that I wasn't unlocking any Steam achievements. Some people in the forums indicate that they also have this problem occasionally, but even though I completed the game I never obtained a single achievement. I personally like collecting achievements so I found this particularly frustrating.

Completing the first campaign (out of the two included) didn't take very long. After completing the last level of the first campaign, the stats screen appeared (as it normally did at the end of each level) except there was no Continue button. This made sense since it was the last level, and it still had two other buttons - "Restart" and "Main Menu". Clicking Main Menu did absolutely nothing. I didn't want to restart, and I didn't want to lose my progress, so I did the only thing I could immediately think to try ran the kill command on the game process ID.

Unfortunately, that didn't save my progress either. Possibly a SIGQUIT instead of a SIGTERM would have been better, but in any case I had to replay that level from scratch... and when I completed it a second time I had the same issue reappear yet again! This time around I pressed ALT+F4 to close the program, and that command did enable the game to save my progress and unlock the next campaign. Presumably ALT+F4 is the equivalent of a SIGQUIT.

A couple of levels later and I came to a mission whereby I was instructed to send two soldiers to one exit on the map, and two to another exit. I tried this many many times, and every time the level would freeze. Not cool. Eventually (searching through the game forums) I discovered that the only way to complete the level was to ignore the mission objectives and just kill everyone on the level. That wasn't hard, but it took time to find some of the enemies hiding and it was certainly not obvious that doing this would have any impact on the game not working.

One other problem I noticed throughout the entire game was that sometimes the lines which indicate how far you can move in a turn would not appear. Sometimes they would be completely missing, and other times just part of the lines were missing. This was certainly an annoyance when it occurred, and by the end of the second campaign it had happened a lot.

The last annoyance that I'll write about here was that the soldiers would often not do what I wanted them to. If I only wanted them to move a tiny bit, and next to one of the other soldiers, the soldier I was commanding would more often than not heal the nearby soldier without moving at all. In later levels where mortars can take out multiple soldiers in close proximity, it's can be very difficult to select the man you wish to revive. The mouse just didn't seem to do what I wanted it to do when the soldiers were bunched together, which only added to the above frustrations.

In summary, this game is seriously buggy. Due to the massive amount of bugs you will certainly encounter, this game is stripped from much of the fun that would normally have been enjoyed. Even if this game was bug-free, this would not have been an amazing game (it doesn't have multiplayer, there's not a lot of depth, the enemies are really stupid, you can easily miss shooting somebody standing right in front of you, etc.). Even on the GNU/Linux operating system, you could likely do better than ARMA Tactics for a turn-based game. eg. Expeditions: Conquistador looks like it could be good, and of course there's always The Battle for Wesnoth.

The bottom line: Steer clear!
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Verfasst: 21. Dezember 2014
This game could be fun but needs a lot of improvement. The mechanics and content are very limited, and most importantly there are a lot of issues.

This game is a badly done smartphone port. The controls are uncomfortable on a computer, and there's issues with the camera. For example, it's sometimes difficult to position the camera properly to see under/around parts of the terrain, such as the bridge in the first mission of the second campaign.

There are also several game-breaking bugs that make it hard, if not impossible, to complete missions. I've seen enemies shooting through roofs and even enemies triggering cut scenes and events that only the player is supposed to trigger, thus ruining a long and difficult mission just near the end, and making it impossible to complete the first mission of a campaign.

The devs don't seem to respond to bug reports anymore and have apparently left these game-breaking bugs there for the players to deal with.

Don't buy this game, unless you like bugs or enjoy spending money on a game that cannot be completed.
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