Men of War: Assault Squad 2 features new single player style skirmish modes that take players from extreme tank combat to deadly sniper stealth missions. Commanders can now faceoff against opponents on various new multiplayer 1v1 – 4v4 maps.
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4. Dezember

Developers update!



Welcome to our new developers update for Men of War: Assault Squad 2.

We have been working hard on the next update since our last developers update and it's time for some news.


Veterancy
Each individual soldier collects XP and levels up during combat. Vehicles do not gain XP but the crew inside does. The more advanced your soldiers are, the better they get at handling weapons and vehicles. They will also get stronger and more resilient to enemy fire. Taking care of your soldiers and saving your tank crew is more important than ever before.


Vehicle Skills
Your soldiers have different vehicle skills now. Tank crew are experts at driving and shooting tanks, while ground troops are better at handling artillery. It's now a key to success to use the right type of infantry instead of the cheapest. But don't worry, your crew efficiency is being displayed in the interface, so you will learn quickly which infantry is the best one to pick.

Stamina
We have been reworking the Stamina system to reflect veterancy of units and differ elite infantry from regular infantry even more. You can now see how fast your Stamina regenerates and how much Stamina each soldier has, the same goes for Health.


Custom Units
We introduced a new multiplayer selection. The host can now pick between different groups of units and design his own multiplayer mode by including or excluding certain type of units. Together with a great amount of MP and CP options, there is a huge amount of varation to choose from. You may also alter the charge timers of all units to finetune your own gamemode even more.


Spectators
Replays will be part of our next DLC, however you will get access to spectators as a free feature in the next update. Hosts can determine whether they want spectators or not. Spectators do not influence the resource distribution or other balance mechanics.

Interface Improvements
A new event log that helps you to keep track of what's going on has been introduced. If you missed out on an event, don't worry you can open the event history log and read up all events. Also, you will get notified of important events during the game, like whether your team is winning or losing.

Tutorials
We also introduced in-game video tutorials. You will be able to select a variety of videos that show you the best tips and tricks. Special thanks to strat29 for voicing these.


Auto re-supplying of units
Ammo trucks and ammo boxes will now auto supply your units if they are close enough and turn into new strategic objectives. They will however only refill basic ammunition. You will still have to scavenge the battlefield to collect grenades, dynamite and other useful tools. None the less, you will easily re-arm dozens of riflemen and machine gunners in one go. Especially if an officer is amongst your troops, who can call in ammo para drops.



The beta patch is available now. You can select it in your Steam game properties. ːhonorː

Must read before updating! (it is recommended to wait for the full version of the patch)
http://steamcommunity.com/app/244450/discussions/0/617320168151384513/

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Reviews

“If you haven’t played Men Of War before, then this is a rich and rewarding place to start. And you really should play something in this series if you have the faintest whiff of interest in RTS, because it is one of the great masterworks. To not play it is to waste your life.”
Rock, Paper, Shotgun

“With a substantial graphical upgrade, a bunch of new units and a fleshed out multiplayer component (as well as skirmishes, finally), every fan is bound to get hours upon hours of fun, visceral and emergent gameplay. In case you haven't had contact with an Assault Squad game and you're an RTS gamer, you will not be disappointed. That's a recommendation right there.”
Mouse N Joypad

“Accidentally discovering something awesome will soon become a four-word summary of my time with Assault Squad 2. [...] I love Assault Squad 2, but it was not an easy romance. Its brutal difficulty spikes and hands-off approach to training should serve as a warning to all but the most grizzled of armchair generals: this game is war, and war is hell.”
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Über dieses Spiel

Men of War: Assault Squad 2 features new single player style skirmish modes that take players from extreme tank combat to deadly sniper stealth missions. Commanders can now faceoff against opponents on various new multiplayer 1v1 – 4v4 maps. To truly bring the battles to life though there is the new extreme game mode designed for huge battles on spectacular maps.

This new Assault Squad game brings significant game engine and visual improvements as well, with special attention paid to ones that were highly requested by the players.

Key features:

  • advanced multi-core support
  • advanced shader technology
  • direct control every unit as if you were playing a 3rd person shooter
  • interface and AI improvements, including unit kill counts and squad icon information
  • new multiplayer interface
  • camouflage depending on season
  • fully updated inventory items with new graphics and updated vehicles
  • sound improvements, including voice acting
  • Steam features, including Steam multiplayer, matchmaking, achievements, cloud, player statistics, leaderboards, voice chat, Valve anti-cheat, friends invite and workshop
  • player level up and ranked system
  • in-game video recording, and much more.

Content:

  • 15 new single player skirmishes plus 25 reworked ones from the original Assault Squad
  • eight player co-op support and an all new multiplayer extreme game mode
  • 65 multiplayer maps and five gamemodes
  • more than 250 vehicles at your command
  • more than 200 soldiers with unique equipment
  • five factions and various battlefields in Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Africa and the Pacific
  • development tools such as 3d model exporter and map/mission editor, and much more.

Deluxe Edition:

The Deluxe Edition of Men of War: Assault Squad 2 is the most prestigious version of the game. Display your dedicated support as one of the grandest online commanders with unique interface elements and faster collecting of experience.


  • Receive a five star general ribbon for your main menu badge
  • Receive an unique five star general achievement
  • Receive a special icon for your player avatar visible to everyone during a match
  • Receive an outstanding HUD element visible while playing and recording matches
  • Receive a slight XP boost for all factions in multiplayer to unlock units faster

Free Premium Service:

Digitalmindsoft guarantees you to release several free game updates including new content and features during the lifetime of the game. Because games are our passion, we are always eager to listen to community feedback and to improve our games. As an example, we released more than 10 free game updates for the original Assault Squad including plenty of new units.

Systemvoraussetzungen

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista/7/8
    • Processor: 4.0 GHz single-core, 2.0 GHz dual-core or higher
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 10/11 compatible
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 6 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 10/11 compatible
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38 von 64 Personen (59%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
115.3 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 15. Juli
Story: 0/10
Szenario: 10/10 (da viel Abwechslung, jeder Schauplatz im WW2)
Gameplay: SP 4/10, MP 8/10
Grafik: 6/10
Sound: 7/10
Fehler: - MP leider immer noch laggy und damit unspielbar.

Leistung: 4/10

Im Vergleich zu den Vorgängern der Reihe bietet AS2 nichts, was einen Kauf rechtfertigen würde. Der Entwickler hat wieder einmal alles falsch gemacht, was er in den Vorgängern (Soldiers/Mow Reihe) eigentlich schon wunderschön umgesetzt hatte. Die SP Missionen sind erneut nicht authentisch (Ai steht in jedem Level auf einem vordefinierten Fleck und der Spieler darf die Map dann in stundenlanger Kleinarbeit reinigen). Es bleibt also wieder nur der MP, wobei auch hier leider keine laggfreien Spiele zu gewährleisten sind. Dies zieht die Punktzahl für dieses Spiel immens nach unten, da unspielbar und schon in AS1 gesehen. Was bleibt also übrig? Richtig, der Editor und die Workshop-Funktion, wodurch das Spiel nur durch Mods, also durch andere Menschen und deren Herzensblut am Leben gehalten wird. Wer auf authentisches Gameplay und neue Spielerlebnisse hofft, findet diese in AS2 nicht. Somit bleibt AS2 wieder einmal nur ein leeres Gerüst, welches mit alten Mitteln der STRG C/STRG V Methode viel Neues verspricht, dann aber leider nur Altes und Abgespecktes liefern kann.
Trauernd und mit Tränen in den Augen lässt sich also erneut wieder nur sagen: Schade, schade dass eine so großartige Reihe so enden musste...
Ein hoch auf alle Leute, welche sich den AS2 Dateien annehmen und daraus ein echtes Spiel machen, welches in der Lage ist zu fesseln.
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5 von 7 Personen (71%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
13.0 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 1. September
Hammer Grafik, sogar einzel steuerbar mit maus und w,a,s,d tasten... gut gelungen für ein strategie spiel
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17 von 31 Personen (55%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
496.7 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 25. August
So is das spiel sehr gut es macht spass und ist sehr fordern aber leider ist es nicht mehr als ein addon von as 1 und es hat viele mängel
1. statt neue maps zuerstellen haben sie einfach alle maps aus as1 und der addons genommen was zwar gut ist aber doch sehr schade denn ich erwarte mehr von einem neuen spiel das 29,99 kostes als nur so 9 neue maps
2 Das spiel is noch immer so laggy und bei vielen stürtzd das spiel wie in as 1 immer ab
3 Es gehen immer noch nicht mehr als 4 leute in team obohl damit geworben wir das riesige 8vs8 schlachten möglich sind was ich wirklich schade finde da sie ja nicht viel an dem spiel geändert haben
4 Die ganzen flugzeuge in den trailers gibt es überhaubt nicht außer wieder der gammel p51 angriff in der us kampagne


Als Fazit das spiel ist gut macht auch sehr spaß aber weil es einfach noch lange nicht fertig ist empfehle ich es NICHT ZU KAUFEN
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4 von 6 Personen (67%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
6.1 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 26. August
Super Konzept und viel Taktik (Basiert sehr auf Realismus).
Leider ist es momentan noch etwas verbugt und es gibt noch nicht komplett alle Inhalte, woran aber nach und nach gearbeitet wird auch wenn es ein paar Wochen dauert bis ein neuer Patch released wird.
Trotz der Nachteile macht es mir viel Spaß und mit dem ersten Teil habe ich auch schon viel Zeit verbracht.
(Dieser Account ist nicht mein Hauptaccount deshalb habe ich hier noch nicht so viele Stunden falls sich jemand wundert. Ich habe es mit der neuen Steamfunktion nur auf diesem Account freigegeben).
Für Leute die nicht mit Fehlern in einem Spiel leben können und gleich ausrasten ist es dennoch nichts :).

Pro / Contra:
+Realismus (Beispiel: Im Gefecht zwischen Panzern oder Anti-Panzer-Waffen wird acht auf Einschalgswinkel,Munitionsart,Durchschlagskraft,Entfernung,Kaliber und Panzerung gegeben)
+Jede Einheit selbst steuern ( Direct Control ) oder auch wie in normalen Strategiespielen einfach an eine Position schicken und selbst kämpfen lassen
+Detailreich
+großer Anteil an teamplay
+Anpassbare Spieloptionen (Ressourcen,Länge,Modus,usw...)
+Eigenes Inventar für jeden Infanteristen und Panzer(bzw. Fahrzeug oder Waffe)
+Nochmal zusammengefasst: Umfangreich und Detailreich

-Noch fehlende Inhalte
-Patches brauchen ein wenig bis zum release
-Unter schlechter Performance(und Ping) von Spielern leiden alle anderen mit
-Bugs vorhanden
-keine großen Veränderungen zu Assault Squad 1 (aber Assault Squad 1 ist leider Offline gegangen)

Zusammenfassung: SEHR detailreich und realistisch aber nocht nicht komplett fertig

Wenn ich etwas vergessen habe kann es ja jemand in die Kommentare schreiben:)
(Bitte keine Ragekommentare weil ihr vor 5 Minuten verloren habt und ihr denkt es wäre wegen eines einzigen bugs und jetzt sei das Spiel schuld :D )
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1 von 1 Personen (100%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
4.8 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 20. Dezember
Unterschätztes RTS, wer COH(2) mochte, und es etwas zu einfach/unkomplex fand, KAUFEN KAUFEN.

Für Freunde des Micromanagements.

Dank Steam Workshop und Modfähigkeit endlose Stunden Spielspass.
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4 von 7 Personen (57%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
20.6 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 31. August
Wie bereits gesagt wurde, wer Assault Squad kennt, wird viele Missionen wiedererkennen. Hätte selbst nicht gedacht, dass es derart viele sind, die man einfach kopiert und in AS 2 gepackt hat - wirklich reine Abzocke! Wie man seine Fans derart schamlos betrügen kann ist mir unerklärlich. Die paar popeligen neuen Einheiten bzw. Missionen sind es weißgott nicht wert, das Spiel zu kaufen. Selbst nicht in einer 50% Aktion, wie ich es tat. Finger WEG!!!
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1 von 2 Personen (50%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
68.5 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 1. Oktober
Bin ein Fan der Spiele Reihe und bin echt SAUER, das es im Prinzip nur aufgefrischte Copy vom ersten MEN OF WAR AS1 ist.
Ein Versuch das Game mit MODs interresanter zu machen hat dazu geführt, dass ich es gar nicht mehr Spielen kann.
Auch nach einer Neuinstallation und Überprüfen der Dateien läuft es nicht mehr.
Aus den Foren Einträgen werde ich auch nicht schlau, es scheint aber mehreren Leute so wie mir zu gehen.

ICH KANN VOR DIESEM PRODUKT NUR WARNEN!!!
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1 von 2 Personen (50%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
7.4 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 17. Dezember
Das alte Spiel, neue Grafik, langweiliges Level-basiertes Missionen-Spiel.
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2 von 4 Personen (50%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
2.6 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 15. September
Best WW2 RTS since WW2
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1 von 2 Personen (50%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
107.3 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 17. Dezember
hay leute brauche hilfe ich kriege ganze zeit die fehler meldung das irgent was mit dem updat nicht stimmt wen ich solo kampange spiele
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1 von 2 Personen (50%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
8.1 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 18. Dezember
giebt es bots gegen die man zocken kann bitte brauche eine antwort
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7.2 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 11. November
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Graphics:
+ detailed battlefields
+ great rendered vehicles
+ many units animations
- soldiers look a little clunky

Atmosphere:
+ there is something to see everywhere
+ fully destructible environments
- units and environments seem a bit sterile no history

Balance:
+ no overpowering super units
+ 5 levels of difficulty
- no tutorial

Sound:
+ all units speak their own language
+ nice battle varying noise-Inferno
- only a few feedback messages of units
- weapon sounds usually thin

Units:
+ Tanks have correct-acting weight feeling
+ many infantry variants
+ stationary weapons, artillery, mortars, machine guns etc.
+ more than 250 different tank units

Game Size:
+ 5x8 "historical" Skirmish missions
+ missions sometimes very extensive
+ around 40+ hours playtime

Rattling runs just ordered my Wolverine tank destroyer on the battlefield. Quickly, I want to select the tanks and send them to gain my lying under heavy fire ranger at the front.
But wait! I can not click the struggle device partout. Instead me in pale green, the name of another player is displayed. He has not, however, noticed that I him - had given a new tank - for whatever reason. So the tank destroyer rattling leisurely to the front and I can only watch in despair as a 88mm Flak makes the valuable vehicle kindling. It's great.

The reason the solo player is moderately well catered for is that the game has a huge stack of scripted skirmish missions, which can be played by you alone, or with friends.
As far as I can tell, Assault Squad 2 incorporates everything from the previous game, too, making it quite the truckload of content.
The new missions are as strong as anything in the previous games, and sensibly err on the side of huge battlefield brawls, with plenty of armour, although there is some less intense variety in the mix.

What’s significant about Assault Squad 2, however, is that it goes much further into the multiplayer landscape that the previous game had already conquered.
This time you can play an 8v8 game mode, and while some people are still suffering technical difficulties (the series has always run fine for me) new CPU-exploiting optimisations mean that this should, in theory, be the best-running Men Of War game so far, even with these huge new player counts.

The ultra-detailed damage system could occasionally frustrating, but also the source of much of the good things about men of war fighting.
In combination with stack control direct function of the number, which allows you to zoom in and take manual control of each unit on the field, it makes for dynamic and exciting battles. Grabbing control of an anti-tank cannon ball during a fire fight and just sending a round through an oncoming tank armor, it is to explode in a satisfying fireball always a good time.
Speaking of explosions, is the environment in Men of War almost completely destructible, which, quite apart from looks pretty bloody sexy, leads to some interesting tactical options - carving a path through a village for your foot soldiers by smashing through them with tanks, for instance.

Micro-management specialists are happy about the limitless possibilities that this entails: as battlefield kleptomaniacs they arm their troops with Dropped enemy hardware and recycle the enemy abandoned vehicles. Familiar comfort casual players, however despair that every soldier like in a role-playing game carries its own backpack and must be supplied individually to supply crates or trucks with fresh ammunition.

Men of War is nothing for after-generals, that's for sure. Nevertheless, there is a lot of fun, if a planned attack with unexpectedly low loss works or a desperate defense with a last surviving light anti-tank gun hair's breadth succeed.
It’s not a perfect game, and indeed can often be a frustrating one. While it throws off the unwanted shackles of unit trees and resource management, it introduces its own clunky sub-systems that take almost as much time to master. The interface could do with tidying up, and the AI is occasionally dunderheaded.
Men of War: Assault Squad 2 provides an exciting and singular war gaming experience.

Score: 74 / 100
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121 von 144 Personen (84%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
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Verfasst: 7. November
you see Ivan, you published same game twice you have twice Rubles
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66 von 80 Personen (83%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
47.7 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 21. Oktober
While the difference in this game compared to The previous assault squad is minimal, there are a few key differences that does improve the game. The graphics and animations have been slightly improved along with a few minor unit improvements.

The one big reason I purchased this game is due to the fact that there is now the steam workshop added for the game, there are a lot of decent mods and maps/missions that make the game enjoyable if you dont fancy multiplayer. I cant comment too much on multiplayer as I never got into it.

Overall though the game can be enjoyable if you liked previous verisons of the game or are a fan of RTS WW2 games.
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Verfasst: 15. Oktober
Men of war Assault squad 2 is the sequel to the well received Assault Squad. Even with this being a sequel there are still major and blatant problems with this game.

1st. Lack of new content.
The 1st problem with this game is that there isn't very much new content. For being a sequel you would think there would be. It's more of an over all update to the 1st game. The only thing that the 2nd game added is an updated a game with better optimization, better UI, graphics, sound, and Steam features. There is 15 "New" single player "skirmishes", plus 25 reworked old ones from the original Assault Squad. Making 40 single player missions. Which isn't very much, especially being 25 old one. Which let me remind you that is "3", "3" new Missions for each Nations.

Most of the new content that is been added as been added in patches. That were a lot of its coming from. Like health bar, skins, models, sounds, Units and new voices.

2nd. AI
One of the thing you will ran across it the Stupid AI both on the enemies side and your Units. You will be doing a lot of micromanagement, do to the stupidity of your units. A good example would be your medics not picking up your dead men unless told to do so! It's not uncommon to get focus on one part of the battlefield only to come back and see 4-5 men on the ground and your medic sitting there. Making you to manually to him to get each one.

Amour showing their ♥♥♥ and side to the enemy or just refusing to turn their front to the enemy. If you know anything about tanks or amour, you would know that the thickest amour is in the front. Well someone didn't tell your troops. Because 1 too many time have I had to take over control of a tank or Amour car and position it the right way.

Sniper will sit there a lot even though they have clear shot on enemy troops. So many times I've had to click on enemy troops to get my snipers to pick off targets.
AT (Anti Tank) troops will ran across an open battlefield to shot a tank point blank range. When I've be able to take control and do from half of the Range. I've literally watch Panzerschreck troops ran straight to a tank and get killed, and if that is no enough a lot of the times, they will just stare at it from a far while it kills all his comrades! Even better is when they're right next to it, get killed, and didn't even fire a shot.

With this Friendly and enemy troops won't even fire at one another even when theres a tank troop right on the other side of the dead tank. They will both sit there.

Enemy troops will hide and sit there when to many casualties are taken, instead of running, and regrouping. You are now force to ran to the 1 or 2 enemy solders and completely annihilate them with a full squad. If not? You can ignore them and continue your advance to the next objective!

So let me set this up for you.
The enemy is pushing on one side of the map hard, with Infantry, Tanks, and an armored car. You get caught up in this side of the map tiring to stop this advance. You are slugging it out knocking out tanks and shooting down Infantry, making sure your troops are fighting right, and micromanagement them so do not lose this side of the battlefield. Making sure your Panzerschreck troops are firing (Or even just taking control your self...) medics are get the dying up, and that your troops are picking the right targets.

Only to win that fight, go to look at the other side of the battlefield and see that your man have been annihilate because your medic didn't pick up the dead, your AT troops sat there, etc...

This is a very small list of some the stupid this that the AI does. I could go on picking out all the stupid drown right unbelievable things the AI will do. You literally need to micromanagement most if not all your troops.

3rd. A lack of total content.
Lest be honest here. It is not skirmish, these are single player Missions/campaigns. If you played a RTS before you most likely played one with a skirmish mode which is AI vs you and Ally AI on a map with some object or just to kill the other side.

This is a major problem do to the fact that those 40 missions get old fast. Since 1st 25 of then are old one from AS1, 2nd after you complete them there isn't any thing to do after but to replay them over and over again. And most of the missions are just a Assault on key objective over and over again just on a different map. Some of the New missions are defensive mission or Sniper missions.

If you wanted new content you're ♥♥♥♥ed. There is 2 way to go. Go to the work shop and download user made missions or learn to use the Editor. Which is ridiculous!

1st The editor isn't easy enough for the average player to make new content for themselves. It isn't easy enough to even to make simple battles, let a lone missions. There isn't any Tutorials to help you except for one guy on YouTube, but he doesn't tell enough for how to make a mission or even a good battle. All these Epic battles on YouTube are just some guy placing random Units on each side, and having then ball up in an orgy in middle of the map and just kill. As if they weren't even train as soldiers. Taking no cover, nothing just kill, kill, kill.
I hear from the New patch that just came out, that DLC is on the way which in true is another sad joke, because now they're going to sell you new content that should of been in the game in the 1st place. IMHO they need to make a FREE DLC, that adds 10 new missions for each faction, then I can walk a way content. Because even with that, that still wouldn't be enough for a game that $35. Do to the fact that it has very low replay value. In my honest opinion they really should of been 25- 30 new mission and the 25 old ones as Thank you to the fans. Then I could of walk away happy, but still disappointed in no Real skirmish mode.

When it comes to the DLC, most likely it will be a couple of new missions, and a Couple of new multiplayer maps. Which should of been in the in the 1st place. 5 missions for $5 which is a such a bad joke it's unbelievable. What they need to do is Add new Nations, with Missions and New units equipment, etc. Like Italy, which was talked about on the Steam Community Hub forums, and is a great Idea. Why not do a Axis minors pack with Hungary and Romania , or even a Allies Minor pack? Poland would be a Great one too, or even France. With this then you can do Missions pack with 20-30 or so missions. Or even just expansion to the already existing nations, with New units, equipment, missions, etc.

With all of this, It seems like this game was made for multiplayer, yet the multiplayer is dead. Yet It was the same way with AS1. The most I've seen is about 8-10 lobbies at prime times. Even if you were to play multiplayer, you would most likely get your ♥♥♥ kick by a veteran of the games Anyway.

4th. The verdict
The problem is that they made this really great RTS, (one of the best I've played) but doesn't have any content in it. Out of all the RTS games I've played, this one has the lest amount of content. And I've played them all, I've played Command & Conquer, Age of Empires, Company of Heroes, Empire Earth, Total War, Star Wars Empire At War, Dawn of War, World In Conflict, StarCraft, and many more I can't think of right now.

The Biggest problem is that I feel that they just made the tools for you make your own content. As if they made AI, the Units, UI, etc, and just sold you the tools to make your own game, and made a some missions as examples.

Would I recommend this game? I would say No. Because even though it's a great game, with the lack of content and the Good but over just an update to the 1st AS there isn't much here. It being 6 month since release, they could still save this game, with a FREE DLC Mission pack, ( With more then just 1 missions for each Nations!!!!) and some new Nations DLCs. But the big problem will still be the replay value, do to no real skirmish mode.
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50 von 61 Personen (82%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
36.6 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 26. Oktober
It is only when you watch one GI in a jeep stare at another, it's metalwork pinging from the sounds of .50 cals, the engine block busted and on fire, the jeep itself totally surrounded by German soldiers, only for seconds later both of them to casually get out of the jeep, on fire, and run screaming from it into the street only to fall dead on the sidewalk that you will realize that this game is possibly the most insane piece of programming ever put to sale.

You will also realize however that its god damn brillant.
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40 von 51 Personen (78%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
4.7 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 14. Oktober
Men of War - Assault Squad 2,

Is a bit of a strange release, because the content is almost 100% the same as Men of War - Assault Squad 1. The gameplay is the same and the only thing that changed are some weapon configurations and range settings. Everything else's basically the same.

As a plus though, Men of War - Assault Squad 2 has Steam integration, something Men of War - Assault Squad 1 lacks and thus is unplayable in normal multiplayer matches due to the fact that Game Spy shut down. (You can still play multiplayer by using a program like: Hamachi, Tunggle or Game Ranger)

The most important changes, however, are not with actual gameplay, but with the engine that's being used and it's probably their engine of choice for the next game: "Call to Arms".

Final verdict:
It's hard to tell if you should buy Men of War - Assault Squad 2 or the prequel Men of War - Assault Squad 1.
If money is an issue, then go for Men of War - Assault Squad 1. Otherwise you should go for Men of War - Assault Squad 2, because it features Steam Workshop & match making and runs on a more modern engine tuned towards high end systems.
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84 von 135 Personen (62%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
13.4 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 26. Oktober
This is my review of Men of War: Assault Squad. I mean Assault Squad 2. Same game, really.

I bought the same f**king game twice. The same missions, the same troops, the same skins, even the same animations between troops.(all riflemen have the same animation no matter the weapon, all smg, ect ect.) What little HAS been changed, isn't worth $35. Not by a long shot. Some say that what was added couldn't simply be patched into the first game. Well fine, but offer me a whole new game for that price. They didn't. It's the same f**king game. Some say that you can download a lot of mods from the Steam Workshop. Fine, but admit that the dev's chose that as the easy way out, instead of actually taking the time to make a Single. New. Mission. They expect you to pay thirty f**king five f**king dollars for an hour's worth of work done to the same f**king game. F**k you.

This concludes my review of Men of War: Assault Squad. I mean Assault Squad 2.

Let me amend this to also state that I am not "Not Recommending" this game. It is, in and of itself, a remarkable game. If you plan to buy this one, go right ahead. It is still a great game if you're a fan of the genre. But if you already own the first one, you need not bother.
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34.0 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 8. November
Men of War: Assault Squad 2 suffers from being a small step forwards from the first. If you haven't played the first of the Assualt Squads I have no hesitation recommending this for purchase if you have an interest in a deep WW2 real time strategy. Particularly if you played the earlier MoW and want a bit more then you won't be disappointed.

For those that haven't played any of the series MoW is an extremely deep RTS, each of your units has an inventory containing their weapons, ammo and equipment (including hat). Each of these units can also be controlled directly by you at any moment. This makes for glorious moments where you crawl a single man with TNT up behind a enemy Tiger and blow it to kingdom come, or your single tank goes on a rampage causing chaos everywhere. In addition to inventories and direct control there are a bunch of game mechanics to consider, the cover system and terrain is essential to keeping the squishy bits on the inside of your man shaped meat sacks. The ballistics and penetration mechanics are supremely important to tanks, angle your armour and more shots will bounce, shoot through buildings and your rounds will lose kinetic energy. Oh and you can destroy pretty much any structure if you fancy it.

The problem arises when contemplating a step up from the first Assault Squad. At first glance it doesn't appear like there is that much of a difference, it looks and plays very much like the first one with a few interface tweaks and improved graphics. Many of the improvements over the first are "behind the scenes" such as improved kill count mechanics and multiplayer functionality. The major game changer is the steam integration, massively increasing the availability of content and (most of the time) the ease with which you can play it. Sure the quality of a scenario or map will vary but there are good ones out there and reviews and comments make it reasonably easy to find them.

The new content is solid if a bit uninspiring, but new units and fixes are being dripfed into the game and what was a bit of a disappointing release in the beginning is getting nicely rounded out. So if you can get this at a discount then do it and check out the workshop, if you want a first time foray into the series then this is the one to get, the depth of the MoW series can not be oversold and when you get it, it is a thing of beauty. It should probably be mentioned most of my experiences are through co-op to give some kind of perspective. PvP is tense, painful, frustrating and beautifully rewarding in equal measure.

Just keep stealing hats and MGs and don't mention the voice acting.
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32 von 47 Personen (68%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
179.4 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 27. Juni
Great multiplayer gameplay mainly caried over from AS1. However, not much content added. Only a handful of maps, and barely any new units. Graphics are hardly improved and in many cases look worse due to poor optimization. Most of the new maps are 8v8 maps, but the game runs so poorly you can only play 4v4 max, making most of the new content useless.

The game was delayed multiple times in the beta, and has now been released to the public for six months. It still suffers from crippling lag issues that make MP nearly unplayable. On top of that there are a huge number of balance issues, exploits, and bad design choices that have plagued the game for the last 6 months.

Developers constantly say they are working on fixes, but in the 6 months they have had, nothing has been fixed. They attempt fixes only to have them completely fail to fix anything. They released a patch after release that broke the game for an entire week, and also did not release any patches to their broken game for 20+ days because one of their employees was moving houses. They couldn't even code good enough to make arrows that scroll through the leaderboard work properly.

Utterly incompetent development team. Stay away from this game and any other DMS games.

Edit: As of lately they have been getting lots of negative feedback, so DMS is now banning people and deleting posts that say anything negative about the game or their skills as developers.
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