The new reference in RTS at its best! The Wargame series returns to duty, larger, richer and more spectacular than ever before. In Wargame Red Dragon, you are engaged in a large-scale conflict where Western forces clash against the Communist bloc.
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Release Date: Apr 17, 2014

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February 16

Map Pack #3 is LIVE!

MAP PACK #3 is finally live!
It will bring to you:

NEW MAPS:
... the ported classic map Thüringer Wald in two variants:
3v3 Snake Pit
3v3 Crossroad

Plus 4 variants of existing maps:
4v4 Heartbreak Ridge
4v4 Crown of Crags
2v2 Operation Chomite
1v1 Death Row


MAP CHANGES :
Based on the feedbacks brought by the community after the release of the previous Map Packs, we have made some changes on the following maps:
Sun of Juche & Final Meltdown: downscaling the reinforcement arrow.
Mud Fight: smaller red spwan sector to balance the "point of contact" near Alpha.
Mud Fight: central sector moved slightly closer to blue side in order not to incorporate another hedge.
Nuclear Winter is Coming (Conquest): increasing one sector's value from 1 to 2.
Punchbowl, removing the contral sector, outside of the town.
Hell in a very small place, central and bottom zones slightly extended in favor of blue side.
38th Perpendicular, increasing the size of India sector to facilitate access to the city above.
Highway (big), central secttor's value increased from 1 to 2.
Wrecks & Rocks, extending Foxtrot sector to include some woods in order to help blue side securing it.

BALANCE:

GENERiC:
- Autocanons noise increased by about 20%
- Tank filters in the armory fixed.
- Light supply vehicles (500 and 800 supply) are now available in Airborne decks
- Howitzer ammo consumption modified to take accuracy and reactivity into account. High end units remain almost the same while low end units benefit from much cheaper ammunitions.
- Aircraft fuel level reordered according to their real stats with weapon load taken into account, ToT normalized to match that fuel load.
- Tank guns accuracy increased according to their range :
1925m +10%
2100m +5%
Some adjustments had to be made to prevent some earlier version to have a better accuracy than the next. Cheap vehicles accuracy didn't strictly follow this rule most of the time. This bonus comes in addition with the individual modifications listed below.
- CSSR T21 Tarasnice recoiless rifle range incresed from 1050m/1225m (infantry and vehicle version) to 1400m
- BLUE MG3 used by line infantry time between bursts increased from 5 to 8sec
- BLUE Centurion AVRE and M728 CEV dispersion increased, the shell used to land to close from the target when missing
- BLUE Eryx's HE suppression damage reduced.

INF:
- Soviet Gornostrelki '90 access to BTR transport series reverted.

- French Légion price reduced from 25$ to 20$

RECO:
- CSSR BPzV Snezka optics reduced to good, price reduced to 30$, avialability set to 12
- Chinese ZTQ-62G price reverted to 60$ (this nerf was supposed to be an alternative to the gun noise nerf)

- British SBS's M72 LAW replaced with a M2 CG, price increased from 25$ to 30$

SUPPORT:
- Soviet Buratino aim time increased from 15s to 20s
- E-German Tunguska availability brought to the level of the Soviet version

- Danish & Japanese HAWKs speed increased to 35kmh like the other HAWKs
- British M270 MLRS restricted to Support decks like all others cluster MLRS

TANKS:
- Soviet T-55AM/AM2/AMV and their foreign variants accuracy increased by 5%
- Soviet T-62 obr75 / M1 / M / MV-1 and foreign variants accuracy increased by 5%
- Soviet T-64A accuracy increased by 5%
- Soviet T-64BM range increased by 175m (a 10$ price nerf have been forgotten here)
- E-German KPz T-72M1 accuracy increased by 5%
- Polish T-55AM2 Merida accuracy increased by 5%
- Polish and Czech T-72M1 Jaguar accuracy increased by 5%
- Czech T-55AM2 Dyna-1 accuracy increased by 5%
- Chinese ZTZ-59-II accuracy increased by 5%
- Chinese ZTZ-59-IIA accuracy increased by 5%
- Chinese ZTZ-85-II accuracy increased by 5%
- Chinese ZTZ-85-II accuracy increased by 5%
- N-Korean CH'ONMA-HO II accuracy increased by 5%
- N-Korean CH'ONMA-HO IV accuracy increased by 5%
- N-Korean CT-72M accuracy increased by 5%

- American M8 AGS price increased from 50$ to 55$
- Japanese Nana-Yon Shiki series reload time after their 4 shot burst increased from 10sec to 12sec
- Japanese and ANZAC M41A1 range increased by 175m
- British Challenger 1 Mk.2 price reduced from 130$ to 125$
- British Challenger 1 Mk.2 price reduced from 155$ to 150$
- British Chieftain Mk.10 range increased by 175m
- French AMX-30B2 Brennus accuracy increased by 5%
- French AMX-13 Harpon range increased by 175m
- Swedish SRTV 103 series accuracy increased by 5%

VEHICLES:
- Soviet BTR-90 price increased from 25$ to 30$ and availability decreased by 1 per card.
- Soviet BTR-70 availability increased by one step
- Soviet BMP-3 number of ATGM carried reduced from 6 to 4
- Soviet late BMP-2 autocannon range increased from 1575m to 1750m
- Soviet early BMP-2 autocannon accuracy fixed, there was a discrepancy between AT and HE accuracy. HE accuracy now match the AT.
- Soviet early BMP-2 autocannon accuracy increased by 5%
- Soviet SU-122-54 price increased from 15$ to 20$
- E-German MT-LB & BTR-70 avalability per card increased by one step
- N-Korean BTR-80A availability brought to the level of the Soviet version

- W-German Marder 2 price increased from 35$ to 40$
- ANZAC Vickers MK.11 LRPV price reduced from 50$ to 45$

HELO:
- Soviet Ataka V missile accuracy reduced from 65%/45% to 60%/45%
- Soviet Ka-50's Vikhr range reduced from 2975 to 2800m
- Soviet Ka-50's Vikhr accuracy changed from 50%/40% to 70%/35%
- Soviet Ka-50's Vikhr speed increased and are fired rapidly one after the others in a burst of 2. (that's the closest from ripple fire we can do without making them F&F)

PLANES:
- Soviet Mig-25PD price increased from 90$ to 100$
- Chinese J-7C veterancy increased by one step
- Chinese J-8C availability increased by 1 step and veterancy reduced by 1 step
- N-Korean Mig-29 9-12B availability increased by one step and veterancy reduced by one step

- American F-14 Tomcat is now available in the AIR tab in addition to the NAVY tab

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About This Game

The new reference in RTS at its best!

The Wargame series returns to duty, larger, richer and more spectacular than ever before. In Wargame Red Dragon, you are engaged in a large-scale conflict where Western forces clash against the Communist bloc.

1991: the two blocs confront each other in a new theater of war, Asia, joined by various other countries: Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand.

You command the military resources of all 17 nations involved, assembling your fighting force from a phenomenal selection of 1,450 units that have been meticulously reproduced from their source! Command tanks, planes, helicopters, new warships and amphibious units in intense battles of unequaled tactical depth. Master the relief of varied, ultra realistic battlefields, dominate the new maritime areas and rewrite history in a conflict that has been directed and designed in stunning detail by development studio Eugen Systems.

Wargame Red Dragon is thrilling in single-player mode with its new dynamic campaign system, and also offers an extensive multiplayer mode where up to 20 players can compete against each other simultaneously.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: WINDOWS XP SP3/WINDOWS VISTA SP2/WINDOWS 7/WINDOWS 8
    • Processor: AMD/INTEL DUAL-CORE 2.5 GHZ
    • Memory: 2048 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MB 100% DIRECTX 9 AND SHADERS 3.0 COMPATIBLE ATI RADEON X1800 GTO/NVIDIA GEFORCE 7600 GT/INTEL HD 3000 OR HIGHER
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 20 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DIRECTX 9 COMPATIBLE
    • Additional Notes: INTERNET CONNECTION REQUIRED FOR ONLINE GAMING
    Minimum:
    • OS: MAC OS X 10.7
    • Processor: INTEL CORE 2 DUO 2.4 GHZ
    • Memory: 2048 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MB ATI RADEON HD 4670/NVIDIA GEFORCE GT120/320M OR HIGHER
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 20 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: INTERNET CONNECTION REQUIRED FOR ACTIVATION AND ONLINE GAMING
    Minimum:
    • OS: UBUNTU 12.04 LTS 64bits/UBUNTU 12.10 64bits/SteamOS 64bits
    • Processor: AMD/INTEL DUAL-CORE 2.5 GHZ
    • Memory: 2048 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MB SHADERS 3.0 COMPATIBLE. ATI RADEON X1800 GTO/NVIDIA GEFORCE 7600 GT/INTEL HD 3000 OR HIGHER
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 20 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: INTERNET CONNECTION REQUIRED FOR ACTIVATION AND ONLINE GAMING
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oddlizard
( 33.6 hrs on record )
Posted: July 20
"Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win."
- Sun Tzu
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Thommo
( 587.5 hrs on record )
Posted: July 20
Love this game. Always play it. Very repeatable campaign.
I want more!
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Nedius Didlianus Flanderinus
( 162.9 hrs on record )
Posted: July 19
Needs a multiplayer campaign like the previous game had. It is what I really wanted from it. Otherwise it is good if you like playing the AI or have the time to get into high-level online play.
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madspy
( 207.9 hrs on record )
Posted: July 19
there is /pol/ on a chat in the right, worth the money, and it also comes with this extra game about warfare or something its a pretty good bonus
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UFO Reality
( 916.5 hrs on record )
Posted: July 19
One of the best RTS games ever made. Unfortunately the game Devs havent been able to erradicate cheating in the multiplayer. Beware dubious servers that can alter the odds in their favour and some random players who are teamkillers, spies or will spawn a heap of units to be targetted then quit. Also the game can be really bad when your team has a lot of random newbs. The devs never allowed an algorythm to prevent pubstomping.
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Grivies_Otter
( 28.4 hrs on record )
Posted: July 18
I suck so hard at this game, but the effects and graphics are just too amazing to be mad about it. The feeling when that MiG takes down your Helicopter in Bullet-Time: Awesome!
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Shrekt
( 480.9 hrs on record )
Posted: July 18
Pros:
- Tons of content and free DLC (aside from the newest DLC, which is $6)
- The variety of maps and units keeps the game fun and interesting even with 480hrs of play time.
- Incredible detail just in general.
- Campaign is fun and can be challenging.

Cons:
- Match-making is awful. Most sessions are either in-game, setting up, or debriefing. Of the few that are open, most are nearly empty (you'd wait forever for the required number of players to join and the game to begin). Of the handful of games that have a decent amount of people in the lobby, most of those are almost always on the same 3 or 4 maps.
- Players leave the match as soon as their team starts losing since there are no repercussions for doing so.
- The units of the players that leave are given to another player. If half the team leaves, a single player can have half of their team's units. It's too much for anyone to handle, so guess what? they leave too.
- A single person with a bad connection can slow the entire match down for everyone else.
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General Alex
( 276.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 17
Its a good game overall, frustrating at times, but on the whole its pretty good. I reccomend it to people who owned Airland Battle and other RTS outsiders. The simple point system means you can focus entirely on the combat side of things and not have to worry about base building or upgrades or anything like that. Dont buy into a units stats alone. Weaker units can kill stronger units if positioned correctly ( or if your oponent has no idea what they are doing). The enormous range of deck combinations is pretty awesome because you feel like its "your" army you are playing with. Your tanks, your troops, your planes. Dont make a ton of different armies because you will never use all of them and if you do you will constantly be trying to remember what goes where. Better to have a couple armies and then really get to know them.

P.S Please dont spam artillery, I dont mind if you use it,but dont make an all arty support deck.
P.S.S All of the above is my personal experience playing the game and if other people have had other experiences thats just fine. Im just trying to give some advice.
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Vader·Zhang
( 115.8 hrs on record )
Posted: July 17
It was very hard for me to fully summarize all interesting & facinating aspects of this game, since that every setting , every element connected with mechanized warfare attracts military fans like myself. After the entire a hundred hours of playing default campaign(25) and Outposts (75), I managed to recommand it to three of my friends and now we Netplay every few days, of course they're also military fans. Actually I mean, not close to C&C or RA, neither does it like CS1.6/CS:GO or other FPS, first of all you need to be interested in military affairs, which those previous games does not require. Also, you have to be very clear what those equipment & troopers are for, what they can do during a battle, and how can you reach the best cost-effectiveness ratio rather than gathering a collection of bad choices. It is kind of like the Art of War, containing certain military theories if you noticed, which sets a very hig threshold for normal players. Anyway, ¥79 is definately worthy.
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Saving Private Chingo
( 1.6 hrs on record )
Posted: July 16
its lit but needs a better learning guide instead of reading. +1
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
177 of 221 people (80%) found this review helpful
78 people found this review funny
Recommended
84.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 28
Product received for free
the objective of the game is to teamkill and get the most reports on the official forums
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40 of 48 people (83%) found this review helpful
35 people found this review funny
Recommended
426.8 hrs on record
Posted: June 23
Warchat: Red Dragon is the greatest chat room to ever grace mankand with it's presence.

Pros:
-Colors
-Flags
-Russians

Cons?
-The French chat room has 2-3 people in it, max, at any one time

The strategy minigame is great too.

Pros:
-Wonderful co-operative and helpful community
-The sky is almosy always full of artillery shells, mortars, and rockets. every game. always.
-Nothing feels better than penetrating an enemy MBT from behind
-The devs care, they really do, I love them, no homo
-You can tell how good someone is before a match starts just by looking at their name (with some practice)

Cons?
-Will consume your free time
-You will sexually identify as some sort of tank, helocopter, plane, or armored vehicle, (I identify as a BMP3 Russian IFV)
-May develop PTSD from extensive shelling of your infantry
-Your scores may look like this the first 150 or so hours in multiplayer

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Name Points Losses
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1000 40
(Something in Japaneese or Russian) 750 380
You 80 800
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20 of 22 people (91%) found this review helpful
15 people found this review funny
Recommended
201.7 hrs on record
Posted: July 1
1.deploy forces
2.launch rocket barrage from 10 BM-21's
3. charge the enemy with an ungodly amount of T64's and T72's with a bunch of Shilkas
4.???
5.CHEEKI BREEKI IT'S A VICTORY
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16 of 19 people (84%) found this review helpful
12 people found this review funny
Recommended
52.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 30
You finally understand why movie stereotype commander sacrifice 20 men instead of one tank

10/10 would send 20 mails to sad mothers again
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
626.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 24
Tl:dr; It's epic, intense, extremely detailed and takes a while to learn.

Do you cringe to see your RTS tanks and helicopters move at the same speed? Do you want a modern style RTS on a big scale? Do you want semi-realistic ranges, strength and fighting power for anti-air, vehicles, tanks, infantry? Look no further.

Wargame has (to me) been the breath of fresh air the RTS genre sorely needed. It's on a massive scale, and allows you to zoom out to see the entire map, but you can also zoom in to follow a particular unit in incredible detail.

This game has been around for a while, but thanks to the community, the devs are still working on putting new nations out.
Next to the positive things mentioned above, here are a few things you should consider before buying:
-The scale works both ways, it's easy (as a beginner) to get stomped by something you didn't know existed.
-The learning curve is very steep in the beginning, know that you need to make your own unit deck, since the default ones are useless.
-Don't read the chat if you're easily offended.
-(in my opinion) There's little GOOD wargame footage on youtube etc. from which you can learn as a beginner, reach out to the community to get some good decks at the start!
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
23.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 29
The best present day RTS out there!
It has advanced models and thrilling battles.
Only if the AI was a bit better it would've gotten a 10/10...
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
308.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
Longtime Wargame player, the desk system in this version is perfect. Naval Warfare is not really up to scratch but its such a small part of the game not to really affect anything too much. Land battles seems much more balanced than previuous versions. Campaign mode is tough but beatable.
Great end to the series if it is.
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6 of 8 people (75%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
Recommended
13.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 9
This game is psycologically draining because I keep on gaining emotional attachment to my own men
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
22.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 13
WARGAME:HOLY♥♥♥♥THEYARESHELLINGMYINFANTRY
Played some games with AI, no big deal i mean they never shell my peeps so i win if i push their anti air.
played online
♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ STOP SHELLING
♥♥♥♥ THEY HAEV AA GUNS ♥♥♥♥ THEY HAVE TANKS
FUUUUUUCK WHY DID I USE AIRBORNE SQUADS
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
681.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 30
Huge learning curve and brutal community. Don't play this game like your other RTS games otherwise you'll get rekt in 10v10 matches. There are tactics in game but you need to understand every units job and just go off on the price and name of the unit. You're better off using cheap infantry with good IFVs than SF units with meh IFVs. Also beware of the redfor ship spam or tank spam in certain maps. Blufor loves to spam jets and helos; wait that's redfor as well. Blufor does love to spam you with f-14s and other high end jets. Armor wise NATO units beat out Warsaw pact units in accuracy and armor for their respective prices. To future buyers there will be three new nations to be added later this year. Those nations are Yugoslavia, Finland both will redfor and Israel for blu. Netherlands is a new nation and with really great unit loadouts. Its ♥♥♥♥♥♥ off the warsaw pact players.


OH BY THE WAY THIS GAME IS FOR FREE WHILE YOU PAY FOR WARCHAT. PROTIP: ASK ABOUT THE F-35. YOU'LL BECOME THE POPULAR GUY IN THE CHAT. EVERYONE WILL GIVE YOU AN OPINION LIKE THEY'RE AN ENGINEER.

666/10 WOULD DERAIL WARCHAT AGAIN.
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