An alarm is calling for your team’s attention! Put on your boots blackened by soot, assemble your team for the mission and head to the site of emergency. In this realistic mixture of simulation, management and RTS game you take part in exciting firefighting and rescue missions as the head of fire department, assemble your force and...
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Cumpără Rescue: Everyday Heroes

 

Despre acest joc

An alarm is calling for your team’s attention!

Put on your boots blackened by soot, assemble your team for the mission and head to the site of emergency.

In this realistic mixture of simulation, management and RTS game you take part in exciting firefighting and rescue missions as the head of fire department, assemble your force and gradually develop your station.During complex missions where decisions over life and death are often made, you will get to know what it means to be a true hero of everyday life.

Recruit personnel with different backgrounds for your US rescue crew, e.g. firefighters and paramedics. You can also purchase new vehicles such as variety of fire engines and ambulances and furnish your fire station by buying various props, e.g. office desks, training materials, gym machines etc. Your team must work together to extinguish fires and neutralize fire sources in real-time by using extinguishers, fire hoses and even foam cannons. Use the cutting device to rescue and recover trapped people from crashed vehicles, assess their condition and render treatment. Each completed mission earns you money that you may invest in the development of your fire station, hiring new personnel for your rescue crew and purchasing additional rescue vehicles. Distribute different station duties such as vehicle maintenance, cooking and cleaning to your crew. Keep up their morale by providing them with free time options. Gain experience and gradually face greater emergencies!

Key Features:


  • A great variety of rescue vehicles inspired by real US fire engines and ambulances.
  • During varied day and night missions you will encounter different types of emergencies, e.g. train derailments, burning houses, traffic accidents, air crashes, industrial fires etc.
  • Iconic map designs based around Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Miami fire departments with an exceptional level of realism.
  • Rescue trapped people from damaged cars and render first aid as a paramedic at the supervision of an emergency physician.
  • Manage the versatile tasks of paramedics and come to know your personal team of everyday heroes.
  • Keep up your team’s morale by providing them with free time options, when they are off-duty.
  • Purchase new firefighting vehicles and ambulances and recruit new personnel for your rescue team.
  • Customize your vehicles with different striping schemes.
  • Includes innovative and realistic hose setup system for missions, operations inside buildings and radio communication.

Cerinţe de sistem

    Minim:
    • SO: Windows XP (SP3)/Vista/7/8
    • Procesor: Pentium IV CPU 2.0 GHz or equivalent
    • Memorie: 2 GB RAM
    • Grafică: Dedicated graphics card with 256 MB memory (GeForce 8000 equivalent or better)
    • DirectX: Versiune 9.0
    • Stocare: 1 GB spațiu disponibil
    • Placă audio: DirectX 9 compatible sound and video
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Wizzo
( 5.0 ore înregistrate )
Postat: 22 mai
Volunteer Firefighter here, Ok game campain but the free play is buggy and unplayable for long durations (Chacters can get suck in spots or with gear, Had a paramedic and a Firefighter stuck together carrying a body that teleported back to his pre pickup spot leaving the medic carrying the backboard and the firefighter unable to do anything) . No a good real life representation in the slightest. Alright for a little play around. 4/10
shahreen79
( 8.3 ore înregistrate )
Postat: 22 mai
too slow pace and unintuitive UI...
macalpin647
( 27.0 ore înregistrate )
Postat: 13 mai
great game, I have not stopped playing it since I downloaded it. I am hooked.
BritishRail60062
( 10.8 ore înregistrate )
Postat: 27 aprilie
Upon my experience of playing this game. Very positive. As this is the only other Emergency based game I own since I played Emergency 4 in 2010. Although this game is similar to EM4, there is a lot of differences. The first thing you have to do is earn your fire station money by completing missions and you start off with just one fire truck and two firefighters. You can buy more at the start but its not necessary at the beginning as the first mission is simple. But as you progress through the game. You will need more units and vehicles for the tougher missions. However you can unlock more vehicles and units as you progress through the game. Also you can upgrade your headquarters with amenties as well as teach your crew new traits and skills that will be helpful in the harder missions.

However there is a downside to this game compared to Emergency 4 with the LA mod. The let down is the AI because unlike in EM4 where if you unload the EMT medics to treat a casualty with one. The other one doesn't seem to detect any victims and treat them automatically which is a shame because if the AI was more optimised for this. Fewer critical injuries would occur. Also the AI is a bit erractic with the firefighters as sometimes with the water and foam tender vehicles. They drive through the blaze before putting it out if lift to their own devices. But other than those issues. This is a very nice game to play and I would like to see some DLC come out for this game in the future :). Especially some official licenced vehicles like Pierce, E-ONE, Seagrave etc.

But to be honest if you like these sort of games like I do. Then buy it as its quite addictive and very fun to play. I have completed the storyline missions. So now I am going to see if there is anything else left to unlock. The UK price of £6.99 that I paid is a bargain.

Overall Rating: 9/10.
alimaben1988
( 10.2 ore înregistrate )
Postat: 26 aprilie
advantages of the game are:
- new concept of game in the gener.
- control on the skills of the staff
- enjoyable game

the disadvantages of the game are:
- very short game, (finish the game after 2 hours)
- levels repeating themselves, after unlock all the vehicles and staff
- no sotryline
- can not customize the base and expand the number of vehicles

the bottom line, if you get the game for 5$ or less, buy the game
ThunderTwonk
( 5.5 ore înregistrate )
Postat: 27 martie
Ever watched Chicago Fire and thought "Wow I'd love to do what Casey does and fight these fires"? Well thats what I did and then played this game.
Its amazing, its like a strategy game but with firefighters! The only thing better would be a first person firefighter simulator and lets be honest battlefield will probably bring one out now they've already done hardline!!
10/10 would firefight again
Someman118
( 3.6 ore înregistrate )
Postat: 20 martie
Not like the Youtube Videos, only one story line, the story line is boring and takes only an hour to complete after the second shot. Spend your money on something better.
Wolfe Procter
( 23.5 ore înregistrate )
Postat: 11 martie
There is a GAME BREAKING glitch in which sometimes the yellow and white hoses "snag" on something due to poor pathfinding. When this happens, your firefighters can't take the hose to where it needs to go, nor can they disconnect the hose so you can arrange things in a way that works. All that you can do is watch as buildings and civilians burn to ashes or reset the game to the very beginning. I would recommend this game once this glitch gets patched.
maskedman381
( 0.1 ore înregistrate )
Postat: 15 februarie
Bad game. Not worth any money.
elegy
( 7.0 ore înregistrate )
Postat: 29 ianuarie
Rescue - Everday Heros is entertaining enough as an emergency management simulator however it has some serious issues.

The most glaring problem is there is pretty much zero automation; you have to micromanage every aspect of every token on screen. If you want your firefighters to grab and connect firehoses while your paramedics start triaging the injured, you'll have to control all of them through every step (including exiting/entering vehicles). This is really annoying considering you may have 12 tokens that you have to micro manage. The only automation they offer is that you can send the ambulance to the hospital (so long as you remembered to assign a driver) and it will return.

Pathfinding is sometimes difficult for your tokens. They may have difficulty finding their way indoors, attaching a firehose, picking up a stretcher, driving vehicles, triaging, putting an injured person in an ambulance and generally finding their way to any area you assign them to. This is not a constant problem however it is noticable throughout the game.

This is a very short game with a low variety of missions/mission structure. There are traffic collisions, fires, medical aids and one or two different crisis missions (not mentioned for spolier control). After you respond to a few different calls the missions generally start to feel the same even though they may or may not take place on a different map.

Even with the issues I found this game fun though I cannot recommend it for everyone. If you are looking for an emergency management simulator that allows you to put out fires, save lives, command a fleet of emergency vehicles and are willing to look past/work with the issues, this game is for you. If poor RTS mechanics drive you insane, avoid it.
jamjdm1998
( 0.6 ore înregistrate )
Postat: 21 ianuarie
This game is very hard to understand and you only have one view.
Lady Trump
( 0.7 ore înregistrate )
Postat: 8 ianuarie
Firetruck went mad and took a ride without any crew. I am still confused.
English Psycho
( 34.4 ore înregistrate )
Postat: 2 noiembrie, 2015
A good game but gets boring as the missions always repeat.. mix the missions and make then random the game would be a lot better, But overall a good game to pass time.
rescue49
( 10.9 ore înregistrate )
Postat: 19 septembrie, 2015
This game can be tricky to control and there is very little content. However, the missions are interesting and I enjoy the game.
Malone
( 9.1 ore înregistrate )
Postat: 7 septembrie, 2015
This game has so many bugs to it and I have owned this game for awhile. Doesnt look like they are going to fix it. So I am am not going to by any games from this developer.
DeltaKiwi
( 4.6 ore înregistrate )
Postat: 5 septembrie, 2015
The station interface is good, would like it more like 911 First responders for actual missions or make the missions a bit harder, very basic missions.
Would be better if you actually chose the fire truck and people in station as opposed to in a menu and directed them to the incident.
Antalous
( 3.4 ore înregistrate )
Postat: 10 august, 2015
Don't get me wrong, I enjoyed this game but I was able to beat it to quickly and I feel like the game has absolutely no replayability. It is over priced for how long you can play it for.
riverabaezm
( 28.6 ore înregistrate )
Postat: 19 iulie, 2015
EVERYDAY HEROES(US EDITION) THIS SIMULATOR IS MORE THAN GOOD BUT COUD BE GREATER ! HOW ? THE GRAPHICS,MORE SITUATIONS,EXENARY AND WOULD BE GREAT IF YOU DRIVE THE VEHICLES AND NOT USE THE COMPUTER MOUSING.
jonathanslayer
( 15.9 ore înregistrate )
Postat: 9 iulie, 2015
I am absoulutely a fan of theese emergency stuff.And am a fan.But After about 10 hours.I finished all the missions.And I can't seem to find any more game modes.Rescue 2 is so much better but still repeative.But am still a fan so 6/10 average For this.Not for the second game
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5.5 ore înregistrate
Postat: 27 martie
Ever watched Chicago Fire and thought "Wow I'd love to do what Casey does and fight these fires"? Well thats what I did and then played this game.
Its amazing, its like a strategy game but with firefighters! The only thing better would be a first person firefighter simulator and lets be honest battlefield will probably bring one out now they've already done hardline!!
10/10 would firefight again
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145 din 167 oameni (87%) au considerat această recenzie utilă
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5.0 ore înregistrate
Postat: 12 decembrie, 2013
Here's a link to the first part of my impressions series on this game https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsJ9rhfTqUg

There's a surprising amount of fun to be had here, but the game is severely lacking in challenge if you're a core gamer. Still worth checking out though and the price is pretty right in my opinion.
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51 din 56 oameni (91%) au considerat această recenzie utilă
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Postat: 27 iunie, 2014
In Rescue – Everyday Heroes you play the boss of a fire station in charge of responding to emergencies of all types in the local area. While described as a simulation, casual would be a much better characterisation.

The game takes part in two parts, the first a Sims-like fire station where you hire and fire firefighters and paramedics, assign them different jobs around the station like dispatch or maintenance or improve their skills at the lecture room or gym. Your also have to monitor their individual moods, assign them a job they like, it goes up, if something goes wrong in their lives, favourite football team loses, it goes down and they are useless. You can also cover the fire station in all sorts of furniture, some useful, some purely cosmetic.

The second part of the game is the actual fire fighting and treating injured citizens and transporting them to hospital. Here you take a combination of vehicles to a locations in the city, bins on fire, plane crashes, truck crashes and the like and put out the fire and treat and transport any survivors. Water is obviously the most important resource here, you either need to find a fire hydrant and hook up a supply hose and then the standard hoses to that or bring your own water in the form of a tanker. As you make your way through the campaign newer vehicles will unlock, many carry their own water and even have a remote fire hose on the roof. Eventually you'll just bring these firetrucks, someone's barbecue is on fire? Smash down the fence with your trucks and blast that BBQ across the backyard into the neighbour's kitchen. Fire out, job done.

Paramedics also play an important role in the game. Accidents often leave injured strew across the scene and the first job is to assign a paramedic to triage each and treat them in order of most injured to least and transport them to the hospital. Once a patient gets to the purple state you lose money from your mission score so be sure to look after the most injured first. Do they die if you leave them too long? I don't know, it never seemed to happen. I once thought I had finished a mission but it said there was one more patient, turned out I'd parked an Ambulance on top of him. He was fine, probably sued the crap out of the city though. If things get too hectic you can also hire extra ambulances, doctors and firetrucks at a cost, but you'll never run out of cash.

There are a few issues though. Pathing is poor and clicking, selecting and giving orders is inexact at best. Often trying to assign the second paramedic to a stretcher is an exercise in frustration as they either can't work out how to get there or the stretcher has clipped into something else. Also why on earth can't firefighters carry stretchers? I understand they are not trained in advanced medicine, but any clown can carry the other end. It would give them something to do after the fire is out. There are also no female fire fighters or paramedics. Some mission take place indoors and here the performance can take quite a hit, chugging along for no real reason.

The campaign is not particularly long, 5-6 hours at most, though there is a free-play mode where you only have to fight fires, no base management. I played though the campaign in one sitting but I can't recommend paying full price. On special or from a bundle and it's good fun for a few hours.

6/10
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41 din 49 oameni (84%) au considerat această recenzie utilă
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3.6 ore înregistrate
Postat: 12 decembrie, 2013
I enjoy the game, worth the cost to me. Spend more than that on 12 pk. and it doesn't last as long. It's not gonna win game of the year or anything but it makes for a fun time killer. I play 30+ mins. and either play something else or get back to that dreaded MMO called real life. Only issue I've had is the pathing issues of the fire trucks and firemen but nothing that ruins the game for me. The developers have already talked about addressing these issues a.s.a.p. Over all I'd give it 6/10 (7/10 once the patch) Cheers!
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190 din 299 oameni (64%) au considerat această recenzie utilă
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10.7 ore înregistrate
Postat: 11 decembrie, 2013
Where to start.

This is released as a standlone game, even though this should have been a patch for version 1.0.
The same problems are there in this one as it was in 1.0 , infact it is exactly the same game all that appears to have changed is they have added a handful of new maps, even the managment station is exactly the same as before, now how cheap is that?

They did not patch or fix 1.0 so do not expect them too with this one.

This is probably the biggest cheap way of dealing with customers i have seen for awhile but the game can be fun in parts, it will just be ovber in a nights play.
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26 din 29 oameni (90%) au considerat această recenzie utilă
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4.5 ore înregistrate
Postat: 12 decembrie, 2013
I recommend this game because it is different and it has a fun concept. The modeling and graphics are fit the game nicely. There are a few drawbacks though. The controls and (not sure what its called) the going through clicking buttons whatever is hard. It is not very easy to command a unit to do something, this is not good when in an emergency. The map is very limited, which makes the missions feel repetitve. There are also some minor glitches, like firemen getting stuck in firetrucks, ambulance doesn't want to got to the hospital, etc. If you think it looks interesting, buy it, I still find it very fun.

ALSO: Although I do recommend this game, Emergency: Fire Response is better. I highly recommend that game, if you can get your hands on one. (Ask me for details)
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34 din 45 oameni (76%) au considerat această recenzie utilă
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5.8 ore înregistrate
Postat: 14 noiembrie, 2014
This game has a good 'concept' but failed to deliver via bad user interface and bad game play mechanics. You control a fire station, and as you start to get into the game it looks like it could be a nice 'time management' type strategy simulation. I could see it becoming a game were you had to get you're guys to work as a team to save people.. but as you hit the 2nd or 3rd mission that dream fades and you are left with the reality that you're playing a point and click game for teenagers working on there motor skills with a mouse. Most missions were you have multiple guys responding you quickly find they do everything so fast its easier to just pick one guy and do everything, for example the first thing you learn, connecting the support hose, then connecting an assault hose. If you attempt to use 2 guys to do this they get in each others way tripping over one another like ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥, and by the time your first guy has laid out his 'support' hose, your 2nd guy is just tripping his way back to the truck to bust out the 'attack' hose. You quickly start asking yourself, "why did I even tell you to move, your too late". So the game becomes a resource management game, trying to save every drop of water in your truck for that pesky leaf fire in the middle of nothing that is endangering all the roaches in the area, you'd have thought the 1600 gallon tank would be more then enough, but the first one took 85% of your water. you would think there would be more 'don't use this type of extinguisher on this type of fire' going into a game based around fighting fires, but apparently education was last on there mind (unless you feel like reading all the info panels in the menu that tell you the history of fire fighting/rescue). The game died for me when i came to a fire that was down a set of stairs (you know surrounded by concrete, scaring all the ants?) and i told my 'guy' to walk down there with the attack hose and he dumbed around in a few circles then went upstairs, then apparently he ran out of hose, perhaps it was around his neck, cutting off the oxygen to his brain, and couldn't seem to figure out what a Z coordinate was. After that i promptly uninstalled and made its own heading in my steam games as 'crapgames'. it is currently the only resident of that title so far.
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13.2 ore înregistrate
Postat: 13 decembrie, 2013
7 hours and I've had enough. Too clicky, too tedious.

In short. Get call out. Put out fires. Open broken cars. Send peeps to hospital. Build up station, get promoted and buy new trucks.

It WILL hold interest for awhile simply because of the "what will I get next" and you get to play with some new trucks.

But ahhhhhh!!!!!

Some of the pathing is stupid. Truck hooked up. Traffic stopping access. Guys caught under truck when you connect up. Can't move truck because guys is connected but can't disconnect guy because he's under the truck! One incapped truck.

Out of water? I have to bring fireys #1 and #2 back to the truck from the seat of the fire, disconnect their hoses before firey #3 can disconnect main hose. Why can't we just drop the damn main connector from truck!!

And what? ONE fire extinguiser per truck? Really?

Ambos? Attend to patient with ambo #1 while ambo #2 get's stretcher. Ambo #1 has to go back to the ambulance to put the first aid kit away before he can help with the stretcher!! Unless ofc, you have a firey doing nothing while he waits for the truck to come back with more water. Except, he's holding the damn hose isn't he!?!?

I found at least 1 faulty mission. Objective: Extricate victim. So I sent heavy rescue and hey, guess what, car is empty. Mission even said victim was thrown clear!!!

Also no idea if fire scene has hydrants or not so have to take water tankers everytime anyway!

..oo00oo..

SUMMARY
Most of the game logic is very, very ordinary. Shows a complete lack of bothering to test or even consider the scenarios.

This COULD be interesting if actually doing the missions wasn't so flawed and tedious.

Don't. Just don't.

2/10
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12 din 14 oameni (86%) au considerat această recenzie utilă
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3.7 ore înregistrate
Postat: 13 decembrie, 2013
A decent game, vary easy tho for Emergency vet here. Some vehicles are just OP, eliminating the need for firefighters if no interior fire is involved too. Still i say it`s entertaining, what else is there to ask of a game, huh?
One thing however is it`s buggy as hell, especially that used over and over highway map. Ugh... I suppose it is worth a buy if you into that kink of micromanageing strategy, BUT - after a patch or two.
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14 din 20 oameni (70%) au considerat această recenzie utilă
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6.2 ore înregistrate
Postat: 15 decembrie, 2013
Well, as I spent long hours with 911: First Responders and other Emergency series games, I am not shocked by this micromanagement in Rescue - Everyday Heroes game. TBH it is not surprising, BUT - one moment - when firefighter connect his attack hose to split, he needs additional command to put the flames. Damn. That`s a bit too much for me - micromanagement in all it`s glory. Other thing or things: impossible to connect attack hose directly to fire engine, split must be connected first. That`s nonsense - maybe I am enough only one hose connected to one engine. pathfinding problems already are mentioned by other people. And after some hours playing it becomes very repeating - the maps, the objectives, the fire itself, and extinguishing itself - arrive, connect, connect more, water ended, get more, finished. And put the equipment there, where you took it from. Impossible to put in on ground, need run here and there, what wastes time. Training personnel in gym, doesn`t seem any advantage or disadvantage - everyone works like one. Well, training in lecture room awards new traits, what, again aren`t useful in field.
My summary can be this - I feel like I playing some demo version and vasted money. Pitty I can not get them back.
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13 din 19 oameni (68%) au considerat această recenzie utilă
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2.0 ore înregistrate
Postat: 6 iulie, 2014
Not bad.
One thing I don't like in this game is camera angle of interior fire, it's just horrible and make it hard to see where I should proceed but others are good enough.
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16 din 25 oameni (64%) au considerat această recenzie utilă
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3.9 ore înregistrate
Postat: 12 mai, 2014
This game is sort of like Emergency with some kind of sim component where you can buy people sofas, or desks, even showers. None of this sim mechanics seem utilized at all. The game is pretty short about 20 missions, maybe 9-10 vehicles, and no police vehicles. The missions repeat in the campaign after completing them and freeplay is sorta meh. Since there are only fires, alot of missions have to do with a barbecue catching fire, or a tree. Just go there point truck at fire and the fire goes out. It is a simple game, I got bored of it in the few clocked hours I have playing this. This game could be awesome though if the Sim features are ever utilized. Oddly there is a helipad, what its for I have no idea since there are no air vehicles in the game that I found.

Rating: 2/10 Value: $2.99
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9 din 12 oameni (75%) au considerat această recenzie utilă
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2.2 ore înregistrate
Postat: 22 ianuarie, 2014
As a firefighter myself, i think it is a fun game. Its pretty realistic, however i wish there was more content, say being able to supply an engine from a hydrant like we do in RL. Over all, it is fun, and i expect good things to come.
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5 din 5 oameni (100%) au considerat această recenzie utilă
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Postat: 13 decembrie, 2013
I liked the game a great deal. In all i think i was probably 6 or 7 out of 10. I think that they should add unform options like the suppor firefighters wear brown gear and a yellow helmet and I wouldve liked to have my men wearing that gear not a game breaker at all, More truck color combinations would be good as well, also make the sirens sound better they just sound odd. Other then that I really enjoyed the game and recomend it deffinately worth the money.
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5 din 5 oameni (100%) au considerat această recenzie utilă
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9.0 ore înregistrate
Postat: 1 ianuarie, 2014
This is a nice game, it looks good and the game engine runs smooth. The game is full of action and easy to play, it is too bad there is no multiplayer mode or a option to create custom missions, but, you can play in freemode. However, there is a lack of missions and realism. After you turned level 6 (after 24 missions) no new missions will appear, nor you will level up or gain more vehicles or other perks. So the game is played out within 8 hours and is not very interesting to keep playing.
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6 din 7 oameni (86%) au considerat această recenzie utilă
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Postat: 2 februarie, 2014
It has potential, but needs some work.
- How-to is thin...
- Why can't you connect the fire truck to the water hydrant?
- Firefigthers and EMTs are proffesionals and shouldn't need to be given every coomand needed. The game should have been a bit more "tactical" than micro management.
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6 din 7 oameni (86%) au considerat această recenzie utilă
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13.0 ore înregistrate
Postat: 12 aprilie, 2014
If like me, you like management and strategy games, this game might offer you something different - especially if you've not played any of these Emergency/Rescue style games before. I still haven't tried the Emergency series, which I believe to the be the natural competition to this title, so my review is based on this game, as a stand-alone entity (from the perspective of being new to this genre).

The reason I chose this title over one of the others, was simply because I felt intrigued to play a rescue game with the prospect of a station management side. Between every mission you return to your station, where you can hire paramedics and firefighters, buy new vehicles, and spruce up your station with new furniture and technology. Truthfully, I love buying new vehicles and hiring new staff, but still can't understand what importance they play when assigned to certain jobs in the station... I guess I need to do more digging around to answer that one. It's also nice to have a specific budget allowance in the game, that prevents you from going crazy and buying everything too early.

When you're happy with your vehicles and staff, then you hit the little mission light (a button in the bottom right corner), and now the game enters a phase where your staff occasionally open a dialogue with you, and where you receive incoming missions. These missions range from fairly easy house fires to massive highway pile-ups that require Heavy Rescue vehicles, Fire Engines, Paramedics and more. Even if you don't have the right vehicle, you can spend money mid-mission to call in doctors etc.

The pathfinding of your units, once you assign them a task, isn't always perfect, and several times I've had issues with Paramedics struggling to take the other end of a stretcher, when in a confined space. I've figured out a work-around for this, so it doesn't bother me so much, nor detract from the sense of urgency, nor the element of fun that playing the game provides.

So far I've played this game for about 8 hours, and I'm still very much enjoying the feel and challenge of this title. With no frame of reference to other, similar titles, I can't say how well it stacks up against the competition, however, I'm very happy with this game and would strongly recommend it to anyone that has an interest in the genre, or enjoys management and strategy games.

I give it 8/10 - only revoking those extra points for the occasionally tricky path-finding.
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2.1 ore înregistrate
Postat: 12 decembrie, 2013
There needs to be more games like this. Please keep updating with more stuff.
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Postat: 9 mai, 2014
For a dollar in a bundle, not a bad game. It's mainly about micromanaging fire fighters and paramedics. Unfortunately, few interior fires that seem exciting, and the paramedic missions are bog standard and rather boring. Towards the end of the game, you get tanker trucks that allow your firefighters to fight fires without ever leaving their trucks. It's easy, but makes the game less fun. The last new firefighting truck I'd get is the Water Carrier, as some missions are simply too far to not have water on hand. The later trucks simply make it too easy, plus the trucks are autonomous in this game, so you don't have to send a single firefighter to win. Overall, took me about 4 hours start to finish, and it was enjoyable. Maybe not worth whatever full cost is, but as part of a bundle, worth redeeming the key.
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7.7 ore înregistrate
Postat: 13 decembrie, 2013
This game is not worth $20. The game is fun and everything, but I beat the campaign in around 15 hours of gameplay. Also the freeplay mode is just too fast. I would suggest waiting on buying the game until there are new campaigns or the price drops to around $10. I also belive this game should have multiplayer, something where whoever gets to the emergency first gets it. I reccomend this game but it is too expensive for what you get. The game is also lacking more off road forrest fires, without those levels, the off road fire fighting vehicle seemed like a waste. A Fire Crew truck would also be useful in general, I only kept my actual Fire Trucks to carry people after I got the water tenders because if it was an indoor fire I would have needed to send my Rescue Trucks. Also during the campaign there was a helicoptor pad next to the station causing me to think that I would be able to purchase a helicoptor in the later game.

Link to a Fire Crew Truck: {LINK ÎNLĂTURAT}
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