Warring States Tactics is a turn-based battle strategy game set during the Warring States period of Ancient China. The game will include a full single-player historically-based campaign as the State of Qin attempting to unify all of China.
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Release Date:
Oct 6, 2014

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Warring States is nearly finished, but we're a small team. We'd like to involve the community of Early Access to help us with feedback on the game. We will aim to update the game bi-weekly as we fast approach release. We believe Early Access is the customer helping the developer, and as such our game will be cheaper on Early Access with added rewards for your efforts. Thank you.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We intend to release the game in 2016”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“Features not yet finished:
  • Additional Languages: French, Italian, Spanish, German, Polish, Russian
  • 1/4th of Single-player levels
  • Final Balance

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The game systems are complete and in need of feedback/balancing. The current Early Access contains
  • Windows, Mac and Linux builds
  • Online Multiplayer
  • Local Multiplayer
  • 11 Single-player Missions
  • Player vs AI Battle Mode
  • Achievements, Trading Cards, Emoticons and Backgrounds
  • Options
  • Save Game (Steam cloud and Autosaves)
  • Full soundtrack

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“Yes. Early Access will be cheaper than the final release. We believe in rewarding and honoring people who take their time to help us with the development of this game, especially when they pay for it. Thank you.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We will directly coordinate with the community on the Steam forums. We plan bi-weekly updates and will collate targeted feedback on specific missions or features through forum stickies.”
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About This Game


Warring States Tactics is a turn-based battle strategy game set during the Warring States period of Ancient China. The Warring States period is one of turmoil in China, where various feudal states struggle for control of all of China. Lead the forces of Qin through numerous historically-based missions as they challenge the other states for supremacy.

The story is told between missions as dialogue cutscenes using beautifully drawn character portaits; as well as in game dialogue relevant to the battle at hand.

Also included is a fully composed soundtrack, which really helps bring the feeling of Ancient China to the game's atmosphere.

Features
  • Single player campaign
  • Online and Local Multiplayer: Point-buy battles
  • Turn-based (IGOUGO) battles
  • Special Moves paid for by tactical points earned for making positive tactical decisions
  • Original soundtrack
  • Hexagon tiles
  • Tactical combat (flanking, spear wall, terrain,...)
  • Siege Warfare: Assault castle walls with numerous siege engines
  • No Building: Focus entirely on the combat, and tactical choices

    System Requirements

    Windows
    Mac OS X
    SteamOS + Linux
      Minimum:
      • OS: Windows 7 SP1
      • Processor: Dual Core CPU 1.6Ghz
      • Memory: 2 GB RAM
      • Graphics: 512Mb VRAM, Minimum 1024x768 resolution, Intel HD 3000 and higher, GeForce 8800 and higher, AMD Radeon X1600 and higher
      • DirectX: Version 9.0
      • Storage: 2 GB available space
      • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0 compatible
      • Additional Notes: 2gb memory is needed for 32-bit operating system, 4gb memory for 64-bit windows
      Minimum:
      • OS: Mac OS X 10.7+
      • Processor: Dual Core CPU 1.6Ghz
      • Graphics: 512Mb VRAM, Minimum 1024x768 resolution, Intel HD 3000 and higher, GeForce 8800 and higher, AMD Radeon X1600 and higher
      Minimum:
      • OS: Ubuntu 10.10+
      • Processor: Dual Core CPU 1.6Ghz
      • Graphics: 512Mb VRAM, Minimum 1024x768 resolution, Intel HD 3000 and higher, GeForce 8800 and higher, AMD Radeon X1600 and higher
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