In the game you become not only a witness to history, but a powerful and cunning army commander as well. You will lead forces of one of the following European countries: Russia, France, Germany, Austrian Empire and Britain through five campaigns which vary due to the real historical role of each participant.
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Mixed (360 reviews) - 42% of the 360 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Aug 11, 2003

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About This Game


On June 28, 1914 in the center of Saraevo Gavrilo Princip shot Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife. Those shots began one of the bloodiest wars in the history of mankind the First World War. For four long years the earth trembled from gun explosions, the air was whistling with bullets and the sky was covered with smoke and ashes. It was the first war with such amount of troops to take part in it and with military operations going on earth, in the skies and seas, even under the water. Weapons of mass destruction were used for the first time.
The Entente WWI Battlefields gives a chance to see it with your own eyes and try to change the history. Choosing one of five available countries of this real time strategy game (France, Germany, Russia, Austro-Hungary, England) players get under command troops with various units starting from infantry and cavalry and ending with battleships. All units were made true from historical point of view by using archive documents and photos. Every nation has its own features, which allow you to use strengths and weaknesses of troops from different states.

Economic and military advisors are present in the game to facilitate control over economic and military development. Advisors assist in upgrades, obtaining resources and producing units. There are more than 1000 structures on the map and 80000 units, 3D sound and full encyclopedia of armament that give a chance to feel like high military commander entrusted with the fate of the nations.

• One of the first games based on actual events of the WW I
• Massive battles (up to 10,000 units can take part in a battle from each side!)
• Non-linear mission structure and authentic historical battles
• Various types weaponry, armor, vehicles, buildings from that period, which are unique for each nation
• Entente Gold includes two new campaigns with 7 missions each, map and missions editor.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 98/XP/7
    • Processor: Pentium III 500 MHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX compatible 128 MB
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 98/XP/7
    • Processor: Pentium III 800 MHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX compatible 256 MB
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
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L4Dtrooper
( 26.0 hrs on record )
Posted: April 21
I Do love the game it looks great... But...

It DONT hafe any support for windows!
ALL WINDOWS: XP/ 2000/ 7/ 8/ 10/ MAC REALY on all packs it buggy

NO working multiplayer >:(
Only in german version the 1.1 BUT WHO PLAY'S GERMAN VERSION ONLY GERMAN'S DO!

And it cant play some of the map missions.
It breaks at the load point so you can NEVER EVER play out the full game >:(
just like by german campain the map moon island thats mission 5, just stops cant play >:(

It looks all fine at first and is not laggy some texture bugs but thats gone after moving your mouse or kliking on the mini map.

Skermis maps works fine, ONLY the first few maps work.
Ow and tere is NO map editor as it did say!

Music: its gread realy good!

Wel that's why its only 1.99
Better somting than noting :(
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Dr. Oktoberfest
( 3.6 hrs on record )
Posted: April 3
The games itself is ok BUT DEVS PLZ FIX THE MENU
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peytonrandolph
( 0.3 hrs on record )
Posted: March 22
My game loads up fine but when the menu comes up and the mouse emblem appears it doesnt move when i want it. Please help me
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Vyntov
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: February 17
Good game but is broken, can't play.
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A. Soldier
( 12.1 hrs on record )
Posted: February 15
Buggy but working sort of remake, best played on older systems like XP and before that even but it might just work on your OS if you're lucky. Oh, forgot to mention it's based on the Cossacks engine, but surprisingly Cossacks and American Conquest work fine.
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シ Nano
( 3.6 hrs on record )
Posted: February 13
Go to Store (Featured), Click on Games, Narrow by Feature (Steam Trading Cards), Relevance (Lowest Price).
Then skip to Page 9 or 10, until you find the .50 - $1.00 games.
Add them to your Wishlist, games that are a dollar can go on sale and you may be able to purchase for cheap!
A game at .50 may give you that value back in trading cards.
Search and Install "Idle Master" which will run your games even without the game being installed.

I may or may not ever play this game, but some games I have installed and messed around with on a rainy day!
@ .50-$1.00 it's hard not to recommend!
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claurine98
( 5.7 hrs on record )
Posted: February 4
To me This game is Awesome, it has everything i need for a game based on WW1 period
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fernmore2
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: January 21
Used to be a great game. It was the first WW1 game that came out. But now, I can't even play it on Steam. The graphics sucks...can't play game.
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Robert Locksley
( 2.3 hrs on record )
Posted: January 6
This is a quite challenging but still fun game in the old "Command and Conquer" RTS vein, but with the level of historic detail it should be compared to the "Cossacks 2" series. The interface is fairly simple as are the graphics, but the visuals maintain the game's historic accuracy (the differences between national uniform). It can't be compared to the "Blitzkrieg" series for graphics, and it's somewhat behind the "Battle of Empires" mod for "Company of Heroes", but for the price there's quite literally hours (if not weeks or even months in the campaigns) of game play with thankfully little frustration for the junior leader or even the veteran RTS player. A well-trained AI is built into the game to manage your civil or military war effort for you so you need do very little, unless you really want a challenge. Then you should fully expect General War in all his aspects! Finally and thankfully the game doesn't just park itself in trench warfare-you should expect what really happened in 1914; the dawn of twentieth-century warfare with all the associated horrors. Good luck, everyone.
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Nyx
( 3.5 hrs on record )
Posted: December 22, 2015
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YankeeJr
( 8.9 hrs on record )
Posted: December 18, 2015
Fairly Good game for its time. Though not without its faults
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tompickard1989
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: December 7, 2015
I would recommend this game because when i 1st got it the year it came out! it was awsome but now i dont know wot it is my pc or windows must be too advanced and not compatible. It just doesnt work loads n crashs at 1st menu. Wish steam would sort it kos i used to love this game with its hugh pop limit!
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Vinny Scarletto
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: October 14, 2015
Doesn't work with Windows 8.1
I've tried numerous proposed solutions. The game is cheap but if it doesnt' work it's still a waste of your money.
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Axe Wielding Englishman
( 1.5 hrs on record )
Posted: October 9, 2015
War is hell. So is this game. Press shift+h. To initiate holocaust, press g wherever you want.

10/10

WWI with no trenches.
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Adolf Swagster
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: September 13, 2015
I can't even get it to load past the title screen
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Foxysen
( 7.0 hrs on record )
Posted: August 22, 2015
The Entente is a old-styled RTS based on rarely-used WW1 setting. It was released in 2003-2004 and was made by same people who made Cossacks, on same engine as well, unless I am mistaken. And now it was rereleased on Steam.

You will notice that while in Steam it's called Entente Gold, in the game itself it shows "v2.0" and intro was edited to say "Entente II". It's not clear what was changed. I remember somebody on Steam noticing it and saying that some sprites were changed. Like they were working to remake it, but then gave up.

And sadly, it wasn't changed enough to be made compitable with newest Windows. While it may work fine on Windows XP, anything newer will have bucket and half of troubles, bugs and glitches. Then again, you aren't likely to progress past "frozen mouse" anyway. So you will have to look around Steam forums and guides a lot to fix it all. To try to fix it all. Having ended up using Voodoo emulating software of sorts, I still would have low FPS in this game. Well, it was fine, but only when nothing was selected. And you have to select buildings to order 50 more soldiers, you know. And some people seemed to fail to make it run properly even after trying all solutions. So, be careful. This is the main reason not to recommend the game.
Oh, yes, no Widescreen. You can set it, but it will just will crash the game.

No idea how mutliplayer is in this game. Actually, when I clicked on multiplayer option, it was showing nothing aside from mirror-effect. You know, when screen places frame on top of each other when there is no background. Leaving only trail of mouse. It could be because I didn't fix it fully. Or it could be because v2.0 changed things or possibly deleted everything related to multiplayer, including menues.

I didn't play much of game because of it lagging on my laptop after fixes. Just few random map battles. It's quite a standard old-school RTS. Even WW1 setting doesn't bring much to it, no trenches to be found there. Having few recources types may be scary, but you just put needed buildings on top of nearby recource pools and then send remaining workers to work near windmill. And well, being 2D engine in beggining of 2000s, it means that it sacrificed 3D looks for sake of having tons of units at same time. And it's spammy, alright.

One of the more interesting things in it is how your main force, soldiers, are mass produced. In masses. Quickly and cheaply, filling your screen up. But they die like a fly when met with any defencive. While power and recources and time needed to produce better units grow geometrically, so to say. You can make basic soldier every few seconds. Or take half-minute to produce machine gunner. Or few minutes to produce artilerry cannon. Which hits good but misses 90% of time, so it's better used on center of a town. And has firing range bigger than vision range. Doesn't stop unit AI from shooting. Or you can take 20 minutes to create a tank. And the most powerful units are naval ones, taking no less than half-hour or more to complete. Hm, perhaps it's realistical, seeing how history makes a big deal when a ship is lost. It does make water maps take forever when you need a water transport.

But then again, looking at players on YouTube and looking at AI, mass-produced soldiers are still the thing to do. Sure, a soldiers die like a fly when met with guard house filled with machine gunner. What it means is that you have to create 10 times more soldiers and zerg rush it down, watching them grenade everything. It's also faster than producing heavier units.

And seeing how multiplayer does not exist here, AI isn't all that great either. No, it's hard. Until you figure out the game. It's just that his main tactic is massing soldiers are and sending waves after waves at you. It could use more variety, really.

Well, it's quite a curious old-school RTS. Or mass producment of basic units while wasting 30 minutes to build something bigger. I didn't spend enough time to say for sure if it's bad or good one. But seeing how it may or may not run even after fixes, you should avoid it.
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duck
( 8.6 hrs on record )
Posted: July 31, 2015
I sill recommend it, because it is a fun game, for its prize, but...
It does not work with windows 10.
crap.
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The NZ Cooked Banana
( 0.8 hrs on record )
Posted: July 31, 2015
Worst game I have ever played during my lifetime as a gamer
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Arcader
( 13.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 5, 2015
Very dificult but fun
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Colalex
( 2.9 hrs on record )
Posted: June 20, 2015
It's a good game, but it doesn't even work with Windows 7. And yes, I noticed that someone wrote a solution for the Windows 7 users, but it still constantly crashes. DO NOT BUY IT!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
12.1 hrs on record
Posted: February 15
Buggy but working sort of remake, best played on older systems like XP and before that even but it might just work on your OS if you're lucky. Oh, forgot to mention it's based on the Cossacks engine, but surprisingly Cossacks and American Conquest work fine.
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69 of 83 people (83%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.6 hrs on record
Posted: January 11, 2015
WARNING: This game will not work if run through Steam. It only works through compatibility mode with Windows XP Service Pack 3.

THE FOLLOWING METHOD IS ONLY PROVEN TO WORK IN WINDOWS 7.

Launching the game:
1.Right-click game in Steam Library.
2.Click Properties, then in new window click on the local files tab.
3.Click 'Browse Local Files'.
4.Windows explorer should pop up with the game files. Right click on Antanta.exe (shown as Antanta).
5.Click properties again, then in new window navigate to compatibility tab.
6.Tick the box where it's description is: Run this game in compatibility mode for.....
7.Select Windows XP Service Pack 3.
8.Click apply, then launch Antanta.exe or play through Steam.
9.Your game should boot properly with minor graphical bugs (which go away and are only in the levels).

Errors:
-Game seems to blackscreen whenever you select something in the menus, but it only remains for 2-5 seconds.
-Minor graphical bugs on ore deposits, fixed when player makes an action.

I will update this post the more bugs and errors I find. I know this isn't a review, but it is something nesscessary considering all the negative reviews. Please, reccommend this so others can see (if it works for you).
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48 of 62 people (77%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 27, 2014
Do not buy this game.

An excellent looking game for those interested in the Cossack/American Conquest style engines, HOWEVER:

The game simply will not work on newer operating systems, i.e. Windows 8. The developers have no interest at all in responding the these concerns, rather content to milk each new purchaser for its garbage price of $0.49.
As someone who used to play this title, I am dissapointed in the Steam release, dysfunctional as it is.
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40 of 54 people (74%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 16, 2014
Ok for the price, this game is great! Sure it’s not that smooth and the controls are kinda wonky. But other than that it’s pretty solid. The AI isn’t too bad and the Historical accuracy is quite impressive. It has enough variety unit wise to make for a nice mixed combat. Not to mention it has both air and sea units. The graphics aren’t the best, but they will do. I don’t see why any strategy enthusiast shouldn’t play this game.
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24 of 28 people (86%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 5, 2014
I do not recommend this game to anyone who has a windows operating system newer than windows xp 2000. There is a duplicate screen glitch on the main part of the game that renders the gameplay invisible with repeated screen images stuck. Changing resolution in the game does nothing, there are little to no working fixes for this problem. I bought this game for a little over $1.00 it is a complete waste of money.
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49 of 77 people (64%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 16, 2014
doesn't work on windows 8 or 7 update it please
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20 of 27 people (74%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.8 hrs on record
Posted: January 19, 2015
This game may not work on your machine so beware!

The Entente is a Real-time strategy game revolves around World War I and is based on the military events from 1914 to 1918. Players must gather resources that include food, wood, iron, gold, oil and electricity to create and feed their nation and armies of World War I.

The game runs on Cossacks game engine, and is similar to Cossacks/American Conquest series in some ways, the game is overall very unique and fun but has compatibility problems with new hardware and operating systems.

Pros:
-Good old Isometric graphics similar to Cossacks/American Conquest games.
-Each nation has its own fairly accurately represented style of architecture (Something very hard to see in other games, most games use the same re-skinned copy/paste models).
-Good World War I atmosphere.
-Good sounds and music which fits well in WWI period.
-In-game tutorial, commanding units, developing economy, using tactics and strategy.
-Five nations to choose (Austro-Hungarian Empire, Britain, France, Germany, Russia).
-Campaign for each nation and some extra missions.
-Skimrish mode against AI.
-Wide variety of units, buildings and technology.
-Specialized units that is specific of each country of the era.
-Challenging AI, playing on medium difficulty feels like hard, AI actually uses tactics
-In-game encyclopedia included (Museum) , which is good to have one.
-Would run smoothly on weak/old systems.

Neutral:
-No widescreen support (Not a big deal for me).
-No peace time option in skirmish mode like in Cossacks/American Conquest series.

Cons:
-Compatibility issues, the game is likely not going to run without problems on new hardware/Operating Systems, (works on my Win7 64-bit Laptop but not on my desktop PC with the same OS and superior hardware).

Overall the game is challenging and fun, I played years ago on Windows XP (outside of Steam), had issues too, but the one on Steam is (Gold) which is v2.0 so in theory it should work better than the old retail version, and that is true because I tried Disc version of The Entente: Battlefields World War I, and it didn't run on Windows 7 even with after patches.

I'm recommending the game to anyone who likes RTS and WWI, especially if you also like Cossacks/American Conquest series, but keep in mind the game might not work on every system, so think about the risk.

The game is fairly cheap, $1.99 in the US, 1,99€ in Europe, £1.59 in UK and less in other countries, if you're a fan of RTS and old games then get it, you can keep it to play later on some weak system that is built for old games like me.

There are some tweaks and fixes that might fix your problems, don't forget to read pinned threads in the community hub, I would have not recommended the game if it was the same version as the old retail one, but this one (v2.0) actually worked on Win7 64-bit, unlike the retail version I have doesn't run, so if you really want to play this game then you have to give it a chance.

I'm guessing the problem is occurring from newer graphics cards and processors but graphics cards is my first guess.

My laptop specs: "The Entente Gold" (Works).

HP G62

-Intel i5 460m
-First generation Intel HD Graphics
-4GB Ram
-Windows 7 64-bit Ultimate

My Desktop PC Specs: "The Entente Gold" (does NOT work).

-Intel i5-2500k
-GTX 770
-8GB Ram
-Windows 7 64-bit Ultimate

Cossacks and American Conquest series running perfectly out of the box on almost every known system (Except maybe Win8) I believe it is not hard to do the same for The Entente Gold.

I am kindly asking developers to release a patch to fix compatibility issues with various systems, please fix this game because it deserves more attention and fans.

The game is a hidden gem, if it ever works.
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26 of 38 people (68%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 21, 2014
I've played Entente a long time ago and bought this game just from nostalgia but not surprizingly this game hasn't been optimised for ♥♥♥♥. I played on Windows 8 first and was welcomed to a frozen screen, later I tried playing on Windows 7 and the sound quality for the menu was wierd and choppy which suggests old files weren't improved or changed. The main problem I faced is that the game wasn't optimised for ATI engines and if you would look at the community hub and check gameplay pics you'll see the major problem the game is facing. Buying the game for $1.99 is a great deal BUUUUUT your sopost to optimise the game first and because it's unplayable it better of not getting it all.
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16 of 20 people (80%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: December 20, 2014
I really liked this game, and I really want to recommend it but IT DOESN'T WORK! So many people have complained and NO ONE IS LISTENING! FIX THE GAME and read the reviews!

Why upload something and not patch it to work?
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9 of 9 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
24.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 4, 2015
Compatibility problems aside,The Entente Gold is a fine game for those who seek games related to The First World War.
All factions have uniquely modelled buildings and voicelines in their native language.
(Russians speak russian,Germans german,and the soliders of Austria-Hungary speak hungarian)
The levels are HUGE,which makes maneuvering with larger groups of soliders.
The game lets you controll almost two thousand men on map/player.
The soundtrack is memorable.
From the graphical standpoint,the game is plain mediocre,or even bad.(depends on how tolerant you are about graphics)
Overall,the game is worth picking at it's realtively low price of 1,99.
7.8/10
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23 of 35 people (66%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: December 18, 2014
Just waste of money, it doesn't work on W8
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15 of 21 people (71%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
8.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 23, 2014
Win 8.1 needs compatability mode. Or I assume so. Loads fine but then just sits at the menu. All I needed to get the cards, but couldnt play it. 49c is what I paid, and maybe the cards are worth 49c and it wont be a bust...
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9 of 10 people (90%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
36.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 23, 2014
WWI with line battles and no trenches.
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12 of 16 people (75%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 29, 2014
states works with windows 7 but seems to hang shortly after coming to the main menu.
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12 of 16 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 13, 2014
Unfortunatly this game froze my computer every time I tried to boot it up. Not a good game.
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15 of 22 people (68%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 28, 2014
Works just fine on my laptop (windows 7 64 bit, Geforce GT 540M, widescreen). Original version I had worked great on Windows 98, but used to crash terribly on Windows XP and flickered badly, this one works also has some minor flickering in menus, but nothing too serious. Widescreen support doesn't exist, but that's really not that much of a surprise. Multiplayer seems to be down, it was powered by GameSpy if I recall correctly, so it's not a surprise, I guess.
For those who have issues - install directx version suggested in forums, use compability mode and don't forget it's a game from era that is kinda hard to play on modern PCs without tweaking, as developer can't really give you a DOS BOX and just emulate old hardware.
Gameplay wise it's a great strategy surviving the trial of time well, especially when there are not that many WW1 strategies out here at all. It is lacking trench warfare so it's impossible to call it realistic, but otherwise amount of troops on screen and the variety of the game is really impressive.
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11 of 15 people (73%) found this review helpful
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Recommended
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: April 7, 2015
If you stop recruiting new troops, the A.I. on easy will beat the crap out of you. Best A.I. challenge, ever, with gadzillion of troops on the battlefield. You have 1000 troops? So what? My tank will stop them all, literally slaughtering everything in a very large range. How to stop a tank? Well, with another tank, or 100 canons, or a bomber.

However, game still have glitches for the new operating systems. New, I mean everything after XP. Well at least I do have some visual glitches, but the game is playable.

Russia=Women soldiers. Definitely would play again and again and again and again.
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11 of 15 people (73%) found this review helpful
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Not Recommended
7.0 hrs on record
Posted: August 22, 2015
The Entente is a old-styled RTS based on rarely-used WW1 setting. It was released in 2003-2004 and was made by same people who made Cossacks, on same engine as well, unless I am mistaken. And now it was rereleased on Steam.

You will notice that while in Steam it's called Entente Gold, in the game itself it shows "v2.0" and intro was edited to say "Entente II". It's not clear what was changed. I remember somebody on Steam noticing it and saying that some sprites were changed. Like they were working to remake it, but then gave up.

And sadly, it wasn't changed enough to be made compitable with newest Windows. While it may work fine on Windows XP, anything newer will have bucket and half of troubles, bugs and glitches. Then again, you aren't likely to progress past "frozen mouse" anyway. So you will have to look around Steam forums and guides a lot to fix it all. To try to fix it all. Having ended up using Voodoo emulating software of sorts, I still would have low FPS in this game. Well, it was fine, but only when nothing was selected. And you have to select buildings to order 50 more soldiers, you know. And some people seemed to fail to make it run properly even after trying all solutions. So, be careful. This is the main reason not to recommend the game.
Oh, yes, no Widescreen. You can set it, but it will just will crash the game.

No idea how mutliplayer is in this game. Actually, when I clicked on multiplayer option, it was showing nothing aside from mirror-effect. You know, when screen places frame on top of each other when there is no background. Leaving only trail of mouse. It could be because I didn't fix it fully. Or it could be because v2.0 changed things or possibly deleted everything related to multiplayer, including menues.

I didn't play much of game because of it lagging on my laptop after fixes. Just few random map battles. It's quite a standard old-school RTS. Even WW1 setting doesn't bring much to it, no trenches to be found there. Having few recources types may be scary, but you just put needed buildings on top of nearby recource pools and then send remaining workers to work near windmill. And well, being 2D engine in beggining of 2000s, it means that it sacrificed 3D looks for sake of having tons of units at same time. And it's spammy, alright.

One of the more interesting things in it is how your main force, soldiers, are mass produced. In masses. Quickly and cheaply, filling your screen up. But they die like a fly when met with any defencive. While power and recources and time needed to produce better units grow geometrically, so to say. You can make basic soldier every few seconds. Or take half-minute to produce machine gunner. Or few minutes to produce artilerry cannon. Which hits good but misses 90% of time, so it's better used on center of a town. And has firing range bigger than vision range. Doesn't stop unit AI from shooting. Or you can take 20 minutes to create a tank. And the most powerful units are naval ones, taking no less than half-hour or more to complete. Hm, perhaps it's realistical, seeing how history makes a big deal when a ship is lost. It does make water maps take forever when you need a water transport.

But then again, looking at players on YouTube and looking at AI, mass-produced soldiers are still the thing to do. Sure, a soldiers die like a fly when met with guard house filled with machine gunner. What it means is that you have to create 10 times more soldiers and zerg rush it down, watching them grenade everything. It's also faster than producing heavier units.

And seeing how multiplayer does not exist here, AI isn't all that great either. No, it's hard. Until you figure out the game. It's just that his main tactic is massing soldiers are and sending waves after waves at you. It could use more variety, really.

Well, it's quite a curious old-school RTS. Or mass producment of basic units while wasting 30 minutes to build something bigger. I didn't spend enough time to say for sure if it's bad or good one. But seeing how it may or may not run even after fixes, you should avoid it.
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23 of 38 people (61%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 29, 2014
Woooo, The game does not work.

That's all.
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