Exodus Wars: Fractured Empire is a futuristic, 3D turn-based strategy wargame that puts you in brigade-level control of infantry, armored companies and massive super-vehicles.
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Mixed (27 reviews) - 55% of the 27 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jan 30, 2015

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“The tactical depth is impressive, as is the need for an overarching strategy. ... Battlefield management is where the game feels strongest. This isn’t an all-out slugfest in which you must demolish the opposition to win the map. Win conditions are contingent on a number of objectives available in each scenario, and attempting to wipe out the opposition rather than fulfilling an objective will likely lead to a messy end for your troops. Or, worse, you'll simply run out of turns. It’s these stipulations and tabletop conceits that drive the core experience, and there is a lot to like about them. They provide a level of differentiation that helps make Fractured Empire feel like its own entity rather than just another turn-based futuristic war game.”
Gameplanet

“Membraine Studios feel that anyone with even the slightest interest in tabletop gaming will love Fractured Empire, and I tend to agree. However, I would broaden this statement. Turn-based strategy games have made something of a resurgence in recent times (think the XCOM: Enemy Unknown or the Shadowrun remakes) and Fractured Empire fits brilliantly into this trend. I would say that anyone interested in turn-based strategy -- or even just being able to command armies of bad-ass war machines -- will also enjoy this game.”
Grab It Magazine

“Ultimately, it’s an enjoyable and accurate adaptation of tabletop wargaming on PC, and a must-have for fans of the genre.”
The Wargamer

About This Game

Exodus Wars: Fractured Empire is a 3D turn-based strategy wargame that puts you in brigade-level control of futuristic infantry and armored companies, as well as huge super-vehicles. This is warfare on a massive scale that will appeal to those who enjoy games that provide both a strategic and tactical challenge, such as the Total War PC game series or tabletop games like Warhammer 40,000. Featuring a unique, streamlined command system for fast-paced battles with Chess-style alternating activations, customizable armies, and simple--yet deep--strategic and tactical play, the game tells a story from the Exodus Wars, a bloody civil war fought between the Guild and the Royal Empire of Man.

Game Features

  • An engaging and fully realised sci-fi universe set in a period of interstellar civil war -- Play your part in the Exodus Wars.
  • The Royal Empire of Man against the Guild Legions -- Each faction has an extensive roster of units, from infantry and medium armour up to the Empire's Baron small behemoth and the Guild’s Elektra and Enforcer heavy tanks.
  • Deep strategy via army building -- What you bring to the battle is every bit as important as the tactics you employ.
  • Manoeuvre warfare -- Gameplay that rewards solid tactics.
  • Easy-to-learn, difficult to master -- The intuitive user interface enhances the game's depth and balance.
  • Chess-style, interleaving activation-based play that enables quick games -- Give your formations their orders and see these executed on the battlefield; no long waits like you find in typical "You Go, I Go" games.
  • Cover -- Use cover to reduce your opponent's effectiveness.
  • Overwatch -- Achieve superior positioning and control the battlefield.
  • Campaign play -- Play a single-player campaign titled "The Ties That Bind", which can be experienced from either the Guild or Royal Empire of Man perspective for a different view of the story's events.
  • High replayability -- Given the large array of units and the formation combinations possible via the Force Selector interface, not to mention the multiple tactical options available for inflicting your will upon your opponent, every battle offers new challenges and experiences.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: Core i3
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1GB Video RAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X 10.6
    • Processor: Core i3
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1GB Video RAM
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 10.10
    • Processor: Core i3
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1GB Video RAM
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
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