Real-Time Strategy/Wargame. From World War II through the Cold War and into the future, re-live or re-imagine the tensions and crises of our recent history! Guide your nation through the era of your choice in Campaigns, Scenarios, and Sandboxes, as you make every effort to become Supreme Ruler!
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August 18

Supreme Ruler Ultimate Update Version 9.1.37 Now Available

A new Supreme Ruler Ultimate Update is now available.

Mostly content additions and fixes, no engine changes this time:

Version 9.1.37
  • Change of Language (French/German/Spanish/English) no longer requires restart
  • Fixes to some Leader pictures
  • New Meshes (7) courtesy Nerei
  • New modern units added to equipment list
  • Minor map data changes (region colours)
  • Fixes to WWII Campaign events

Also posted earlier this month:

Version 9.1.36
  • Audio fix - if unit sound doesn't exist for Strategic or A-A, will use default sound
  • Content: Fixed AA sound in Equip list for older units (pre-1957) from missile to AA gun
  • Added support for roe-use-chem-tactical and bchem artillery
  • ... (Chemical Artillery, and Chemical Weapon Rules of Engagement)
  • Game Engine Compatibility with SR Great War save games
  • Support for multiple WMDATA files - 'dayswmlevel:"
  • Support for TECHEFFECTGARRISONTYPE (96) - 8 garrison types (unitgarrison:)
  • ... (Garrison unit types will improve over time, tied to tech advances)
  • Fix issue where facilities (ie Land Fabs) don't get properly set to region after grouping
  • ... (Issue with a few regions where their unit production capacity appears as zero)


-- The BattleGoat Team
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July 4

Supreme Ruler Ultimate Update Version 9.1.23 Now Available

We are pleased to announce the new SRU Update is now live for all users on Steam (both Windows and Mac).

This version includes a number of engine updates, performance improvements, and content updates.

A notable change is that the game engine now uses Steam Matchmaking for Multiplayer networking. This requires all players to be logged in to steam and playing with a unique steam account for multiplayer games.

Version 9.1.23
  • Increase PPL max id from 2399 to 4999 (reserve 4000 range for modders)
  • More checks for valid ppl id ranges in scripted events
  • Updated Compiler and optimizations for performance improvements
  • Updated DirectX Engine code for performance improvements
  • Updated Steam SDK
  • Replaced Miles Sound System with XAudio2
  • Replaced MP3 files with newer xWMA format
  • Content: deployment of Syrian troops fixed in SR2020
  • Content: text fixes in language translations
  • Replacing DirectPlay with Steam Networking
  • Support for Steam Lobbies (beta development)
  • Removed support for LAN networks (must create Steam Lobby)
  • Player Name length extended to 31 char max (from 15)
  • Fixed MP speed set issue with wrong icon speed showing
  • Fixed MP pause/restart issue when running at slow speeds
  • Added "cheat trumpme" (add or subtract $1 trillion)
  • Increased maximum number of battlegroups to 250 from 99
  • Slight adjustment to goods base pricing of low gdp regions with low production costs
  • Adjusted sequence of loadgamefix cache creation code - to deal with some orbats issues of grouped regions
  • Resolved rare division by zero treasury error when region falls
  • 36 New models courtesy Nerei
  • Leaders and Governments updated for 2017 and 2020
  • Regional Relationship fixes and updates
  • A number of Mapfixes (facilities, etc)
  • Equipment List Updates
  • Resolved weather-related MP sync error on non-fresh start games
  • Added support for MP kick, Game name display/transmit
  • Games in progress will no longer show in lobby
  • Updated MultiPlayer UI
  • Fixed cache-creation upgrade-on-river bug introduced in insider build
  • Graphics optimizations - more efficient drawing of meshes with shotpoint
  • Graphics optimizations - Reduced use of vertex buffer flushes
  • Graphics optimizations - optimized map zoom default values (options reset needed)
  • Content fixes - 1942 German/Russian orbats, Ireland 2020 leader, etc
  • Resolved Insider Build Audio issue - rare crash with too many simultaneous sounds
  • Resolved Music Volume set to zero issue
  • Content fixes - George HW Bush, etc.
  • Known issue: Music off in Mac version may have audio clicks; defaults to off
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Reviews

“I like this title quite a lot. I've sunk in a pretty hefty number of hours, and I can see myself sinking in more.”
7.5/10 – Strategy Informer

“The rewards for mastering it is the ultimate freedom to run any country in the world any way you choose ... one of the best wargame simulations to come out this year.”
4.5/5 – Game Industry News

“What is there not to love with the ability to go from 1936 to 2070+ with a single nation, at battalion-level, while having dozens of new scenarios and campaign start dates to choose from?”
95% – Armchair General

About This Game

BattleGoat Studios is pleased to present Supreme Ruler Ultimate, the pinnacle of sixteen years of development on the Supreme Ruler series of Real Time Geo-Political Military Strategy Games for PC and Mac. Supreme Ruler Ultimate incorporates the stories, campaigns, scenarios, and features from our previous releases and expands on them in our improved game engine. Take control of any nation in the world from World War II through the Cold War and into the near future as our world lurches from one crisis to the next. Play historical or modern Campaigns with specific objectives, attempt one of the many Set-Piece Scenarios for a shorter game, or customize your game experience by picking any nation in the various era Sandboxes and choosing your own preferred Victory Condition. With so many options to choose from, Supreme Ruler Ultimate provides virtually unlimited replayability!

- Play Historical or Futuristic Campaigns.
- Take Control of any Nation in Sandbox Mode and impact the outcome of an era.
- Challenge yourself with Historical Scenarios for a faster-paced gameplay experience.
- The butterfly effect... Influence the timeline and outcome of thousands of historical events.
- Use Diplomacy, Trade, Espionage, and Intimidation to influence the policies of other nations.
- Guide your Nation through an era of unprecedented Scientific Advancement.
- Modernize your economy to support your social and military policies.
- Sophisticated Real-Time Strategic and Tactical Control of your Military Forces.
- Detailed historically-accurate armies down to the Battalion level.
- Choose your level of control. Make all decisions or use your Cabinet Ministers to help.
- Battle the elements! Fully integrated weather model influences battlefield outcomes.
- Up to 16 players in Multiplayer over local network or Internet (PC only)

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista, Windows 7 or later
    • Processor: Intel Pentium IV or better
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI/Nvidia/Intel DirectX 9 Compatible
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Direct X Compatible
    • Additional Notes: Resolution: 1280x800 or higher
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows Vista, Windows 7 or later
    • Processor: Intel/AMD Dual or Quad Core
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI/Nvidia/Intel DirectX 9 Compatible
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Direct X Compatible
    • Additional Notes: Resolution: 1440x900 or higher
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OSX 10.6 or higher
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo or higher
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI/Nvidia/Intel HD Graphics
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
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