A turn-based strategy game pitting two players of Light and Shadow against each other with asymmetric forces and hidden units.
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Positive (4 reviews) - 100% of the 4 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Sep 21, 2015

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August 5

Offworld Games Giveaway II



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We're hosting another giveaway, this time for your choice of 1 of the following Reiner Knizia titles:

- Reiner Knizia’s Tigris & Euphrates
- Reiner Knizia’s Battle Line
- Reiner Knizia’s Samurai
- Reiner Knizia’s Lord of the Rings: Confrontation
- Reiner Knizia’s Ingenious
- Reiner Knizia’s Lost Cities

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About This Game

A turn-based strategy game pitting two players of Light and Shadow against each other with asymmetric forces and hidden units.

For Light to be victorious, the player must sneak the Prince to the Shadow Stronghold. Shadow, on the other hand, is tasked with finding and defeating the Prince (Or moving 3 characters into the Light Capital).

Like many of Reiner’s designs, The Confrontation can be played casually between beginners or as deeply as master level chess: it’s up to you and your opponents!

GAME FEATURES

  • Solo play versus multiple AI opponents.
  • Realtime online multiplayer.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP+
    • Processor: 1 gHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.1+ w/ GL_ARB_framebuffer_object
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows XP+
    • Processor: 2 gHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3+
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Yosemite 10.10
    • Processor: 1 gHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.1+ w/ GL_ARB_framebuffer_object
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Yosemite 10.10
    • Processor: 2 gHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3+
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
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Overall:
Positive (4 reviews)
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Cousin Eddie
17.6 hrs
Posted: September 30, 2015
I haven't played a lot of board game adaptations to the computer before, but I can say that this is a very well done game. There is a bit of a learning curve if you haven't played the board game before, but the tutorial takes you through the basics. The rest you'll learn pretty quickly in a few matches against the AI.

The choice of playing as either Light or Shadow gives the game a good variety of play, as each side has some very unique and interesting characters, character abilities, and special cards. So far I've played against both the AI and real opponents, and both game modes are fun.

Highly recommend this game for anyone who loves board games or turn-based strategy games!
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Ninja Pipes X
0.8 hrs
Posted: September 26, 2015
This is a really great conversion of a board game. I supported it on Kickstarter and I'm happy with the final product. Mac version seems solid and the introductory tutorial is well done (usually tutorials suck on most board game conversions). Animations and game mechanics all feel very well polished. Kind of wish the game had a campaign mode with a story, but fighting the AI in solo mode works too I guess. Could also use a bit more settings to adjust the resolution and windowed in-game, but can also hope those come in a later patch.
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Narkulus
1.0 hrs
Posted: September 22, 2015
Great board game conversion.

It has a Stratego style set up, but is much deeper with each piece having it's own powers and a numerical strength, piece placement is very important during board set up. You can see your opponents piece placement, but not what those pieces actually are.

Battles play out on a diamond shaped board with sixteen territories, your pieces can only move forward with some pieces and board spaces having powers that can allow exceptions to this. When you move into a territory with an opponent present, your opponents piece is revealed and a battle begins. Your strength and your opponents strength and power are revealed. You then play an additional card from your hand prior to the battle and then you and your opponent reveal cards simultaneously. Cards can generally only be used once and are not replenished until they have all been used. Your piece strength, special powers and the card you played determine the outcome. Get your Prince to the home territory of the shadow forces to win, or if your'e playing shadow forces, get three of your pieces to the light side home or kill the prince for the win.

Great game. Well implemented. I love seeing these great board games making their way to steam.

Mulitplayer games play out in real time (no async) and the game does have an integrated chat box.
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TSN.BriskeysGaming
0.5 hrs
Posted: September 22, 2015
I love it , Great price , fun strategy game. Well done.
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
14 of 15 people (93%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: September 22, 2015
Great board game conversion.

It has a Stratego style set up, but is much deeper with each piece having it's own powers and a numerical strength, piece placement is very important during board set up. You can see your opponents piece placement, but not what those pieces actually are.

Battles play out on a diamond shaped board with sixteen territories, your pieces can only move forward with some pieces and board spaces having powers that can allow exceptions to this. When you move into a territory with an opponent present, your opponents piece is revealed and a battle begins. Your strength and your opponents strength and power are revealed. You then play an additional card from your hand prior to the battle and then you and your opponent reveal cards simultaneously. Cards can generally only be used once and are not replenished until they have all been used. Your piece strength, special powers and the card you played determine the outcome. Get your Prince to the home territory of the shadow forces to win, or if your'e playing shadow forces, get three of your pieces to the light side home or kill the prince for the win.

Great game. Well implemented. I love seeing these great board games making their way to steam.

Mulitplayer games play out in real time (no async) and the game does have an integrated chat box.
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10 of 11 people (91%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: September 26, 2015
This is a really great conversion of a board game. I supported it on Kickstarter and I'm happy with the final product. Mac version seems solid and the introductory tutorial is well done (usually tutorials suck on most board game conversions). Animations and game mechanics all feel very well polished. Kind of wish the game had a campaign mode with a story, but fighting the AI in solo mode works too I guess. Could also use a bit more settings to adjust the resolution and windowed in-game, but can also hope those come in a later patch.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
17.6 hrs on record
Posted: September 30, 2015
I haven't played a lot of board game adaptations to the computer before, but I can say that this is a very well done game. There is a bit of a learning curve if you haven't played the board game before, but the tutorial takes you through the basics. The rest you'll learn pretty quickly in a few matches against the AI.

The choice of playing as either Light or Shadow gives the game a good variety of play, as each side has some very unique and interesting characters, character abilities, and special cards. So far I've played against both the AI and real opponents, and both game modes are fun.

Highly recommend this game for anyone who loves board games or turn-based strategy games!
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7 of 21 people (33%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 22, 2015
I love it , Great price , fun strategy game. Well done.
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