Na een overrompelende toename van het terrorisme, interne conflicten en uiteindelijk de nucleaire verwoesting van Washington DC, vallen de Verenigde Staten uiteen in een half dozijn staatjes die op punt van oorlog staan.
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Releasedatum: 17 okt 2005
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Na een overrompelende toename van het terrorisme, interne conflicten en uiteindelijk de nucleaire verwoesting van Washington DC, vallen de Verenigde Staten uiteen in een half dozijn staatjes die op punt van oorlog staan. Neem het roer over van een van deze nieuw gestichte soevereine staatjes of neem deel aan de Europese Vredesmacht en probeer Amerika opnieuw te verenigen...met alle noodzakelijke middelen!

  • Modern tactisch oorlogsspel in 3D, gezien vanuit de hoogte, wat een panoramisch beeld geeft.
  • Niet-lineaire missievoortgang waarbij de beslissingen van de speler het spel bepalen.
  • Realtimeresolutie van op spelersbeurt gebaseerde zetten. Neem gerust de tijd om je zet te bepalen, maar zodra je hebt aangegeven welke actie je onderneemt, zie je de resultaten in volledig geanimeerde modellen, exploderende voertuigen en brandende steden en wouden!
  • Het terrein en/of de omgeving kan volledig worden verwoest. Terwijl de strijd voortwoekert, zijn de resultaten van explosies en de verwoeste gebouwen permanent zichtbaar op het terrein. Voortratelende tanks laten rupsbandsporen achter die tijdens de hele missie te zien zijn. Aan het eind lijkt bijna niets meer op hoe het ooit was.
  • Vecht je een weg door de Verenigde Staten! Heb je je buik vol van 'the windy city' Chicago? Bombardeer de stad plat! Trek over de Rocky Mountains Californië binnen, neem de tankfabrieken in Ohio in bezit en verover New York City! Jij bepaalt wat er gebeurt. Het lot van de natie ligt in jouw handen!
  • Roep de National Guard te hulp met hun M1 Abrams-gevechtstanks, Apache-helikopters en radarontwijkende bommenwerpers. Of maak een deal met de Russen en rust je mannen uit met MiG-gevechtstoestellen en zware tanks van het type T-95.

Systeemeisen

    Aanbevolen: Intel P4 1,8 GHz of AMD Athlon XP 1800+, 256 MB RAM, videokaart van 128 MB

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15 van de 19 mensen (79%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
1.0 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 11 november 2014
Why do they allow you to buy a game that doesn't work on any modern system. I want my money back!
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16 van de 21 mensen (76%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
0.1 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 17 augustus 2014
I have no idea why Steam still sells this game. It does not work on any system with more than 2GB of memory and/or a 64-bit OS. If Steam isn't going to patch the product, then they shouldn't sell it. The "fix" that was posted does not work for everyone, and is not a "fix" but a workaround. Do not buy this game if you have anything newer than Windows XP, it will not work.
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13 van de 16 mensen (81%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
0.4 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 16 november 2014
IT DOSE NOT WORK!
fix it steam
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11 van de 13 mensen (85%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
0.2 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 30 november 2014
Will not install under 64 bit windows without an extreme amount of ♥♥♥♥ery with ini files. Once you finally get it working, it's so not worth it.
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13 van de 17 mensen (76%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
0.1 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 22 augustus 2014
If you have windows 7 dont bother dont work even with work around
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10 van de 12 mensen (83%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
0.5 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 2 december 2014
Pretty annoying this game will not run on a very significant percentage of the machines used by the Steam customer base. I agree with many others that there should be a BIG warning on the game's store page it will not run on systems with more than 2GB of RAM. Not having such a warning causes a lot of bitterness.
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12 van de 16 mensen (75%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
0.1 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 28 november 2014
Don't buy this game, it errors out right after you launch it. Shame on Steam for stealing money from people buying this game.
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7 van de 12 mensen (58%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
6.4 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 12 oktober 2014
Many games have tried to be like Shattered Union and all have fallen short of the mark. While this could be far more than it is, no one has managed to do any better.

Control US and Warsaw Pact units in a campaign to restore manifest destiny and re-unite the United States. While the units themselves are more Panzer General than Steel Panthers, it is still very well done.

Only major flaw is the need to reset your computer to run on only 2 Megs of memory using MS config before the game will work properly. Runs just fine on Windows Vista, 7 and 8 once you apply the proper setting

Two thumbs up
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4 van de 8 mensen (50%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
74.7 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 29 november 2014
Quite enjoyable for those who like the rock paper scissors kind of turn based strategy. I recommend.
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25 van de 30 mensen (83%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
0.6 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 13 februari 2014
Here is a guide for getting Shattered Union to work on WIndows Vista/7/8 etc.

http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?t=230301

http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?t=230085

Sorry about that... for some reason I was convinced there was a link to more details in that post. My mistake.

Here's how you do it:

1. In your Start Menu search field, type in "msconfig", without the " " of course.

2. Click on the Boot tab.

3. Click on the Advance Options button.

4. Check the little box next to "Maximum memory" and set the max to 2048.

5. Reboot computer.

Now when it reboots, Windows will act and run as if there is only 2GB of memory installed. This will allow Shattered Union to run. After you're done playing, go back to msconfig and uncheck the Maximum Memory box and then reboot, to allow Windows full use of all your RAM.

Again, sorry for the lack of detail earlier. I really do need to stop posting after I get home from work, but before I've had dinner...
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15 van de 22 mensen (68%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
34.8 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 27 november 2013
Fine little old school strategy game with a somewhat chilling likeness to real world current events and possibilities.
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14 van de 21 mensen (67%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
0.2 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 17 februari 2014
As was said the game will not run on modern systems that use Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8. I'm using Windows 7 and get nothing but a black screen and then the game crashes.
Read the small print of the system requirements which they have conveniently changed since I bought the game, it used to read XP, Vista and Windows 7.

I also think older XP systems that have more then 2GB of memory/RAM may have problems running the game as well. If so there is a workaround where you go into MSconfig and set your system to only use 2GB of memory. Search google for the exact method. Be sure to turn it back though after playing the game as your computer performance will suffer with only using the 2GB of memory.

Luckily I bought this game on sale for like $2 so not much lost but be forwarned everyone else.
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7 van de 9 mensen (78%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
17.0 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 12 april 2014
This game is (was) a lot of fun but it doesn't work on anything newer than Windows XP. There is a workaround where you have to minimize your available ram (see forums), but even that doesn't work with a lot of people (including me).

I have tried everything including the workaround, virtual XP and using old drivers and changing a bunch of settings. Nothing works for me.

I seriously recommend you do NOT buy this game.
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5 van de 6 mensen (83%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
Geplaatst: 19 maart 2011
Do you like hexagonal wargames? This one isn't really breaking any molds or moving the genre forward, but it's rock solid. Shattered Union has a very niche market and never really sold well for the original Xbox, but interest in the Steam sale may have prompted a brief revival. In all fairness, that's probably a good thing.

Shattered Union is an entry-level strategy game that just about anyone can pick up. It's probably not a game most people would put a lot of time into, but it's at the very least worth owning.
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9 van de 14 mensen (64%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
57.2 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 3 januari 2014
A basic and simple game that appeals to the tactful minded. The main strategy is to keep your units protected from airstrikes while keeping them out of range of groundforces until you decide to attack. With multiple ways to win a mission this game has decent replay value and may appeal to the die hard tactician as well as the casual gamer.
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7 van de 11 mensen (64%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
0.4 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 3 april 2011
Disappointing. I expected an RTS. Turns out it's a tactical wargame. Turn-based, hex grid and everything. Guess I didn't read the description very closely in my haste to spend 49 cents during a Steam sale.

Thumbs up for a creative storyline, but I don't have the patience to play this.

Also - be forewarned that it takes some system tweaking to make this run in Vista or 7. You can find that information in the Steam Forums. It's not difficult.
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5 van de 8 mensen (63%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
53.8 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 27 december 2011
To those saying it won't work - there is a simple workaround, easy to find with a quick search.
Now, this isn't a great game. It's an ok game. But, for 5 bucks, Shattered Union is well worth it. Fight a modern day civil war across a fully destructable US as one of 7 factions, like the Midwest, California, and even the EU. The AI each has different personalities per game, which affects how it will fight. Each map focuses on a small region of the US, with accurate towns/geography. Your actions on the battlefield affect your reputation - preserve landmarks and buildings and you gain precision abilties; destroy everything in your path to victory and gain powerful destructive weapons.
All in all, it's a fun, old, tactical turn-based military game.
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1 van de 1 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
50.1 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 19 februari 2014
Game crashes when loading certain maps. The game was made for the Original Xbox, it seems nothing has changes since then. It does not work on computer running Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8. Look at the forums and reviews and you will see what I mean. If you do get it running, you can expect a simple but fun turn based strategy game. Fighting other states and their armies. Reuniting the nation by force, state by state. Taking cities, destroying land marks, bridges, and factores to gain the upperhand. Dispite being a competent and fun strategy game, I have to say pass on this game since it seems most users can't get it working or working properly.
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2 van de 3 mensen (67%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
1.1 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 20 december 2010
Great little strategy game. Remember playing it couple years ago, loved it.
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2 van de 3 mensen (67%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
1.1 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 15 maart 2014
For people who like the older turn based hexoganal strategy games, (Panzer General comes to mind) this game is for you. The graphics arent all that but who cares! Its got all the military units of the U.S. along with its sound effects. Although futuristic, its still an enjoyable strategy. Its a slow paced games where you have to really think out tactically your moves. Since money is sparse you really have to be careful on losing your expensive units. Yes I cheated a bit and simply re-loaded the game when I would lose an expensive unit. But all in all, this game is awesome for your average day armchair general.
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