What if Germany won the Battle of Britain? What if Moscow fell in 1942?You’re in charge. Anything can happen and history will never repeat itself in this classic WWII grand strategy game MAKING HISTORY II: The War of the World. Are you ready to battle for global dominance?
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Mostly Positive (195 reviews) - 78% of the 195 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jun 22, 2010

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Buy Making History WWII Pack

Includes 2 items: Making History II: The War of the World, Making History: The Calm and the Storm Gold Edition

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Includes 2 items: Making History II: The War of the World, Making History: The Great War

 

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February 23

MH2 Lobby Update for MP Beta

We did a small feature improvement to the MP lobby. Players no longer have to type in the Host name to join a game. Just select the game from the list and press Next.

See previous post for directions:

http://steamcommunity.com/games/46770/announcements/detail/539707191172176800

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February 18

Steam Integrated Multiplayer Beta is now Available for MH2

As promised, we've now added Multiplayer using the Steam matchmaking system to MH2. This feature should make MP games easy to setup and maintain.

This system was first implemented for TGW and will be extended to the upcoming release, Making History: The Second World War.

For players who want to try it, you must go into the game properties to opt into the Beta. Right click on the game to bring up the properties menu, select the BETAS tab, from the pull-down menu, select “edge - Bleeding Edge”, enter the beta access code: Edge, then press Check Code. Steam will then update your files to give you access to the beta. When it’s ready you can Host or Join a game.

All players must be using the Edge version for this to work. Once the Beta period is over, the features will be added to the default game.

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Reviews

“...a pinnacle of grand strategy, rippling with all the promise and depth inherent in the genre.”
4.5/5 – Adrenaline Vault, November 2011
“Whether you are a history nut or just love the challenge of strategy games, this game will challenge you.”
4.5/5 – Game Industry News, November 2011

About This Game

MAKING HISTORY II: The War of the World gives players the power to take full control of your nation, their colonies, regions, cities, and military units during the time leading up to and during the Second World War. Transform your cities into centers of industry and technology by developing production and research facilities. At the region level, build large-scale defensive structures such as radar facilities and fortifications, develop transportation networks, and expand the resource production needed to fuel your economy. Supplying your industries with these vital resources is necessary to run the economy and maintain domestic stability. No two games of MHII will be the same. There are an unlimited number of ways to achieve your goals and alter the course of history.

Features:


  • Play any nation in the era of World War II on a map with over 1000 land & sea regions.
  • Hundreds of unique land, sea, & air units representing both major & minor powers of the era .
  • Intelligent AI instigates, reacts and adapts to the changing game dynamics generating action on the homefront and abroad.
  • Research an array of weapon systems & tactical improvements; repair, reinforce and upgrade your military forces.
  • Fly air missions against industrial & military targets.
  • Extensive economic system covering production, resources, consumption, trade & wealth
  • Construct weapons factories, shipyards, research labs & a variety of other buildings that add specific abilities to your cities & regions.
  • Initiate infrastructure projects that modernize your nation & expand your economic potential.
  • Manage your colonies, liberate new nations, establish puppet states or annex their territory.
  • Region populations are represented by culture, ethnicity, religion & ideology; divisions that destabilize nations, provoke revolts, encourage reactionary coups and civil war.
  • Engage in espionage, fund counter government groups and interfere in the internal affairs of your neighbors.
  • Realistic economic system covering production, resources, consumption, trade, debt & inflation.
  • A blend of strategic & tactical military game play that includes logistics, reinforcements, supply and unit specific properties.
  • Streamlined UI interface to simplify the details of a deep game.
  • Continuously improved and refined since its initial release.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows 10 / Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows XP with Service Pack 2
    • Processor: Pentium 4 or better
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM / 2GB recommended
    • Graphics: 256 MB DirectX 9.0c-Compliant, Shader 2.0 3D Video Card
    • DirectX®: 9.0c or better
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0c Compatible Sound Card
    • Other Requirements: Windows-Compliant Keyboard & Mouse
    • OS: OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard or later
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo (PowerPC not supported)
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM / 2GB recommended
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 or later
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4Ghz or Higher / AMD 3Ghz or Higher
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM / 2GB recommended
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB
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