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Making History II: The War of the World 구매

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Making History: The World Wars 구매

2개 아이템 포함: Making History II: The War of the World, Making History: The Great War

 

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2015년 4월 28일

Making History II is now $14.99

You can also get a significant discount buying the game as part of The World Wars package, which includes MHII and our epic WWI game Making History: The Great War.

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2015년 4월 20일

Making History II now has Steam Trading Cards!

We know you've been asking for them, now they are here! Start collecting your MHII trading cards, backgrounds and emoticons right now!

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평가

“...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

Free DLC with Latest Making History II update!

January 16, 2014
Players can now access the new late war scenario "The Grand Finale"! Play as one of the allied nations trying to take back Europe and the South Pacific, or as one of the Axis nations trying to survive against the odds. This update also includes improved AI, improvements to multiplayer, and a complete update to the map itself. "The Grand Finale" also acts as a new template for modders.

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International trade, religious and cultural strife, military campaigns, diplomatic negotiations... here, you control it all. MAKING HISTORY II: The War of the World gives players the power to take full control of any world nation, colonies, regions, cities, and military units during the time leading up to and during the Second World War. Armchair generals and fans of grand strategy can take their turns building great empires or protecting the world from tyranny during these pivotal moments in world history.

In addition to nation-level trade and diplomatic concerns, you are tasked with managing region and city-level projects, choosing the right technologies to research, directing military movement and development, conducting international diplomacy, maintaining domestic stability and producing resources vital to making everything else possible. Developing production and research facilities in cities transforms them into centers of industry and technology. Upgraded cities can produce new units and unlock advanced technologies. At the region level, you can build large-scale defensive structures such as radar arrays and fortifications, develop transportation infrastructure, and expand the resource production needed to fuel your economy. Victory on the world stage will require that all levels of your empire work together towards your goals.

Every turn offers countless decisions and options to move forward, writing the history of your empire. Will you block trade routes with your navy, choking off enemy supplies? Will you grant a restless ethnic or religious group independence to prevent widespread revolt? Will you build up your trade agreements and expand your influence with industrial might, or invest in an expensive, technologically advanced army to crush all opposition? In addition to keeping domestic and economic plans on track, you will be challenged by outside powers -- Controlled by human players in a multiplayer match or period-inspired AI -- that will pursue their own national agendas and interfere in the affairs of you and your allies. A shifting political and economic landscape keeps world powers busy adjusting plans, preparing for inevitable clashes.

No two games of MHII will be the same as there are an unlimited number of ways to achieve your goals. The choices you make determine the history of your nation. Whether that history will speak of a liberator or a conqueror is up to you.

FEATURES:

  • Play any nation on a beautifully rendered 3D world map
  • Hundreds of unique land, sea, & air units representing both major & minor powers of the era
  • Research an array of weapon systems & tactical improvements; repair, reinforce & upgrade existing forces
  • Fly air missions against industrial & military targets
  • Extensive economic system covering production, resources, consumption, trade & wealth
  • Initiate infrastructure projects that modernize your nation & expand your economic potential
  • Construct weapons factories, shipyards, research labs & a variety of other buildings that add specific abilities to your cities & regions
  • Intelligent AI instigates, reacts and adapts to the changing game dynamics generating action on the home front & abroad
  • Each nation has a unique set of characteristics that influences behavior
  • Populations are divided by culture, ethnicity, religion & political ideology; factors that destabilize nations, provoking revolts, coups & civil wars
  • Manage your colonies, liberate new nations, establish puppet states or annex their territory
  • Engage in espionage & interfere in the internal affairs of your neighbors
  • New innovative Multiplayer system greatly reduces the obstacles to long-term games
  • Plus much more!

시스템 요구 사항

    • OS: 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
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14.8 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2015년 1월 29일
Going to be a long text, so TLDR; get the first installment of the series, The Calm and the Storm. Its definatly more worth its pricetag.
If you already own the first installment, keep playing that, as you will not gain much for the 20 Bucks here.

The game, while theoreticaly quite fun, has some problems which just ruin the experience, the biggest one being that it just runs poorly. While I do have a decent machine, nothing fancy, but also not bad in any way (AMD 6300FX, 8gb, R9-290). Turntimes start off very fast, but do get longer over the course of the game. Not too long, but still somewhat annoying, considering that you will spend the majority of gameplay clicking away idle turns (If you're playing historically about 230 turns, just until the beginning of the war).
My main issue is however, that everything feels "slow" and "lagging" as in. Scrolling the map makes the scrolling "stutter", so the map doesnt move smoothe but keeps jumping. This also is technically not a problem, as you can easily get anywhere on the map, but it just doesnt feel right and stressful. Giving commands to units, opening Menues and virtually clicking anywhere has a delay of ~0.5-1 second (didnt measure it, but its just... you feel it, you know?). That doesnt seem like much but it is annoying as hell and makes the playing experience simply feel "unsmooth" and, to some extend, especially when giving a large amount of orders, stressful. This is enhanced by the games second problem.

The second problem im having with this game is its interface. Everything feels like it needs at least one click too much. For example: Merging 2 units requires you to have both units in the same province (of course...). Then you select one and right click on the other one. Then a dropdown menu appears and you can select "merge units" at which point you need to select the unit you JUST rightclicked on from the appearing "list", which (in the 6 hours i played so far) has never shown more that the exact unit I rightclicked on anyway, even if there are multiple units in the province. Or for example research, where there is no "each laboratory that can, research the same thing" button. You need to select a research option for each single laboratory when you just want all of them to research the same thing. Why 30 clicks instead of 1?

The game has no tutorial and close to no tooltips but only an encyclopedia. This is in most cases only a minor inconvinience since, in opposition to lets say the hearts of iron series, most things are grasped somewhat easily and without explanation. However, in production and research, this lack of help is very annoying. When selecting production over the City-Screen you get a LITTLE bit more info, but usually you will be chosing production from the production menu (where you see all cities) and here you get virtually no help to tell you for example the difference between a cottage factory, a mechanised factory, a large factory aso.
Research is even worse. In the research tree, options are only shown linked to the last thing they need, however, they may have other requirements from earlier in the research tree. This is only shown as a symbol which will give you the name of the required prerequisit research, which you may then search in the researchtree yourself, followed by searching that researches mandatory prerequisits. If you want to know what any of these researches does (What it gives is also just shown as a Noun, like "Highway", you may go to the enzyclopedia and search for Highway to figure out if this is useful in any way to you. This is of course not linked but requires you to actually look through the encyclopeida.) This is a joke, and, once again, Civilization did it better 1/4 Century ago.

The building menu is not sorted. When clicking on production you will get a dropdown menu with ~20-40 production possibilies to scroll through (the dropdown isnt that large, so for some things which you will be chosing a lot, like Tanks, you will need to scroll down), changing your production around for a larger country, for example when switching to tank or airplane production, is just a chore.

The game has barely any feedback to "problems" in your country. For example when your researchers have no goal set you are simply loosing turns in research for no reason, but the game doesnt tell you, instead you need to either memorize every time when you current research is going to be done, or you need to check every couple of turns. There is no reason why the game would let you end your turn with no research selected, like EVERY OTHER GAME ON THE MARKET, starting from 24 Years old Civilization!

The Idea of making the game more sandboxish, allowing countries to ally and fight whoever they want (with some path laying out, but not mandatory) is very good. The execution is rather poorly, with the world AI reminding me of the Total War Series in regards to its "intelligence". While only playing 6 hours I have witnessed twice countries declaring war, just to be annihilated themselves minutes later, since they were not even close to being a match to the enemy. Making Alliances and Trade agreements is just a gamble with no rhyme or reason whatsoever as to who will ally/trade with you. (There is somewhat of a "like"-meter, but it appears to have no influence on the other countries decision and it is almost impossible to change the like-meter anyway.

All in all, if you, like me, are looking for a simplified hearts of iron (Thanks to youtube I didnt find Hearts of Iron III to be that difficult to understand, I just found it to be chore with the bazillion provinces and no fun to automate the War-AI) I would recommend the first part of this series (the calm and the storm). While that game definatly has problems of its own (max resolution of 1024x768 with no widescreen option for example) it runs way better, the AI seems more predictable (in this case meant in a positive way as in - the guy with MASSIVE amounts of food who loves you will probably sell you some) and it felt more fast-paced as this one. Also its only 4Euros (got it for 1 in a sale), as to the 20 of this game.
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10명 중 10명(100%)이 이 평가가 유용하다고 함
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86.8 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2015년 6월 3일
There's plenty good and not so good about this game, and it really takes the idea of alternate history and allows you to basically do whatever you want. (Parentheses are examples)

Positives

+ Change History! (Romania kings of the world!!
+ Easily understandable, especially to new players in the strategy games like these.
+ Fun to crush every country around you with your massive military might (YARGG)
+ Follows ideologies to connect to follow the historical path (AI UK actually allies with AI US and AI France)
+ High mod support (Canadian colony in Somalia in an 1861 scenario!)
+ Many different types of units to be built.
+ All those factories are making me rich!! (Bucharest is more industrialized then New York, London, and Berlin Combined!)
+ You can form rediculous alliances (The Swedish alliance containing Sweden, Liberia, Argentina, and Bulgaria)

Negatives

- No casus belli
- Declaring war too many times causes other nations to join in against you (I'm looking at you United Kingdom)
- The AI just builds up military and doesn't really care about economy (Switzerland at $-200,000,000,000 at end game)
- Rebels too easy to crush (Why wont you let me become fascist Norway?)
- Countries only surrender to you if you crush them super fast with a massive force (I just want Ukraine not all of the USSR)
- If you ally with a nation ('Cough' 'Cough' AI 'Cough') When they declare war you're dragged into it as well, if you want to be in in or not
- AI sometimes extremly random (AI Finland at war with every single country but Hungary, AI Germany allies with AI Albania and kills AI Italy)

Overall though, fun to play and good to think about what would really happen if Luxembourg conquered South America

9.7/10
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7명 중 6명(86%)이 이 평가가 유용하다고 함
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22.9 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2015년 5월 1일
TL;DR: pls buff tibet

I've barely played the game and I'm already addicted, definitely one of my favourite nation-simulator type games. You can literally do anything. I've seen Belgium conquer Africa, Italy take over Greenland (with 1 tank), Poland conquering Nazi Germany... Anything is possible. Except with Tibet,
Never
Play
Tibet.
By the time you build anything, Communist Canada would have won the game 3 times over. If you're like me and WW2 interests you, this game is definitely for you. With the addition of Steam Trading Cards, I can only imagine what the game would be like if the developers the implemented workshop compatibility! And yes, the game is still being updated if you're wondering.

However MH2 isn't perfect, there could be a lot of improvements mainly with configuration settings. The graphical options are very limited and although the game has keyboard shortcuts, they are preset and cannot be edited. I've also found that the game can be incredibly confusing to beginners such as myself, but I've had fun learning how to play it. The gameplay is quite different from any other nation-simulation strategy games and the mechanics are quite cool. Definitely willing to look into the other games in the Making History series.

#bufftibetpls
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24명 중 13명(54%)이 이 평가가 유용하다고 함
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190.8 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2015년 2월 3일
I have played this game for 1200-1500 hours. This is the best WWII game ever made. If you want a grand strategy game and don't care too much about graphics then this is your game. My only complaint is not being able to trade or gift units or technology to allies.
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72.9 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2015년 4월 26일
Amazing! This game has provided me with countless hours of fun and have never let me down. Congrtas Muzzy Lane for creating a amazing game.
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