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Combining elements from both trading and strategy games, Commander: Conquest of the Americas will appeal to a wide range of players. Players take charge of one of the many European powers aiming to conquer the New World.
Releasedatum: 30 jul 2010
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“Offering bigger battles, improved graphics and other enhancements, Commander: Conquest of the Americas is almost guaranteed to please strategy game fans and naval strategists.”
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Combining elements from both trading and strategy games, Commander: Conquest of the Americas will appeal to a wide range of players. Players take charge of one of the many European powers aiming to conquer the New World. Starting from 16th century, players can choose from many different nations, each with their own unique strengths and weaknesses. Founding new colonies and then making them thrive is key to success. In order to accomplish this, players need to manage and optimize resources and production in their colonies, before transporting the goods to other colonies or back to Europe. Rival powers and Native Americans can prove to be allies or enemies, depending on the player decisions. Hostile fleets engage each other in highly detailed tactical level. Players can command their ships in RTS fashion or take direct control themselves.
Features
  • Conquer the New World
  • Choose from 7 different European factions
  • Manage your colonies and their resources, production, military, and much more
  • Game world spanning from the Caribbean to Hudson Bay
  • Naval battles with as many as 30 ships in varied environments and 2 different control modes
  • Interact with both the European powers and the natives

Systeemeisen

    • Besturingssysteem: Windows 7 / Vista / XP
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz Core Duo of soortgelijk
    • Geheugen: 2 GB RAM
    • Schijfruimte: 4 GB
    • Videokaart: 256 MB dedicated memory met ondersteuning voor pixel shader 3.0. NVIDIA 7800 of soortgelijk
    • Geluidskaart: DirectX9-compatibel
    • Controllerondersteuning: muis met 3 knoppen, toetsenbord en speakers
Nuttige klantrecensies
26 van de 27 mensen (96%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
168 producten op account
8 recensies
54.2 uur in totaal
I'm very grateful that I got this when it was on sale.

The combat is awful since ships don't respond to controls, and the economy gets extremely repetitive. Automatic trade routes don't really work either since the commodities are constantly shifting in availability, and the computer creates complex alliances which defy all notions of imperialism. It gets ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ too where the computer will deliberately ally, then raid your smaller colonies to take them over without making a declaration of war. If you take them back, then you implicitly declare war on the whole alliance.

It's a great concept, but extremely poorly executed.
Geplaatst: 9 april 2014
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee
14 van de 20 mensen (70%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
640 producten op account
372 recensies
1.1 uur in totaal
Despite being a bit enjoyable at its best, this maritime strategy game is scuttled by a very slow start and a lack of depth. Peculiar challenges and a good managerial dimension have to compare with a poorly detailed graphics and an excessive selling price.Strong naval combat is marred by shallow trade and town management.Instead of wrestling with rival nations, you'll tussle with unruly advisors in this naval trading sim.The lack of a tutorial is also not a great selling point.The Age of Discovery has enough excitement and intrigue to fill a hundred video games, just not this timid and repetitive strategy game.Overall, I'd give it a 5/10.A waste of money if you ask me.
Geplaatst: 27 maart 2014
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee
4 van de 4 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
346 producten op account
1 recensie
44.6 uur in totaal
Many of the achievements seem to be broken and will not trigger. In addition, the naval combat is also extremely broken and buggy. The voice work is terrible. The visuals are average for 2010. The music is bland and repetitive. I think there might only be three tracks in the entire game, at most. Though probably only two. Set on an endless loop, good god. Finally, the commercial and administrative mechanics of the game are extremely primitive and superficial-- this game is, in essence, a poor man's Port Royale or Patrician, as regards the trade sims of this model.

I don't know if I've missed anything, but this game is so uninspiring it's hardly a surprise that I don't especially care. Do not pay any more than $2.50 USD for this title.
Geplaatst: 14 juli 2014
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee
10 van de 17 mensen (59%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
18 producten op account
1 recensie
3.2 uur in totaal
This is an interesting game. I think it probably can meet the needs of some players for a new world colonization simulator, but the setup is not really my preference, so I doubt it will get a whole bunch of playtime from me.
Geplaatst: 29 maart 2014
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee
2 van de 6 mensen (33%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
37 producten op account
1 recensie
0.7 uur in totaal
This game is stupid, confusing, and a waste of $2.50.
Geplaatst: 11 juni 2014
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee
32 van de 34 mensen (94%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
258 producten op account
2 recensies
11.4 uur in totaal
I liked this game quite a bit. It does the whole trade thing pretty well. It's definitely one of the better economy games released recently. It not only allows you to build ships and set up trade routes but also allows you to build colonize and maybe be a pirate if you want. I'll go into some pros and cons:

Pros:
-You aren't stuck playing the economy game. You can play a military game by being a pirate or fighting with other countries.
-The game does the trading really well. The amount of resources aren't overwhelming (although the amount also isn't very impressive either). It's easy to just jump into the game.
-There is a good amount of ships and you can customize each one you build by spending a little extra money.

Cons:
-The colony management is a little too simplistic. It does add to the game but it is only picking a building you want to build from a list.
-There are only limited colony spots that you can build colonies on. I would've liked to just see where the resources were and build a colony accordingly.
-You have to buy the resources from your colonies to sell them in the Home Country (Europe) and, as far as I can tell, you can't trade with other colonies. Instead you trade resources via diplomacy but those resources can only be traded via diplomacy and you cannot sell them in Europe. Because of this it is very possible to go negative and you can't do anything about it.

All in all it's a fun game and I would recommend it. Especially now (11/27) with a sale going on. Certainly worth the $4 for the base and $6 for the complete.
Geplaatst: 27 november 2013
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee