Taking place from 1936-64, Arsenal of Democracy lets you play as any nation during the era of WW2, complete with detailed models for economics, diplomacy, research, and intelligence. Warfare is also fully represented with all three branches of operations: land, sea, and air.
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Feb 23, 2010
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January 22

1.12 BETA 3 in experimental

Hi everyone

Here is the first 1.12 release with softcoding files.
Also the mod dir has been fixed for better support of of mods.

Remember to report any bugs you find on bugfixing thread, so i can see them and they get fixed :)


changelog:
BETA 3:
Mod dir support
New countries: American State, Far Eastern Federation, Transcaucasian Republic
Lend Lease event chain reworked
New leaders, ministers and tech teams
USA now intervenes if its neigbors are invaded.
Many minor changes

BETA 2:
CTD Fix: Divide by zero caused by infastructure repair fixed.
CTD Fix: Ships retreating during naval strike could cause a endless loop,

AI now doesnt load moving paratroopers into transport planes
AI now doesnt use paratroopers for invasions
GFX Speedup, by precalculating lightning
Convoy system now is less frantic about trade convoy target port not belonging to the trade partner. causing less checks for better ports - quite a big speedup lategame.

BETA1:
Interceptor sprite now correctly falls back to the national fighter instead of the neutral fighter sprite if no specific interceptor sprite is present.
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January 5

1.11 D hotfix is out

Hi Guys

Since 1.12 BETA 2 fixed some pretty serius CTD issues.
And no adverse issus where deteected by testing, I decided to release the code changes as a 1.11 D Hotfix.

Many thanks to the forum users that found bugs and provided savegames.

The previus 1.11 can be accessed by the beta tab if a issue arises, but please keep reporting all issues you find in the bug thread so they can get fixed.


changelog:
1.11 D
CTD Fix: Divide by zero casued by infastructure repair fixed.
CTD Fix: Ships retreating during naval strike could cause a endless loop,

AI now doesnt load moving paratroopers into transport planes
AI now doesnt use paratroopers for invasions
GFX Speedup, by precalculating lightning
Convoy system now is less frantic about trade convoy target port not belonging to the trade partner. causing less checks for better ports - quite a big speedup lategame.

Interceptor sprite now correctly falls back to the national fighter instead of the neutral fighter sprite if no specific interceptor sprite is present.
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About This Game

Taking place from 1936-64, Arsenal of Democracy lets you play as any nation during the era of WW2, complete with detailed models for economics, diplomacy, research, and intelligence. Warfare is also fully represented with all three branches of operations: land, sea, and air. The game builds on the experience and community input of the successful Hearts of Iron titles.
Developed by BL-Logic, a development studio made up of fans of the series and active members of the modding community, Arsenal of Democracy is the ultimate World War II simulation. It is described by Project Leader Lennart Berg as "Hearts of Iron II on steroids!"
  • Rewrite history as the head of any nation during World War II in a variety of single-player and multi-player scenarios
  • Use advanced combat mechanics based on historical research and the work of military theorists to destroy your foes on land, sea, and air
  • Master the most detailed and flexible economic and production systems of the series
  • Keep your war efforts operating smoothly with realistic logistics and trading subsystem
  • Engage in espionage, intelligence, diplomacy, and global trade to give your nation a decisive edge
  • Determine your country’s national identity, social policy, and ethnic culture
  • Create your own campaigns, units, countries, minister traits, and national ideas with extensive modding capabilities
  • Experience classic Hearts of Iron gameplay, improved with a fine-tuned technology tree, refined balance, advanced statistics, and polished graphics
  • Removed Province Limit: build your own maps without limitations

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: 2000/XP or better
    • Processor: 1.0GHz Athlon/Pentium 3 or better
    • Memory: 256MB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 1.5GB free hard drive space
    • Graphics: Windows/DirectX Compatible videocard
    • Sound: Windows/DirectX compatible soundcard
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0 or higher
    Recommended:
    • OS: 2000/XP or better
    • Processor: 1.6GHz Athlon/Pentium 4 or better
    • Memory: 512MB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 2GB free hard drive space
    • Graphics: Windows/DirectX Compatible videocard
    • Sound: Windows/DirectX compatible soundcard
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0 or higher

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