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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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

Buy Making History: The World Wars

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

 

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October 15

IJN Models Update

Factus Games announces the release of a new content expansion for Making History: The Second World War featuring many of the foremost vessels of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Among the models you get are Fubuki-class destroyers, Fusō-class dreadnoughts and the largest battleship ever constructed, the Yamato, plus many more.



This is a free DLC enhancement that includes some minor system changes and bug fixes. All current and new owners of Making History: The Second World War will see the Japanese fleet models on Full or Medium Model Set options with the latest update, version 1.0.61701.46.

We’ve also added in a newly built British Dreadnought model that was constructed for the upcoming Making History: The Great War Gold Edition. Factus Games intends to provide more models, events and scenarios for The Second World War in the near future.

Release Notes:
- Added new Japanese & British ship models into game
- Fixed error in Japanese Northern Route Event to provide Japanese Mech Infantry instead of German
- Added region control checks for German Unit expansion events
- Put in fix for Japanese Puppet Mengjiang triggering Sino-Japan war
- Communist and Fascist governments will not form an alliance unless they are both at war with the same great power
- Fixed paging issue on sub group selection panel
- Removed some duplicate code that code prevent some events from firing.
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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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