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Battle Brothers

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Battle Brothers is a turn based tactical RPG which has you leading a mercenary company in a gritty, low-power, medieval fantasy world. You decide where to go, whom to hire or to fight, what contracts to take and how to train and equip your men in a procedurally generated open world campaign. Do you have what it takes to lead them through bloody battles and to victory?

The game consists of a strategic worldmap and a tactical combat layer. On the worldmap you can freely travel in order to take contracts that earn you good coin, find places worth looting, enemies worth pursuing or towns to resupply and hire men at. This is also where you manage, level up and equip your Battle Brothers. Once you engage a hostile party the game will switch to a tactical map where the actual fighting takes place as detailed turn based combat.

  • Manage a medieval mercenary company in a procedurally generated open world.
  • Fight complex turn-based tactical battles with historical equipment and brutal injuries.
  • Permadeath. All characters that die in combat will stay dead – unless they return as the undead.
  • All characters come with their own background stories and traits. Want a stuttering ratcatcher, a greedy witch hunter or a drunkard disowned noble?
  • Character development without a restrictive class-system. Each character gains experience through combat, can level up and acquire powerful perks.
  • Equipment that matters. Different weapons grant unique skills – split shields with axes, stun enemies with maces, form a spearwall with spears or crush armor with a warhammer.
  • Diverse enemy roster. All enemies have unique equipment, skills and AI behavior.
  • A dynamic event system with atmospheric encounters and tough decisions outside of combat.
  • Three late game crises – a war between noble houses, a greenskin invasion and an undead scourge – add a looming threat.
  • Two full hours of orchestral soundtrack.
  • 70 Steam Achievements and Steam Trading Cards.

Overhype Studios is an independent game developer studio from Hamburg, Germany. We are devoted to making great games that we want to play ourselves. With Battle Brothers we thrive to reflect the creativity, complexity and originality from the old days when game developers where passionate gamers, not corporate businessmen. While doing this we took a lot of inspiration from some of best games out there: The original X-Com, Warhammer: Shadow of the Horned Rat, Mount & Blade and Jagged Alliance.
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System requirements for PC

  • OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
  • Processor: 1.2 Ghz
  • Memory: 1024 MB RAM
  • Graphics: OpenGL 3.3 compatible video card with 512 MB
  • Storage: 1500 MB available space
  • Additional Notes: Make sure your video drivers are up-to-date!
  • OS: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
  • Processor: 2+ Ghz
  • Memory: 2048 MB RAM
  • Graphics: OpenGL 3.3 compatible video card with 1024 MB
  • Storage: 1500 MB available space
  • Additional Notes: Make sure your video drivers are up-to-date!
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Battle Brothers reviews and comments

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Microsoft from Deutsch
Early Access Review with the new update gets the game slowly form ... I'm having a lot of fun!!! Here are a few things that I think are important and That I don't think are so good ... + Sandbox RPG + crisp AI + a very well crafted combat system with a strong deep + several factions + multiple factions + epic battles + Quest System + trading system + dynamic world + war dogs---- -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------you can't attack caravans-you can't attack villages or castles-you can't start your own royal-you can get out of a Struggle with only significant losses escaping I have certainly forgotten to mention a lot, but it is important for me to make it clear again that this is my subjective perception and does not mean that it is also factually powerful points. The game is currently in the alpha, there will be a lot of changes and a lot is still being inserted into the game ... I think the game is great!!!
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Early Access Review I don't usually write a Review, but this Game is a Value to me after all. Those who like to play Lap Strategy will love this Game. For a long time I have not felt that my Characters have to act as One as a Unit in order to be successful as in this Game. The Tactic that rocks against an Opponent can bring you a fatal Defeat in the next Fight. To all those who want to try the game I can only cheat the first crass Defeats and keep playing, in the Beginning I am partly really desperate Because my (in my Opinion) oh just in the passing of a Rotte Orcs or Goblins It was disassembled and so clearly that I had some Hope of mastering it. If you stay tuned and can learn from Mistakes, it's all soon feasible. The Tasks are repeated, but the Fights are demanding and varied. The Graphics and Presentation could be better by a lot of things, of course, but the Content is definitely worth the Money. Price/Performance is clear from my Point of View on the side of performance (and that in a Game that is not finished yet). My Thanks to the Developers, please move on and more of it!
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Early Access Review Oh Man! What a Game! I am not a review tube, but here I have to make it known: Be Sure to buy! Do You Know that when You start a Game early in the evening, felt ten Minutes later to see on the Clock and it's anything after five o 'clock early? Yes, such a Game is Battle Brothers. Despite the oblique Knuffel look, the Brutality and Arbitrariness of War is credibly conveyed here. Those who command their Warriors lightly and unwisely will not get far. The Finances, the Provider, the Tool (which are needed to Repair damaged Armor And weapons) and various medical Utensils are indispensable, if one of these Utensils is missing, this has very quickly unpleasant Consequences. In addition, the individual Figures are sensitively explained, have their own Backstories and give imer signs of Life again, like the former Trader, who sees during a March an opportunity to invest in a special Commodity or who Crazy Witch Hunter who, while on the Battlefield, stands his Man but occasionally flips through in Taverns or markets. Anyone who appreciates credible Strategy games, is not too bad To form hard-edged Mercenaries out of a Handful of Farmers and starts something with the Scenario of the Middle Ages should definitely give this Game a Chance.
Great tactical squad based game from even greater guys from Overhype studios. One of few games from recent years that I can call one of my favorites.
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