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Making History: The Great War

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Making History: The Great War offers a game filled with historical events and challenges of the WW1 era. Playing as the Head of State, you are responsible for managing all facets of your nation's economy, diplomacy and military. Your actions will influence world events as you lead your armies in the most in-depth WWI grand strategy game ever made.
Play as any independent nation during the World War 1 era.
Choose how best to control your conquests: colonies, protectorates or puppet states.
Build trenches to grind down attacking forces.
Soften up your enemies defenses with adjacent region Artillery bombardments.
Bomb with Airships and BiPlanes, counter with Fighters and Anti-Air units.
Control the seas and the lines of supply by waging Unrestricted Submarine Warfare, sinking both naval and trade vessels.
Buy and sell in a global economy, trade for vital resources or manufactured goods.
Expand your sphere of influence using foreign aid to increase ties with other nations.
A sophisticated economic system designed to simulate the inter-dependency of technology, industry and war. You must produce the munitions to fire your big guns and food to feed your people.
Employ government spending to keep the populations from radicalizing towards rebellion and ultimately, national collapse.
Over 275 different nationalities represented, many with unique model sets.
Hundreds of unit models representing the historic weapons of the period.
Create customized scenarios with our detailed editor. Share your mods on Steam Workshop.

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Muzzy Lane Software
Factus Games
Factus Games
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Not rated

System requirements for PC

  • OS: Windows 10 / Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows XP with Service Pack 2
  • Processor: Pentium 4 or better
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 256 MB DirectX 9.0c-Compliant, Shader 2.0 3D Video Card
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 2 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: Windows-Compliant Keyboard & Mouse

System requirements for macOS

  • OS: OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard or later
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo (PowerPC not supported)
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Storage: 1 GB available space

System requirements for Linux

  • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 or later
  • Processor: Intel Core2 Duo 2.4Ghz or Higher / AMD 3Ghz or Higher
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Storage: 1 GB available space
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Translated by
Microsoft from Deutsch
The German Translation is probably the biggest Shit, so if you ever see "dervish State" thanks the Hit (that is, me), because it was previously called Dervish State ...-_-ZUSTAND there, "state" times in the Google Translator is the first Translation, "State"! They probably really used the Google Translator and think we'll take the first Translation directly! People if you can't translate then get someone who can do it to the Distress of your Community!! 1!!!! 11111!! 111 Total but still 1 nices Game! (Especially in Multiplayer) And finally, another Sentence present in the Game: "After technical Challenges of the Years, the Americans have completed the Channel through the Isthmus of the Panama River. Economic and Fleet Ships can use this Route around the passage to Traps between the Atlantic and Pacific Seas. "
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I don't generally do reviews, except when the is exceptional. Which is the case with MH: TGW. Now exceptional does go in two ways: Bad and good. I hate the graphics on this game, although they have already improved a lot in the past. Usually the "bad things"-list would continue, but there isn't much else to say about downsides. On the other side: Cool gameplay, fast to learn, and yet very complex: Here you could play the same faction like 50 times without getting bored. Btw: It is complex, yes, but it has got understandable logics and very good realism (if you close your eyes on the fact I had tanks, as Germany, in February 1913 :D) Is it worth its full price? Uhmmmmmmm. If you're an RTS-fan and you like Total War, yes. If you're an RTS-fan and you like Paradox, wait for a sale. If you despise RTS: This is the game which will turn your hate into love, so you're going to start buying Total War anyway, so what the hell. Go for it :D
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This game has put me in a 1.world war hype. It is a mixture of hoi3 and victoria 2nd in this state as the game jetz is I can not recommend it. The game is very complex and the tutorial (which is only available in English) tells you only the rough floor plans of the game. Furthermore, in the German version there is the bug die ü, ö, ä do not appear, but strangely looking letters with a hook over it. You must also be aware that it is turn-based. So it's not complete like hoi. And then at the moment you still have a funny angle on the map which is only aids. But we should allegedly be able to change, but I am not aware of how. You can also throw away the graphic. I expected jetz no witcher 3 graphics but there are scattered graphic bugs zb white point in because units on the map. Now for price currently not recommended in sale for 5euro with certainty. I think, however, you should wait before you get the game. It now makes me sit hyped on the 1world war:(.
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