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Re: Iron Harvest
« Reply #30 on: April 15, 2020, 01:02:14 PM »
Well how 'bout that *checks Steam*...there it is!!
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Re: Iron Harvest
« Reply #31 on: April 15, 2020, 01:42:59 PM »
Is it only available to Kickstarter backers?
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Re: Iron Harvest
« Reply #32 on: April 15, 2020, 02:23:30 PM »
Is it only available to Kickstarter backers?

Yup.
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Re: Iron Harvest
« Reply #33 on: April 15, 2020, 04:18:30 PM »
Just played first game! If you have played Company of Heroes then you know can imagine gameplay. Mech combat is great. Game doesn't seem to be a clickfest which is a big plus!
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Re: Iron Harvest
« Reply #34 on: April 16, 2020, 04:33:56 PM »
does it use the coh engine?
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Re: Iron Harvest
« Reply #35 on: April 16, 2020, 05:12:59 PM »
does it use the coh engine?

No. Definitely not. But very similar concept, UI and mechanics.
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Re: Iron Harvest
« Reply #36 on: April 17, 2020, 08:58:38 PM »
Thanks. I am more interested now because that could mean a ground up engine is less similar and has more unique mechanics than coh does. The very early videos definitely looked exactly like a mod for coh would. I assume the mechs are more complex to control then and have some nice mechanics that restrict or add more skill than just - go here and shoot with right click?
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Re: Iron Harvest
« Reply #37 on: April 18, 2020, 01:41:23 AM »
Thanks. I am more interested now because that could mean a ground up engine is less similar and has more unique mechanics than coh does. The very early videos definitely looked exactly like a mod for coh would. I assume the mechs are more complex to control then and have some nice mechanics that restrict or add more skill than just - go here and shoot with right click?

No. Itís all pretty much go here and shoot that with the mechs. They have different specialties and capabilities,  but itís still all pretty basic. Some are geared toward targeting infantry, others are geared toward killing other mechs. Pretty simple. They are just tanks with legs.
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Re: Iron Harvest
« Reply #38 on: April 18, 2020, 02:16:58 AM »
Company of Heroes vibe. but no rolling tanks. Just walking tanks.

Not just vibe, but I'll go as far as COH with Steampunked'd units.




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Re: Iron Harvest
« Reply #39 on: April 18, 2020, 03:17:37 AM »
In early alpha I was very concerned by just how similar it looked and felt to COH. It is still very similar, but the IH engine is much more advanced and significantly enhanced. Terrain is more detailed and it appears to be deformable. Still, the concepts of using cover and seizing resource points is fairly identical, from a game play perspective.
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Re: Iron Harvest
« Reply #40 on: April 18, 2020, 09:23:51 AM »
In early alpha I was very concerned by just how similar it looked and felt to COH. It is still very similar, but the IH engine is much more advanced and significantly enhanced. Terrain is more detailed and it appears to be deformable. Still, the concepts of using cover and seizing resource points is fairly identical, from a game play perspective.

Cool thx. If they got to COH as a gold standard, that is an achievement in itself.
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Re: Iron Harvest
« Reply #41 on: September 03, 2020, 01:05:30 PM »
fyi:  this one is out.
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Re: Iron Harvest
« Reply #42 on: September 03, 2020, 02:01:15 PM »
I took delivery from Kickstarter a couple of days ago. Playing it through alpha and beta, I loved it for the world of 1920+. If you don't like RTSs in general or have had your fill of Company of Heroes type games, you will probably not be as intrigued as me.

That said, if you are into steampunk, dieselpunk, alternate history, WWI history, WWI fiction or any mix of any of those...I think you'll like it :)
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Re: Iron Harvest
« Reply #43 on: September 03, 2020, 03:04:30 PM »
I took delivery from Kickstarter a couple of days ago. Playing it through alpha and beta, I loved it for the world of 1920+. If you don't like RTSs in general or have had your fill of Company of Heroes type games, you will probably not be as intrigued as me.

That said, if you are into steampunk, dieselpunk, alternate history, WWI history, WWI fiction or any mix of any of those...I think you'll like it :)

What if I'm both?
I like the concept and the setting, but could never really get into Company of Heroes.

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Re: Iron Harvest
« Reply #44 on: September 03, 2020, 03:22:47 PM »
^You'll hate it.
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