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Offline Destraex

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DEMOs all over steam atm - BATTLESECTOR demo !!
« on: June 17, 2021, 06:52:23 AM »
Tried it and definitely not for me. But I know many here will want to try this game. The demo is on steam for a limited time.
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Re: DEMOs all over steam atm - BATTLESECTOR demo !!
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2021, 07:40:32 AM »
Assuming you are referring to the new Warhammer 40K game, I think it's awesome. I've been playing press builds. Stay tuned for our full review.
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Re: DEMOs all over steam atm - BATTLESECTOR demo !!
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2021, 08:00:40 AM »
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1295500/Warhammer_40000_Battlesector/

Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector will be in the Steam Next Festival

It is a six days long festival in which many demos of upcoming games are featured and available to everyone. You can now download and play Battlesector's demo
: it includes the first two missions of the single player campaign, the Age of Crimson Dawn.

How long will the demo be available for?


The demo will be available as long as the Steam Next festival lasts, so until Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021 @ 10AM PDT. And it is entirely free.
You don't need to have pre-ordered the game to try it. Just visit the Battlesector store page on Steam and click on the Demo button.

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Re: DEMOs all over steam atm - BATTLESECTOR demo !!
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2021, 03:41:24 PM »
Just tried the demo.  This game is killer!  It's like a new and improved Sanctus Reach with better graphics, animations, and meatier sound effects.  I like how nifty and clean the UI is, especially with the LOS circles around units to show what they can see.  Definitely looking forward to this one, would be awesome to see Battle Academy get similar treatment.

EDIT - I just did a dirty and preordered this game.   :-[  Fuggit.  I trust Matrix to deliver most of the time  O0
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Re: DEMOs all over steam atm - BATTLESECTOR demo !!
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2021, 06:16:31 AM »
I liked it. The voice acting is good. There's a lot I liked.Notably how the Units respond. There's some parts I would like to see more of a QOL, which units have action points to use, and what can I use them for? (that would be good to show in the tutorial)

The tapestry intro was a nice touch, and I liked that part a lot. Not to mention the graphics look good. The battlefields themselves leave a lot of tactical options. 

Impressed, and kudos for Slitherine to actually release a demo.

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Re: DEMOs all over steam atm - BATTLESECTOR demo !!
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2021, 08:31:28 AM »
Sounds very tempting.... I am sure this would make a great MP experience using the Slitherine PBEM++  system. Maybe Slitherine will run official tournaments like they do with Field of Glory 2 .
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Re: DEMOs all over steam atm - BATTLESECTOR demo !!
« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2021, 08:39:48 AM »
Maybe Slitherine will run official tournaments like they do with Field of Glory 2 .

I'm sure we can oblige. Boggit?
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Re: DEMOs all over steam atm - BATTLESECTOR demo !!
« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2021, 07:19:16 AM »
Watched the trailer on Steam....looks a lot like the old Matrix/Slitherine game Warhammer 40K: Sanctus Reach.  How is it different?

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Re: DEMOs all over steam atm - BATTLESECTOR demo !!
« Reply #8 on: June 19, 2021, 08:11:09 AM »
I tried the demo but it didn't do it for me. The animations and production values are much higher than something like Sanctus Reach or Gladius for example but something didn't click for me.

The XCOM like combat including things like overwatch and retreating after firing as part of a move by the Space Marines seemed a bit uninspired  to me but I know others seem to like it as it is undoubtedly  more cinematic.

Maybe I am just tiring a bit of the Warhammer 40,000 setting  and a more hardcore fan may be really impressed but only the two factions being part of the game ( Tyrannids being the other) also is pretty disappointing  for me as an orkut fanboy ;-)
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