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Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sector!
« on: February 09, 2021, 07:04:20 AM »
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Slitherine (Warhammer 40,000: Gladius - Relics of War, Warhammer 40,000: Sanctus Reach and Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon) and Black Lab Games (Battlestar Galactica Deadlock and Starhammer) announce a new turn-based strategy game set in the world-renowned sci-fi setting imagined by Games Workshop.

Experience every bone-rattling explosion and soul-crushing charge in Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector, the definitive battle scale turn-based strategy game that takes you to the battlefields of the 41st Millenium. Pick your force, develop your army, field mighty heroes and fight for victory using superior strategy, awesome abilities, and devastating weaponry, turn by turn on grid-based maps.

Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector will be released on PC in May 2021

Age of Crimson Dawn
Experience an epic twenty mission single-player campaign that explores the aftermath of the Devastation of Baal. Help Sergeant Carleon and his allies purge the Tyranid infestation on Baal Secundus, and preserve the honour of the noble Blood Angels.

Skirmish Mode
Fight across the surface of Baal on maps of your choosing and select either the Blood Angels or the Tyranids in the Skirmish mode. Completely customize your army list by picking your units, heroes and their loadouts.

Forge Your Armies
Command iconic units like the Sanguinary Priest, the Librarian Dreadnought, and the Hive Tyrant to annihilate your foes. Use over 60 abilities and 50 weapons to orchestrate your opponent’s bloody demise.

Face Your Friends On The Battlefield

With live and asynchronous multiplayer, and hotseat modes available, there’s no excuse not to take your friends to war. Asynchronous multiplayer will be only available on PC.











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Re: Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sector!
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2021, 07:48:13 AM »
Ah, so the new Sanctus Reach is coming! -- being in effect Advanced Space Crusade!

Note to self, still have to finish playing Sanctus Reach sometime.
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Re: Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sector!
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2021, 08:16:06 AM »
Ah, so the new Sanctus Reach is coming! -- being in effect Advanced Space Crusade!

Note to self, still have to finish playing Sanctus Reach sometime.

+1 My thoughts exactly.

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Re: Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sector!
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2021, 08:26:18 AM »
I like Sanctus Reach a lot, but I cannot, for the life of me, beat the first mission of the Imperial Guard DLC. I've tried every strategy I can think of...it made me give up on the game long ago.
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Re: Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sector!
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2021, 08:48:41 AM »
This game looks good!  Thanks for sharing, I'm keeping my eye on this one.
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Re: Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sector!
« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2021, 10:18:40 AM »
I wish someone would do WH40K at the scale of Total War.
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Re: Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sector!
« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2021, 10:32:56 AM »
I'm not familiar with the game engine.  Is it something new, or is this just the 40K handling of the Order of Battle engine?

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Re: Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sector!
« Reply #7 on: February 09, 2021, 11:11:07 AM »
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/907422174

Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector | Gameplay Reveal  (was streamed live last hour)

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Re: Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sector!
« Reply #8 on: February 09, 2021, 11:25:18 AM »
I wish someone would do WH40K at the scale of Total War.

Isn't Total War: Warhammer what you're looking for?
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Re: Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sector!
« Reply #9 on: February 09, 2021, 11:31:50 AM »

Isn't Total War: Warhammer what you're looking for?

I have that, but I want a game on that scale set in the 40K universe.
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Re: Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sector!
« Reply #10 on: February 09, 2021, 01:25:19 PM »
Turn-based Tactics - Check
40K Universe - Check
Great graphics - Check
Two armies - Fail

I'm just hoping the developers finish by adding all of the 40K armies in DLCs. That would be amazing! I would love to play a digital replacement for tabletop 40K. There will never be a replacement for rolling dice but having a proper 40K tabletop game would sure easy the gaming pain significantly.

I'm looking forward to seeing how this progresses. 

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Re: Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sector!
« Reply #11 on: February 09, 2021, 01:27:35 PM »
Turn-based Tactics - Check
40K Universe - Check
Great graphics - Check
Two armies - Fail

I'm just hoping the developers finish by adding all of the 40K armies in DLCs. That would be amazing! I would love to play a digital replacement for tabletop 40K. There will never be a replacement for rolling dice but having a proper 40K tabletop game would sure easy the gaming pain significantly.

I'm looking forward to seeing how this progresses.

I agree.  However, I'm sure there will be more armies released through DLC. Look at Gladius, for example. They've added Eldar, Imperial Guard, Tau, Tyranids, etc.
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Re: Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sector!
« Reply #12 on: February 09, 2021, 03:19:28 PM »
Looks amazing and I got really excited until I saw gameplay. It's not WEGO like their last game Battlestar Deadlock was.
Therefore apart from prettier graphics this is simply every other 40k game.
Not a fan of watching static units take hits. It's silly, boring and it's been done to death in a thousand other 40k games. In my humble opinion at least.
It does not have coop out of the box either. I am struggling to see the point of difference here for this game. Black Labs went from something unique and niche to something that has been done to death.

I know it's just my opinion and the majority will lap it up. But I am very disappointed :(

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Re: Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sector!
« Reply #13 on: February 09, 2021, 04:24:28 PM »
Turn-based Tactics - Check
40K Universe - Check
Great graphics - Check
Two armies - Fail

I'm just hoping the developers finish by adding all of the 40K armies in DLCs. That would be amazing! I would love to play a digital replacement for tabletop 40K. There will never be a replacement for rolling dice but having a proper 40K tabletop game would sure easy the gaming pain significantly.

I'm looking forward to seeing how this progresses.

I agree.  However, I'm sure there will be more armies released through DLC. Look at Gladius, for example. They've added Eldar, Imperial Guard, Tau, Tyranids, etc.

Sanctus Reach is probably a better point of comparison than Gladius, and the only new armies they added to that were Imperial Guard and Chaos Daemons.  It's honestly shocking they never even bothered to add Chaos Space Marines.

But, yeah, I'm in the disappointed camp so far.  This just looks like a reskinned version of Sanctus Reach, which was good, but suffered a lot from a lack of army variety IMO.
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Re: Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sector!
« Reply #14 on: February 10, 2021, 12:18:14 PM »
Is it only me that thinks it kinda resemble Epic 40K?

It looks good and i am interested.  Unless it is Pzg style missions.