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For Obsidian's crowdfunded love letter to Infinity Engine games like Icewind Dale and Baldur's Gate, I was impressed by its willingness to pull back the curtain and let me see the machinery behind it.
We've all been there. Everyone remembers that mission. You and your partner are climbing up the mountains in the snow, striving to pull some slick clandestine operation about getting some intel on a bad guy, or something similar (because let's face...
In War of Nations, players must build and train powerful armies as they establish military bases, harvest resources and research technologies to upgrade their formidable forces. To prepare for battle, players must construct their bases in key positions on the map to secure strong defensive positions as well as valuable resources. Players must also strategically construct an army of appropriate military units led by the toughest commander - all in an effort to counter their opponents' forces. Finally, gamers must work with allies to capture valuable rival bases by launching multiple waves of attacks to strategically deconstruct the enemies' defending forces.