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Since the death of Major Mylar, the Tan army has lost every battle. Even with the help of the Blue and Grey armies, it seems that the Green are destined to win and the war finally appears to be coming to an end after so many years.
Unbeknownst to the Green however, The Insane Grey Doctor who was recently declared MIA, is still alive and has been furthering his research that
he started back in the tropical zone of the plastic
world, going beyond zombies and instead has found a new interest in the insects of the real world. Spawning creature after creature of the vilest order, The Grey Doctor's power only grows with each passing moment.
Seeking to capture and destroy the plastic world, The Doctor finally emerges back in the real world, with his new found army ready and at his command he launches an assault on all of the nations.

But unknown to anyone, even Plastro himself, the Grey Doctor has also recovered Major Mylar’s remains and with them, has created a weapon so powerful, it threatens the balance of both the real and the plastic worlds...


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5 comments by LordIheanacho on Jan 1st, 2015

This may have been uploaded late but it has to be done. It has literally been a full year since we've posted anything on this page and today is the day we will explain why. (No the project is not dead and there is no also New Year's Day video either.)

99 Problems (And a broken computer ain't none)

As some of you may know, there are not much of the us left on the team, matter of fact, there is only one person (yours truly) covering the development cycle of the game since 2010. This includes the programming and art side of the game, and well as the cinematics. Unfortunately with college still conflicting with my time ever since the Beta countdown (and even after it's release) my time becomes scarce as each quarter begins. For some of you that know of us (or at least me in particular), this is surely no surprise. However, what may truly be a surprise is that now it has come a point where I may not have much time to complete the project as fast as I eagerly wanted. The beta was supposed to be released last year in September 2013 but something also went financially wrong within my family as well as events that happened throughout my college campus, which kind of forced a change of plans. That, and my last computer decided to bail out of me in May 2014 so it took several months later to acquire a new one. I was lucky enough to backup the data of the game to the SVN before the computer died (and my HDD turned out to still remain safe in my new computer as well) but without a computer I was essentially doomed as I will not be able to work on AM3 (or any commercial jobs to help pay off debt, and I will have a very difficult time completing my college assignments and worst case, withdraw from college and bear MUCH more debt!). Luckily, a family friend saved us from this predicament by lending a financial hand on acquiring a new computer.

Team Management

While that is one problem solved there is still the other one - more recruits. At this rate, I highly doubt I will be able to have enough time to complete the final version fast enough and God knows if I will have any such time once i start moving out of my parent's home and start living on my own. One person can only do but so much before he/she eventually reaches their exhaustion point, or so I've realized. Do not get me wrong, this project will never die under my watch so long as I am still breathing on this planet (unless God-forbid Take-Two Interactive C&D's it for some rare reason...), but if AM3 is to stand a higher chance of getting released faster as anticipated, we need at least a few artists and sadly even they are very hard to come by (acquiring programmers are just impossible now) without commercial payment involved and I personally despise paying money for hobby projects. Paying for a server and website development are one thing (which I can totally understand) and granted this was a commercial project (as the case with my next game) I would not necessarily mind paying artists and programmers for their effort, but no way in hell will I waste a single penny on a single artist or programmer to create content for a NON-PROFIT hobby project - no price tag, no micro-transactions, no God-f**king pay walls, I am ultimately offering a MUCH larger trade of content in this game (some of which can actually make a game's sales skyrocket and perhaps at best case, become nearly as commercially successful as minecraft) - 100% free. I personally blame this on the rise and succession of indie games in 2009 ever since UDK was released which also gave AM3 a chance to actually get somewhere.

Luckily we have finally managed to acquire an artist (after so many years, thanks to a very special friend at Binary Sword). However, while he fairly has some experience with modeling and texturing, when it comes to UDK he is totally a beginner. To resolved this, I will have to guide him through the basics of Unreal Engine 3 (UDK) and familiarize him with the engine so he can help me out with the level design the most important aspect of the game we need to work on in the final version of the game (along with additional/revised voice acting to suit the new and improved story plot and net code).

Finally, without further a do, here are some latest screenshots of the progress complete thus far and a taste of what is to come in the final version, courtesy of Alfie Feltham (for the BSP geometry work).

Screenshots - Toy Store WIP
Screenshots - Toy Store WIP
Screenshots - Toy Store WIP
Screenshots - Toy Store WIP
Screenshots - Toy Store WIP

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Army Men III Beta Version 1.1 Patch (Mac)

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Jun 9, 2013 Patch 2 comments

Macintosh game download mirror included. This patch should fix the issue with "Mission 7a: Roid Rage" not loading properly. For some reason, the map was...

Army Men III Beta Version 1.1 Patch (Full DL Link)

Army Men III Beta Version 1.1 Patch (Full DL Link)

Jun 9, 2013 Patch 13 comments

READ DESCRIPTION FIRST BEFORE DOWNLOADING! Windows game download mirror included. This patch should fix the issue with "Mission 7a: Roid Rage" not loading...

Army Men III Official Game Manual

Army Men III Official Game Manual

May 13, 2013 Guides 4 comments

Need a head start on how to play the game? This manual is for you!

Army Men III Alpha -  Localization Patch 1.0

Army Men III Alpha - Localization Patch 1.0

Dec 7, 2012 Patch 0 comments

A localization patch to fix any localized and configuration issues reported in the Army Men III Alpha version release.

Army Men III Alpha Version 1.0

Army Men III Alpha Version 1.0

Dec 7, 2011 Full Version 24 comments

Alpha release of Army Men III FPS release By Lord Iheanacho Productions

Army Men III Original Soundtrack

Army Men III Original Soundtrack

Dec 1, 2011 Music 0 comments

The original soundtrack of Army Men III - now in your hands. All music composed by Uzorchukwu Iheanacho (Lord Iheanacho).

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LordIheanacho Creator
LordIheanacho Mar 11 2014, 6:16pm says:

Hey guys, a new download mirror has been added to the Forums. Hopefully it will make downloading the Beta more easier for now. Thanks goes to Friction98.

Docs.google.com

If you have any additional download mirrors to add for the game, please send us a message or an email, that would be tremendously helpful.

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lukeprox
lukeprox Mar 3 2014, 5:49pm says:

For skirmish, I would love to see the toy store from SH2. Have a shelf with vehicles and enemies on it, and have the checkout counter. I think it would be a cool addition. What do you guys think?

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LordIheanacho Creator
LordIheanacho Mar 4 2014, 4:53pm replied:

That's exactly one of the missions we were working on. Though I'd say it's rather based on the Toy Store from SH2.

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lukeprox
lukeprox Mar 11 2014, 12:07pm replied:

Thanks for the reply. Please put up pictures as soon as you can. Looking forward to it.

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jubbie112
jubbie112 Jan 13 2014, 4:38pm says:

there seems to be a bug in the second level (or second have of the first one) where ater you kill the small group of tan then then the commando just stops and i cant continue. other then that the game seems really cool.

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LordIheanacho Creator
LordIheanacho Jan 14 2014, 5:36am replied:

Can you post a screenshot with more specific details via the forums, on the "Bugs and Support" section?

Armymen3.forumotion.com

You will need to make an account on the website, very quick and simple to do.

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rabbids4eva
rabbids4eva Jan 3 2014, 8:31am says:

Any plans on the Steam version that is easier for everyone to download?

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LordIheanacho Creator
LordIheanacho Jan 3 2014, 9:41am replied:

Originally we did, but until we can get Take 2 Interactive to wake up and fully recognize us and finally get that written permission, I don't see that happening anytime soon unfortunately... And we REALLY need Steam for our final release.

Unless, perhaps someone is willing to make a petition or something to make it happen.

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jubbie112
jubbie112 Jan 21 2014, 2:49pm replied:

Greenlight?

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LordIheanacho Creator
LordIheanacho Jan 2 2014, 2:05am replied:

Yes. Download is in the release article.

Indiedb.com

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This is probably the most effort driven indie game I have ever seen and played. Yes, this game has a bug here and there but that can surely be fixed. The fact that this game haas been a success is mainly through himself and the commuity. The game play of this game is great and in my opinion I would like the music to be a little softer but thats what I think. People can say that this is a bad game but as long as this is effort driven I will always vote game of the year and game of everything. I love…

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