A new war is brewing. A violent conflict, between the Six Colonies, each one convinced that it was in the right, each one sure of its own ability to defeat its enemies. But they need Generals. They need soldiers. They need you.

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0 comments by Saktoth on Apr 16th, 2014

Following Evolution RTS' massive success with getting on Steam, and with a donation from Connetable enabling this, Zero-K is now on Greenlight.
So if you're interested at all in seeing Zero-K on Steam, we need your votes! Click here, long into steam, and hit 'yes''!

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Dynamo128
Dynamo128 Jan 2 2011, 5:17pm says:

Hey, could anyone give me a small idea of how this game plays? Is it anything like Starcraft or Red Alert? Because it looks amazing.

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Forboding_Angel Creator
Forboding_Angel Jan 6 2011, 5:02pm replied:

Well I had written a HUGE comment, then realized that it only allows for 2000 characters.

It is similar to both in certain aspects, but completely different in other ways. For example, as a newbie the game will not punish you for tiny mistakes like in sc2. Your armies are more or less unlimited in size. The gameplay and graphics are phenominal. Features a dynamic cover system (that is if the game sees map features a vegitation for example, your units will game stealth from radar). Dynamic unit damage textures (I haven't finished implementing this yet, but it will be there soon). Incremental updates happen often, so if there is a bug or an exploit, it gets fixed generally within minutes instead of on a monthly patch cycle or something silly like that (blizzard, I'm staring at you.). Each tech has it's own special abilities and weaknesses (eg, hovers go over water, have a very robust unit diversity, amphibious units are very fast and are stealthed from radar, all-terrain units have the ability to cloak (including the factory), actual physics system, beautiful weapon effects and textures, etc etc etc.

Suffice it to say, you WILL have a lot of fun playing this game. :-)

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Templarfreak
Templarfreak Nov 26 2010, 7:10pm says:

System Requirements?... PM me if you know.

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Forboding_Angel Creator
Forboding_Angel Dec 28 2010, 4:50am replied:

No need to pm them.

The min specs that you need to run the game with all the bells and whistles on (not including dynamic water... seriously, dynamic water doesn't even look as good as bumpmapped anyway...):

3 ghz dual core cpu
4 gb ram
Nvidia 9 Series video card (or ATI equivalent, but ATI hates OpenGL so your mileage may vary)

^^ those will allow you to run the game with the normal maps, shaders, bumpmapped water, reflective units, shadows, etc... Basically, the game can't get much better looking that what you can get with those settings.

Lowest I would go CPUwise is a 2 ghz, and if you have an older series nvidia card you can get a pretty decent framerate by disabling some of the more advanced graphics stuffs. If you have an integrated video card, you can prolly run it on the absolute minimum settings, but no guarantees.

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bobthedino
bobthedino Nov 15 2010, 10:51pm says:

Needs more battle screen shots.

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Forboding_Angel Creator
Forboding_Angel Dec 28 2010, 4:50am replied:

Yeah, I know :-(

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Azronus
Azronus Aug 8 2010, 3:54pm says:

A foreboding story...Seems very similar to the way OUR History is going...Ah well, me reading into the lines again. Sounds(and looks) like a great game. Defiantly tracking and letting my friends now of this.

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Cybio
Cybio Apr 8 2010, 10:34am says:

Tracked =)

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SgtCbb
SgtCbb Feb 14 2010, 8:01am says:

Newer was alive... lets pray

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thunderising
thunderising Feb 14 2010, 12:58am says:

tracking and in wait for a alpha

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Forboding_Angel Creator
Forboding_Angel Mar 15 2010, 5:35am replied:

Actually we're skipping alpha and going straight to beta, which will be fairly soon. I'll be making a newspost about it when it's close. Which won't be too far away now.

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Some people might find the complexity of play in the multiplayer to be intimidating, but once you really understand it you will be able to appreciate the gameplay that rivals top commercial RTS's.

Not to mention, being completely free, the price is right. All that currently lacks is an active player community.

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Okay , thsi is my rating I have the supreme commander game and it is kind of like the same idea and same thing that is why i rated low.

I rated 4 for the effort)

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