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Gundam RTS is a free RTS game. It uses the Spring game engine and is currently in production. I make periodic releases and the game is very playable. It focuses on the one year war story which means no super mechs or effeminate boys. Just anime style humanoid robots shooting each other A LOT.

I am thinking of doing a feature post in the form of a video and I need your input!

Posted by Smoth on Jun 21st, 2010


I have been looking at what many of my contemporaries are doing on the web here and I was thinking, maybe some of you would like to see what is going on with gundam rts or at least what has been going on with it for the past year now. INBEFORE OMG NO WAI. I knowrite? Anyway, point is I have been thinking that pictures are all well and good but video is moving pictures and hey, why not have more of a good thing? I certainly like that!

So here is what I want to know, I will only do this if I get more than 3 comments on the idea as it will be very time consuming to do. Would you like the following:

A) Once every 2 weeks I give you guys a sort of video blog answering Gundam RTS questions and perhaps talking about what is going on with GRTS? If you are in favor of this say yes but also ask some questions that you may be curious about.

B) Just a video showing me playing gundam rts and showing you guys some of the new stuff?

C) No shut up smoth, keep working I want the next version!

D) Gundam Tactica, every so often I will record a video of a gundam match and explain the finer mechanics of what the player is doing. So you guys can get an idea of how to play gundam rts and perhaps get more skillful? (bear in mind I need you guys to get on the servers and PLAY for this one)

So that is my news post for this week, oh, almost forgot. your request has been answered, I expanded the map river valley to a 32x32 from a 20x20. That is over 1.5 times larger fellas. I am still working on it as this map is a colossal undertaking but I want you to know, I am listening.

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Cybio Jun 22 2010 says:

I like idea D) but also idea B) ;-)

That would be very interesting for new players (like me) ;-)

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Wazubaba Jun 22 2010 says:

I'd like to see B

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Hanzie Jun 24 2010 says:

I like B and A.

Example questions:
What game modes can we expect?
-Any variations on standard RTS gameplay?
-Will there be single player missions?
-Do you accept custom made maps by the community? / do you have guidelines for that?
- Will there be space maps?

On the tactic side:
- How important are the air units the game?

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bobthedino Jun 26 2010 says:

You don't have to shut up, but people can learn to be patient.

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Smoth Author
Smoth Jun 26 2010 replied:

A year is a long wait and I have posted little more than screenshots

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bobthedino Jun 29 2010 replied:

It is a long wait, that is why you need to make a release and stop making damn videos and redoing good models for better ones. More new content.

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Smoth Author
Smoth Jun 29 2010 replied:

I am making new stuff

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Cybio Jul 11 2010 replied:

Just take your time and do what you want to do / you think is really needed ;-)

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Gundar300 Jun 28 2010 says:

Holy smokes Batman we have to be their that's right Robin to the Type 61.

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Smoth Author
Smoth Jun 30 2010 says:

seems like most of you want B). I will give this poll one more week and unless otherwise requested do B as that is the majority request.

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Smoth Author
Smoth Jun 30 2010 says:

from lowdive:
D: something like this would be cool:

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hassansquall Jun 30 2010 says:

Personally, I just like text explaining the features, changes, and updates. Pics to show new units/unit updates would be nice.

I like B and D. Making a video blog every two weeks sounds like a lot of work. Either ways just wanted to say: Awesome game!!! :D

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Lutherian90 Jun 30 2010 says:

B and D sound cool, A sounds like it would be extra work that isn't really needed.

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neddiedrow Jul 19 2010 says:

I know I'm late to this, B sounded pretty good.

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