Choose to be a commander and you will play an in-depth RTS managing the stronghold, or choose to be a warrior and you will play an intense game of first person combat. With the creation of a new game play genre, RTSS (Real Time Strategy Shooter), Savage expertly redefines the first-person shooter and real-time strategy genres by combining elements of both into one cohesive experience. As the commander in RTS mode, you will tackle resource management, develop a robust tech tree, plan your assault and lead real human players into battle. As a warrior in action mode, you will master many unique weapons, powerful units, and siege vehicles to fight a fast paced battle.

Set in a unique fantasy world eons from now where Humans and Beasts battle violently for their very existence. Savage transports PC gamers to the next level in multi-player gaming. Choose to fight on the side of HUMANITY, armed with science and technology, or take the side of the BEAST HORDE, masters of nature and magic. Each race has its own style of battle, its own leader, and its own way to victory. Which side are you on?

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0 comments by H3027 on Feb 16th, 2013

Greetings from the NSL5 Shoutcast Team!

Last week our epic Newerth Savage League 5 started off with even more clans participating than in the previous season. Just as during the NSL4, many NSL5 matches will get shoutcasted and published by our experienced duo Lucky and Tirza, which invites everyone to become part of their team. Video tutorials and templates will get you started. Sign up here!

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Toperharrier
Toperharrier Feb 20 2013, 9:08am says:

Im getting a black screen after I start the game, no sound, cant get back to desktop but get to tty1 and restart the lightdm to get back. Any idea? I have an nvidia graphic with latest 310 drivers, Im actually playing other Desura/Steam games so Im somewhat sure its not related to the card.

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H3027
H3027 Feb 20 2013, 12:55pm replied:

Please report that in our support forum (including game log file): Newerth.com

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MrMas35
MrMas35 Feb 16 2013, 9:43pm says:

can you play it as only a shooter? or is it mainly strategy?

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H3027
H3027 Feb 17 2013, 4:18am replied:

As long as you're a rather unexperienced player you will experience the game in action mode mainly, because as a commander in strategy mode you would be responsible for the fun of a whole team. And nobody likes to have an incompetent leader. :) However, the gameplay in action mode is very diverse and tactical. It will take you weeks to learn the basics and even longer to become a skilled warrior.

Make sure to check the tutorials and replays in the Tutorial section of Savage XR. Watching shoutcasts from the current Savage League will also help you to improve: Youtube.com

Have fun!

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TheJP3372
TheJP3372 Feb 17 2013, 3:02am replied:

You can choose to be either the commander (strategy) or play as a unit (shooter)

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MrMas35
MrMas35 Feb 16 2013, 9:42pm says:

can you play it as only a shooter? or is it mainly strategy?

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H3027
H3027 Feb 16 2013, 9:58am says:

The Newerth Savage League Season 5 will go over 3 months with lots of clan matches played every week. Follow us at youtube: Youtube.com

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H3027
H3027 Jan 29 2013, 1:08am says:

Savage XR Human tutorial is fixed and Beast tutorial added!

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AdianAntilles
AdianAntilles Jan 27 2013, 4:34am says:

I want to play!!!
But i only get white noise all over my desktop when i start. I think its the SFX, since when i set them high it takes more space from the seeable field than with low graphics. Is there ANY!?! fix for that? I would kill for a game of savage right now. Playing commander wouldn't be fitting for a noob like me right now... ;-)

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Daemon_fr
Daemon_fr Jan 31 2013, 2:23pm replied:

Try disabling Shaders altogether.

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Corsair389
Corsair389 Jan 23 2013, 1:48pm says:

It'd be nice to learn how to play, but the tutorial is bugged. It looks great and seems like it would be interesting, but I can't finish the tutorial.

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Daemon_fr
Daemon_fr Jan 23 2013, 3:02pm replied:

Indeed; the tutorial just got broken by a recent update. Thanks for the heads-up, we'll fix it asap. We'll also add a Beast tutorial, a practice mode map and melee practice against bots, for new players, in a matter of days.

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Savage XR
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I've been playing this game for about 18 months now and it's awesome. Each team has one commander, who plays the game like an RTS and coordinates team strategy. The rest of the team play on the field: mining, building, scouting and fighting (the combat is a combination of shooter and melee). I love the distinct teams (human and beast), the melee combat is the best I have experienced in an online game & the RTS commanding aspect is unique.

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