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9 comments by bells on Dec 2nd, 2013

The Somme - WWI FPS




Stand down soldier.

Today we take a break from the harsh winter cold and huddle around candle light to take a look at some of the latest progress from the team. We have a music sample and new promotional media to warm your mud drenched toes. First up check out some music produced by the very talented Chase Bethea. The track is entitled 'The Somme Needs You!'.




Next up and if you missed them this week, check out the latest work from our resident artist Paul.

Wrench Mauser C96


News from the front line:

Thanks to the efforts and votes from all our followers old and new we were able to secure a Greenlight on Steam within the month we featured. This is truly humbling to us. Considering all the hard work we put into making this project become a reality it is amazing to know we have you all behind us as we begin to push forward. One of the benefits of being Greenlit meant an invitation to the 'Steam Dev Days' exclusive conference event being held in Seattle in January which we will be attending.

Progress is being made in all departments with more art and design insights coming in the near future. Hit follow on any of our media sites to make sure you catch the latest from our team.

Soldiers, you've had your rest, now take up your arms and vote for The Somme to win IOTY!

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Battle of Delville Wood - Wallpaper

Battle of Delville Wood - Wallpaper

Oct 22, 2013 Wallpapers 4 comments

1920x1080 Wallpaper depicting the Battle of Delville Wood. For more sizes please visit our website. www.tophat-studios.co.uk

Battle of Heligoland - Wallpaper

Battle of Heligoland - Wallpaper

Aug 28, 2012 Wallpapers 5 comments

1920x1080 Wallpaper of Battle of Heligoland. For more sizes please visit our website. www.tophat-studios.co.uk [Conceptual]

Passchendaele - Wallpaper

Passchendaele - Wallpaper

Jul 17, 2012 Wallpapers 2 comments

1920x1080 Wallpaper of Passchendaele. For more sizes please visit our website. www.tophat-studios.co.uk

The Somme - Wallpaper

The Somme - Wallpaper

Jul 8, 2012 Wallpapers 1 comment

1920x1080 Wallpaper of The Somme. For more sizes please visit our website. www.tophat-studios.co.uk

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Blubbergrunt1
Blubbergrunt1 Nov 5 2013, 2:39am says:

will the U.S appear in this game? I know we didn't play a large role in this war but I'd like to see a map based on the Marines at belleau wood or the Lost battalion in argonne forest just wondering if you have plans for that in a later update or something.

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Pav3d
Pav3d Nov 5 2013, 8:30am replied:

I hope not, I would love to play a war game where the US is either an insignificantly small part of it or not at all. Its just there are so many US-centric war games out there already :P

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Blubbergrunt1
Blubbergrunt1 Nov 5 2013, 11:22am replied:

What i'm trying to say is maybe 1 or 2 maps where the U.S really did have a significant impact on the event taking place like I said for example belleau wood , I would really prefer if they did focus on the British or French side of things and while I'm talking what about Austro-Hungary? I wonder if they will be playable

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boogabear123
boogabear123 Nov 1 2013, 3:10pm says:

Alright, I really, really love WW1 games, and I am wondering when you think there will be a playable alpha or the release date, that would be great to know, I would like to do a review on this game when it is finished, thanks!

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Craos5
Craos5 Oct 29 2013, 6:58pm says:

STEAM GREENLIT! - CONGRATULATIONS TOPHAT STUDIOS

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Schrubber
Schrubber Oct 30 2013, 7:29am replied: Online

Yes we did it! Congrats to the team!

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ssgt.rick
ssgt.rick Nov 2 2013, 8:17pm replied:

this game has come so far good job

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JibbaJabbaFool
JibbaJabbaFool Oct 26 2013, 12:29am says:

I know you might not have a time window, but will it be released in time for the 100th anniversary of the Great War? Even if it's not I won't mind - I'm sure it'll be worth the wait!

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Guest
Guest Oct 22 2013, 2:45am replied:

Well, WW1 was four years of trench warfare with very little gains on either side once the frontlines formed in late 1914,so I wouldn't be shocked if it is a slower FPS.

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MrGamerTrainer
MrGamerTrainer Oct 23 2013, 1:24pm replied:

2 and 3/4 years of trench warfare, and thats only on one front in europe

+4 votes     reply to comment
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