Zero-K is a FREE, multi-platform, open source Real Time Strategy game, which aims to be a dynamic, action-packed, hassle-free experience, full of clever strategies and constantly moving combat. Includes an epic scale, realistic projectile and unit physics, terraforming terrain and hundreds of unique and interesting units.

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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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Zero-K

Jan 2, 2011 Full Version 10 comments

This is the installer for the Zero-K lobby and downloader. It will download and install the lobby, which when launched, will download and install all...

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mojjj
mojjj Mar 13 2012, 8:47am says:

+ constant development, improvement, bugfixing
+ single commander unit brings unique possibilities, small part of roleplay here ;)
+ massive strategic online metagame with Planetwars
+ unique gameplay with various units and technologies
+ terraforming the 3d-map with intuitive interface
+ game interface customizable and extendable via widgets
+ real 3d, affecting strategy, movement, sightlines, shotlines etc
+ 3d world is complete zoomable till whole map is visible, iconization of units on zoomout
+ camera controls are easy and intuitive to use (gameplay feels like suppreme commander)
+ air, water, land(flat/hill), amphibious, spider(all land terrain), each makes different units more or less usefull

- not much of a (singleplayer) campaing (so far)
- engine might be a bit older (but effects are nice though)
(-> but unlike other games, graphics are not distracting the user and clear, so enforces strategic gameplay)

just gotta love this game.

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BananaPancake-Chan
BananaPancake-Chan Dec 24 2011, 9:34am says:

So yeah, when're you guys planning to give the animations for the Commanders and some of the Kbots a facelift? Specially the Support/Recon comms?

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luckywaldo7
luckywaldo7 Dec 15 2011, 9:46pm says:

By the way, happy first birthday!

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luckywaldo7
luckywaldo7 Dec 27 2011, 10:50am replied:

Not high on the priority list currently, PlanetWars is the focus, but also balance and user interface as the multiplayer is fairly active.

edit: Whoops, was supposed to be a reply to FlyingPancakes. :)

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ScarySquirrel
ScarySquirrel Sep 7 2011, 6:41am says:

The wikipedia page for this game can be found here:

Zero-K - En.wikipedia.org

This site is now a reference for the wikipedia page.

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lion2606
lion2606 Aug 10 2011, 7:19pm says:

Great game really 1 of the best games for linux.

Sadly poor manage from devs/mods.

Some users abusing the system never got banned or punished, and seems like they dont want to lisen or talk about what changes can be good.

All they want is more coders, sadly if they dont want to talk and lisen to the playerbase i really dont think coders will go to them.

Maybe if game manage change, you can enjoy playing this game.

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GoogleFrog
GoogleFrog Dec 15 2011, 4:23am replied:

I think we listen to the player base sufficiently although things can take a while to implement.

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Saktoth
Saktoth Nov 24 2011, 6:09am replied:

When we say to you 'We need more developer time to do that/Program it yourself and we'll include it' we mean it. We dont have enough developers to implement all suggestions, even good ones, and while suggestions are great, man hours is what gets things realized in-game.

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ScarySquirrel
ScarySquirrel Sep 7 2011, 5:24am replied:

What led you to this conclusion?

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archl
archl Feb 18 2011, 7:54am replied:

Not all free of charge, if you want charge a price its possible but see if people yo buy it.

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This is a RTS for the RTS lover. The community is pushing the limit with hectic gameplay and mind-bending visuals. It is a great example of agile community development becoming more than the sum of its parts.

May 24 2011, 4:33pm by Moses_Drayne

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