Experience some of the fiercest battles of WWII across North Africa with Mare Nostrum. Building on the realistic, tactical game play that made Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 a fan favourite, Mare Nostrum lets players battle it out in an all new theatre of war. Featuring British, Australian, German and Italian nations, choose from a range of authentic weaponry or crew 1 of 10 fully realised vehicles. With 8 different battle environments the game play is varied from gritty street to street fighting in urban surroundings, to all out tank warfare in the open desert. This is North Africa, but not like you have seen it before. On the 17th October 2008, Mare Nostrum became the first, third party game MOD to be made available on Steam.

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Sandstorm Productions is happy to announce that the latest update to Mare Nostrum is now available along with 26 brand new Steam achievements! Mare Nostrum is free to all those who own Red Orchestra and can be simply downloaded and installed through Steam.

Posted by Psycho_Sam on Dec 12th, 2009

Mare Nostrum brings the British Commonwealth to Red Orchestra, focusing on the deserts and towns of North Africa and the surrounding Mediterranean. A trailer is available on the Steam web page, along with screen shots and more information. Now you can play as British, Polish, Australian and Italian troops, with a huge range of additional features:

· 26 all new Steam achievements.
· 14 new infantry weapons, such as the ever-distinctive Thompson
submachine gun, Bren machine gun, Beretta 1934 pistol, and the SMLE
rifle.
· Full Italian and Polish localisations.
· Over 20 new crewable vehicles including the Carro Armato M13/40 and
Semovente 75/18 for the Italians, countered with multiple Valentine
tank variants, plus the Stuart I, Matilda II and Vickers Mk VIB.
· 12 new maps, including:

  • Crete - Fallschirmjäger units dropping into the midst of Australian defenders in this classic battle.
  •  Ancona Approach - The Fallschirmjäger are back in action, this time defending against the Polish advance in eastern Italy.
  • Gazala Line - Desert tank warfare does not get bigger than this. Start your engines and prepare for total war.
  • Road To Tunis - The war in North Africa is almost over, but the British
    must first push the Axis tanks from one last mountain valley to reach
    Tunis.
  • Tobruk Central - The Australian defenders have been
    under siege for longer than they can remember, how much longer will
    they be able to hold out?
  • Bardia - The Italian garrison is
    surrounded, but they will not give us this cliff top town and its
    valuable port without a struggle.

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So whether it is the North African campaign, roaming the deserts in the armoured vehicle of your choice or the bitter fighting in Crete and mainland Italy, new and old players alike will get a chance to see why RO remains a classic. Now with the opportunity to re-play those battles RO-style, courtesy of Mare Nostrum! For more information on the mod (and to see the trailer) head to the Steam page.

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Bon.
Bon. Dec 12 2009, 9:28pm says:

Brilliant mod, i congratulate the whole team.

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m82sniper
m82sniper Dec 13 2009, 1:14am says:

//download. Gentlemen, good work!

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Mkilbride
Mkilbride Dec 13 2009, 1:51am says:

Wow, that's alot of new content...

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emperor77
emperor77 Dec 13 2009, 3:33am says:

Yay! Downloading.

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aidas2
aidas2 Dec 13 2009, 3:47am says:

Too bad no1 plays it :/

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Mkilbride
Mkilbride Dec 13 2009, 4:08am replied:

Well yeah, but the fact they RELEASE new content is nice. :P

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m82sniper
m82sniper Dec 13 2009, 2:11pm replied:

There's two servers with 50 people and one with 20.

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Psycho_Sam
Psycho_Sam Dec 13 2009, 1:03pm says:

I hope you all enjoy!

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JoeTheJanitor
JoeTheJanitor Dec 13 2009, 3:30pm says:

I really wish that shells popped out of the gun when you fire it.

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UKcharlie
UKcharlie Dec 19 2009, 4:49pm says:

Great stuff. Looking forward to this

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Fallschirmjäger.
Fallschirmjäger. Dec 31 2009, 6:19am says:

Good to see some Fallschirmjäger in the mod now,though not totaly glad with them.But there a good start,and hope little things maybe fixed later on in updates?.

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