Jagged Alliance: Flashback is our vision of returning a once critically acclaimed franchise back to its roots, it's not a reboot, it's a reset! Our main goal is to bring back the tactical turn-based action that the original Jagged Alliance games are known for - the game was a thinking man's game, a thinking man with lots of guns! The games were unique in their blend of tactical turn-based action, controlling and maintaining squads of mercenaries, off and on the battlefield. As a player the decisions you made had a direct impact on how you played the game. Additionally, over-the-top personalities, memorable characters and role-playing elements made the games difficult to put away once you were hooked.

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Jagged Alliance: Flashback will be going onto Steam Early Access really soon and we have decided to add the editor we use to create the game already on EA release. The editor will be supported by Steam Workshop, so we're looking forward to all the content and mode we'll get from the community.

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We are now more than halfway through the alpha phase and we have already learned a lot from all the feedback we have been getting through the game as well as on the forums. We recently updated the alpha and are now moving into phase two where we are introducing the editor, so the modders and alpha backers will have a chance to play around with the game a bit before the Early Access version is live. If you have missed the info from the recent alpha update, you can find the info HERE

Editor Rundown

To make it easier for users to use the editor in this early state we have decided to create a video guide to get people started.

The editor will continue to be developed throughout the Early Access Phase and is supported by Steam Workshop. We plan on hosting some competitions where users get a chance to use the editor to make something for the game, but more on that later.

We also created a written how-to guide for the editor, which will be added to the JAF forum after making this update live

To get the editor simply use THIS LINK. Please note that you can only use the levels you create if you have a version of the game, which means the alpha backers at this point. Back-up link for the editor

You also need a free version of Unity to use the editor.

Steam Early Access Info

Jagged Alliance: Flashback will be going on Steam Early Access in mid/late May, but so far we haven’t shared a whole lot of details of what is to come.

For the Early Access version we want to create a cool experience for the users and give them a taste of what the game has to offer. We are trying to get as many of the core elements in the Early Access version as possible as well as show off some well polished environments and interesting sectors.

We will be continuing to develop the game throughout the Early Access Phase and we plan on making 2-3 major updates that will add additional features and content to the game, besides steadily increasing the gameworld and content.

We hope a lot people will be using the editor from Early Access launch and we are really looking forward to what people will do with it. Modding is the reason why the franchise still has a huge following and maybe also the reason why there’s still a genuine interest for this game.

Late Easter Egg

We wanted to end this update with a good laugh, so we are delighted to share the news that there will be chickens in the game, which have apparently mutated and eaten half the population on the island :)

Until Next Time!

The Full Control JAF Team

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