History VideoGame / MenOfWar

18th Sep '17 4:41:42 AM SergeshD123
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* GameMod: Via the Steam Workshop, mods that add missions, change the game completely from its [=WW2=] setting to others (e.g Red Rising mod, which changes the game to the modern day), add new sound and visual effects, make bodies and vehicle carcasses permanent and even add unit spawners.

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* GameMod: Via the Steam Workshop, mods that add missions, change the game completely from its [=WW2=] setting to others (e.g Red Rising mod, which changes the game to the modern day), day and Ultimate Mod 40k, which brings the game to the 41st millennium), add new sound and visual effects, make bodies and vehicle carcasses permanent and even add unit spawners.
16th Sep '17 5:10:33 PM nombretomado
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The game offers three campaigns, one for the [[ThoseWackyNazis Germans]], one for the [[RedsWithRockets Soviets]] and one combined campaign for both the [[YanksWithTanks Americans]] and [[BritsWithBattleships British]] (who get a grand total of 1.5 missions ) during Operation Torch. More nations exist in multiplayer, though.

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The game offers three campaigns, one for the [[ThoseWackyNazis Germans]], one for the [[RedsWithRockets Soviets]] and one combined campaign for both the [[YanksWithTanks [[UsefulNotes/YanksWithTanks Americans]] and [[BritsWithBattleships British]] (who get a grand total of 1.5 missions ) during Operation Torch. More nations exist in multiplayer, though.
16th Jul '17 10:49:34 AM nombretomado
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* GameMod: Via the Steam Workshop, mods that add missions, change the game completely from its WW2 setting to others (e.g Red Rising mod, which changes the game to the modern day), add new sound and visual effects, make bodies and vehicle carcasses permanent and even add unit spawners.

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* GameMod: Via the Steam Workshop, mods that add missions, change the game completely from its WW2 [=WW2=] setting to others (e.g Red Rising mod, which changes the game to the modern day), add new sound and visual effects, make bodies and vehicle carcasses permanent and even add unit spawners.
27th May '17 12:10:31 PM nombretomado
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* ''Vietnam'' (2011): A proper sequel, ''Men of War: Vietnam'', takes place in [[TheVietnamWar the Vietnam War]] and features 2 campaigns, one North Vietnamese and one American. Unfortunately, the number of units appearing in the game, especially vehicles, is minuscule.

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* ''Vietnam'' (2011): A proper sequel, ''Men of War: Vietnam'', takes place in [[TheVietnamWar the Vietnam War]] UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar and features 2 campaigns, one North Vietnamese and one American. Unfortunately, the number of units appearing in the game, especially vehicles, is minuscule.
10th Jan '17 3:08:42 AM Knock29
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* GameMod: Via the Steam Workshop, mods that add missions, change the game completely from its WW2 setting to others (e.g Red Rising mod, which changes the game to the modern day), add new sound and visual effects, make bodies and vehicle carcasses permanent and even add unit spawners.



* LevelEditor: The GEM Editor, naturally. In fact, that is the game's biggest selling point since people have created entire missions just from messing around in it.



* UpdatedRerelease: A remake using the Assault Squad 2 engine was released in 2016 as DLC.
* VideogameFlamethrowersSuck: The flamethrower is one of the most powerful infantry weapons. It sets any unit it touches on fire, [[ManOnFire with hilarious results]], it can destroy any vehicle and its crew within seconds, can burn away nearly anything that can be used for concealment, and is a good weapon for clearing out buildings.

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** However, mods can deconstruct this system. Especially with GSM Fields of Honor, where it introduced specific shell types and completely replaced the artillery universal ammunition system by restricting specific shells to certain guns, like for example in GSM Fields of Honor you cannot use a American M5 75mm shell inside a German PAK-40, unlike in vanilla.
* UpdatedRerelease: A remake using the Assault Squad 2 engine was released in 2016 as DLC.
DLC, completely replacing the older MOW models and effects with the new ones from MOWAS 2. The Narmy voice acting is also replaced, to a less stereotypical accent to voice acting that would be seen in a high school play.
* VideogameFlamethrowersSuck: Inverted. The flamethrower is one of the most powerful infantry weapons. It sets any unit it touches on fire, [[ManOnFire with hilarious results]], it can destroy any vehicle and its crew within seconds, can burn away nearly anything that can be used for concealment, and is a good weapon for clearing out buildings.
15th Dec '16 1:15:16 AM Doug86
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The third game in the Outfront Series, ''Men of War'' is a 2009 RealTimeStrategy game set during [[WorldWar2 World War II]]. It uses a unique GameEngine with fully realistic physics, enabling players to use the environment to their advantage. While it is similar to ''VideoGame/CompanyOfHeroes'', more comparisons could be made toward ''Theatre of War''. Instead of base building, you are given an arbitary number of units (with the option to call in reinforcements in some missions).

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The third game in the Outfront Series, ''Men of War'' is a 2009 RealTimeStrategy game set during [[WorldWar2 World War II]].UsefulNotes/WorldWarII. It uses a unique GameEngine with fully realistic physics, enabling players to use the environment to their advantage. While it is similar to ''VideoGame/CompanyOfHeroes'', more comparisons could be made toward ''Theatre of War''. Instead of base building, you are given an arbitary number of units (with the option to call in reinforcements in some missions).
20th Oct '16 10:46:25 AM TruebloodJoe
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* UpdatedRerelease: A remake using the Assault Squad 2 engine was released in 2016 as DLC.
18th Sep '16 7:33:32 PM SSgt_LuLZ
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* AcceptableBreaksFromReality: In real life, guns can shoot hundreds of meters and most tanks can fire further then a kilometer, although this would allow units to engage the enemy from different ends of the map; mods that add realistic ranges and accuracy tend to [[GameBreaker break the game]], as a captured anti-aircraft gun or tank lets you engage pretty much any target you can see on the screen as long as there's no terrain in the way, even if you need to blow through a house or two on the way.

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* AcceptableBreaksFromReality: In real life, guns can shoot hundreds of meters and most tanks can fire further then a kilometer, kilometre, although this would allow units to engage the enemy from different ends of the map; mods that add realistic ranges and accuracy tend to [[GameBreaker break the game]], as a captured anti-aircraft gun or tank lets you engage pretty much any target you can see on the screen as long as there's no terrain in the way, even if you need to blow through a house or two on the way.



* AKA-47: Averted. All weapons and vehicles have accurate names - and often there are multiple models available.

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* AKA-47: AKA47: Averted. All weapons and vehicles have historically accurate names - and often there are multiple models available.



* GlassCannon: Any light vehicle with a big gun. The Sd.Kfz. 234 ''Puma'' with a 5cm KwK is an excellent example, as given the chance, it can wreck even a heavy tank (''including'' a Tiger).

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* GlassCannon: Any light vehicle with a big gun. The Sd.[=Sd.Kfz. =] 234 ''Puma'' with a 5cm KwK [=KwK=] is an excellent example, as given the chance, it can wreck even a heavy tank (''including'' a Tiger).



* MacrossMissileMassacre: For vehicles, the Katyusha, the Sherman Calliope and the Nebelerfers are good examples. A large group of mortars can have the same effect...sometimes.

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* MacrossMissileMassacre: For vehicles, the Katyusha, the Sherman Calliope and the Nebelerfers are good examples. A large group of mortars can have the same effect... sometimes.



* UniversalAmmunition: For infantry, there are 3 basic ammo types: Rifle, [=SMG=] and machine gun. Vehicles are more picky, though as long as the side and the caliber matches, you can generally use weapons interchangeably. AcceptableBreaksFromReality as searching for specific ammo for your weapon would be very annoying.

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* UniversalAmmunition: For infantry, there are 3 basic ammo types: Rifle, [=SMG=] and machine gun.Machine Gun rounds. Vehicles are more picky, though as long as the side and the caliber matches, you can generally use weapons interchangeably. AcceptableBreaksFromReality as searching for specific ammo for your weapon would be very annoying.annoying.
* VideogameFlamethrowersSuck: The flamethrower is one of the most powerful infantry weapons. It sets any unit it touches on fire, [[ManOnFire with hilarious results]], it can destroy any vehicle and its crew within seconds, can burn away nearly anything that can be used for concealment, and is a good weapon for clearing out buildings.
10th Sep '16 2:15:12 PM Timjames98
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* NoCampaignForTheWicked: Averted.

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* NoCampaignForTheWicked: Averted.Downplayed. A German Campaign IS included, but it specifically follows [[TokenGoodTeammate Rommel's]] Afrika Korps (the only branch of The German Army that wasn't accused of war-crimes).
17th May '15 3:25:17 AM Morgenthaler
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[[caption-width-right:711:Just another day in this man's army.]]
The third game in the OutfrontSeries, ''Men of War'' is a 2009 RealTimeStrategy game set during [[WorldWar2 World War II]]. It uses a unique GameEngine with fully realistic physics, enabling players to use the environment to their advantage. While it is similar to ''CompanyOfHeroes'', more comparisons could be made toward ''Theatre of War''. Instead of base building, you are given an arbitary number of units (with the option to call in reinforcements in some missions).

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[[caption-width-right:711:Just [[caption-width-right:350:Just another day in this man's army.]]
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The third game in the OutfrontSeries, Outfront Series, ''Men of War'' is a 2009 RealTimeStrategy game set during [[WorldWar2 World War II]]. It uses a unique GameEngine with fully realistic physics, enabling players to use the environment to their advantage. While it is similar to ''CompanyOfHeroes'', ''VideoGame/CompanyOfHeroes'', more comparisons could be made toward ''Theatre of War''. Instead of base building, you are given an arbitary number of units (with the option to call in reinforcements in some missions).
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