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Galactic Command Echo Squad SE


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Just seen this bit of news on Blue's News  that Galactic Command Echo Squad SE is on Steam http://store.steampowered.com/app/285670/

 

And their a demo you can download and 30% off, who brave enough.

 

The version of the game has been enhanced and remastered for an exclusive Steam release! See what's new to this special edition.

 

  • Remastered For Steam Release
  • Updated the demo (uses v2.11.02 engine build) to use the game's full tutorial (with voice-over audio)
  • Added keyboard command PNG files suitable for printing (two pages to a single 8"x11" sheet)
  • Added a new galaxy map suitable for printing. Shows all available jump links (jumpgate, wormhole, fluxfield)
  • Added all new space skyboxes
  • Added 27 new music tracks from our internal audio library
  • Added optimized versions of previously released DLC scenarios
  • Added four (for a total of five fighters in the game) new playable fighters (single player only)
  • Added ability to play the sandbox scenario with any of the five fighters
  • Added ability to play RISE OF THE INSURGENTS campaign with any of the five fighters
  • Added Instant Action scenario, THE INSURGENT INCURSION playable with any of the five fighters

About the Game
Galactic Command Echo Squad SE is a high-end and very challenging space/planetary combat game. It offers a thrilling campaign, instant action combat sessions as well as a sandbox mode allowing you to explore the game's universe while battling hostile Insurgent forces among others.

Missions take place in space and on the surface of planets and range from basic escort and recon missions, to highly engaging and dangerous tactical strike missions.

 

 

Old trailer for the game.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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yeah it went onto steam, derek smart the developer popped up and all hell broke loose 90% fo posters being banned for critising his game and well the game itself is ok but nothing to write home about.  Worth a look just dont put anything on the forums, try the demo if its not for u dont buy it


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yeah it went onto steam, derek smart the developer popped up and all hell broke loose 90% fo posters being banned for critising his game and well the game itself is ok but nothing to write home about.  Worth a look just dont put anything on the forums, try the demo if its not for u dont buy it

 

Their always is any time he make an appearance I will have to go and have a look.

 

I see this version is also on Gamergate as well, I may get a copy at the weekend just to see what all the fuss is about and to see if it has improved on Battlecruiser.


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There is a demo available on Steam.

 

I think this game is an example of just the sort of thing that causes people to confuse "too complicated" with "terrible UI".  I have yet to see a game which I thought was "too complicated" by any reasonable metric.  On the other hand, there are some games (like, in my opinion from the demo) GCESSE, which are indeed slightly complicated, but the UI is so terrible that it augments the existing "complication" of the game mechanics to unmanageable levels (which are simply not fun).  This I think was why X3 didn't have a bigger audience, and is certainly why I personally have hundreds as opposed to thousands of hours on X3.  The UI was simply a disaster.  Elite: Dangerous is, as far as I can tell, far more complicated than GCESSE (mostly due to its realistic flight model) but I have yet to see anyone claim that it doesn't "look fun" or that it looks "too complicated", probably because it has a gorgeous UI.

 

It's really a shame, because I think that games which are so annoying to interface with give "complicated" games a bad name and strongly encourage developers to dumb down their work.


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I 've bought every game in the "Battlecruiser" series, up to Universal Combat SE. And I hadn't had the time to play them, unfortunatelly. 


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Or fortunatelly?


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This is Derek Smart's game? Woah... now that's a name I haven't heard of for quite some time.


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The UI has always been the sticking point in Smarts games.


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Ok so I bought a copy from Gamergate and downloaded it and so far it working on windows 7 64 bit.

 

No idea what I am supposed to do or what does what as it seems to have a non standard controls, guess I will have to read the manual.

 

Bit of a surprise is that the cockpit is not 3D seems to just a graphic overlay, or maybe I just need to plug a joystick in to look around it?.


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