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The perfect Old World: Heroes of the Aegean complement to the Steam release

Old World: Heroes of the Aegean has been a bit unfairly lost, both in the vast World and here. The 4X strategy game got a strong 85 rating in the test, but it received far less attention from the press and players than Civilization’s other competitor, Humankind. One possible reason: is the Epic exclusivity.

But that’s changing now. On May 19th Old World was released on Steam and GOG.com. At the same time, the first DLC for Old World came with the heroes of the Aegean – for free. In addition, a new, previously unannounced civilization comes into play with the Hittites. And then there are dozens of patches since our test in summer 2021. So let’s see what the DLC can do and whether Old World has deserved an upgrade in the two years since release.

It suits you if…
You’ve never played Old World and crave a little guidance at first.
You like to play Civilization in ancient times.
You feel like a mini-campaign with a story and decisions.

It doesn’t suit you if…
You want as much freedom as possible in your 4X games.
You expect significant changes to the sandbox gameplay of the main game from the DLC.

A new scenario for history fans
Heroes of the Aegean contains six scenarios centered around the conflict between Persia and the Greek states, from the famous Battle of Marathon to the successor cities of Alexander’s empire.

It is not entirely clear why Mohawk Games chose this not a very common name because the island world between Greece and today’s Turkey does not play a role in the scenario. The setting in and of itself is very well chosen for this.

After all, compared to Civilization or Humankind, Old World is first and foremost characterized by the fact that we don’t go through the whole of human history in the round strategy that has been exclusive to Epic for a long time but stays in antiquity. And in this period, the Persian wars are one of the most apparent issues next to the rise of Rome.

Otherwise, this scenario pack makes more sense than we initially expected. This, in turn, is due to the Old World itself, which is better suited for this type of scenario content than, say, Civilization.

What was Old World again precisely?
As a quick reminder, Old World is a Civilization-style 4X city-building game. However, it differs in a few key respects. In addition to the mentioned focus on only one era, Old World lets you slip into the skin of a mortal leader whose successor you have to regulate like in Crusader Kings 3. If you fail, the game is over. Although the simulation of leaders, heirs to the throne, and court servants are not nearly as complex as in Crusader Kings, it is enough to differentiate it from the genre competition.

While this mix doesn’t always mesh perfectly in the base game, it shows its strengths in the DLC – at least in phases. In Civilization, such scenarios often seem artificial because we cannot follow the fate of individual people.

On the other hand, Old World lets us slip into the roles of great Greek and Macedonian leaders, telling their life stories and linking them with unique game mechanics.

From Marathon to Thermopylae
In the first short scenario, you play the battle of Marathon in a rudimentary way, which is probably intended as a new introduction for players who haven’t touched the game for a long time and have forgotten most of it – in short, people like me.

Then you hold back the Persians at Thermopylae with Leonidas as a general and defeat the naval battle at Salamis in the same scenario. You get more ships the longer you have held out with the Spartans beforehand.
In the third scenario, you play Philip II of Macedonia, the father of Alexander the Great. Like the historical model, you should unite Greece – and you don’t have unlimited time for that. While this is an excellent but playfully unimportant introduction to the new content, from now on, it is much more to the point.

During the game, you can choose several paths. For example, do you want to defeat the uncivilized peoples of Thrace militarily or persuade them to enter into a diplomatic truce? Will you get the Illyrians on your side by getting married, or will you also “pacify” them? And when do you dare against Athens and Sparta?

Lack of communication about the goals
In between, the game weaves in the historical development of the events and reveals two weaknesses.

For one thing, like the main game, the scenarios are very sparse, with easily accessible information about goals and mechanics. For example, why do we use events to train our son Alexander if he is never used because the scene ends as soon as Phillip dies?

On the positive side, however, we must emphasize that our criticism was immediately reacted to in the preview. It is now (somewhat hidden) that the scene ends when Phillip dies. That wasn’t clear at all beforehand. Overall, the developers’ communication with the outside world and the number of updates is exemplary—more on that in a moment.

History as if on rails
The second weakness of the DLC content stems from the first. Because, as you may have already noticed, Old World largely retells the actual events. But it doesn’t leave you much room to go your own way.

Leonidas died at Thermopylae, so he must too. The Greeks win at Salamis, so here too. You’re not even allowed to play the Persians. And if Philipp was murdered by his bodyguard in real life, that has to happen in the scenario.

This makes many decisions feel irrelevant. If you choose a conclusion that would significantly change the course of the story, you know beforehand that something will go wrong.

The DLC could have learned from role models.
Other games deal smarter with such circumstances. For example, Civilization 5 allows you to play Rome in the “The Fall of Rome” scenario and prevent that very pre-programmed fall. In the campaign of The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth, you can save Boromir with a lot of skill. The game doesn’t hint at it but allows for the possibility, which feels immensely satisfying.

This is where Old World: Heroes of the Aegean gambled away potential with its scenarios. But at least it offers a lot of variety since each scenario is played uniquely. Sometimes you only have access to troops but not cities. Then again, like in the fourth scenario, you have to deal mainly with domestic politics and work your way through a series of event chains to remain in power over Greece as Alexander’s mother and his at the same time support the campaign.

Finally freedom
In the meantime, we could also play the fifth scenario. This revolves around Alexander’s campaign across the Persian Empire. Like the sixth scenario, this scenario is relatively long because you have to fight various battles along the way. The coast is unlocked for you bit by bit, so you play the historical advance again and have little creative freedom.

In this scenario, you hardly care about the economy but almost exclusively about the military, whose units bring significantly more clout to the field than customary units due to Alexander and his most important generals. You will then receive more troops via »research« instead of unlocking new technologies.

Overall, focusing on a massive land fight is fun but then becomes tiresome. Due to the particular movement system in Old World, it is a cramp to bring the reinforcement troops to the front because there are never enough command points available, and the units cannot remember more extended route commands.

Also, enemy troops appear out of nowhere due to the long-range (with Command Points present), especially when your progression unlocks a new sector. This makes tactical planning ahead difficult and quickly becomes frustrating.

The Diadochi
The last scenario begins after Alexander’s death. Here, for the first time, you get true freedom of choice. You can choose which of the four Diadochi empires (the successor states of Alexander’s empire) you want to use to win back the kingdom.

Depending on your choice, the task will be more difficult or accessible. Tiny Macedonia is in a terrible starting position. At the same time, the prosperous Seleucid kingdom in Mesopotamia is in a good place but also lies between the Egyptian Ptolemy kingdom and the Antigonids of Asia Minor and is therefore exposed to a possible war on two fronts. So replay value is ensured in this scenario in particular.

Ultimately, Heroes of the Aegean is neither a big hit nor a disappointment. With some strengths based on the peculiarities of Old World and some weaknesses in the staging, the DLC would not be recommended at a purchase price of 20 or 30 euros. However, as an additional free treat, it’s definitely worth your attention and could serve as a persuasion aid for those who have toyed with the idea of ​​buying Old World but have hesitated.

That was not all!
To our and possibly your surprise, that’s not all. The Steam release also has a new civilization up to its sleeve, the Hittites. As special units, they rely on their chariots and get quick access to recent ministerial posts through their families.

The charioteers from Anatolia are pretty flexible, but how strong they are compared to other cultures must first be shown in a more extended test by the community.

Patches, patches, patches
Since we are now in a follow-up test, it must not be forgotten that the developers are releasing minor updates at an improbable frequency. A patch with balance changes, bug fixes, sometimes dozens of new events (according to the developer, we’ve reached over 3000 in total), AI and performance improvements, new sound effects, and artwork comes almost every week.

The regularity of the updates shows how eager the developers are to their work, which is reflected in the quality of the game, which is constantly growing. The free content is also a good thing, although there is some confusion about whether (former) Epic buyers are also getting the benefit of the promotion. The statements of the developers and PR were contradictory in this regard.

Our Tanskists will not get cool 3D

YOU are the problem with Games Workshop

LESTA studio continues to “please” players in World of Tanks from Russia and Belarus. While in the European and American versions of the game on May 31, a new season of combat passes starts, as a reward for which you can get the steep skins of the death guard, Ultramarinov or Boys (Orcs) from the Warhammer 40,000 universe, they will be unavailable in the CIS countries.

Instead of such a cool reward, Russian and Belarusian players will only receive compensation in the form of additional consumables. But it is hardly worth blaming for this St. Petersburg studio. It is most likely that such a decision was made by the British company Games Workshop, which decided to stop selling its products in the Russian Federation.

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Elden Ring: This is how her Rennala, the Queen of the full moon

Elden Ring - Let's Play Part 23: Rennala, Queen of the Full Moon
From now on you can see in a new video for Elden Ring how you can defeat Rennala.
Rennala, the queen of the full moon, is the boss opponent in the academy of Raya Lucaria.
We will show you how you successfully master this boss fight in a video:
Elden Ring is now available for 69.99 euros and can be ordered from the Microsoft Store.
You will receive the Elden Ring Deluxe Edition for 89.99 euros.
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Free Fire codes today May 22, 2022; All free rewards

Free Fire offers us a real mountain of new cosmetic objects that we can redeem on the spot thanks to today’s free rewards codes, Sunday 22 of May of 2022 **. With them you will get unpublished cosmetic objects. Once the exchange will remain linked to your Garena profile. Remember that the title is available in Free-To-Play for Format for iOS and Android devices.

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How to redeem free GARENA Fire Fire codes?

Redeem free rewards codes in Free Fire requires going through a very simple process. Every 24 hours those responsible publish a list in which you will receive cosmetics without additional cost after redeeming it in this link. You must keep in mind that these will remain linked to your Garena Fire Fire ID.

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  1. First: click on this link to access the Official Rewards Portal, the rewards exchange site.

  2. Secondly, start session with your Free Fire account from the chosen option: Facebook, VK, Google, Huawei, Apple or Twitter.

  3. Third step: enter the code of twelve (12) digits in the indicated space (make sure you do not confuse some numbers with letters) and confirm.

  4. Fourth and lFire Firet step: Once you confirm the code you have selected, it will be enough to wait until they are reflected in your account.

When you finish the process you will see a confirmation message within a maximum period of 30 minutes : Do not despair if you do not see them immediately. These codes have a validity of 24 hours from the moment of publication, so you have a very small margin so Fire Fire not to run out of them.

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Kakao reveals P2E game platform Clayton Games

Kakao (CEO Nam Gung -hoon) will showcase its P2E game platform ‘Clayton Games’ based on its clayton coin.

Kakao defined P2E as “Unlike traditional games led by game companies, P2E is a meta bus in the true sense of players.”

Clayton Games is a project for Kakao to support the P2E industry and expand the Clayton Coin ecosystem. Clayton Games is an IGO lunch pad. It helps to showcase new creepto projects related to game. Competitive products include BSCPAD of Binance and Avalanche’s Avalaunch.

Clayton Games aims to be an integrated platform for both game users and developers. Kakao expects Clayton Games to become synergy between users and developers.

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Kakao cited the lack of channels for the P2E ecosystem, △ information fragmentation, △ lack of initial sales channels in game assets, and △ promotion of games. Kakao plans to solve the three problems of Clayton Games.

For example, to solve information fragmentation problems, Kakao collects information to Game Aggregator in Clayton Games. Game Egrigators will be a channel for providing comprehensive information for game ecosystems, such as basic gameplay information, related torque and news about newly launched games. Game Egrigators can operate channels based on the information provided by individual game developers in the early stages of the service, but aim for a user -based forum in the medium and long term.

Kakao said, “Clayton Games is a comprehensive P2E game platform that will not only provide IGO opportunities, but also solve essential matters for expanding the game ecosystem such as information fragmentation and game promotion.”

Paradox offers: the best strategy, of sales in Steam

This weekend we have a good handful of free offers and games to which we must add the already clKings IIIsic promotion of different editors in Steam. On this occKings IIIion it is the turn of Paradox Interactive , known for being a reference in the genre of the strategy, and how could it be otherwise, we have quality games with interesting discounts.

Kings III we already knew, we have at our disposal a free test of Stellaris , the space strategy and management game, until next Monday, and if it convinces us, we find it reduced to only 8 euros. But obviously, there is more…

Offers for demanding strategists

The war strategy is represented with the fantKings IIItic Hearts of Iron IV , which with the 75% discount is at just 9.99 euros, while ours is more the construction and management of cities, the popular Cities: Skylines is now 6.99 euros. We can also find the most recent launch of the company, the gigantic Crusader Kings III , at 39.99 euros, and its expansion – still not available – Fate of Iberia, at 6.99 euros.

Several packs are also available, such Kings III the Great Strategy Collection, with some of the games mentioned above EUROPE UNIVERSALIS IV , Imperator: Rome and more, by 62.99. By counterl Build It Bundle proposes more construction games, such Kings III Cities: Skylines, Prison Architects , Surviving Mars and others, for 44.55 euros.

In short, these are the best Paradox offers in Steam during this weekend:

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* Stellaris for 8 euros
* Cities: Skylines for 6.99 euros
* Hearts of Iron IV for 9.99 euros
* Crusader Kings III for 39.99 euros
* Great Strategy Collection for 62.21 euros
* Build It Bundle for 44.55 euros

Elden Ring: Malenia faces the rest of Bosses in this video: Can everyone defeat them?

If you have explored the underworld from head to toe, surely you know Malenia, Miquella’s sword is undoubtedly the most fearsome boss of Elden Ring. Although optional, Malenia is a key character in the universe of the last Fromsoftware game and its second phase as is a real challenge that not everyone has been able to overcome.

So, someone has asked the question… if Malenia is in fact the most powerful of the bosses, Could she defeat them all others?

Malenia, stronger than the Lord of Elden

Garden of Eyes, a youtuber who has worked on many of the mods available in Elden Ring, including the invocation of the mythical let me alone Her , had the fabulous idea of facing Malenia with each Boss of the game.

The question he asks us is the following:”Malenia is one of Elden Ring’s strongest bosses, then another boss can overcome her, or at least take her to her second phase?”,And he developed this mod that allows the goddess of rot to face the creatures of the underworld.

Therefore, for more than 40 minutes, You can observe in the viewer’s view the fights of Malenia, which confirm the immense power of it. The shortest fight on her remains that of Godrick, who succumbs after a single attack of Miquella’s sword. The longest is the one that faces Malenia against the Fire Giant, who makes him have a hard time due to the strong attacks of her with her shield.

Who can defeat Malenia?

Finally, in this mod, in any case, Miquella’s sword does not seem to be the most powerful of the game and she is defeated by two other bosses .

ELDEN RING: Malenia VS All Bosses

  • Maliketh, the black leaf. Although Malenia expires to the cleric beast, she will succumb to the second phase of the latter, that is, Maliketh. The latter is one of the most difficult bosses of the game, and terrifies everyone the opponents of him thanks to his agility and aggressiveness. Therefore, she is not surprising to see him rival him with the speed of Miquella’s sword and overcome it.
    * Radahn, the scourge of the stars . This fight left some skeptical users. In fact, the fight against Radahn begins from far away and Malenia must try to approach the boss. An approach that is impossible, because the scourge of the stars chains the arrows and defeats Miquella’s sword from a distance. A bitter victory, therefore, which is however not very representative, in the absence of a melee.

In any case, although she was defeated twice during these epic fights, Malenia is still impressive thanks to her speed and her mortal combos. She has terrified manyless in the world… except one!

let me alone, the greatest threat to Malenia

Certainly Maliketh and Radahn managed to defeat the goddess of rot, but did they defeat her 1000 times? No. The only one to achieve this feat is the legendary let me alone Her, who recently challenged himself Malenia 1000 times. She retransmitted the number 1000 death, which made her legendary.

Therefore, if there is a person to whom Malenia fears in the underworld, it is Kleintsuboiow, aka the terrible _let me alone Her,The nightmare of Miquella’s sword! Meanwhile, there is no doubt that the goddess of rot will have marked the minds of players around the world and, despite these 1002 defeats, Her power is still far from being tainted.

The Dying Light Confirm the Development of a new open-world Fantasy RPG

Techland, the studio behind Dying Light games, is currently working on a new open-world AAA action RPG! The production promises to be great, and the company has unveiled a visual that makes us want to discover more.

After the great success of Dying Light 2, the Polish studios of Techland are in full swing. At the origin of numerous video game productions, including the Dying Light and Call of Juarez, licenses the company, it now wants to recruit new talent to strengthen its teams. But for what purpose?

A new action RPG
While Techland’s latest game, Dying Light 2, has only been out for three months, the studio teams are back at work. In question is the arrival of a new AAA Action RPG in the open world! Few clues have been revealed by Techland about the game’s plot or setting, other than that the latter will take place within “a fantastic universe.” Additionally, the image revealed by the brand (below) shows a person standing in front of what appears to be the remains of an ancient civilization.

It is a monumental production that requires a lot of investment from the company and its production teams. Although they already have industry leaders, the latter still needs to be expanded, so Techland has launched an effective recruitment campaign.

There is something for everyone and especially for all trades. It covers all positions, from web development to game design to human resources. It is a golden opportunity for people looking for work in the video game industry, allowing them to join this company that seems to have been in full development in recent years and that does not hesitate to chain AAA productions.

Big names are already present on the team.
The new licensing team includes industry veterans, including:
Karolina Stachyra – Narrative Director who previously worked for CD Projekt Red on The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, and their DLCs.
Arkadiusz Borowik – Narrative Lead who previously worked for CD Projekt Red on The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, and their DLCs.

In addition, in recent months, the team has been reinforced with the arrival of:
Bartosz Ochman
– Open World Director, who previously worked on Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.
Mario Maltezos – Experienced Creative Director, has worked with companies such as Ubisoft (Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time), Warner Bros (Mad Max), and Microsoft.
David McClure – Lead Game Designer formerly associated with Arkane Studios (Deathloop), Deep Silver, and Playground Games.
Kevin Quaid – Lead Animator with over eight years of experience at Guerilla Games who has worked on titles such as Horizon Zero Dawn and its expansion The Frozen Wilds
Marcin Surosz – Lead UI/UX Designer with a remarkable ability to identify player needs, formerly at People Can Fly.
A flashy team, therefore, that will actively work on the next project of the Polish studios. One thing is for sure, and we can’t wait to see what Techland has in store for us with this new AAA!

Where to find a Grayson gunsmith in V Ringing

To find a Grayson-warrior in climb V, you will need to find it in the Bandit Armory location. Inside arms bandits , you can find Grayson of the gunsmith in the rear of the locations in the place shown below. But before entering the Admiralty, we strongly recommend raising the level of our equipment to at least 27 or 30 .

Grayson The Armourer Location V Rising
This will allow you to fight Graison and unlock all the objects that you will receive for his murder. Nevertheless, if you want to get the level of equipment 27+, make the following items in V RISING:

Full kit Nightstalker: * 6 pcs. skin and 4 pcs. A rough thread for each element of armor.
Copper weapon: 16 copper ingots and 12 boards.
Ring of the burial ground: 8 grave dust and 40 mourning lily

The manufacture of the above items, including rings, armor and weapons, will increase your overall level of equipment to 30, which will be enough to kill the gunsmith Grayson. As soon as you Equipment level 30 do not hesitate to fight with Graison, but we recommend taking one or two friends with you if you have problems.

How to defeat Grayson gunsmith in V Riding

Grayson gunsmith is not a difficult battle if you are one or two levels above him. But before fighting Grasson, we recommend cleaning the territory next to it to facilitate the battle so that you can focus on it al1. As soon as the region is cleaned, you will be ready to meet him to face, and you need to focus on reducing his health as quickly as possible.

If you are alone in battle, we recommend using axes , swords or spear attack it. But if you have friends, make sure that at least one or two has a quick weapon, and one mace . In addition to the availability of the right set of weapons, the battle with Graison is quite simple. Grayson will have strong attacks in close combat, and he will throw small traps that will make your character go slower if you step on them. Fortunately, you can avoid its Ao-Atak and traps using blood veil and leaves the road.

To find out more about V Rising, we recommend checking whether V Rising MMO is? And does the V Rising controller support? Here, in the Pro game manuals!

The main changes in the update “Tiger School” for Blade & Soul

The developers of MMORPG Blade & Soul shared fresh details about updating the Tiger School. The update, which will be released today, will add a certain amount of new content to the game and correct a number of technical errors.

With the release of the patch in the game, the number of Hon’s paths to 45, the sphere of the desire of heaven and the stone of the spirit-defender of the salty lake, and the list of tasks will be replenished. The plot missions of 12 acts are still available in the amount of six, but over time we will be told the continuation of the story. Also, with the installation of an update when creating a character of race lin, you can choose a class of a shadow master, and when underground passes at a high level of complexity, we will observe the replacement of the effect of instant death with a consumption of 90% of the character’s hitpinds.

Blade & Soul New Update
Of course, without balanced and technical lines in patches, it will also not do, read more details about changes here.

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