Brigade E5: New Jagged Union
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Brigade E5: New Jagged Union is a tactical game that places gamers in the small tropical nation of Palinero on the verge of a civil war. The mission: hire a band of mercenaries and take control of the deteriorating situation before the country finds itself in complete ruin.
The story offers players an opportunity to experience three different viewpoints of the conflict or work out the political structure to achieve their own goals in the global domination. Game play for the title is based on an innovative combat system called SPMÂ® (Smart Pause Mode) that successfully blends together real-time and turn-based games.
Unlike standard turn-based systems, Brigade E5: New Jagged Union does not use "action points" while in turn-based mode, but takes into consideration the character skills and attributes resulting in more natural and diverse behavior of units. Furthermore players can issue a chain of commands that will be carried out automatically.
The choice of weapons will satisfy even highly demanding fans, with more than 100 accurately modeled firearms, varied ammunition types, grenades, body armor and special equipment. Players will be also able to modify and upgrade weapons by adding various gadgets, sniper scopes, mini grenade launchers, bayonets, etc.
The game provides extensive LAN and Internet Multiplayer modes, with CTF, Deathmatch and Fortress dynamic gameplay. SPM® is a brand new feature for the squad combat strategy genre. It gives all players a chance to command their soldiers at the same time, using even an enemy's pause.
Great Turn based Tactical Gameplay with custom Actionsakassassinn1 | Oct. 16, 2015 | See all akassassinn1's reviews »
Brigade E5 is a turn based strategy game in a small scale where you control a small squad of mercenaries and fight through buildings and open areas in a tropical jungles, the story is simple ,too simple , there's a country with civil war going on and your job is to stop both sides from burning down the country. in gameplay , unlike other turn based, each unit has it's own action points and will be treated differently by you , for example a heavy machine gunner has less action points because he's powerful and you need to use him tactically because he's slow ,and take out key targets, you also can set custom chain of actions for your players in the future Dragon Age Style for smother gameplay , you can even issue commands during an enemies turn which will be carried out right away when your turn execution starts , this is important in multiplayer because you can make yourself unpredictable and also try to guess your enemies next move before he gets on with it. The visuals are decent , what you'd expect from a 2006 game nowadays, the animations are a bit sluggish but it's all about good strategy ,sound effects are mediocre at times but they do the job.