Impossible Creatures is a 3D RTS game that pits the player against an evil villain. Using Earth’s most formidable animals as building blocks, the player must create an army of genetically-altered mutant monsters in a titanic struggle to protect an unsuspecting world.Read full description
Set in a fantastic 1930s world, "Impossible Creatures" is a 3-D, real-time strategy game by Relic Entertainment the creators of Homeworld, Dawn of War and Company of Heroes that pits the player against an evil villain in a desperate campaign across a chain of remote and diverse islands. Using Earth's most formidable animals as building blocks, the player must create an army of genetically-altered mutant monsters in a titanic struggle to protect an unsuspecting world.
Steam Edition Features:
Fully remastered to work with modern systems
Insect Invasion, Mod SDK (C++) and all patches included
Re-implemented multiplayer and NAT traversal for a smooth online experience
Steam Friend invite implemented
Steam cloud support
Thousands of units: "Impossible Creatures" has more than 50 animals that can be combined to create a vast number of mutant creatures, the results of which are limited only by players' creativity.
Strategies as boundless as your imagination -- By building these creatures into powerful and effective armies, players can define their strategy and how they want to tackle their opponents.
Explore rich 3-D worlds - The highly detailed, fully 3-D dynamic world allows players to battle in four richly detailed environments, each with special flora and fauna.
Compelling single-player campaigns - Players command dozens of creatures, and henchmen in 15 missions across 14 distinct islands.
Unprecedented replayability - "Impossible Creatures" offers boundless creature combinations, armies, and strategies as well as online play and an easy-to-use mission editor that provides limitless play options.
Unique multiplayer options - Up to six "Impossible Creatures" players will be able to wage war in real time. The multiplayer component will streamline base-building, allowing players to build creatures offline and store them for future online battles.
Transferable units - Players can refine their armies in the single-player campaign, and test their strategies with the same armies in a multiplayer game.
Impossible Creatures is an RTS that was originally released in early 2003 by Relic, who would later go on to develop Dawn of War and Company of Heroes, this Steam version patches the game, adds workshop support, and supports multiplayer. The RTS is decent but what sets the game apart is the ability to create armies of animals that you customize by taking parts of one animal and combining them with another. Stock animals have different attributes, attacks, and passive abilities based on each individual part of them, they also have a research level that you need to reach to create them, a level that changes if you replace some of their parts. You have a limited number of slots to save your creatures in so you will need a good balance of units. The single player is entertaining story and character wise and gives you a good variety of objectives. The negatives are that the game isn't balanced that well with some abilities being very useful, some being practically useless, and combined with the easy of getting though early research levels you just don't have reason to use a lot of things. Creating your own army is enjoyable though.
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