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Advance Wars clone!

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Posted: 02/03/19, 20:34:06  - Edited by 
 on: 02/03/19, 20:35:05
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Wargroove has been talked about like it is an Advance Wars clone, and with Nintendo COMPLETELY ABANDONING Advance Wars I was of course interested. With that said there are a lot of clone games out there and I'm usually not a big fan of clone games so I was hesitant. But a bunch of people are saying this is a truly great game so I had to check it out.

Apparently not only does it have the main campaign and bonus missions and stuff, but a map / campaign editor that lets you create entire campaigns complete with your own cutscenes, which you can then share with others. I will probably never have the time or energy to do this, but it's a pretty cool idea!

There is also online play... if anyone here gets this we should try out the online!

Haven't gotten too far yet so I can't say much, but it definitely feels like it is doing enough so far to not feel like a straight up clone. It has a fantasy setting (more like Fire Emblem in this sense), a big focus on each unit type having its own way to get critical hits, the way you use bases is different, etc.

Anyone else playing!?
Posted: 02/03/19, 20:38:59  - Edited by 
 on: 02/03/19, 20:41:26
@Zero

I've been interested in this game for what feels like years now. Unfortunately it's come it just after Resi 2 and KH3, both games that have taken up a lot of my run (I've been getting into challenge runs of RE2 like I never have before). I'll be sure to check out Wargroove soon, but I've got a lot of games on my plate right now. I'd be down for some online, for sure.
Posted: 02/03/19, 22:39:43
A few more stages in, definitely liking this game. I'm not even sure I'd call it an Advance Wars clone, Advance Wars is for sure the series it borrows most from but it borrows from other series too (for instance it does the Fire Emblem thing where you have a powerful commander on the field but if they die you lose the battle) and it does enough of its own stuff too. Just feels like a very solid, well made turn-based strategy game.

The one small complaint I have so far is that the music is pretty cliche fantasy stuff, it's not bad or anything, just feels a bit generic. Not really a huge deal though, the game is fun.
Posted: 02/05/19, 04:20:27  - Edited by 
 on: 02/05/19, 04:20:45
I really like the "critical hit" feature in this game. Not being random RNG but actual conditions you need to meet.

I've only beaten the first three maps so not far enough in to put down real thoughts aside from thinking the man character was a man in every single promotion prior to release.
Posted: 02/06/19, 22:38:21
I cleared the mission with the wagons. This is a pretty fun time so far. I likey.
Posted: 02/09/19, 01:22:56
I don't love the art style from what I've seen in videos. It just makes we want a proper Intelligent Systems game.

But it does look fun... so torn.
Posted: 02/09/19, 20:03:56
@deathly_hallows Really? I actually kind of like the art style. It's nothing super special but it has its own charm. The animation for the dog CO is adorable.

OBVIOUSLY I would have preferred a new Advance Wars but what can you do? Enjoying this game more than the last Fire Emblem game I played though.
Posted: 02/09/19, 21:16:04  - Edited by 
 on: 02/09/19, 21:16:41
@Zero
I think I'm just sick of the extra-chunky pixel look. I love 2-D art and retro games but sometimes I just like new games to look like new games, ya know? After playing Monster Boy it's hard not to imagine what could have been for this game if they'd have put a bit more fidelity into the artwork.

That said, the dogs are cute and I will probably buy at some point.
Posted: 02/10/19, 19:59:32
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