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"Festung Europa" by Jackboot Games (Darkest Hour 2!)
« on: July 03, 2013, 04:38:20 am »

The developers behind the Darkest Hour mod for Red Orchestra: 1939 - 1945 are currently working on their next game based on CryEngine 3. They've committed to create the successor to Darkest Hour, this time as a standalone game. "Festung Europa" is primarily based in the Commonwealth sector of the Normandy invasion front and will feature fierce and realistic combined arms first person combat between the units that were there on large and detailed maps.

It's in early alpha still and they honestly pick up many things from the community with every voice heard! I've offered advice on there myself and seen it applied in some of the dev update screenshots.

http://www.jackbootgames.com/

http://forums.jackbootgames.com/forum.php

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Re: "Festung Europa" by Jackboot Games (Darkest Hour 2!)
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2013, 05:04:05 am »
 WW2 game with CryEngine 3. Ermergerd.

 Thanks. Thanks so much for letting me know about this. I expect this to be most incredible.

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Re: "Festung Europa" by Jackboot Games (Darkest Hour 2!)
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2013, 05:07:46 am »
Shut up and take my money.
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Re: "Festung Europa" by Jackboot Games (Darkest Hour 2!)
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2013, 05:14:06 am »
Any price range or release date info yet?

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Re: "Festung Europa" by Jackboot Games (Darkest Hour 2!)
« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2013, 06:01:59 am »
Early alpha, so no. My best guess would be late next year.

They're planning on getting a kickstarter going in the coming months.
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Re: "Festung Europa" by Jackboot Games (Darkest Hour 2!)
« Reply #5 on: July 03, 2013, 05:03:09 pm »
AWESOME.
I'm nearly always pubbing on DH, this should be good, provided that my Potato can run it. Getting a new PC at Christmas, though.

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Re: "Festung Europa" by Jackboot Games (Darkest Hour 2!)
« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2013, 05:28:53 pm »
A game that appreciates the participation of the British and Commonwealth military rather than over glorifying the Americans (Or Soviets, for that matter). Nice.

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Re: "Festung Europa" by Jackboot Games (Darkest Hour 2!)
« Reply #7 on: July 03, 2013, 05:31:02 pm »
(Or Soviets, for that matter)
Hehehe War Thunder

Anyway, since they say "Commonwealth" I hope they add the Canadians.

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Re: "Festung Europa" by Jackboot Games (Darkest Hour 2!)
« Reply #8 on: July 03, 2013, 05:40:28 pm »
A game that appreciates the participation of the British and Commonwealth military rather than over glorifying the Americans (Or Soviets, for that matter). Nice.
Indeed. It's getting silly with all of these games with Americans as the main protagonists.

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Re: "Festung Europa" by Jackboot Games (Darkest Hour 2!)
« Reply #9 on: July 03, 2013, 08:17:08 pm »
Looks good, though I have not played the mod Darkest Hour.

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Re: "Festung Europa" by Jackboot Games (Darkest Hour 2!)
« Reply #10 on: July 03, 2013, 11:34:39 pm »
Canadians and Poles confirmed units, BTW.

I used to pub DH often until the server glitch. Darkest Orchestra sub-mod was so cash.
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Re: "Festung Europa" by Jackboot Games (Darkest Hour 2!)
« Reply #11 on: July 03, 2013, 11:37:07 pm »
Canadians and Poles confirmed units, BTW.

I used to pub DH often until the server glitch. Darkest Orchestra sub-mod was so cash.
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Re: "Festung Europa" by Jackboot Games (Darkest Hour 2!)
« Reply #12 on: July 29, 2013, 09:02:06 am »
The game could be utter trash.

I'd still play it.

Because.

OF THIS.

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Re: "Festung Europa" by Jackboot Games (Darkest Hour 2!)
« Reply #13 on: July 29, 2013, 04:11:53 pm »
The game could be utter trash.
You had me worried for a second. :P
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Re: "Festung Europa" by Jackboot Games (Darkest Hour 2!)
« Reply #14 on: July 29, 2013, 05:19:35 pm »
What is this game?

FPS, RTS... etc?
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