Supreme Ruler 2010 beta beginning

Strategy First now taking tester applications for BattleGoat Studios' near-future wargame.


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If Strategy First and BattleGoat Studios are right, the world will be a very scary place in six years. That's the setting for Supreme Ruler 2010, the Montreal-based publisher and Canadian developer's upcoming strategy game, which takes place after today's nation-states are replaced by warring corporate regions. The PC game is rated "E" for everyone, and will be released in the second quarter of 2004.

However, gamers don't have to wait that long to start their global machinations. Strategy First is now taking applications for beta-testers for Supreme Ruler 2010; those interested can apply on the publisher's Web site.

Supreme Ruler 2010 will offer a variety of diplomatic, economic, and military options for world domination. Among its features are:

  • Both real-time and turn-based modes
  • Campaign system featuring over 40 game scenarios and over 200 international regions using NASA satellite imagery
  • Military Strategy and Tactical Command System allows direct command of units autonomous control by AI military leaders
  • Realism control of manufacturing, consumption, and export of 11 key resources
  • Hundreds of detailed military units and realistic command battalion-division structure
  • Economic and Political Model with AI cabinet ministers with individual personalities
  • Flexible diplomatic interface
  • Optional advisor system
  • Comprehensive technology tree
  • Map and scenario editor
  • Multiplayer support for up to 16 players over LAN or the Internet

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