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In 2012, Weisman's company Harebrained Schemes launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the development of Shadowrun Returns, a 2D turn-based single player role-playing video game.
Jan Wagner's Cliffhanger Productions also ran a successful Kickstarter campaign for Shadowrun Online, a 3D turn-based online role-playing video game that can be played either alone or with other players.
It brought many new things to the franchise: two new races ( the Necrons and the Tau ), new units for the existing races and a Total War-esque turn-based campaign, as well as a rebalancing and tweaking of game mechanics.
Shogun incorporates two main areas of play: The turn-based campaign map is where the player moves their armies, conducts diplomacy, builds the infrastructure of their provinces and performs various other tasks necessary to run their faction.
Gameplay consists of real-time tactical battles framed within a turn-based strategic campaign, taking place across Europe, North Africa and the Near East.
Dark Sun: Shattered Lands is a turn-based role-playing video game that takes place in the Dungeons and Dragons campaign setting of Dark Sun.
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Additionally, the Total War series has a combination of a turn-based strategy map with a real-time battle map.
The Fire Emblem series of turn-based tactics games centers around moving units through a map grid in order to defeat the opposition.
In turn-based strategy games of the Advance Wars, Field Commander and Fire Emblem series, " Fog of War " literally refers to a fog which shrouds the most part of a map.
Sid Meier's turn-based franchise Civilization and its spin-off Alpha Centauri obscure parts of the map not occupied by the player or allies until the advent of orbital flight is reached by the player.
Battles for squares in the strategic map are resolved in an isometric turn-based view that shows unit positions and the effect of magical spells.
The turn-based aspect of the game focuses on a map of Japan where military force, religion, diplomacy, espionage and economics all influence the player's actions, whilst battles are fought in a 3D real-time mode.
Magic: The Gathering Tactics is an online turn-based strategy video game for the PC based on the card game that includes elements of positioning and map control.
When traveling between screens on the adventure map, the player will sometimes encounter random, turn-based battles.
Laser Squad is a turn-based tactics war game where the player completes objectives such as rescue or retrieval operations, or simply eliminating all of the enemy, by maneuvering the squad's team members around a map one at a time, taking actions such as move, turn, shoot, pick up and so on that would use up the unit's action points.
BattleTech is a turn-based, multiplayer game, typically played on a map divided into hexagonal grids with figurines or counters representing military units.
Rather than being played out on a grid-based map and using a turn-based structure, battles takes place in real-time on scrolling 2D maps akin to Assault Suits Valken.
The player controls the party through the world map and dungeons, fighting enemies in random encounters with turn-based combat.
The turn-based combat engine was quite good for the time, supporting spell effects and animations on the map, for example a " stinking cloud " that persisted for multiple turns.
Lux is a turn-based strategy computer game that uses the rule system of the board game Risk but expands it to function on any map made up of a graph of countries and the connections between them.
Whereas Etherlords I uses a strictly turn-based strategy map in the style of Heroes of Might and Magic, Etherlords II uses a more character-oriented adventure map in the style of Shandalar, the minigame that Microprose created for its computer translation of Magic: The Gathering.
Nectaris, occasionally released as Military Madness, is a series of sci-fi-themed, hex map turn-based strategy games for a variety of systems.
Military Madness ( Nectaris in Japan ) is sci-fi-themed, hex map turn-based strategy game for the TurboGrafx-16.
Rather than being played out on a grid-based map and using a turn-based structure, battles takes place in real-time on full 3D maps.
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Though the games contain many role-playing elements ( Zelda II was also the only one to include an experience system ), they emphasise straightforward hack and slash-style combat over the strategic, turn-based or active time combat of games like Final Fantasy.
In the past, a common criticism was to regard real-time strategy games as " cheap imitations " of turn-based strategy games, arguing that real-time strategy games had a tendency to devolve into " click-fests " in which the player who was faster with the mouse generally won, because they could give orders to their units at a faster rate.
In 2004, French-based Cyanide Studios developed a game called Chaos League ( and, later, a subsequent expansion Chaos League: Sudden Death ) which bore a heavy resemblance to Blood Bowl in its style and rules, even though it was a real-time game ( rather than turn-based, like Blood Bowl ).
* Incubation: Time Is Running Out is a turn-based combat PC game that was considered to be " what X-Com Apocalypse should have been ".
** In 2005, Codo Technologies and publisher Namco also released the Game Boy Advance turn-based tactics game Rebelstar: Tactical Command, which was as well reminiscent of the early Battlescape system.
The game was developed in the DOS era, originally written by Wendell Hicken ( using Borland C ++ and Turbo Assembler ), in which tanks do turn-based battle in two-dimensional terrain, with each player adjusting the angle and power of their tank turret before each shot.
This game, inspired by Lord of the Rings and Wizardry, was the first major turn-based RPG to hit stores in Japan ( where it was a departure from real-time RPGs such as Bokosuka Wars, Dragon Slayer and Hydlide ), predating the seminal Dragon Quest ( 1986 ).
The real-time gameplay was tentative — if using it didn't convey the same atmosphere and feel as the original, it would be replaced with a turn-based implementation.
The game was originally intended to remain exclusive to Japan, like the previous entries in the series, which were kept in Japan due to Nintendo feeling that consumers would not be interested in turn-based games, or in such complicated games.
Advance Wars was originally intended to remain exclusive to Japan, like the previous entries in the series, which were kept in Japan due to Nintendo feeling that consumers would not be interested in turn-based games, or in such complicated games.
Blue Byte's first big success in Germany and Europe was the turn-based strategy game Battle Isle, completed in 1991.
In addition, Apocalypse was the first game in the X-COM series to include a real-time combat option as well as the traditional turn-based mode.
The first game, Shining in the Darkness, was a first-person dungeon crawler with randomly encountered, turn-based battles ( comparable to Wizardry and Might and Magic ).
The next game released in the series was Shining Force, which were turn-based strategy style tactical role-playing games with battle scenes acted out with sprites ( comparable to the Kure Software Koubou games and Fire Emblem ).
The turn-based combat had been a hallmark of Jagged Alliance from the very beginning, and it was a major reason why most fans stayed with the game.
Another commercial offshoot was 1985's Star Fleet I: The War Begins, which was text-based and turn-based like the original, but greatly expanded detail in almost every part of the game.
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Birth of the Federation is a 4X turn-based computer strategy game, based in the Star Trek fictional universe, that was released in 1999.
was made into a 3D fighting game for Super Famicom as well as a role-playing video game with turn-based fighting elements for PlayStation.
Although Brian Reynolds was a founding member of Firaxis Games, he and the others left Firaxis to found a new company based on their desire to apply the complexity and concepts of the turn-based strategy genre to the real-time strategy genre.