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For Liberty! has been released on Independence Day!

***PRESS RELEASE*** July 4th, 2006 In honor of the 230th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, we are pleased to announce that For Liberty! is now available to order and can even be purchased and downloaded immediately. That's right, you can begin re-fighting the revolutionary war in this exciting new wargame in just a few minutes! Those that wish the physical CD version will get their disks in about 4 weeks. For Liberty! is a turn based computer strategy game for the PC, covering two independence wars - the North American Independence war of 1775-1783 and the Rakoczi War of Independence in Europe 1703-1711. A free demo will be made available within a few days. Link: For Liberty! Game Page FOR LIBERTY! WAR OF INDEPENDENCE - GAME FEATURES · Two theatres of operation: East Coast of North America and the Carpatian Basin in Central Europe. · Two large had-painted, then 3D rendered maps with more than 3000 hexes each. · 20 minutes of music for each map. · Turn based gameplay both on the strategic and tactical level. · Management of 6 resources: recruits, horses, muskets, cannons, money and supply. · Influence points can be used to affect political decisions. · 400 historical leaders in 3 ranks. · Leaders can have up to 3 special abilities out of 16. · 16 types of units, eg: dragoon, infantry, riflemen, militia, indians, hussars, etc. · All units are rendered in 3D and have their own authentic uniforms. There are more than 2000 unit animations in the game! · 8 campaigns, 4 for each theater. · 3 kind of multiplayer capability: hot-seat, PBEM and TCP/IP. · 3 difficulty settings · 7 stances on the strategic map: defense, attack, rest, siege, retreat, routed and training. · 4 kind of formations on the tactical map: skirmish, column, line and routed. · Simple ruleset for new players and advanced ruleset for veterans. · Realistic depiction of battles and campaigns, units will not fight to the last man, you win battles by routing the enemy army from the field. · Lots of random events: pirates, epidemic, betrayal, fires and many others. · Towns can be pillaged to gain supply but you lose production for a few months. · Based on 1 full year of historical research. · Campaign editor to create user campaigns COMPANY BACKGROUND INFORMATION About Battlefront.com Battlefront.com is an independent, internet-based publisher and developer of superior war and strategy games, and one of the world's largest and fastest growing war and strategy gaming fan communities. Battlefront's titles include the award-winning 3D tactical WWII combat simulation series Combat Mission, the innovative air combat strategy game Down in Flames, the grand strategy classic Strategic Command, as well as the famous TacOps 4 modern combat simulation, a commercial version of the official tactical training tool used by the U.S. Army. New and upcoming games include the tank combat simulation T72: Balkans on Fire!, the "realistic" Sci-Fi tactical game DropTeam, and the ultimative Napoleonics wargame HistWar. Find out more at www.battlefront.com About Hussar Games Hussar Games was started in 2004 with 4 people working full time and 3 working part-time. One of the full time employees is a qualified historian showing our focus on historical accuracy. We are based in Herceghalom, Hungary near Budapest. Our first game, 1848, was funded by the Hungarian Ministry of Education and the game is used as an educational tool in schools. The design philosophy of Hussar Games is to create realistic, yet easy-to-use wargames that appeal to a wide audience. This means: no counters - only animated figures, large hexes and a transparent, friendly interface. For more information about Hussar Games, please visit: http://www.hussargames.com If you would like more information about the game, review copies, exclusive materials, interviews or have other questions, please contact martin@battlefront.com
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