So the classic #space real-time strategy #RTS game Conquest: Frontier Wars arrives on Steam today. Thanks to a partnership between developers #FeverPitchStudios and Descendent Studios. Since Conquest: Frontier Wars, first released in 2001. The title is famous for balancing gameplay, between rich story and deep evolving strategy.
While Conquest: Frontier Wars is not a Linux release. The RTS is goes back to 2001, which should be playable in WINE.
“Conquest succeeds in large part due to an epic atmosphere and a number of unique design elements. Hence that conveys the complexity of waging war, from establishing supply lines to commissioning talented commanders.” Brett Todd, GameSpot
Still popular with die-hard fans and modders, the Steam release of Conquest: Frontier Wars includes the original soundtrack and source code.
“It’s clear that the years have been well spent honing, fine tuning, and generally polishing a highly impressive game. That, while taking the genre to several new levels, still retains the essentials that made playing these games so enjoyable in the first place.” IGN
Conquest: Frontier Wars is going to deploy on Steam at with a noon EST (17:00 UTC) today 40% discount off the $5.99 price. A playable demo of the game is also available on the Steam store page.
About Conquest: Frontier Wars
Mankind has finally learned how to explore the outer regions of space using wormhole technology, but Man is not alone in the Void. Two other races are also exploring and exploiting the cosmos for its resources and living space! Expand your fleet, explore your universe, and crush your opponents!
Conquest: Frontier Wars features large-scale fleet battles, intelligent fleet admirals who serve under your command as hero units, and pulse-pounding deep space RTS Sci-Fi gameplay! Manage your supply lines while waging war in multiple maps simultaneously. Don’t let your fleets collapse because as the old maxim states: your fleet is your fate.
About Descendent Studios
Descendent Studios, Inc. is an independent game development studio based in Austin, TX. The studio’s team includes several industry veterans who worked on titles such as Wing Commander, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Conquest Frontier Wars, Starlancer, Star Citizen, and Ultima Online. Descendent’s current primary project is Descent: Underground, a prequel to the classic Descent games of the 1990s.