Infobox VG title = Imperial Glory
released = 5/17/05, 12/5/06 (Mac)
ratings = ESRB: Teen
requirements = Processor: 1 GHz, 1.67 GHz G4 (Mac)
Imperial Glory (Mac) by Feral Interactive. Platform: Mac OS X Rated: Ages 12 and Over 3.3 out of 5 stars 6 ratings. Currently unavailable. We don't know when or if this item will be back in stock. Two distinct gameplay modes - turn-based imperial management model and real-time land and naval battles in full 3D. Imperial Glory is a helpful, trial version multiplatform game (also available for Windows), being part of the category PC games with subcategory Strategy. More about Imperial Glory It's available for users with the operating system Mac OS X and former versions, and you can get it in English. Imperial Glory Mac Software Mac Data Recovery Software v.1.0 Mac data recovery Software is a professional mac recovery tool to recover & fix mac data and mac files from HFS & HFS+ Mac volumes. It is a time of war in Europe. Driven by new ideas of Enlightenment, the hearts of men and women across the continent are inflamed with dreams of freedom and glory. This is the moment for a military genius to forge himself a name to be remembered throughout all eternity. This is your moment.
Operating System: Windows 2000/XP, Mac OS X 10.4
RAM: 256 MB, 512 MB (Mac)
Video Card: GeForce 3 / Radeon 8500 or above (integrated graphics are not supported)
Hard Drive Space: 2.5 GB, 4 GB (Mac)
Imperial Glory is a
Players can select the same basic units for all sides. Infantry consists of
In sea battles, players can choose to use several different kinds of
The game features a strategic game mode where you can command either the British, French, Austrian, Russian or
Battlefield tactics:Starting the battle with all one's units in column and set them to running immediatley, as the enemy gets closer switch to walking in line. If you one is the defender the best is to use the
Range wall defence/defense:When the attacker place
Notes for Campaign:The defender nearly always has terrain and defensive position advantages. Some moves from a land region to another land region with a sea between the two are possible without using a ship to take the men across i.e they move as normal on the board. An example of this an army in Ireland moving to Scotland and vice-versa.See source 1.
At Waterloo the British and their allies on a flat hill in full view of the French. In the real battle the majority of Allied soldiers were behind the hill hidden from the French except for a few infantry formations. The battles usually end up in a fight to death which is unlike the majority of battles in the early 1800s
(Extra formation)If an infantry formation is in column and is instructed to form line but is told to stop halfway through that formation will be in a curved formation with the flanks further back the centre. This formation is bad against infantry in line.
Reception and criticism
Imperial Glory was generally received as a fair though not great game with great potential but rough edges.
Jon Wilcox of Totalvidegames.com rated the game nine out of ten and summed it up: 'with its many touches of depth and sophistication along with a handful of innovative features, Imperial Glory comes across as a unique experience even amongst the likes of '.'
Eurogamer was less enthusiastic and noted that 'it's a disjointed and ill-paced game. On the strategy map ... there's relatively little you can do in a single turn, except fiddle and press 'next turn'. ... More critically, on the actual tactical real-time maps you are unable to either speed up time when nothing is happening or pause to issue orders when things get too hectic.' [http://www.eurogamer.net/article.php?article_id=59511]
Most reviewers also commented on difficulties managing sea battles. Land battles have also been criticized as fairly untactical and repetitive, with simple numerical advantage and only very basic strategic competence necessary for victory.
* [http://www.imperialglory.com/main.htm Official Game site]
* [http://www.eidosinteractive.com/games/info.html?gmid=150 Windows Product Page]
* [http://www.feralinteractive.com/?game=imperialglory&language=english§ion= Mac Product Page]
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*Imperial Glory manual