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Civil War III - To be or not to be?

Fri Jan 31, 2020 6:57 am

Given the recent comments by the esteemed Pocus about AGEOD wanting to make a Civil War 3, and his advice that we players need to voice our support of such a thing in the Slitherine forums, I think it prudent to post a new thread with the intention of collecting as much support as possible from fellow players and then someone (hopefully the developers ;) ) forwarding that support en masse, rather than in dribs and drabs which may well be of negligible impact. So, ladies & gentlemen, pledge your support here and let us see if we can make something happen. This superb game deserves another go :)

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Re: Civil War III - To be or not to be?

Fri Jan 31, 2020 4:22 pm

I will provide any support, but the Slitherine folks don't pay much attention
to this page really. If you are on their forum start a thread there.

https://www.slitherine.com/forum/

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Re: Civil War III - To be or not to be?

Fri Jan 31, 2020 4:22 pm

I'm the 51st shade of gray. Eat, pray, Charge!

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Re: Civil War III - To be or not to be?

Fri Jan 31, 2020 9:39 pm

I will not only buy it but will pre-order the game and I have only pre-ordered one other game.

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Re: Civil War III - To be or not to be?

Sat Feb 01, 2020 3:01 am

Thank you kindly, gentlemen. Let's keep it rolling :)

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Re: Civil War III - To be or not to be?

Sun Feb 02, 2020 4:13 am

For those wishing to add further support to a potential Civil War III, add your voice here: http://www.slitherine.com/forum/viewtop ... 10&t=96556

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Re: Civil War III - To be or not to be?

Sat Feb 08, 2020 2:09 pm

I’ll take two copies. Where do I send the money?

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Re: Civil War III - To be or not to be?

Sat Feb 08, 2020 4:19 pm

Majorc28 wrote:I’ll take two copies. Where do I send the money?



Sign on the dotted line, mate: http://www.slitherine.com/forum/viewtop ... 10&t=96556, and hopefully you get a delivery soon ;)

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Re: Civil War III - To be or not to be?

Fri Feb 14, 2020 1:40 pm

Out of interest, does anyone know the kind of budget games like these are afforded for creation, marketing, etc?

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Re: Civil War III - To be or not to be?

Mon Feb 17, 2020 5:40 pm

The costs are mostly coming from development salaries, even if art and graphics might need a decent budget, that's not the main cost.
So just figure out the price of 1 to 3 developers for 12 to 24 months (sometime 36) in your country, depending of the scope of the game. Now CW3 would be able to benefit from AGEOD experience in CW2 and 1, so could be done in one year probably (ballpark figure).

You can always mount up a team and ask Slitherine for a licence of the Archon engine :)

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Re: Civil War III - To be or not to be?

Tue Feb 18, 2020 4:56 am

Pocus wrote:The costs are mostly coming from development salaries, even if art and graphics might need a decent budget, that's not the main cost.
So just figure out the price of 1 to 3 developers for 12 to 24 months (sometime 36) in your country, depending of the scope of the game. Now CW3 would be able to benefit from AGEOD experience in CW2 and 1, so could be done in one year probably (ballpark figure).

You can always mount up a team and ask Slitherine for a licence of the Archon engine :)



Really? That's a possibility? I actually have mentioned this very idea to a fellow member of this forum as I have heard of the same thing being done with another game I played (Paradox Interactive's Darkest Hour) but was not all at sure that such a thing would be achievable here.

As for gathering up a team of people with experience with both Civil War I & II, there are many exceptionally bright and capable people here with the forum who I feel would be more than capable of producing something quite special if assembled together. I digress...

You may say I'm a dreamer... ;)

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Re: Civil War III - To be or not to be?

Tue Feb 25, 2020 2:01 pm

I hope y'all ain't just pulling my chain ;)

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