October 30th, 2012
Willing to play real time strategy games? How about the new MegaGlest RTS game that is filled with all the features, required by any RTS game to become the best game in the same category.
In the MegaGlest, you have to collect resources to build structures, empires and army with fighting equipments, and then find your enemy and try to win battles with them. During the gameplay, each player has to select one of the 7 factions available (Tech, Indian, Persian, Egyptians, Romans, Magic, Norsemen) and make them learn new technologies, harvest resources and to build structures, so as to win the battles overs 30 different maps available.
RTS game requires high quality sound and luckily MegaGlest’s sound quality is excellent which is supported by few speech effects in-between. Talking about the graphics, MeglaGlest provides a clear on-screen visibility, making it easy to understand the game quite well. In case you want to change the viewing angle, simply press down the scroll wheel and rotate the mouse in any direction that you want to explore. In the beginning, game starts in full screen mode but you can play it in a window or can select one of the 16 different resolutions available. MegaGlest comes with several gaming options like Custom Game, Internet Game, LAN Game or Scenario. Custom game allows you to play against 3 computer components and you have to set the map as well as the difficulty level of each computer component. With Internet and LAN option, you can play against other people available online. Scenarios are the campaign part of the game and require atleast 20 players to start you off with different difficulty levels for every individual.
For beginners, there are 3 different tutorials available regarding the MegaGlest that are written in simple words and will help you in learning the basics of the game. Using the option screen, you can change the audio/video settings, keyboard controls and can select any 1 of the 12 different languages available. MegaGlest features easy to use controls and one of such control allows you to draw a rectangle across your group to make them walk or move together.
Apart from all such added features, MegaGlest contains some missing features too. It does not have any menu during the play and you may find it hard enough to seek in-game help. You cannot save the game in-between and for some of us, it may become hard to understand the on-going dicussion in the group.
To enjoy this RTS strategy game, your system should meet the following requirements. MegaGlest runs comfortably on Windows OS X, Linux and Window XP etc. Your system need to have a video card supporting OpenGL 1.4 along with all the suitable drivers. A sound chip having OpenAL support is required along with suitable drivers. Your system should have atleast 1GB of RAM installed along with 1GB of free hard disk space and at last, to play online, a high speed broadband connection is required. If you want, you can download MegaGlest on your desktop or latop.
With all these system requirements, you are all set to enjoy this real time strategy game with your family and friends.