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Posted on Dec 2, 2010 in Games PR

Field of Glory Swords and Scimitars Released


Slitherine, Matrix Games and developer Hexwar have announced the release of the next installment in the Field of Glory franchise, Field of Glory Swords & Scimitars.  This fourth game in the series follows the original game, Rise of Rome, Storm of Arrows, and Immortal Fire.   Field of Glory Swords & Scimitars is being released on both the PC and the Mac.  It incorporates a huge number of changes in the latest update to version 1.4.0

And in a "recession-busting" move, anyone buying the game in the next week will be getting a 20% discount. 

The game is available for download on both Slitherine and Matrix Games shops.

Some additions that have been made in Sword & Scimitars:

  1. 40 different armies including Early Crusader, Later Crusader, Fatimid Egyptian, Georgian, Seljuk Turk, Cuman, Komnenan Byzantine, Cilician Armenian, Syrian States, Arab Cities, Bedouin, Khwarazmian, Ayyubid Egyptian, Middle Serbian, Middle Bulgarian, Medieval Cypriot, Post Latin Conquest Byzantine, Latin Greece, Ilkhanid Mongol and Mamaluk Egyptian.
  2. 11 new historical battles including Antioch 1098AD (Early Crusaders vs/ Seljuks), Arbaq 957AD (Dailami vs. Dailami), Arsouf 1191AD (Later Crusader vs. Ayyubids), Durazzo 1081AD (Byzantines vs. Sicilian Norman), Dysert O’Dea 1318AD (Feudal English vs. Medieval Irish), Hattin 1187AD (Ayyubid vs. Crusaders), Manzikert 1071AD (Byzantines vs. Seljuks), River Indus 1221AD (Kwarazmian vs. Mongols), Starter Army Battle (Ilkhanid Mongol vs. Later Crusader), Starter Army Battle (Komnenan Byzantine vs. Ayyubid Egyptian), Tichenbrai 1106AD (Anglo-Norman vs. Feudal French) and Hattin 1187AD
  3. 218 new historical figure images and many more battle group formations for use in the scenario editor.  There are now a total of 1,043 unique figures in the complete Field of Glory game system.
  4. Soft Sand terrain type graphics and terrain effects.

Check out the product page for more info about the game.