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Posted on May 17, 2006 in Games PR

PR: Mod tool for Take Command: 2nd Manassas released

By Armchair General

New York, USA (May 17, 2006) – Fans of Paradox Interactive and their portfolio of games have long enjoyed the opportunity to modify scenarios in each game released by the company. MadMinute Games have a similar approach and are now offering a mod tool for their recently released Civil War strategy title: "Take Command: 2nd Manassas".

The tool will allow players to work on the source files to all of the scenarios, without needing programming skills. It allows players to change almost any aspect of the game and make it look like a completely different game if desired. Players can add their own uniforms, toolbar, scenarios, formations, explosions, artwork, weapon types, fonts, skill levels, sounds, names, mod themselves into the scenarios, screens, and change aspects of the game that affect all scenarios.


In addition, the WarPack tool will compress a scenario folder into an easily distributable .mmg file so players can share their work. It will also allow players to edit the original .csv files where players do not have their own spreadsheet program.

Jpg files of nearly all maps are being released along with a Developer’s Guide and much more.

Download the English SDK
Download the German SDK


About the game

Take Command: 2nd Manassas explores the titular 1862 battle of the American Civil War, a pivotal engagement of the Northern Virginia Campaign. Players are invited to take on the most crucial battles of America’s Civil War and use all their tactical know-how to shape the future of the United States. Play as the Unionists or the Confederates and lead as the historically significant leaders through the authentic environments and battles of the Manassas campaign and TAKE COMMAND!

About Paradox Interactive

Paradox Interactive has been a leading publisher and developer of strategy games for the PC platform since 1999. Well-known for their strategy titles, the company’s distribution network and followers span the globe. Paradox’s experienced team has completed more than 17 titles, including such best-selling games as the Europa Universalis and Hearts of Iron franchises. Published titles in North America include Knights of Honor, as

well as upcoming titles Rush for Berlin and Heart of Empire: Rome. Worldwide titles to be published in 2006 include Hearts of Iron II: Doomsday and Take Command: 2nd Manassas. The company is currently working on Europa Universalis III, its biggest production yet.

Paradox website