Author: Reto.Gargamel

Half the Battle – Experience

by Reto.Gargamel on 2014-03-28

Last time I showed you how to look for your friends. Today I will discuss something a little bit more advanced: the different ways a soldier earns experience. [fancy_images width=”610″ height=”343″] [image caption=”Fight, capture, rank up!”]https://f02.heroesandgenerals.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Tanker_Bunker.jpg[/image] [/fancy_images]

Oster Feature: Mechanized Recon Assault Team

by Reto.Gargamel on 2014-03-27

So we’ve talked about mobile supply crates, new weapons, a new career selection menu and new map features. How about a little something for the strategy game now? Generals, good news: you will have a new toy at your disposal! When Oster hits the servers you will be able to unlock 3-star Mechanized Recon Assault […]

Oster Feature: Supply Crates on Autos

by Reto.Gargamel on 2014-03-25

Yes, that is correct, we are talking about vehicles equipped with first-aid / ammo boxes. In the Oster build, Motorized Infantry squads will deploy with these goodies. So not only can you look forward to new machine guns, more career flexibility and new buildings, but on top of that you will soon be able to […]

Oster Feature: MG34 and M1918 Automatic Rifle

by Reto.Gargamel on 2014-03-21

We have shown you the new career choice menu and some new environment features that are coming in the Oster build. Now let’s move on to even more exciting things: new light machine guns! M1918 [fancy_images width=”610″ height=”343″] [image caption=”The famous M1918 automatic rifle.”]https://f02.heroesandgenerals.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/M1918_cloudy.jpg[/image] [/fancy_images]

Oster Feature: Character Career Choice Iteration

by Reto.Gargamel on 2014-03-20

Yesterday we showed you some of the new buildings we added to the airfield map. Today we will present a feature which has been widely requested and is sure to please many of you: a new way of changing career paths! [fancy_images width=”610″ height=”343″] [image caption=”Notice how the sandbags look cooler? That’s Reto.Desji’s touch.”]https://f02.heroesandgenerals.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/3_Amigos.jpg[/image] [/fancy_images]

Map Update: New Airfield – Part 3

by Reto.Gargamel on 2014-03-19

The airfield map (which we previously discussed in part 2 here and part 1 here) is now about to become a more interesting place to fight. For the next build, we have tweaked it a little to improve the gameplay experience. Come and see what we’re adding in the upcoming Oster build! [fancy_images width=”610″ height=”343″] [image […]

Half the Battle – Finding Friends

by Reto.Gargamel on 2014-03-14

It has been a while since the last Half the Battle post, and many new players have joined us since. For those of you who just arrived, here is a warm welcome and a link to the index of all my previous articles. Half the Battle is a blog column which highlights the game’s features […]

Come Test the New Update to Newgarden Tonight!

by Reto.Gargamel on 2014-01-14

Attention troops! This evening at 18:00 (Central European Time), we are opening one of our test servers, “Stable“, to the public for a special stress test of a new update to the Newgarden build. Come join us tonight and you will get to try the new matchmaking function. Read on for details… [fancy_images width=”610″ height=”343″] [image […]

Half the Battle – Blog Index

by Reto.Gargamel on 2014-01-09

I look around me and I see a lot of new faces. Lots of green recruits looking to improve their efficiency in combat! War is dirty business, and there is a lot to learn. Luckily I have been posting gameplay advice in a semi-regular blog column called Half the Battle for a little while now, […]

Fighter Dispersal Pens: Some History

by Reto.Gargamel on 2014-01-02

If you have had the opportunity to play on the new airfield map, you will probably have wondered about the strange fortifications which look like above-ground tunnels or hollowed-out hills. What are they for? Did our level designer just make these up or did they really exist during WWII? Let’s find out! [fancy_images width=”610″ height=”343″] [image […]

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