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Dragoon: The Prussian War Machine Patched
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Cary, NC, 14 April 2005 - Commanders of the 18th century virtual battlefield will be happy to learn that Boku
Strategy Games has just completed work on the version 1.01 patch for Dragoon: The
Prussian War Machine. Like all good patches it eliminates several technical issues that
had not been caught before the game's release, and additionally it provides several user-
requested enhancements to the base game. While a complete listing of all changes can be
found in the text file associated with the patch here is a sampling of what to expect from
* Victory conditions have been fixed so that decisive/marginal victories can be won by
meeting the required score, instead of needing to exceed the score.
* A movement bug has been fixed. Before the fix the cost to move along a road would
sometimes incur also the hex's terrain cost regardless of formation, thus penalizing
the moving unit. Units in column or limbered now move along roads at proper cost.
* Units that routed now move the proper distance.
* PBEM gamers will be happy to note that now Auto Defensive Fire during a PBEM
game works properly.
Some of the enhancements include:
* Hotkey added for disruption recovery!
* When a scenario is loaded the active unit is scrolled to view.
* Possible victory level performance alterations. Now at the end of the game both the
victor and the loser may have their victory levels bumped up or down, depending on
the level of their performance. Decisive victories can turn into marginal victories, or
draws could change to marginal.
The version 1.01 patch may be downloaded directly from Shrapnel Games at:
Dragoon: The Prussian War Machine was released late 2004 for the Windows OS.
Developed by Boku Strategy Games and created by acclaimed designer Dave Erickson,
Dragoon: The Prussian War Machine brings some of the most famous battles of Prussian
mastermind Frederick the Great to life on your computer.
Dragoon: The Prussian War Machine successfully melds a classic hex and turn-based
system of gameplay with all the advantages a computer can bring to a wargame into one
amazing synergistic effort. Counter pushers will feel right at home while enjoying the
ability to play against a challenging AI whenever they want, or against other humans
around the world if the mood strikes. Lush graphics, superb sounds, and a musical score
of Frederick's own compositions performed by the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra all all
help grognards become immersed into the world of Dragoon: The Prussian War Machine.
You can purchase Dragoon in the StrategyPage game store.