Conquest: Frontier Wars Coming to GOG!!!

Conquest - Frontier Wars Cover

This Will Be Coming to GOG! YAY!

Hey y’all, I just got an email from the folks behind the sadly-unsuccessful Conquest 2 Kickstarter campaign promoting the recently launched Planetary Annihilation Kickstarter, starting with the following:

Hey gang, we are busy getting Conquest ready for Good old games, or GOG.com…

HOLY CRAP! YAY!!! That is a day one purchase for me, easily. No word on when this will be arriving on GOG yet, but I’ll keep y’all posted.

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  1. Stian says

    Planetary Annihalation looks AWESOME. Even though I'm not good at RTS-games and tend to avoid them, I insta-backed it. The asteroid-bomb sold me.

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    • Brian RubinBrian Rubin says

      It does look good! I'm considering whether it falls under the umbrella of coverage for my site. It kinda does, but I'm not 100%.

      But screw that dude, CONQUEST. AMAZING game if you've not played it.

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    • Brian RubinBrian Rubin says

      Right?! It seems like a natural fit since they have Haegemonia, made by the same folks I believe. Sigh.

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  2. syndicatedragon says

    I could probably just look all of this up but I though I'd ask your opinion first. Is Conquest a "fast, rushing" type RTS or is it more of a building type RTS? Does it support co-op type skirmishes or is it all PvP? Does it have a campaign?

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    • Brian RubinBrian Rubin says

      It's more of a building type RTS, as you have to maintain supply lines for your fleets in other systems. I believe skirmishes can be set up against AI opponents, yes, and it has a great human-only campaign I believe.

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  3. IstvanIstvan says

    Hmmm. I'm pretty darn sympathetic toward products that suffered a "crippling lack of publicity" (which is how the wikipedia entry describes Conquest) after toiling eight years on a space MMO with a similar problem. And I adore GoG after Brian tuned me in to it.

    Can't seem to find anything clearly stating whether Conquest uses a 2D or 3D gameplay environment. Brian, could you or another past player of Conquest speak to that?

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        • Brian RubinBrian Rubin says

          I'll be honest...I enjoyed Conquest waaaay more than Homeworld. Don't let the 2D thing fool ya, some of space gaming's greatest games are solely in 2D.

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