I don't know if it's possible to have a "perfect"
strategy game. But if there is, Sean O'Conner's Slay wouldn't
be too far below Chess or Go on my list of candidates. Sure,
that's pretty esteemed company, but I know I'm not the only one who
wouldn't have many problems setting Slay among them. It's just that
good. And a classic.
Slay distills the components of build-and-conquer
game style popularized by titles such as Empire and
Civilization down to its smallest component parts. There are no
random elements, besides the moves of your opponents. Your goal is
to take control of an island using peasants, spearmen, knights, and
barons. The more powerful units dominate the battlefield, but in
return cost more upkeep and are vulnerable to being destroyed by
being cut off from their territory by weaker units. Throw in
castles, capitals, and encroaching trees, and that's about the whole
game. Slay embodies the concept, "easy to learn, difficult to
Slay features multiple themes (so you don't
have to stare at medieval-looking icons), and internet play with
other players. And it also includes some pretty nasty-hard AI if you
choose to crank the difficulty up.
Seriously - if you like strategy games, download the
free demo. It gives you unlimited play on a single map against a set
number of AI. Download it tonight!
The full version includes:
- Play multiplayer over network and Internet
- Choose from hundreds of maps
- Create Custom maps in the map editor
- Use other player's custom maps
- Unlimited play time
- Multiple levels of difficulty
Set any number of human or AI
Extra themes available for
System Requirements: Windows 98 or
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