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== What is the best way to describe Empires Mod ? ==
 
== What is the best way to describe Empires Mod ? ==
Empires Mod is an orgasmic experience atkin to listening to [[Clay Aiken]] for the very first time. Imagine him naked, OOOOOOHH YESS! GOD, YES!!!!!! No. Fuck you.
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Empires Mod is a an Half-Life 2 [[Total Conversion]] that is best described as an [[RTS]]/[[FPS]] [[hybrid]]; a blending of the two genres. Players may take to the front lines on foot, fighting their opponents directly, or command their faction in an [[RTS]]-like manner, placing structures and assigning orders to the other players.
  
 
== What games are Empires Mod similar to ? ==
 
== What games are Empires Mod similar to ? ==
WHY DO YOU GIVE A SHIT!? FUCK YOU! JUST DOWNLOADING THE MOTHERFUCKING MOD!
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A similar ancestor mod from Half-Life 1 is [http://www.unknownworlds.com/ns/ Natural Selection]. Like Empires Mod, NS has building and a very strategical play style. However, its theme is much different and it also lacks vehicles.
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Also similar are basically any sci-fi [[RTS]] games like Red Alert, Total Annihilation, Warzone 2100, etc. Noticable inspirations can be found in Empires Mod, such as the research tech tree and vehicle customization (Warzone 2100).
  
 
== How much does the mod cost ? ==
 
== How much does the mod cost ? ==
The full version is expected to be released in commercial format, costing at least 59 bucks. YEAH YOU GOT DAT MONAY HONNEYYY YEAHHHHH. Ahaahhaahah, just kidding. It's free you fucking douche, now go to the fucking download site and get your fucking ass over there right NOW AND DOWNLOAD THE FUCKING GAME!!!
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It's completely free for [http://empiresmod.com/download.php Download].
  
 
== Who is currently developing the mod ? ==
 
== Who is currently developing the mod ? ==
Abu Muhammad Jamal Khafir, a 17 year old student from Albania.
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A complete team listing can be found on the [http://empiresmod.com/team.php Empires Mod Team page].
  
 
== Where can I join an Empires Mod Clan ? ==
 
== Where can I join an Empires Mod Clan ? ==
We have a Clan Listing [http://empiresmod.info/index.php/Clan_Listing here]. This probably won't grow in the coming months so if you don't find a clan you like there, check again in a few weeks or while dying, maybe there will be some more clans by then. Meanwhile, why not start your own! Of course, if you start your own, how do you KNOW it'll get off the ground? The answer is you don't, so fuck you.
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We have a Clan Listing [http://empiresmod.info/index.php/Clan_Listing here]. This will grow in the coming months so if you don't find a clan you like there, check again in a few weeks or why not start your own!
  
 
== Why can't I find any aircraft ? ==
 
== Why can't I find any aircraft ? ==
This is still a Beta version, Aircraft will be included with an upcoming patch, which will be horribly buggy and cause monkeys to be accidentally sent to you VIA Morocco. Sorry.
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This is still a Beta version, Aircraft will be included with an upcoming patch.  
  
 
== Why is the game unstable at times? ==
 
== Why is the game unstable at times? ==
Empires is currently in public beta, which means that it is not complete. If you see a bug, report it, because Lord knows we never saw this motherfucker before! Fuck you.
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Empires is currently in public beta, which means that it is not complete. As a result, some issues still exist. The development team is rather small and are doing this all for free, so these things take time. Please be patient and report any issues you may find [http://http://forums.empiresmod.com/forumdisplay.php?f=6 here].
  
 
== Where can I download some custom maps ? ==
 
== Where can I download some custom maps ? ==
Usually they suck. So fuck you.
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At the moment there is no specific custom map centre for Empires Mod, keep an eye on the [http://forums.empiresmod.com/ Forums], as well as the [[Maps]] section here on the wiki.
  
 
== Where can I find out even more about Empires Mod ? ==
 
== Where can I find out even more about Empires Mod ? ==
Read the fucking manual.
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Have a look at [http://www.empiresmod.com/info.php the Manual], or visit the [http://forums.empiresmod.com]. You can also ask in the main Empires Mod Irc channel #Empiresmod on Gamesurge.net.
 
 
In short, fuck you.
 

Revision as of 17:46, 9 February 2007

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What is the best way to describe Empires Mod ?

Empires Mod is a an Half-Life 2 Total Conversion that is best described as an RTS/FPS hybrid; a blending of the two genres. Players may take to the front lines on foot, fighting their opponents directly, or command their faction in an RTS-like manner, placing structures and assigning orders to the other players.

What games are Empires Mod similar to ?

A similar ancestor mod from Half-Life 1 is Natural Selection. Like Empires Mod, NS has building and a very strategical play style. However, its theme is much different and it also lacks vehicles.

Also similar are basically any sci-fi RTS games like Red Alert, Total Annihilation, Warzone 2100, etc. Noticable inspirations can be found in Empires Mod, such as the research tech tree and vehicle customization (Warzone 2100).

How much does the mod cost ?

It's completely free for Download.

Who is currently developing the mod ?

A complete team listing can be found on the Empires Mod Team page.

Where can I join an Empires Mod Clan ?

We have a Clan Listing here. This will grow in the coming months so if you don't find a clan you like there, check again in a few weeks or why not start your own!

Why can't I find any aircraft ?

This is still a Beta version, Aircraft will be included with an upcoming patch.

Why is the game unstable at times?

Empires is currently in public beta, which means that it is not complete. As a result, some issues still exist. The development team is rather small and are doing this all for free, so these things take time. Please be patient and report any issues you may find here.

Where can I download some custom maps ?

At the moment there is no specific custom map centre for Empires Mod, keep an eye on the Forums, as well as the Maps section here on the wiki.

Where can I find out even more about Empires Mod ?

Have a look at the Manual, or visit the [1]. You can also ask in the main Empires Mod Irc channel #Empiresmod on Gamesurge.net.