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BPGE #25 – Master of Orion II: Battle at Antares

Hopefully you all had some great holidays and didn’t miss your weekly BPGE too much. The first episode of the new year will be about Master of Orion II. The game is a 4x real-time strategy with surprising depth and strategy to it. As you will find out in our longest video yet, I’m not exactly the most experienced player there is. I only managed to play about three games before starting the recording and only by then had I grasped the basics.

If you wish to play this game, it can be found on many online retailers like GoG.com – http://www.gog.com/en/gamecard/master_of_orion_1_2

Custom Craft Ep.8 – Marine Arena

To change things up a bit this week we decided to give Marine Arena a try. This custom game is quite simple but requires some strategy and a whole lot of micro-management and a good PC while we are at it. The idea is simple, each two player team has a steady spawn of units and the last one standing takes the win. To add in strategy, each kill gives you money to spend on upgrades on both your marines and mercenaries. Choosing the correct mercenary and upgrades are necessary to win the game. Read on for more information on this mod.

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