Review Posted on Wargamer

Check Your 6 brings you in the middle of the World War II battles, with a turn-based strategy game that carries the spirit of the dogfights.
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Review Posted on Wargamer

Post by Oxybeles » Tue Mar 27, 2018 4:22 pm

"Check Your 6! is a weak implementation of a solid air combat game. Poor AI opponents don’t help - The excitement of out psyching an opponent gets lost when that opponent is just a bunch of 1s and 0s (and not very bright, at that). Mostly, though, it's down to poor design and programming, resulting in a game that's functional, but can’t claim much more. Rarely in the field of digital conflict has so much delivered so little to so many."


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Re: Review Posted on Wargamer

Post by canuckgamer » Tue Mar 27, 2018 6:08 pm

The review confirms the impression I have been getting from reading the posts on the forum. I was also underwhelmed viewing the videos of gameplay on You Tube. The graphic representations of the planes are awful, the worst being the Spitfire. For air battles that took place in the sunny skiesl of the summer of 1940, the battles all look like they are at dusk or night. Poor or unhelpful documentation for gameplay and the feedback and the review are not impressed with the UI. It is unfortunate because I am very interested in the subject matter and a big supporter of WEGO.

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Re: Review Posted on Wargamer

Post by MichaelT » Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:16 pm

Very sad. I had high hopes for this game. Like so many others. The same old pile of rubbish is delivered.

Well at least I still have World of Tanks.

Bring on Steel Tigers. Surely that won't get messed up....

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Re: Review Posted on Wargamer

Post by kondi754 » Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:12 am

I think this review is unfair.
The game is quite nice and the graphics are acceptable as well.

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Re: Review Posted on Wargamer

Post by raxulus2 » Tue Apr 03, 2018 4:56 pm

I agree with you kondi754.
I enjoy the game, and I think it can be a very good game with same adjustments.

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Re: Review Posted on Wargamer

Post by Rebel Yell » Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:05 am

I think the review is more than fair.

This game is sorely lacking in it's present state.

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Re: Review Posted on Wargamer

Post by Scutarii » Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:55 am

I think the review is not fair at all... is to soft with the big mess that is the game... is basically an alpha with not a lot bugs but totally empty in content and inmersion.

For me Sid Meier´s Ace Patrol is more game than CY6 and if we compare it with Over the Reich or Achtung Spitfire...

For me CY6 is now the biggest disappointment in 2018, i expected a modern OTR/AS and i see something inferior to what we can play in 90s, only improvement is 3D and even with this the quality of models is poor at least.

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Re: Review Posted on Wargamer

Post by Solaristics » Thu Apr 12, 2018 1:24 pm

Scutarii wrote: if we compare it with Over the Reich or Achtung Spitfire...
I too was hoping that AS was going to be the baseline and CY6 was going to build upon it. Seems that the hobby continues to reinvent the wheel. The most important thing about AS is that it probably had the best AI of any game I played - I often played it on easier levels because it was so hard and I've not done that before or since with any other game (for non-cheating levels). The reason was that computers are much better than humans at solving 3D geometry problems on the fly. I was hoping for the same here.

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Re: Review Posted on Wargamer

Post by raxulus2 » Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:10 pm

The more I play this game and the more I think it could be a very good game.
I played OTR/AS, the two aces games and others (do you remember computer air combat from SSI).
Of course the game as to be polished to be really CY6 for computer.
I hope the designers are going to patch it as soon as possible to meet this objective. :arrow: 8)

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Re: Review Posted on Wargamer

Post by AP514 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:38 am

Too bad...this one is a PASS for me....Really had high hopes for this one....Sigh

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Re: Review Posted on Wargamer

Post by robertahyuk » Fri Apr 20, 2018 3:46 pm

After beta testing this game? It was a pass for me also. Kind of boring after a while. Graphics are fair at best and could have been better but maybe a patch or update will come up and fix some things. Just have to wait and see.

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Re: Review Posted on Wargamer

Post by zakblood » Fri Apr 20, 2018 3:55 pm

http://www.slitherine.com/forum/viewtop ... 06&t=85025

1.1.0 Public Beta available on Steam - Skirmish mode added

Hi Everyone,

We have started a public beta of the 1.1.0 update over on Steam. You can learn about it here; https://steamcommunity.com/app/715800/d ... 132451400/

The biggest addition is of course the Skirmish mode, but you can find the full changelog in the thread above.

We hope the new version will prove to be working fine in public beta, and we can release an official version for both Slitherine and Steam shortly.
seems again voices have been listened to and game has been altered and amended / added to, as was already the plan

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Re: Review Posted on Wargamer

Post by DerGrenadier89 » Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:20 am

I bought it and it immediately landed on my "pile of shame". I even couldnt get pass 1 tutorial mission. For me this game has no "soul". It doesnt want me to get more into it. I totaly agree with the Wargamer review and I think its spot on.

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Re: Review Posted on Wargamer

Post by robertahyuk » Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:48 pm

DerGrenadier89 wrote:I bought it and it immediately landed on my "pile of shame". I even couldnt get pass 1 tutorial mission. For me this game has no "soul". It doesnt want me to get more into it. I totaly agree with the Wargamer review and I think its spot on.
I have to agree. It's an OK game but not one that I would buy. Always the same thing over and over.

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Re: Review Posted on Wargamer

Post by Damascus » Wed Apr 25, 2018 5:31 pm

First (and last) game I bought on release. Hope that devs will make it better. Every scenario feels the same.

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Re: Review Posted on Wargamer

Post by robertahyuk » Sat Apr 28, 2018 1:51 pm

With some improvements? I might buy the game but I'll wait to see if there are any updates or patches made for it yet. It can be a really hard game. That I remember.

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