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Pike & Shot

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Come and meet us at Salute 2015

Posted: 17 APR 2015

On the 25th of April 2015, the Slitherine Group will have its traditional stand at the London Salute event. But this year is going to be very special! Richard Bodley Scott, the mastermind behind Pike and Shot – our popular wargame set in the European Renaissance period – will be there to personally sign copies of the game between 13.30 and 14.30 at the stand - TE18!
Do not miss this incredible opportunity to meet this famous game designer!
 
Salute is a great event with lots to see and do and, of course, a lot of different games. That is why we are looking forward to being there and we hope that we will meet you!

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Pike and Shot Community Maps Sneak Peek!

Posted: 15 APR 2015

An incredible amount of work has been undertaken by the Pike and Shot community! 

Dozens of new maps for both single player and multiplayer have been created and added to the game and now you can enjoy a wider experience of the religious struggles that raged all across the Old Continent during the 16th and 17th century.

The new maps cover some of the historical battles fought in the Thirty Years War, the English Civil War, the conflict between Hungary and the Ottoman Empire, and many others. 

To download the maps just select “Historical” from the main menu and then “Download Community Scenario”. Once the download is complete, when you go back to “Historical” you will find the downloaded SP scenario(s) in the list (MP scenarios won't appear in the Historical list, but will appear in the MP lobby when you select New Challenge).

The scenarios are for iPad and PC as well!

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Pike & Shot Twitch Let's Play

Posted: 20 JAN 2015

Join us Wednesday at 20:00 CET (19:00 UTC / 14:00 EST) as we start off the first of a Let's Play series for Pike & Shot! Pike & Shot was the surprise hit of 2014, bringing together engaging and clever gameplay with a setting that is overlooked all too often. This is a turn-based gem you cannot miss! 

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Pike & Shot is now available!

Posted: 16 OCT 2014

"Not only strike while the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.” (Oliver Cromwell – English military and political leader)

In the age of Pike and Shot, mighty struggles erupted across Europe for religious, political or dynastic causes. The greatest powers of that period were regularly involved in conflicts and struggles to increase their dominance over the continent. Some countries have also to deal with inner tensions and are torn apart between factions. War is in the air. But war has changed. Due to the development of new technologies, traditional medieval tactics have been substituted with a totally different approach to effectively utilise the new formations and weapons.

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Pike & Shot gets Release Date and Twitch Session!

Posted: 7 OCT 2014

Today we are happy to share with you that Pike & Shot, our upcoming turn-based strategy game focused on the Italian Wars, the Thirty Years War and the English Civil War, will be released on the 17th of October! In order to celebrate this joyous news, we will be playing Pike & Shot live on Twitch TV for you to watch. 

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New Screenshots for Pike & Shot

Posted: 30 SEP 2014

Today we are eager to share with you some new screenshots of Pike & Shot, our upcoming turn-based strategy game set during the 16th and 17th centuries. Developed by Byzantine Games and the Lordz Games Studio and designed by Richard Bodley Scott, this is guaranteed to bring an in-depth and plausible recreation of European warfare during the age of pike and shot. 

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New information and screenshots for Pike & Shot

Posted: 2 SEP 2014

"War is not a river, or a lake, but an ocean of all that is evil" (Gustav II Adolf, King of Sweden)

Initially introduced to the lucky few who attended our 2014 annual convention “Home of Wargamers”, Pike & Shot is now mature enough to show more of the game to public! This upcoming strategy game designed by Richard Bodley Scott – the mastermind behind the Field of Glory table-top wargame rules – aims to simulate the majors battles in the age of Pike and Shot – the 16th and 17th centuries.

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Sign of for the Pike and Shot Beta!

Posted: 23 JUL 2014

It was at our annual Home of Wargamers event earlier this year that we surprised press and public alike with the announcement of Pike and Shot, a brand new game developed by  Byzantine Games and The Lordz Games Studio, set during the 30th Years War. With the game releasing later this year, the time has come to invite all those who are willing and able, to sign up for the beta test of this unique strategy game! By signing up for the beta, you will have a chance to experience the game before release and to help us eradicate those pesky bugs and balancing issues. 

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Details


Pike & Shot

Release Date: 16 OCT 2014

Language: English, German, French
Genre: Tactical
Turns: Turn-Based IGOUGO
Complexity: Intermediate
Period: Age of Muskets


Developer
Byzantine Games



Product Specs

  • Theatre: Western Europe
  • Unit Scale: Battalion, Brigade
  • Players: 1-2
  • AI: Yes
  • PBEM: Yes
  • File Size: 344mb
  • Download Time:
  • - 56K Modem: 13hr 39min
  • - DSL or Satelite: 44min
  • - High Speed: 9min
  • Version: 1.00
  • Manual: Printed - Color
  • Editor: Yes

Product Requirements :
    Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8/ 10
    CPU: Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent
    Memory: 1 GB RAM
    Hard Disk Space: 500 MB
    Graphics: 256MB DirectX card
    Sound: DirectX compatible sound card
    DirectX version: 9.0 or higher (included in installer)
    CD ROM Drive: not required for the digital version

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