Fire on the battlefieldBy Chris Williams. Published: 4th Jan 2003, 04:53:02 | Permalink | Printable
Free TEK1608 Pyro update download availableAs previously revealed on drobe.co.uk, before Christmas Artex were planning a big update to their realtime strategy game, TEK1608. The explosive update, titled Pyro, is now available for download for free from the Artexsoft website and brings the following features to the game:
- Enhanced missile system
- Enhanced laser system
- Wayfinder rewritten from scratch
- Improved AI
- Smoother 'fog of war'
- Improved stability and other minor enhancements
According to the email sent to drobe.co.uk from Artex, Pyro is the result of months of hard work by the RISC OS games developer. Acorn-Gaming praised Artex's war game, saying, "..it clearly ranks as one of the best games ever released for the platform". So there you go, what are you waiting for?
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