Reviews and Problems with Combat Mission: Shock Force
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Patched Up and Fine Now
bullmikey "bullmikey", Amazon
6 May 2014
Summary: Patched up, this game runs fine on Windows 7. It's a lot of fun but hard as heck, not your average RTS. Try playing this like you play Company of Heroes and you'll get your butt handed to you in a bloody sling. But then there was never anything average about the Combat Mission series.
Summary: Installed easily - works well. Very good on-disk manual. Inspired me to purchase add-on programs to increase variety of maps and Orders of Battle. I particularly enjoy the instant, smallish battles between Special Forces and Insurgents. Nice.
Summary: When this game was originally released it was not in the state the developers would have liked as they had to meet a publisher's deadline. The game was playable, but there were many bugs. Since then, several patches have been released and nearly all the flaws are gone.
Summary: Having played the demo when it was released two years ago, I opted to pass on this game. Initially, the game never hooked me, and it seemed like it needed another 6-12 months in development due to the plethora of bugs, poor pathfinding, and both friendly and enemy A.I. problems.
Summary: When I purchased this game I was skeptical. I read the lousy reviews, and I hate buying bad games, but the price was good enough for me to take chance. I had downloaded version 1.07 demo from the battefront web site and really enjoyed.
Summary: This is the retail version of the game (called the "Paradox" version). This version is horrible: full of bugs and shortcomings. However, after numerous patches and a software conversion to the developer version (exit Paradox) for one dollar, this game resurrects as a very good and hyper-realistic...