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High learning curve
by Scott Henderson, USA - Aug 14th 2018

I normally wait until I have completely finished playing a game before writing a review, but with BattleTech, that might take some time. The game world is huge. One can create custom 'Mechs and Lances (group of 'Mechs) to go on Skirmishes and fight head to head against other players online. Then there is the Campaign version which I've just started playing. That interweaves a story arc through various planned skirmishes and requires more time to invest in building, planning and surviving in the BattleTech universe.

Universally, the main complaint I've seen about (and have with) the game is the lack of any kind of help system or decent tutorial. The game has a very high learning curve. A manual for the beta version of the game can be found here...

https://s3.amazonaws.com/www.harebrained-schemes.com/backer-beta/manual.pdf

The UI elements are numerous and complex until you read about how to use and take advantage of them. Watching a lot of videos and reading many Steam articles has gotten me to the point that I actually understand what is going on during a battle and how to best use the information to my advantage. Playing a number of Skirmish battles before tackling the Campaign mode is also beneficial. Campaign mode has some questionable language in the dialog, so if "religious exclamations" bother you as they do me, be forewarned.

OK, but is it fun to play? Yes, once you have an idea of what to expect, the game is quite fun. This is not XCOM with mech warriors though. Gameplay is completely different, so investing the time to learn about the game is necessary. All in all, this is a vast game with many, many elements that could occupy one's spare time for years to come. Well worth the investment of money and time.

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The Walking Dead: Michonne - A Telltale Miniseries Icon
A nice diversion
by Jonathan T.1, Canada - Aug 14th 2018

The Walking Dead: Michonne serves as a nice little diversion to the mainline series. It pretty much hits on all the beats one would expect from a Walking Dead Telltale game these days. Perhaps it'd be a suitable way to introduce a comic/tv show fan to the Telltale games. As with many others, I do prefer the actual mainline Telltale series focusing on Clementine.

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Cities: Skylines - Rock City Radio Icon
Just a music station
by Excudent, Poland - Aug 14th 2018

Just adds a music station, nothing special. Not really worth the price IMHO.

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Cities: Skylines - Content Creator Pack: Art Deco Icon
A nice way to help pay the mod makers
by Excudent, Poland - Aug 14th 2018

A nice way to help pay the mod makers, as it is a community pack.

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Cities: Skylines - Relaxation Station Icon
Not game breaking... Just some new tracks
by Excudent, Poland - Aug 14th 2018

Just adds a music station, nothing special. Not really worth the price IMHO.

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Cities: Skylines - Content Creator Pack: High-Tech Buildings Icon
Giving back to the mod Devs
by Excudent, Poland - Aug 14th 2018

A nice way to help pay the mod makers, as it is a community pack.

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Cities: Skylines - All That Jazz Icon
Just a music pack,
by Excudent, Poland - Aug 14th 2018

Great for Jazz Lovers, not my kind of thing so I feel like I overpaid...

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Crusader Kings II Collection Icon
Definitively one of the best Grand strategy game
by Yann C., France - Aug 13th 2018

Definitively one of the best Grand strategy game : Thanks Paradox

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Crusader Kings II: Legacy of Rome Icon
Another good dlc
by Yann C., France - Aug 13th 2018

Not the most important DLC for CK II but content is really interesting

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Crusader Kings II: Charlemagne Icon
Great dlc for one of the best Grand strategy game
by Yann C., France - Aug 13th 2018

Great dlc for one of the best Grand strategy game

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