Version 1.3 released: grenades!


Today we are releasing version 1.3 of Merc Tactics 

These are the new features:

Grenades

  • grenade explosion particle effect + scorched ground decals
  • display of trajectory
  • new throw/rotate mechanism
  • blast and fragment area damage to combatants
  • secondary explosions
  • grenade blast interrupts turn
  • handling bouncing off roofs
  • new flying in air death animation
  • kneel and stand throw grenade animations


New AI behaviours

  • In some scenes the AI will take a defensive strategy and fight from inside buildings rather moving towards the enemy
  • If the AI thinks the player squad is too well dug in, the attackers will retreat to a defensive point 
  • Allied militia fight more cautiously, spend more APs taking cover, etc.

Other improvements:

  • Any object can be dropped, or picked up during battle, including multiple items in same location
  • Improved various animations
  • Camera can be rotated in steps of 90º during battle

Note: game saves are not compatible with previous version

How to throw grenades, a quick tutorial


Files

MercTacticsDemoSetupBeta1.3.exe 134 MB
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MercTacticsDemoBeta1.3.app.zip 138 MB
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MercTacticsDemoBeta1.3.tar.gz 135 MB
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