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Storm Eagle Studios Presents JUTLAND, sequel to it's 2006 Wargame of the Year DISTANT GUNS!

Expanding the boundaries of Naval Wargaming, JUTLAND breaks new ground with a slew of new features!

This JUTLAND is the game veteran Naval Wargamers have been waiting for for 30 years!

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Overview

Developed by the Award Winning Developers Norm Koger & Jim Rose, JUTLAND breaks new ground yet again! Building on the technical success of DISTANT GUNS , the 3rd Generation render engine installment of JUTLAND dramatically expands the boundaries of 20th Century Naval Warfare in all Directions!

JUTLAND pushes the envelope of the real time 3D military Naval Game simulations with the most realistic True Physics Ballistics ever created in a commercial wargame. Every shell fired is physically introduced into the 3D Battle-Space, where it follows a true-to-life trajectory all the way to the target. If the shell actually hits the target in the 3D world, it must then penetrate the armor of the ship’s hull, deck, or turret based on the thickness at the polygon impact point!

On top of that, Storm Eagle Studios has created an unprecedented 3D naval game environment, featuring hundreds of highly detailed, historically accurate 3D WWI Battleships, Cruisers, Destroyers, and Torpedo Boats from the countries of Germany, England, and France.

Rendering ships out to 36,000 meters is totally unheard in naval gaming today, yet JUTLAND delivers it with ease. Add that to a plethora of new features, JUTLAND is destined to become the new standard for 3D Real time Naval Gaming!

JUTLAND packs all of the essential features you would expect from Norm Koger & Jim Rose, the team that brought you Award Winning games since 1988 including Stellar Crusade, King Maker, The Age of Rifles, West Front, Age of Sail, and The Operational Art of War, just to name a few!



Key Features

  • State of the Art 3d RTS Game Engine - Play full screen or windowed mode.
  • Expanded Battle-Space - 200km x 200km battle space, with the North Sea as the back drop.
  • Realistic Ballistics Model - every shell fired is tracked, 37mm and up, including armor penetration.
  • Dynamic Lighting and Weather - changes during battles. Affects ship and weapon performance. Heavy seas slow ships and interfere with guns mounted near or below current wave heights.
  • Dynamic wave meshes - high frequency light maps and dramatic improvements to ocean appearance.
  • 3d Surround Sound - Full 3D Directional Battle and Environmental game sounds.
  • 5 Star Musical Score - A Rich original sound track created to enhance a captivating gaming experience.
  • User selectable 3D Camera Controls – 5 user select 3D camera controls, based on popular FPS games.
  • 24 Hr Astronomical Engine - Historically accurate astronomical engine tracks proper position of the stars, sun, moon position and phase for any location and time of year of each battle.
  • Detailed 3d models of 900 historical ships – 1916 North Sea navies of Germany, England, and France, featuring Battleships, Dreadnoughts, Armored Cruisers, Battle Cruisers, Destroyers,and Torpedo Boats!
  • Hull Armor - historically placed and rated for quality & thickness.
  • Integrated Order of Battle Searchlights & Star shells – Realistic night effects with ship board search lights and star shells. Extensive Navigation Assistance Logic - including automatic torpedo and collision avoidance.
  • Shell Cam - Shells are visible on the way to their targets. Allows you to see the view from flying shells.
  • Detailed Resolution of Damage and Repairs - Extensive crew based damage control for on-board flooding and fires.
  • Limited Intelligence – Realistic limited intelligence integrated throughout the game environment. You only see enemy forces that can be seen from your own ships.
  • In Game Players’ guide – an extensive player’s guide is included inside the game.
  • Try Before you Buy – Download the game in StormPowered and play the introductory battle for free! If you decide you want to play the full game, online registration is fast and easy and most important, the complete game is already installed. Just unlock and go!
  • Environment & Render Engine

  • Ship reflections on water surface
  • Battle-Space has been increased to 200Km per side
  • Maximum render distance to 36000 meters
  • Torpedo launch animations
  • More player control over environmental appearance
  • 3D Ship Models

  • 3rd Generation 3D Ship models featuring a high degree of historical detail
  • The navies of England, Germany, France.
  • Unique bow wake modeling based on the size and shape of the nose on each ship
  • Game Play

  • Order of battle overlay display in campaign games
  • Point of view help overlay with feedback
    Five options for control of point of view
  • Improved formation keeping and anti-collision logic
  • Issue orders on micro-view map
  • Extensive player options in organizing force formations during campaign games
  • Streamlined player orders interface with 9 way points per order
  • Separate torpedo targeting
  • Ability to order formations to maintain “line of bearing" & "line astern"”line astern.
  • Battle Editor

  • JUTLAND Pro Edition features an extensive Battle Editor for user created scenarios.
  • Drag and Drop GUI - Order of Battle based interface designed for easy scenario creation.
  • Hundreds of historically researched WWI era selectable ships to create fan-made scenarios.
  • Complete control over environment, date, and location in the North Sea area.
  • Player control over environmental appearance
  • Simulation

  • Improved modeling of centralized fire control (gun targeting)
  • Director fire control – 3 distinctly different Nationality based systems used
    during World War I. This is an advanced form of central fire control, with weapon mounts
    generally firing in half salvos
  • Illumination shells, explicitly placed multiple searchlights per ship
  • Fragile AP – Some armor piercing shells break up on impact
  • Explicit AP and HE ammunition by weapon
  • Simulation of non-penetrating explosive effects upon armor and ship hull structures
  • Less abstraction in mine attack and damage control handling during campaign games
  • Poor ammo handling option– chance of magazine explosion by flash effect via poor ammo discipline
  • Improved damage control simulation
  • Bombardment missions and open sea mining
  • Ports and bases with limited support capability
  • Unique bow wake modeling based on the size and shape of the nose on each ship
  • Cool New Units

  • Submarines – reconnaissance and independent attacks
  • Zeppelins – reconnaissance missions
  • Lightships – floating lighthouses, treated as neutral regardless of ownership

  • Campaign Glory!

    JUTLAND campaigns are practically stand alone games. The JUTLAND series puts you in command of the Admiralty, balancing the situation in your theater of operations with the political pressures of the moment. Repairs, refits, redeployments, patrols, the JUTLAND series of WWI Naval campaigns let you experience all the trials and tribulations of Naval Command! Combined with the ability to play both sides, each Ship Pack 1 campaign includes a total of 4 variations, totalling 8 in all.

    Each of the campaigns feature play with and without the Allied code breakers called Room 40
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    Campaign 1.*
    May 1916 North Sea Campaign game that culminated at the Battle of Jutland.
    Play as the Allies or Germany


    Campaign 2.*

    A complete year long 1916 North Sea Campaign is included with the JUTLAND Pro Version.
    Command the finest ships available in the fight for naval dominance of the North Sea. Refits, Redeployment, Withdraws, Political pressures, Public Opinion, and mine fields are just a few of the decisions awaiting you!
    Play as the Allies or Germany


    Scenarios

    What is a Scenario?
    A scenario is a stand alone historical battle that can usually be played in a couple of hours. Some of the larger scenarios can take a couple of sessions to complete. Scenarios usually have a fixed goal the gamer must achieve.

    JUTLAND features 18 stand alone battles and variants, including the full Battle of Jutland.

    The Battle Editor expands the replay value greatly by giving the naval gamer access to the wealth of FAN created scenarios available throughout the internet.
    Additional user created scenarios are available for download at many fan sites!


    Jutland Pro Edition - Purchase Notes * PLEASE READ*

    New Users - We recommend that you download and install our free trial version on StormPowered and verify that you have no compatibility issues before purchasing. It contains the complete Jutland Pro Edition and all of its Expansion Packs. You can test drive the game before you buy it!

    * Because of the nature of our electronic distribution, we cannot issue any refunds after your game license has been purchased.

    End User License Agreement

    Quality

    Storm Eagle Studios delivers only the very best quality games. We strive to deliver the best possible combination of historical accuracy, a clean streamlined interface, and an environmental experience richly rewarding to the gamer.
    JUTLAND is forging the way for next generation of leading edge wargaming. Some have managed to deliver hot looking historical games, with only surface historical accuracy. Others have served up extremely historically accurate games, but only average graphics, JUTLAND and it's expansions deliver both!