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  News Archive for October 2001

 October 11, 2001

GSC Finishes Work on Art of War!
Posted @ 8:12 PM || Cherub Weezul

GSC has finished their work on the 'Art of War' expansion for Cossacks: European Wars. Only a matter of time before it hits the store shelves, so reserve your copy now.

 October 9, 2001

Art of War Demo
Posted @ 5:55 PM || Cherub Weezul

Check it out! GSC has released a demo for Cossacks: The Art of War!

"The COSSACKS add-on "THE ART OF WAR" delivers huge, new maps, missions, campaigns und a mass of new functions. Try this new demo version for free and enjoy the new start-options and improvements: the random map (almost in multiplayer mode without restrictions) contains fantastic new features.
A rich line-up of new start options such the possibility to chose among a start with a normal, big or super-big army, start with towers, artillery and blockhouses (against rushes), peacetime-mode (truce), start with/without fog of war, use new capture options (e.g. no peasants), new and mixed kinds of territory in gigantic maps (normal 2x2 or 4x4 maps - that means 16 times larger maps)... check it out!"

You can find more details here.

 October 5, 2001

Release dates for Art of War!
Posted @ 8:49 PM || Cherub Weezul

GSC has provided some release dates for the highly-anticipated expansion for Cossacks: European Wars. The game will hit the following nations at the following times:

Germany: 2001-11-16
France: 2001-11-23
England: 2002 - Q1
USA: 2002 - Q1

Mark the dates on your calendars!

 October 1, 2001

Star Wars: Galatic Battlegrounds Heaven Opens!
Posted @ 5:42 PM || Cherub Weezul

Be sure to check it out!


September 30, 2001 - HeavenGames LLC announced today that it has launched Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds Heaven ( ), the latest in its series of special-interest sites for real time strategy games.

Slated for release in November of 2001, Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds is a Real Time Strategy (RTS) game developed by LucasArts, based on the engine developed for the award-winning Age of Kings series by Ensemble Studios/Microsoft. The game covers the Star Wars expanded universe, witnessing the birth and demise of the Imperial Empire, and the legends of the Jedi & Sith.

Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds Heaven will be dedicated to featuring extensive coverage of Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds before and after its release, and will bring you the latest news on the game.

Overseeing the operation as Site Director for SWGB Heaven will be Michael "AoErat" Zander. Zander previously operated a fan site dedicated to the game, and was a perfect fit for the new Heaven site. Working alongside Zander will be HoYin "Zen" Au, Technical Director; and Tom "Spineman" Mescher, Downloads Director. The three have been actively involved in the gaming community for more than 4 years.

HeavenGames LLC, based in Villa Park, Illinois, is a privately-owned web-content publisher geared towards the creation of special-interest sites for Real-Time Strategy and City-Builder games. Its sites, contents, vast amounts of resources, as well as a dedicated staff & management team make HeavenGame's sites the premier destination for gamers worldwide.