Hands-On: Brass Tactics Is Basically Age Of Empires VR

Hands-On: Brass Tactics Is Basically Age Of Empires VR

My first words after demoing Hidden Path Entertainment’s Brass Tactics were, “This feels a lot like Age of Empires.” Then from behind me come the happy words of Hidden Path’s Founder and Chief Creative Officer Mark Terrano, “Good, because I made Age of Empires II.” Before long, Terrano verbalizes why I’ve made the comparison between […]

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HANDS-ON: BRASS TACTICS IS A VR RTS INSPIRED BY THE OPENING CREDITS OF GAME OF THRONES

HANDS-ON: BRASS TACTICS IS A VR RTS INSPIRED BY THE OPENING CREDITS OF GAME OF THRONES

May 22, 2017  by:Nicholas Scibetta We go hands-on with Brass Tactics, an upcoming real-time strategy game for the Oculus Rift VR headset. Brass Tactics comes from Hidden Path Entertainment and features traditional RTS mechanics mixed with the up close and personal immediacy of VR. Playing Brass Tactics involves moving yourself around the “tabletop” from top-down perspective by […]

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Brass Tactics blends RTS and tabletop wargaming in VR

Brass Tactics blends RTS and tabletop wargaming in VR

From the lead designer of Age of Empires 2: The Age of Kings by Charlie Hall @Charlie_L_Hall May 22, 2017, 3:00pm EDT Mark Terrano, chief creative officer and founder of Hidden Path Entertainment, is already pretty good at making real-time strategy games. He’s the lead designer of Age of Empires 2: The Age of Kings, one […]

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How Hidden Path designed real-time strategy game Brass Tactics for VR

How Hidden Path designed real-time strategy game Brass Tactics for VR

Mark Terrano cut his teeth as a game designer on real-time strategy (RTS) titles such as Age of Empires II. Now at Hidden Path Entertainment, he is using that experience to take RTS games into virtual reality. The company is making its next VR RTS title, Brass Tactics, as an exclusive for the Oculus Rift […]

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Real-time strategy game Brass Tactics places you in the middle of a VR battlefield

Real-time strategy game Brass Tactics places you in the middle of a VR battlefield

Brass Tactics is a real-time strategy game in virtual reality. Coming soon for the Oculus Rift and Touch, it makes you feel like you’re in the middle of a virtual tabletop game with castles and fantasy armies. The art style is pretty, but it’s not super realistic. The hills are stacks of blocks layered on […]

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