Brass Tactics:Level Design Theory Part 3

By Clancy Powell, Senior Designer at Hidden Path Entertainment Designing for Different Modes While the game mechanics are core to Brass Tactics’s overall experience, different game modes present the mechanics in different ways. Level design considers this and plays up the strengths of the mode while maintaining consistency of core mechanics. 1v1: Sets the Foundation […]

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It’s a Brass Tactics co-op weekend sweepstakes!

Play co-op with your friends (or enemies) for a chance to win free games!  Ten lucky players will be randomly selected to receive game codes for a Hidden Path VR Bundle.  The more complete cooperative matches you play, the more chances you’ll have to win.  No purchase necessary…  You can jump in with either the […]

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Brass Tactics:Level Design Theory Part 2

This is the second post in our Look into RTS Level Design in VR series. If you missed the first post you can read it here By Clancy Powell, Senior Designer at Hidden Path Entertainment     Foundational Mechanics After hardware and input considerations, game rules and mechanics play a large role in content development. […]

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Brass Tactics: Level Design Theory Part 1

A Look into RTS Level Design in VR By Clancy Powell, Senior Designer at Hidden Path Entertainment   Overview By now most of you reading this likely have some experience at the war table. Your stories of glorious victories and educational defeats are what we cherish. The artillery push raining fire from the high ground […]

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Like Clockwork: Real-Time Strategy Gem ‘Brass Tactics’ Now Available on Rift

It’s been a week since Brass Tactics Arena brought a preview of tabletop RTS warfare to VR, and today, we’re excited to announce the full launch of Hidden Path Entertainment’s clockwork masterpiece on Rift! Yesterday, we shared an in-depth Q&A with Hidden Path Entertainment Lead Designer Patrick Lipo and Executive Producer, Co-Founder, & CEO Jeff Pobst. And to celebrate the launch […]

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‘Brass Tactics’ Behind the Scenes: Q&A with Hidden Path Entertainment, Plus Eight Gaming Streamers Go Head-to-Head in Pre-Launch Tournament

Last week, we announced the release of Brass Tactics Arena—a free version of highly-anticipated clockwork RTS Brass Tactics. The full game hits Rift on February 22, and today, we’re excited to share that some of our favorite gaming streamers will take to the virtual tabletop in the Brass Tactics Influencer Sweepstakes! Starting at 11:00 am PT on February 21, Cas […]

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