Teams!

We have rolled out a number of significant changes last week and we are thrilled by your great feedback on those (see the comments here).

And so I am very happy to announce the first direct result of these changes: We will soon start public testing of proper Team Play! It will enable you to form alliances and play collaboratively. Zone of control (where a unit can’t move freely in the vicinity of an enemy unit) will not apply to team members and you will win (or lose) as a team rather than individually.

This has been a much requested feature and we are working hard towards giving it to you! Exciting times ahead…

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18 Comments

  1. nuddel
    Posted May 2, 2009 at 14:11 | Permalink

    great! i just bought my pro account to support the fantastic work you are doing here.

  2. ShadowPanther
    Posted May 2, 2009 at 17:02 | Permalink

    Yay! Can’t wait till when testing starts.

  3. spadequack
    Posted May 2, 2009 at 19:14 | Permalink

    Awesome! Can’t wait to test it out :)

  4. mjpatey
    Posted May 3, 2009 at 00:56 | Permalink

    Awesome! We’ve wanted this for a long time. Way to deliver!

    Can alliances be created on-the-fly, or decided at the start of a game?

    • Xeno
      Posted May 3, 2009 at 20:15 | Permalink

      Yes, teams!
      I doubt on-the-fly alliances will be possible but who knows?

  5. casaub0n
    Posted May 3, 2009 at 17:24 | Permalink

    great news again, you guys keep em coming. thumbs up!

  6. Posted May 4, 2009 at 13:30 | Permalink

    i smell a robot uprising on the horizon……

  7. madmike
    Posted May 4, 2009 at 21:02 | Permalink

    About time. :P

  8. olothontor
    Posted May 4, 2009 at 21:15 | Permalink

    Awesome. Can’t wait :P

  9. danish
    Posted May 4, 2009 at 21:19 | Permalink

    very nice with the teamplay!

  10. Mo
    Posted May 4, 2009 at 21:29 | Permalink

    yay teams!

  11. BooDog314
    Posted May 4, 2009 at 21:35 | Permalink

    This is great! When is the capability for 8 player 4 vs 4 games being added?

    • ShadowPanther
      Posted May 5, 2009 at 21:59 | Permalink

      You can only have 6 players in one game.

    • Xeno
      Posted May 6, 2009 at 04:03 | Permalink

      That’s why he said WHEN is it being added.

  12. Alan Incorvaia
    Posted May 4, 2009 at 21:54 | Permalink

    Been waitin a long time for this one !! very good !!

  13. kersplat
    Posted May 5, 2009 at 05:14 | Permalink

    Suuwweeet! This ought to be great. Thanks Bert and Alex!

  14. radixhound
    Posted May 6, 2009 at 01:04 | Permalink

    Wow, you guys rock. I hope we can attack our teammate’s units.

  15. Chuck_Norris
    Posted June 6, 2009 at 00:43 | Permalink

    Yeah this will be sweet because there is nobody on the normal 1vs1 hopefully this will bring in people!


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