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Digital Gaming => Computer Gaming => Topic started by: steve58 on February 03, 2019, 10:50:21 PM

Title: Naval Battles Simulator
Post by: steve58 on February 03, 2019, 10:50:21 PM
Looks like NWS may have some competition...

https://www.nbsim.co.uk/

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSUDLAieQ_eBJ9bgIk94tFw/videos

Title: Re: Naval Battles Simulator
Post by: FlickJax on February 04, 2019, 02:18:10 AM
Looks interesting :)
Title: Re: Naval Battles Simulator
Post by: bbmike on February 04, 2019, 04:47:38 AM
"The Real Time Strategy Game"  :(
Title: Re: Naval Battles Simulator
Post by: Destraex on February 04, 2019, 06:57:35 AM
I am sure it has slow down time features bb. If that makes a difference.
Title: Re: Naval Battles Simulator
Post by: Sir Slash on February 04, 2019, 09:57:45 AM
OK. Now I'm awake.  :bd:
Title: Re: Naval Battles Simulator
Post by: Philippe on February 04, 2019, 02:04:53 PM
I haven't downloaded it, but apparently there's a demo:

https://www.nbsim.co.uk/download
Title: Re: Naval Battles Simulator
Post by: Gusington on February 05, 2019, 07:30:54 AM
Thanks for the demo link!
Title: Re: Naval Battles Simulator
Post by: Sir Slash on February 05, 2019, 09:25:23 AM
Awaiting opinions. Still waiting. Still.....waiting.
Title: Re: Naval Battles Simulator
Post by: steve58 on February 16, 2020, 01:16:39 PM
Looks like this is not only still alive, but due to be released on Feb 26th.

https://store.steampowered.com/app/936980/Naval_Battles_Simulator/

Title: Re: Naval Battles Simulator
Post by: Destraex on February 16, 2020, 02:52:59 PM
Demo seems to have been replaced by a sale page.
Title: Re: Naval Battles Simulator
Post by: demjansk1942 on February 17, 2020, 06:07:31 AM
I watched a little and are submarines in the game?  I hope so
Title: Re: Naval Battles Simulator
Post by: steve58 on February 27, 2020, 02:28:41 PM
Its out and available on Steam for $14.99 (https://store.steampowered.com/app/936980/Naval_Battles_Simulator/).  Just bought Ultimate Admirals Dreadnoughts a while ago, so going to wait and see on this one. That and really waiting for TFA-ACB (https://drydockdreams.games/).

Briefly looking over reviews and it sounds like a blend of Great Naval Battles and Rule the Waves.
Title: Re: Naval Battles Simulator
Post by: bobarossa on February 27, 2020, 04:25:18 PM
Price is certainly right on this one.  Looks very interesting.  Not sure what purpose the cargo convoys serve. 
Title: Re: Naval Battles Simulator
Post by: The_Admiral on February 27, 2020, 09:43:01 PM
Well, as they were the whole point of the Battle of the Atlantic, and considering the player gets to control the sub patrol zones and the German raiders too from what I see in the videos, it would seem a bit odd to leave them out of this I'd say  ;)
I am interested in any sort of return too, so don't hesitate to share!
Title: Re: Naval Battles Simulator
Post by: mbar on February 28, 2020, 08:21:56 AM
I have not seen a youtube video that has had any audio in NBS>
Title: Re: Naval Battles Simulator
Post by: bobarossa on February 28, 2020, 09:06:42 AM
Well, as they were the whole point of the Battle of the Atlantic, and considering the player gets to control the sub patrol zones and the German raiders too from what I see in the videos, it would seem a bit odd to leave them out of this I'd say  ;)
I am interested in any sort of return too, so don't hesitate to share!
Didn't see any subs in videos I watched. There was an entire video of setting up convoys from India to Suez and one to Malta.  If they have sub warfare, convoys make sense but I would expect them to be automated routes with you setting up escorts and patrols.  Also it was unclear if there was a campaign feature or simply short scenarios.
Title: Re: Naval Battles Simulator
Post by: The_Admiral on February 28, 2020, 09:27:26 AM
Ive seen the subs in the campaign maps - not sure if you can actually play them at the tactical level, but they are obviously there. Here in this old video for instance (they appear on the order of battle and on the loss reports). They move on the map symbolized as little red corners.

https://youtu.be/M06goiItn98?t=198
Title: Re: Naval Battles Simulator
Post by: Tripoli on February 28, 2020, 11:22:23 AM
Well, as they were the whole point of the Battle of the Atlantic, and considering the player gets to control the sub patrol zones and the German raiders too from what I see in the videos, it would seem a bit odd to leave them out of this I'd say  ;)
I am interested in any sort of return too, so don't hesitate to share!

I picked it up, but haven't had a chance to do more than load it and poke around a bit. I'll post something about it in a week or two (after I get my long-delayed ACWII AAR posted) :)
Title: Re: Naval Battles Simulator
Post by: Sir Slash on February 28, 2020, 01:13:34 PM
YES, to both!  :hug: