Website Update: Community changes

by Duke on May 6, 2016

Hello all,

As many of you are aware by now, Band of Others also maintains an active Community Forum.

The software running this Community has served our needs since inception however has not provided the functionality or end user experience we require.

For this reason, we’ll be moving to a new software suite however it will be located at a different address, bandofothersgaming.com/community.

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Preview: Planet Coaster

by Daunt on May 6, 2016

Planet Coaster LogoThere’s a throne, held by the Roller Coaster Tycoon series, as the best tycoon series ever created. The king has reigned for about a decade now, the last king, Roller Coaster Tycoon 3, having ruled without a legitimate heir for a while. As Roller Coaster Tycoon World looks like it own’t be a true successor to that throne, Planet Coaster hopes to topple the franchise and usurp the title. Can it become the new king of tycoon games?

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Preview: Pulsar: Lost Colony

by Daunt on April 21, 2016

LOGOWe’ve all played games where we control a starship – smaller ships that could be manned by as small as a 1 man crew or some that needed thousands of hands. But in any case, we’ve always controlled that craft with simple mouse clicks, controls and joysticks. Well this is a breath of fresh air: this is what it would really be like to control a ship with a crew of five, each officer responsible for his station and ensuring mission success and survival. Does this new approach herald a great game, or does it fall short?

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Preview: Battlefleet Gothic Armada

by Daunt on April 7, 2016

Battlefleet Gothic ArmadaIn my last review I went into depth about how war never changes. Well this isn’t far off the mark because in the grim dark future of the 41st millenium, there is only war. This is the early review of the upcoming Warhammer 40,000 game that focuses on the epic space battles from Games Workshop. This year is shaping up to be a 40k fan’s dream with many 40k video games being released. But will this one be the best or forgotten?

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Fallout 4 Review

February 8, 2016

War never changes. With all the hype that Bethesda piled on (with no small amount of help thanks to the media as well), expectations were sky high for this returning smash hit series. Set in a retro-futuristic apocolyptia that takes place in an alternate timeline branched off from WW II, Fallout 4 continues the series […]

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TES: Morrowind Review

December 21, 2015

The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind I see as the true launch of the Elder Scrolls Franchise. For me, it’s where it really began and without a such a huge success, we would never have had Oblivion or Skyrim, much less other great releaeses from Bethesda like the Fallout Series. This far-reaching open world RPG set […]

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Fez Review

December 3, 2015

Just another take on the classic 2D side-scroller… or is it? Gomez is a little white fez-wearing character that finds a 3rd dimension to add to his flat 2D existence. With this he embarks on a puzzle-filled adventure which requires you to think in a multitude of ways to advance through the game and save […]

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FTL Review

December 1, 2015
FTL Game Review

FTL is the new standard for space strategy games with it’s iconic pseudo 8-bit graphics and unforgettable soundtrack. For those who have wanted to command the bridge of a starship, FTL brings style and fun together in sweet perfection that will have you spending countless hours contemplating tactics and trying out different play styles. Captain your ship, command […]

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Band of Others Endurance Racing

October 15, 2015
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Band of Others Racing, a new up-and-coming GT3 team consisting of seven drivers currently, made headlines last week after confirming two car entries for the Blancpain Endurance Series. The submissions came ahead of BES’s first round at Road Atlanta, slated for Saturday the 10th. The three hour endurance race would mark the team’s first official […]

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A Gamers Life – Darkness

September 10, 2015

Still moves swiftly for an old man He has time to think. This, his last thought. Interrupted by a hot flash of pain over one ear.

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