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Dogs Of War Online

Dogs of War Online is a strategic MMO based on the classic board game Confrontation. Players build a company of mercenaries from a wide variety of fantasy units, then challenge thousands of players or AI in intense tactical battles.

Publisher: Cyanide
Playerbase: Low
Type: Strategy MMO
PvP: Battleground / Tournaments
Open Beta Date: February 4, 2014
Pros: +Easy to learn. +Balanced units. +Tabletop gaming-inspired.
Cons: -Abandoned by developers. -Few active players. -Lacks depth.

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Dogs of War Online Overview

Dogs of War Online is a 3D free-to-play tactical MMO set in the war-torn world of Aarklash, ravaged by the conflicts between three factions: Light, Darkness, and Destiny. The player takes control of a free company formed under one of the three factions, composed of distinct units that range from undead monsters to brave humanoid soldiers. Based on the popular miniature board game Confrontation, the game offers a detailed and established set of game rules that make for a unique tactical RPG experience, with features such as counter-attacking, enemy engagement, and encirclement. 54 units are available to unlock as you increase your ranking, as well as 9 powerful Champions that can lead your army into battle. Customize your units with cosmetic dyes and play either competitively against other players or against AI to polish your skills.

Dogs of War Online Key Features:

  • Confrontation Rule Set – balance and game rules based on the popular miniature board game Confrontation.
  • 54 Playable Units – unlock and utilize over fifty-four units, allowing for thousands of company combinations and playstyles.
  • Three Varied Factions – choose from the Wolfen warriors, the soldiers of Alahan, or the undead of Acheron to lead you to victory.
  • Nine Powerful Champions – select a powerful champion with different combat abilities to lead your company.
  • Missions and Tournaments – send units off on missions for daily rewards and participate in the game's monthly tournaments for fame and glory.

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System Requirements

Dogs of War Online System Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

Operating System: Windows XP / 7 / 8
CPU: Dual-Core 1.8 GHz
Video Card: GeForce 8600 GT / Radeon HD 3850
Hard Disk Space: 3 GB

Recommended Requirements:

Operating System: Windows 7 / 8
CPU: Dual-Core 3.0 GHz
Video Card: GeForce GTS 250 / Radeon HD 6670
Hard Disk Space: 4 GB


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Additional Info

Dogs of War Online Additional Information

Developer: Cyanide

Distributor: Steam

Closed Beta Date: October 9, 2013
Open Beta Date: February 4, 2014

Release Date: TBA

Development History / Background:

Dogs of War Online is developed by Cyanide, a French game development studio created by seven ex-Ubisoft employees, based in the western suburbs of Paris, France. Dogs of War Online was released for a closed beta on October 9, 2013, which lasted until February 4, 2014, when the game went into a public open beta on the Steam platform. Once the game went into open beta, its developers continually updated the game until July 2014; no updates have been released since then. There is no official announcement on whether the game is still in development or if it will be fully released in the future. Cyanide has developed a wide variety of other games, including sports games, stealth games, and licensed games that include Of Orcs and Men, Blood Bowl II, and Styx: Master of Shadows.