Discussion about the game.
Anyone wanna play online? + any mods available for dload?

Hello there,

It's hard to find someone with time for setting and playing Machines these days. Recently I've played a match with @BeVeRenT-. Try and ask him directly. There are quite a lot of mods in the Modding section http://wiredforwar.org/category/4/modding. There are mods with enhanced graphics http://wiredforwar.org/topic/110/texture4/10, increasing max unit size http://wiredforwar.org/topic/17/mods-machines-loader or some custom scenarios available on the forums http://forums.wiredforwar.org/index.php?board=4.0.
The AI intelligence is impossible to change, but you can try changing the settings in parmdata to make the AI build better, produce more units, change attack squads, improve machines speed/damage/accuracy etc. See here http://wiredforwar.org/topic/3/getting-started-with-modding-machines/2.

Good luck and have fun!

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The game, resources, tools, and various files
Demo versions (contains early / beta stuff)

Soo as I metioned before thanks to Moritz from Kult Cover Disks now we againg have an access to the demo versions of the game. :)

Machines_1999-01-14.zip
Most common and earliest known version of the demo.

Machines_1999-02-19.zip
Rarest version of the demo. Featured on the (Itaian) PC Gamer CD #041 B.

Machines_1999-02-23.zip.001
Machines_1999-02-23.zip.002
Largest demo. Featured on the PC Games 05/99, PC Player 06/99 B and GameStar 06/99.

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A place to talk about whateeeever you want
Early Alpha/Beta/demo versions

Another update.

I asked Moritz, the administrator of the Kult Cover Disks and he not only answered, but to my amazment - attached not one but three (!) versions of the demo! :D

"I happen to have a few copies of PC Games 05/99 on my shelf. I quickly checked and found that is particular demo is also featured on PC Player 06/99 B and GameStar 06/99 Bonus CD. Its cab file is dated to 1999-02-23. A more common demo dated to 1999-01-14 can be found on the following CDs:
PC Fun CD 49_2
PC Action 04/99
CDA (35) 04/99
Gambler (28) 04/99A
Generation 4 CD 121
Generation 4 CD 139_1
The Games Machine #060
Reset #24 04/99
Excalibur 69
GameStar CZ 04/99 CD1
Level 03/99
Online Today 07/99
Computer Games Strategy Plus #102

Additionally, there's a very rare version from 1999-02-19 that can be found on PC Gamer (Italian) CD #041 B.

Moritz"

For download go to Demo versions (contains early / beta stuff) topic.

:D

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Discussion / Information on modifying the game.
Getting Started with Modding Machines

Sentimental journey :)

Yet still the guide is pure gold!

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Discussion on the development of OpenMachines
Models Things

@Refragger
Same here. It's difficult whe you have to sart from zero. But there was some excitement some months ago due to the possibility that Night Dive Studios might make a remake.
Maybe we'll see Eden 4 once again.
Eden 4.png

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Blog posts from individual members
Mordakai's Blog of Irrelevance

@M123 said:

You didn't miss anything - due to the limitations of the ISO format, the music is not present in the Disk 2 ISO files available from the site.

Until someone updates the downloads with disk images in a format that supports CD audio, the instructions I posted are the only way I know of to get working music using the files available here.

I went ahead and dug up my Alcohol 120% clones of the disks and added them to the download post. Hopefully this helps some people. :)

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A place for helping others with issues running the game.
Insert Disc 2

@Beemer

Hmm, I don't have any experience with Chromebooks.

You could try dgVoodoo 2 - if the integrated graphics chip (or its drivers) doesn't support old versions of Direct3D well, it may help.

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