News Archives: November 2005

Saturday, November 26, 2005

Please Welcome Cherub Montero

Montero has been a long time forumer here, and a helpful one at that. Especially in the modding forums. So we thought we could use someone like that on staff. So please welcome Montero to the ranks of Rise of Nations Heaven!

Tuesday, November 22, 2005

A mod in two parts

Mirror Modern Day by lordhexxer is an alternative Cold War where the US is Communist and Asia is Capitalist. You need parts one and two for all the instructions, and further information is given by the info in game.

Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Gamers With Jobs Interviews BHG's Paul Stephanouk

Elysium from Gamers With Jobs just released an interview article with Big Huge Games' Paul Stephanouk, lead designer on Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends. You can check it out from this link.

Monday, November 14, 2005

New RoNTP Scenarios

iamcanadian does his patriotic duty creating a scenario called "Battle of the Schelt" about the Canadian attack on German held Holland. This will be in fact be a 3 part campaign that takes place in Holland duing WW2.

Gauchori offers a scenario called "Pangaea Conquest scenario". This scenario is about if primative humans had existed back in the pangea continental period of earth's history.

Friday, November 11, 2005

BHG Ultimate Fan Contest Winner Announced

Microsoft Game Studios and Big Huge Games are pleased to announce that Domonique Calhoun is the first winner in the Rise of the Ultimate fan contest! Congratulations and you can check out her story at the BHG contest page. Domonique beat out nine other finalists to take first place, landing her a visit to Big Huge Games later this year. The nine runners-up will receive a signed copy of "Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends" when the game launches in 2006.

Wednesday, November 9, 2005

CTW Netcampaign Tourney Reminder

Just a reminder for everyone who has signed up for Rise of Nation Heaven's CTW Netcampaign tourney. Thanks to those who signed up, and remember that the tourney officially starts this Saturday, November 12'th at high noon PST or 3pm EST Saturday! Get online and start issuing challenges, don't miss out! Being aggressive is part of the strategy!

Friday, November 4, 2005

New RONTP Scenarios and Mods

This time round, we have a bunch of scenarios and mods for Rise of Nations:Thrones & Patriots. First up is LordDarrigan with a mod that is about a hypothetical World War 3. Lamar01 tackes CTW with an Old World CTW mod, which updates DonTheDime map with the armies, anarchy and so on set between the Ancient and Medieval ages.

Then we have a bunch of new single player scenarios. One from volks_sturm called "Battle of Reichswald", which requires Uthum876's WW2 mod. Then we have Gauchori with a scenario about Argentina's independence war. Finally, a scenario from linebacker767, simply called "Napoleon". Xeron Brigs with Azerbaijani Conflict V 1 Beta, a first attempt for him at scenario design.

Finally we have linebacker767 with a multiplayer scenario, called Battle Of Marathon.

Tuesday, November 1, 2005

BHG Hiring Community Relations Manager

Big Huge Games has just put up a new job advertisement looking for a Community Relations Manager. The position will involve handling their "online public relations. This position will be responsible for maintaining the Big Huge Games website, growing the fan website community, maintaining a Big Huge presence in forums, and additional marketing and PR tasks as assigned". You can check out the full details here.