Dune Spice Wars will consist of four factions at the
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Dune: Spice Wars will consist of four factions at the start of Early Access

Developers Shiro Games, in collaboration with publisher Funcom, have updated the Dune: Spice Wars strategy FAQ page on Steam. The project is scheduled to appear in Steam Early Access later this year.

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Image Source: Steam

Representatives of Shiro Games wrote in an updated section that Dune: Spice Wars will contain not only elements of 4X strategy, but also RTS. We are talking about real-time strategy, but at a reduced pace – the player has the opportunity to interrupt the action or, conversely, to speed it up.

Gameplay Dune: Spice Wars combines the following major components: exploration, territory control, economic growth, combat, politics and espionage. The authors only wanted to implement the basic mechanics of a 4X strategy in their project, which would not distract from the classic RTS gameplay.

At the start of Early Access, there will be 4 factions in Dune: Spice Wars (House Harkonnen and House Atreides have already been confirmed). The fifth faction was scheduled to appear as part of the game’s Early Access phase.

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Procedural map generation with many variable parameters (sandworm activity, wind speed and location size) has also been announced for Dune: Spice Wars. Over “rather cartoonish” style that was chosen for the project, representatives of Shiro Games said the following: “Developing a game on a desert planet comes with a number of challenges – even if you stare at sand and rocks for hours, it shouldn’t look boring. We even worked with a desert geologist to create an environment that would be possible on such a planet. The stylized artwork allows for a variety of colors and shapes to keep the environment raw without being boring.”.

Dune: Spice Wars is only announced for PC so far (steam), the updated Steam Q&A section is available at this link.

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