Battleplan for Warzone 2100

Battleplan is a competitive multiplayer mod for Warzone 2100. While keeping some basic concepts from the original game, it changes how thoses concepts are used.

With 4 propulsion types, an array of 4x3 bodies and 7x3 weapons plus 7 support turrets, Warzone Battleplan has more than a thousand of possible units. This is far less than the original game, but in fact a regular game will probably shows around a dozen of units (but not the same from a game to an other). Battleplan focuses more on which design could help in a given situation and how to take advantage of the available units.

The vehicule conception screen

Warzone 2100 is a great single-player game. It's huge tech-tree, variety of choices and progressive missions are fine for long hours of play. But for a quick multiplayer game of a few minutes, most of the concepts comes against the gameplay.

Three vehicules of different sizes

Battleplans aims to get straight to the fundamentals. It should be playable for a game of 15 to 30 minutes, without requiring to take some notes to remember the research paths or compute hidden damage modifiers. Battleplan has more choices directly from start and less subtile variants. Weapon classes have consistent statistics within the same branch and some things were removed to reduce the cognitive load and focus on the battle.

Read more about the mod on its dedicated site.