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Evil Genius Demo

The promised Evil Genius Demo is now available, allowing the chance to try out Elixir Studios' now-gold bad-guy strategy game first hand. Here's the description from VU Games: "The Evil Genius demo is an exciting introduction to Elixir Studios' world domination simulation. All of the basic principles of being an evil megalomaniac are available to be mastered. Gamers can build a secure underground base complete with armories, barracks, and all-important freezer rooms. They’ll train an awesome army of brutal mercenaries armed to the teeth and prepare to repel the Forces of Justice who've caught wind of their whereabouts. They’ll extract information about their plans by capturing and interrogating prisoners, and use their powerful henchmen to defeat the martial arts legend and super agent, Jet Chan, in a final chaotic showdown." The 200 MB download, which provides a tutorial along with sample gameplay, premiered on GameSpot DLX (registration required), and mirrors are now available on 3D Downloads, 3D Gamers, ActionTrip, Computer Games Online, FileFront, Filerush (torrent), FileShack (registration required), Fragland.net, Gameguru Mania, Gamer's Hell, and Worthplaying.

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11. Re: No subject Aug 30, 2004, 16:19 Teddy
 
I personally had a blast playing it. Lots of great humor and the game seems pretty well polished to me. The demo is essentially a tutorial that explains the basic workings of the game.

Nothing like capturing an agent and having your Evil Genius gloat over him in his cell, complete with a comical evil genius laugh.

Unfortunately, in the demo all the traps are disabled. I was hoping to get at least one, but I can wait. As expected, there are several rooms unavailable and several components for rooms.

Your men train each other in the training room and there are heirarchies to follow in that respect. (ie. a guard trains a construction worker to be a guard, then a mercenary trains a guard to be a mercenary, and so on.)

Most demos that I play tend to have little impact on my interest in the game, but after this one I'm looking forward to it.

The only negative I found was that the men sometimes got blocked in by construction if they got off on the wrong side of the bed. (You'll know what I mean when you try it) It would have been nice if they could just climb over the bed, but once you get used to that limitation, you start building your rooms with sufficient room just in case. To their credit, there is a warning that goes off if you build something that blocks off an exit/entry to another item.

 
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  1. Aug 30, 14:48 No subject VT Hoodlum
  2. Aug 30, 14:52  Re: No subject nin
  3. Aug 30, 14:53   Re: No subject Sty
  5. Aug 30, 15:17    Re: No subject Ihya
>> 11. Aug 30, 16:19   Re: No subject Teddy
  6. Aug 30, 15:20  Re: No subject VT Hoodlum
  8. Aug 30, 15:27  Re: No subject Furious
  4. Aug 30, 15:05 No subject Razerious
  7. Aug 30, 15:25 It's too evil Maximus_IGN
  9. Aug 30, 15:38 No subject [eXp]Rincewind
  10. Aug 30, 16:15  It's too evil DedGecko
  12. Aug 30, 16:20   Re: It's too evil Teddy
  13. Aug 30, 17:14    Re: It's too evil Bosanac
  14. Aug 30, 17:21     Re: It's too evil Nomaar
  15. Aug 30, 17:22     Re: It's too evil Vipermmx
  19. Aug 30, 17:58     Re: It's too evil Awesome Spume
  16. Aug 30, 17:23 No subject RazorWynd
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  20. Aug 30, 18:02 VU the US car manufacturer of video game goatman
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  27. Aug 30, 19:27   Re: No subject Bucky
  34. Aug 30, 20:51    Re: No subject FourPak
  25. Aug 30, 18:59 This game is awesome Exitium
  26. Aug 30, 19:10  Re: This game is awesome PHJF
  30. Aug 30, 19:48 No subject RazorWynd
  31. Aug 30, 20:04 No subject Razerious
  32. Aug 30, 20:33  Re: No subject VT Hoodlum
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  36. Aug 30, 21:29 Woweee! Parallax Abstraction
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  39. Aug 30, 23:11 More unit control Jarek Forhanon
  40. Aug 30, 23:28  Re: More unit control PHJF
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  41. Aug 31, 02:16 No subject Shai
  42. Aug 31, 05:20 Not very good lair neko_
  43. Aug 31, 09:01  Re: Not very good lair RepRev
  47. Sep 2, 10:29 Demo FAQ Cadaver


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