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Kohan Articles

November 27th, 2000 by Crusader

The official TimeGate Studios site updated with links to eightGerman-language previews of their real-time strategy gameKohan: Immortal Sovereigns, which are based ona presentation (‘Kohan Work in Progress Day’) held by the publisher, Sunflowers.

Moreover, the Cobalt newshound linked aninterview with Adel Chaveleh about the fantasy RTS atThe Wargamer. An estimated release date of spring 2001 is mentioned; the Linux versionis being developed simultaneously by Loki.

Kohan Coverage and Screenshots

November 21st, 2000 by Alkini

The German gaming site GameCyclus attended a press event covering the upcoming RTS Kohan: Immortal Sovereigns. From the event GameCyclus produced a preview (in German, Babelfish it) that includes five screenshots (1 |2 |3 |4 |5)in addition to some photos from the event.

Timegate Interview @ Crimson Rush

November 3rd, 2000 by Crusader

The Kohan: Immortal Sovereignsdev team from Timegate Studios wereinterviewedthis week by Crimson Rush about what theirgame will offer to the RTS genre. Timegate also states that the official Kohansite will be launched at http://www.kohan.net shortly.

Kohan Trailer

October 26th, 2000 by Crusader

Loki Entertainment Software has released a MPEG trailer for theirupcoming real-time strategy game port, Kohan: Immortal Sovereigns(being developed by Timegate Studios):

The clip is 18MB and 1:16 long, and offers a glimpse at the in-gamecombat, CGI footage of some of the combat units, and the stunning in-gameartwork.

The trailer is available for download at:
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Loki Porting Kohan

September 8th, 2000 by Crusader

Loki issued thispress releasetoday stating that they would be working with Timegate Studios to develop a Linux version of Kohan: Immortal Sovereigns, a real-time strategy game:

Tustin, California — September 8, 2000 — Loki Software, Inc., theleading publisher of commercial games for the Linux operating system,today announces an agreement with Timegate Studios, a premier developerof entertainment software, to bring Kohan: Immortal Sovereigns to Linux.Kohan will be the first of the immensely-popular real-time strategygaming genre to be commercially available for Linux.

“This is a tremendous coup for Linux games,” said Scott Draeker,president of Loki Software. “The Linux version of this masterpiece willbe released near-simultaneously with the Windows version in Q1 2001.”

A real-time fantasy war game for up to 8 players, Kohan is visuallystunning and provides a rich gaming experience. Set in the mystical worldof Khaldun, players must use strategy, tactics, and resource managementto create a successful kingdom and to create and deploy their militaryforces. Special features of this upcoming title include the considerationof terrain, formation and company efficiency in combat and movement. Theregimental command structure allows players to focus on strategy andtactics without micro-management. A rich fantasy setting with a detailedbackground and many unique races, places and magic guarantee excellentreplay value. Players may also use a fully-functional editor with arandom map generator to customize new scenarios, campaigns, anddeathmatch maps.

“We are excited to work with Loki to provide the Linux version,” saidAdel Chaveleh, Director of Development at Timegate Studios. “Bypartnering with Loki during the development cycle, we’re ensuringcompatibility between the Linux and Windows versions and a simultaneousrelease.”

Additional information on Kohan can be found at TimeGate’s site.

Kohan @ Tux Games

August 28th, 2001 by Crusader

Tux Games’ Michael Simms sent in the following:

The Tux Games stock of Kohan: ImmortalSovereigns has arrived, and we are now shipping. The stock isselling fast, which is good news for both us andLoki.

Win32 Kohan Gold

March 2nd, 2001 by Crusader

Sean Clark sent in a linkto the official Kohan:Immortal Sovereigns site, which has a “Gone Gold” announcementfor the Win32 version of the fantasy-themedreal-time strategy game. Hopefully this means that the beta andrelease forLoki’s Linuxport ofKohan aren’t far behind.

Kohan Items

February 1st, 2001 by Crusader
  • GA-Strategy has posted twelve standard screenshots, one panoramic shot(3500×2000 res) and three concept art images from the fantasy-themed real-time strategy game Kohan:Immortal Sovereigns.

  • PC Gameworld.com has their ownpreview of Kohan, which describes itsunique nuances of gameplay. Eleven screenshots are also included.

Kohan Articles

November 2nd, 2000 by Crusader

Computer Games Online has apreviewup which looks at the upcoming RTS Kohan: ImmortalSovereigns, being developed by Timegate Studiosand ported to Linux by Loki. Eight screenshotsare also included.

Also, the Brassknuckles Webzineinterviewed Adel Chaveleh, Timegate’smanaging director, about Kohan. Features and tactics are discussed; moreover, Adel givesa projected shipping date of March 2001.