Impossible Creatures: Sybex Official Strategies and Secrets

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Impossible Creatures is an exciting new 3D real-time strategy game set in the 1930's that puts the player in the role of Rex Chance, out to stop an evil madman in a desperate campaign across a chain of remote and diverse islands. Using some of Earth's most formidable animals as building blocks, the player creates an army of unique, mutant monsters to aid them in their struggle--everything from Rhinos combined with lemmings, to electric eels combined with gorillas. Published by Microsoft Games and developed by ...
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Overview

Impossible Creatures is an exciting new 3D real-time strategy game set in the 1930's that puts the player in the role of Rex Chance, out to stop an evil madman in a desperate campaign across a chain of remote and diverse islands. Using some of Earth's most formidable animals as building blocks, the player creates an army of unique, mutant monsters to aid them in their struggle--everything from Rhinos combined with lemmings, to electric eels combined with gorillas. Published by Microsoft Games and developed by Relic, makers of the hit Homeworld, Impossible Creatures offers nearly endless gameplay possibilities. For comprehensive walkthroughs, tactical strategies, and detailed statistics--not to mention a full-color poster--reach for the exclusive, official strategy guide, only from Sybex.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780782129618
  • Publisher: Sybex, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/2/2003
  • Series: Strategies and Secrets Ser.
  • Edition description: BK&POSTER
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 7.48 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.66 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
How to Use This Book

1 THE ADVENTURES OF REX CHANCE
The Story of Impossible Creatures
Interface Overview
Getting Off to a Good Start

2 ANIMAL ENCYCLOPEDIA
Land Units
Sea/Amphibious Units
Air Units

3 COMBINING CREATURES
Animal Attributes
Animal Abilities
Recommended Creatures
Now, On to the Battle!

4 RESOURCES AND TECHNOLOGIES
Construction 101
Resource Structures
Research

5 COMBAT STRATEGIES
Scouting
Base-Building and Effective Defenses
Army-Building Strategies and Tactics

6 MISSIONS 1-4 WALKTHROUGH- WHITEY'S THUGS
Exile
Renewal
Fathers and Sons
Ship Wreck

7 MISSIONS 5-8 WALKTHROUGH- VELIKA'S TERROR
Trial by Fire
Flying Machines
A Friend in Need
The Wicked Sky Witch

8 MISSIONS 9-12 WALKTHROUGH- GANGLION'S MADNESS
Mouth of the Beast
Invasion
Proof
The Good Doctor

9 MISSIONS 13-15 WALKTHROUGH- JULIUS'S HORROR
The Gat
The Island of the Crazies
Seeds Sown

10 MULTIPLAYER STRATEGIES
Rushing vs. the Turtle
Battle Tactics
On to the Multiplayer Maps

11 MULTIPLAYER MAPS
Two-Player Maps
Three-Player Maps
Four-Player Maps
Five-Player Map
Six-Player Maps
Making Your Own Maps

12 HOW TO ADD YOUR OWN CONTENT
The Mission Editor
Adding More Flare to Your Game
Testing Your Map
Conclusion

APPENDIX A CREATURE STATISTICS

APPENDIX B CHEATS
Recorded Games

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 2, 2003

    Great Book

    The Impossible Creatures' Strategy Guide not only provides an imformative look at the game, but also some detailed principles behind how to win Multiplayer games and RTS games in general. A well-written book for the gamer.

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