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Dark Horizons: Mechanized Corps
Oct 20, 2012 @ 9:07pm
Jan 26, 2016 @ 7:48pm

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Dark Horizons: MC ­ Faction Wars Part 1
Welcome to Dark Horizons: Mechanized Corps

Dark Horizons: Mechanized Corps is a 3rd person persistent online mech game set in the Dark Horizons Universe.

Wage a futuristic war for honor, duty, fame or the all mighty dollar. Deal massive damage in taking on other players in a online persistent war in the Dark Horizons Universe.

DH: Mechanized Corps is successor to the 2005 IGF Finalst, Dark Horizons: Lore and the 2009 game Lore: Aftermath. Mechanized Corps takes the best of both its predecessors and creates a whole new level of mech action and community.

Building off the improved gameplay of Aftermath and the highly regarded Faction Wars system(COMCENT) of the 2005 IGF finalist DH: Lore, Max Gaming is aiming to put forth a fun and addictive addition to the Dark Horizons franchise.

NOTE: This game is currently in Combat Alpha testing, goto to signup for testing.

Game Features

Faction Wars

We are bringing back our critically acclaimed Faction Wars system that made our 2005 IGF finalist game Lore - Invasion so endearing to thousands of players.

What is Factions Wars?

Faction Wars provides the backbone for our persistent online universe that allows players to work together in full on Player vs Players to fight for control of the game verse. Each battle while playing in Factions Wars counts toward the winning of sectors on the game verse map, which give player faction bonuses like:
  • Overall world control
  • In-game currency bonuses
  • Additional Battle Salvage
  • Bonus XP
Using our COMCENT interface players will be able to see whats going on in the game verse in real time. COMCENT features include:
  • Live game verse map showing the latest hot spots.
  • Live game reporting
  • Ability for players to join factions
  • Players can create or join player units which can be faction based or mercenary.
  • View the pilot statistics (Achievements, Kills, Battles won, etc...)
  • Recruit other players
  • Faction unit leaders can create mercenary contracts
  • and more to come....
Its our belief the players are the most important part of any game, and its the goal of Mechanized Assault Vehicle to provide not only a fun in-game experience but provide the players with the tools they need to enjoy the community.

Other Features

Faction Wars is one of the main features of the game and encompasses a lot, but here are a few of the other features we will support.
  • Up to 32 players per Faction wars mission (when hosted by a dedicated server), maximum 8-16 recommended for player hosted games.
  • Complete mech customization via the Lab (before and during game.
  • Equip special items such as Mines, Turrets and Counter Measures that you can deploy in the game world.
  • Multitude of mission types including: Attrition, Mini-Nuke, Raids, Siege
  • Variety of game inputs to control the game with either the standard keyboard & mouse, or utilize a Joystick or a Xbox 360 game pad to play.

NOTE: In the near future we will be supporting both Linux and Mac clients


Register for closed testing now at



Targeted Minimum/Recommended Specs

OS: Windows® XP SP3/ Windows® Vista SP2/ Windows® 7, Mac OSX 10.7.x, Linux (TBD)
Processor: Dual Core processor with 2.0GHz or greater (Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2)
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Hard Disk Space: 500 MB
Video Card: Video Card with 512MB dedicated memory and DX9.0c support (Shader Model 3+)
DirectX®: DirectX® version 9.0c
OpenGL: 3.2 or greater
Sound: Windows compatible sound device
Popular Discussions View All (3)
Jun 29, 2014 @ 7:43am
What features would you like more detail on?
Feb 17, 2014 @ 11:35am
Looking for Testers for Linux and Mac clients.
Feb 10, 2014 @ 5:16pm
The Dark Horizons Universe
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ムMatumbaム Nov 3, 2014 @ 10:55pm 
Akro Oct 13, 2014 @ 4:06pm 
No humanoïde mech ? (like japanees mecha?)
maxgamingtech  [author] Jul 1, 2014 @ 11:02am 
For those whom voted for us on greenlight, here is our coming soon page . we are still in alpha and the release will look alpha but we spent a little extra time integrating some steam features for the initial release.
pbgslingshot Jun 29, 2014 @ 7:38am 
I'm really looking forward to the early release and am thrilled it will be available for Linux. That's how I found Lore Invasion. It was the only Mech game available for Linux and it was so full featured. I'm pleased to hear that Comcent with it's persistent universe will be returning as well. It was the heart of Lore Invasion and was what kept me coming back for the years I played it. See you on the battlefield!
maxgamingtech  [author] Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:10pm 
We are very committed to cross platform, we are doing our best to get Windows and Linux out at same time, but there maybe a light delay. will make sure we are transparent. BUT, we will definetly be launching on SteamOS and Linux very early in earlyaccess.
Mr. PunKMaN Apr 26, 2014 @ 11:44pm 
Godzuko Gojira Apr 4, 2014 @ 3:27pm 
i remeber playing lore YEARS back. cant wait for this one
mutexer (MGT)  [author] Mar 4, 2014 @ 4:33am 
Since we only post major announcements on here, if you would like to follow weekly progress you can do so on our blog at
maxgamingtech  [author] Mar 2, 2014 @ 3:26pm 
DeMyztikX and anyone, please visit our new forums to get in the loop of Steam integration and early access testing at and keep checking for info.
DeMyztikX Mar 2, 2014 @ 2:45pm 
Awesome to see you guys. I can't wait to get back in action.