Omega Games Taps ECS to Lead the Way with On-Line RANGER Game
September 5, 2012, Orlando, FL - The RANGER solitaire board game is a top-selling wargame that people have played for over 30 years. The realistic game is widely popular with military members around the world. It has also proven to be a success with cross-over players who do not play traditional wargames. Separate versions of the game simulate patrolling in wooded, mountain, jungle, and desert terrain.
"The on-line version of RANGER will enable the player to focus on playing the game itself instead of having the additional task of dealing with a board wargame's administration," said Joe O'Connell, VP of Business Development, ECS. "The rich web-based interface of the game, along with RANGER's accurate representation of leading a modern small unit patrol, will allow the player to enjoy this simulation as never before."
Omega Games will debut the on-line version of RANGER at the upcoming Maneuver Warfighting Conference, being held at the Iron Works Convention Center, Columbus, Georgia from September 18-20, 2012. (Omega Games will be located at booth 7000.) Attendees will be able to see a sample demonstration of the on-line game along with a promotional video trailer of the anticipated, future, on-line game.
"The evolution of RANGER from a board game to an on-line version is the realization of a long-time dream of ours," stated Omega Games Founder, Bill Gibbs. "It opens the door for the future of additional Omega Games products to follow. Our ultimate goal is to transform our titles into full immersion 3-D games. When it came to understanding both game dynamics and our users' requirements, there is no better partner I'd rather be working with than Engineering & Computer Simulations."
Joe O'Connell added, "ECS is pleased to be partnering with Omega Games on this effort. It is in keeping with our passion to positively represent and support the military warfighter, in addition to leveraging both our broad gaming experience and web-based/cross-platform mobile expertise. We look forward to a long-term business relationship with Omega Games."
Engineering & Computer Simulations, Inc. is a software development and solutions company located in Orlando, Florida. The core mission of the organization is to provide advanced learning technology solutions to clients within the Commercial and Government sector. The company's technology portfolio of immersive virtual worlds, serious gaming, performance assessment, staff training, and mobile innovations offers efficiencies in education, training and collaboration.
About Omega Games
Omega Games is a game publisher and small business located in Valrico, Florida. The games designed and published by Omega Games have been lauded by reviewers and consumers alike for their realism and historical accuracy as well as their emphasis on playability. In 2013, Omega Games and RANGER will enjoy their 30th Anniversary.