A downloadable MINImax:Watch&Help RTS for Windows and macOS

MINImax is a Watch&Help RTS game based on 1:1 RvR match of about-around-2-cm-tall tiny beings joined by players helping them to win against another team of the opposite realm.

Tiny beings don't know the origins of why they started to fight against each other. But they know at least now they fight for their values against the values of the opposite realm.  

**see more: 

http://minimax.wikia.com/wiki/-Realm_Brief-

http://minimax.wikia.com/wiki/-Settings_Basics-

http://minimax.wikia.com/wiki/-Game_Basics-



**official MINImax nodes:

1. Discord (you can find some people to play MINImax with): https://discord.gg/2URPPpe

2. Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/miniMAXgaming/

3. Wiki: http://minimax.wikia.com/wiki/MiniMAX_Wiki

4. Facebook: https://fb.me/minimaxuniverse

5. Twitter: https://twitter.com/officialMINImax

And these are the official O'olBlue channels.

1. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/oolblueglobal

2. Twitter: https://twitter.com/OolBlueOfficial



MINImax Prototype Gameplay Description


In the MINImax world the two Realms fight to destroy each other Towers by sending troopers and a Valiant Hero to overtake the enemy's territory.

Day and night play a strong influence in the behavior of each side, and so it does having you helping them in their fight.

You cannot control the troopers, but you do have certain limited control over your Hero.

However, by using your Divine skills, you can provide great support to their battle and even eliminate enemy units from afar.

Try to build stairways to help them overpass the high ledges, or block the enemy unit's way by putting a wall in the road.

Be a good max and help your MINIs in their struggle for victory!!!


Basic Victory Conditions:


  • Before 6 minutes: Destroy all enemy's tower
  • Exactly 6 minutes: Destroy more towers than your enemy
  • After 6 minutes: If Both sides destroyed same amount of tower for 6 minutes, the game goes into extra time.  

****Extra time(Death match) : Destroy tower faster than your enemy

If you want more information, check the detailed information of the gameplay settings and skills here:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1xo_S7ZVNNiA2644ubT1ixZ0V9q6CvVVGRdBMlUQ7...

"Tiny is Mighty"

Install instructions

Watch Guide Video


Download Instruction

  1. Download the MINImax_Prototype0213 from this Page according to your PC (Windows/Mac) Check the end of this page!
  2. Unzip the files and you should be able to see a Client file and a Server file


  1. If you are hosting the game, you will have to run the Server file first and then your Client
  2. If you are only going to play as a guest, you just need to run the Client file. You will need to know the hosting IP from the hosting player

*Note: To be able to host, you will have to set the Port Forwarding in your Router for this. Check the instructions below

 

Game Setting and Start

  1. Once you run the Client, press on the Play! Button


  1. Input your desired PlayerName in the upper part of the window
  2. Then select your desired Realm (Aillai or Creaea)
  3. You should be able to see on the left side your troopers, and on the right side your Divine skills.
  4. You can set up to a maximum of 60 Controls in your trooper side by double clicking in the bottom part of the Troopers section. (The Controls number per trooper can be seen in the trooper card)
  5. You can set a minimum of 6 Divine skills in the Divine skill section also by double clicking on them. (For details of the skills check this link https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1xo_S7ZVNNiA2644ubT1ixZ0V9q6CvVVGRdBMlUQ7...)
  6. Input the hosting IP of the hosting player in the bottom part of the window
  7. Then press START button to begin the game


Hosting Options

#Private hosting

You can host the game with your own private hosting by using the network  from the same router and:

  • Identify your IP address from the network options in your computer
  • Add to your IP address :7777  / Example: 178.123.456.789:7777
  • Run the Server file from the Prototype folder
  • Share your IP address with your opponent, so you can host the match and he can join you

#Public hosting

For Public hosting you can try to Port forwarding. Check the instructions in the last part of this section.

  • Run the Server file from the Prototype folder
  • Share your IP address with your opponent, so you can host the match and he can join you (use this link to identify your Hosting IP: https://whatismyipaddress.com/)

If you have problems with this hosting method, please contact the CM_s or DiablotheFun in Discord through this link:

https://discord.gg/NmxwNyT


Matching Process

In order to be matched to another player, you both have to choose a different Realm. Aillai vs Aillai or Creaea vs Creaea are not eligible to be matched. You will not be able to play if both choose the same Realm.



▣ Minimum match condition of game ▣

  •  2 Person play :    [C-a] vs. [C-c]  <- one of them is host [S]
  •  2 Person play + 1 Server Host  :   [C-a] vs. [C-c] <- another one is host [S]


▣ Player Roles [S],[C-a],[C-c] ▣

  [S]: Server Opener (host)

  • You must know your IP address properly. Check the information in this section "Port Forwarding for the MINImax hosting player (NETGEAR router)"(private IP address for private hosting, public IP address for public hosting)
  • [S] can also participate in [C-a] or [C-c] if [S] opens a client to play independently
  • [S] can see the progress of the game.
  • You must exit the program at the end of the game and restart for a new match.

 [C-a]: Client - Aillai area [Sever off]

  • The game must be played only if [C-c] is participated in the opponent area team.
  • If 'Connecting' is displayed so long after the Start button is pressed, you might have accessed to an incorrect [S]'s IP address, or you need to ask [S] to restart the Sever.
  • If 'Watingotherplayers' is displayed when the Start button is pressed, the opponent area player can start the game by pressing the Start button.
  • You must exit the program at the end of the game.  And need to restart the client for a new match.

 [C-c]: Client - Creaea area [Sever off]

  • The game must be played only if [C-a] is participated in the opponent area.
  • If 'Connecting' is displayed so long after the Start button is pressed, you might have accessed to an incorrect [S]'s IP address, or you need to ask [S] to restart the Sever.
  • If 'Waitingotherplayers' is displayed when the Start button is pressed, the opponent area player can start the game by pressing the Start button.
  • You must exit the program at the end of the game.  And need to restart the client for a new match.


End of the game

  • Once the game finishes you can Quit the game or Quit after sharing your ideas with us
  • In order to play again, you, both players, will have to close and restart both the Server file and their respective Client files.
  • If you attempt to play again without doing closing and restarting the files, the game will not proceed into battle


Port Forwarding for the MINImax hosting player (NETGEAR router)

  1. Go to the start menu and type in the search option: cmd. This will help you to access your Command prompt
  2. In the Command prompt type: ipconfig
  3. Look in here the Default Gateway and use that number next to it to find your router
  4. Open your web browser and type the number in there
  5. Then you will have a menu showing you the Admin and Password options to access your router
  6. After accessing this, you will see the setting menu of your router.
  7. Select ADVANCED > Advanced Setup > Port Forwarding/Port Triggering.
  8. Ensure that the Port Forwarding radio button is selected as the service type.
  9. Click the Add Custom Service button.
  10. In the Service Name field, enter a descriptive name. (Example: MINImax)
  11. In the Service Type field, select TCP/UDP protocol.
  12. In the External Starting Port field, enter the beginning port number. (For MINImax is 7777)
  13. Enter the Ending Port field. (also 7777)
  14. Type the port numbers in the Internal Starting Port and Internal Ending Port fields.
  15. Type the IP address in the Internal IP address field or select the radio button for an attached device listed in the table.
  16. Click the Apply button.

****This video might be of reference for you (it is not exactly the same, so just follow this instructions in order)  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXwRVg4gadg&t=163s 

  • After you have set your Port Forwarding, use this link to know your host IP:

https://whatismyipaddress.com/

  • Share that IP with your opponent, so he can input it in his Client 

IMPORTANT

******Check your Firewall settings in case the Port Forwarding does not work

******Be careful with resetting your IP by rebooting your router or by any other mean. You must keep the same IP that you will share with your opponent at the moment of hosting the game 

Download

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MINImax_Prototype0213_Windows 31 MB
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MINImax_Prototype0213_Mac 45 MB

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