"If you are of the generation that grew up with Gundam, Macross
(that's "Robotech" for the Americans), Votoms, and other Japanese
animation-inspired fantasies, you may have dreamed of piloting one
of the giant robotlike mechs and running rampant across a city.
Heavy Gear II comes close to being an ideal expression of that
"HG II is a mech simulation in combat scenarios on land and in
space. You are part of an elite special ops Gear unit of the Allied
Southern Territories in their war against the Confederated Northern
City-States. This conflict is set somewhere in the distant future
on the planet of Terra Nova and on the various other human
planetary settlements. Your main vehicle is the Warrior Elite,
designed for multipurpose fast attack or stealth missions...."
"Heavy Gear II beautifly demonstrates the full 3D graphics
capabilities of Linux. The real-time rendering of the
graphics, along with the rendering enhancements such as specular
lighting and the smooth texture maps, can make the difference
between a boxy and flat-looking game and a believable
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