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A Line in the Sand (DOS)

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A Line the Sand is a conversion of the board war game by TSR of the same name.

It depicts a variety of conflicts in the Middle East, including the Gulf War and hypothetical conflicts involving nations like Iran, Israel and Saudi Arabia.

Gameplay is turn-based, with each side being able to deploy a variety of land, air and sea units. Each side can be played by either a human or a computer player.

In addition to the basic mode, in which only military forces are used, there is also a diplomatic mode where players have to make a variety of diplomatic decisions in order to reach certain goals.


A Line in the Sand DOS Information Screen
A Line in the Sand DOS Choosing a Scenario
A Line in the Sand DOS Air Combat
A Line in the Sand DOS Deployment Phase

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PC Joker Feb, 1993 64 out of 100 64
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft 1993 64 out of 100 64
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jan, 1994 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
PC Player (Germany) Feb, 1993 44 out of 100 44


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Terok Nor (21023) added A Line in the Sand (DOS) on Dec 14, 2002