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Nuclear War (Amiga)

Nuclear War Amiga The developer

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Description

In Nuclear War you have to blow the opposition to smithereens - you have four opposing factions. You can either drop the bomb on them using a bomber, fire a missile, or try to lure their population using propaganda.

Ocassionally a random event occurs, for example aliens would land on one of the factions and the population suddenly grows, or someone throws cows at the opposition, causing a major stampede and killing millions.

Screenshots

Nuclear War Amiga The battlefield, things are looking grim for us in the middle
Nuclear War Amiga The developer
Nuclear War Amiga Intro animation
Nuclear War Amiga Kookamamie shoots a cow with catapult (Monty Python style) on Jimi Farmer

User Reviews

There are no reviews for the Amiga release of this game. You can use the links below to write your own review or read reviews for the other platforms of this game.


The Press Says

CU Amiga May, 1990 88 out of 100 88
The Games Machine (UK) Jul, 1990 80 out of 100 80
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Jun, 1990 790 out of 1000 79
Power Play Apr, 1990 73 out of 100 73
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jun, 1991 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Apr, 1990 8.17 out of 12 68
Amiga Format Jun, 1990 51 out of 100 51
Amiga Joker Apr, 1990 38 out of 100 38
Zzap! Jul, 1990 30 out of 100 30
Amiga Power May, 1991 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 17

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Trivia

The game was originally written on the Amiga, and ported to the PC. The PC port is very similar, but they didn't use the original digitized sounds for some reason.

The only really "significant" loss in the PC version was the removal of the sound effect when you drew the 100 Megaton warhead card. In the Amiga version, you hear a crowd of people "oo"ing, but in the PC version it's just like any other card.

Related Web Sites

  • Flying Buffalo Home Page (Flying Buffalo is the company that makes the CARD GAME that this computer game is based on. They are currently the primary source of the computer game if you want to buy one, plus they can sell you the card game, plus they have links to other NUCLEAR WAR sites.)
  • NetNuclear (A freeware TCP/IP multiplayer remake of Nuclear War for modern systems.)
mobster_lobster (20) added Nuclear War (Amiga) on Nov 07, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Tomer Gabel (4364)