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Description

Battle Command is a 3D arcade/strategy game, loosely derived from the same developers' Carrier Command. In a near future alternate reality, the Ultra War is fought between the two dominate races in the New World. The 'Mauler' is the latest technology - an Armored Fighting Machine capable of being lifted in and out of hostile territory by a fast Stealth Chopper, and armed with the most advanced weaponry science can devise.

You command a single "Mauler" assault tank in one of a series of scenarios. These range from a railway ambush to escort duties and a raid on a riverside hideout. Before starting you must choose the right weaponry based on the mission briefing.

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Battle Command Amstrad CPC The map screen
Battle Command Commodore 64 Landed in water
Battle Command Atari ST Mission selection menu
Battle Command Commodore 64 List of equipment

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Critic Reviews

Crash! ZX Spectrum Mar, 1991 94 out of 100 94
ST Format Atari ST Feb, 1991 93 out of 100 93
The One Atari ST Oct, 1990 92 out of 100 92
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Feb, 1991 899 out of 1000 90
Raze Amiga Mar, 1991 80 out of 100 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Jan, 1991 9.6 out of 12 80
Raze Atari ST Mar, 1991 77 out of 100 77
Power Play Atari ST Mar, 1991 71 out of 100 71
64'er Commodore 64 Nov, 1993 6 out of 10 60
Play Time DOS Dec, 1991 47 out of 100 47

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Trivia

Awards

  • Amiga Joker
    • Issue 01/1991 – #2 Best Simulation Game in 1990
  • Amiga Power
    • May 1991 (Issue #00) - #58 in the "All Time Top 100 Amiga Games"
  • Commodore Format
    • July 1993 (Issue 34) - Modern Classics: Sims
  • ST Format
    • August 1991 (Issue #8) – #20 Top Atari ST Classic Games (Editorial staff vote)

Contributed to by Christian Klein (6023), Kabushi (156561) and Martin Smith (62978)