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Battalion Commander (Commodore 64)

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Battalion Commander is a real-time tactical (platoon/company level) simulation of modern warfare. The player is put in the role of a lieutenant colonel in charge of an entire armored battalion of either U.S., Soviet, or Chinese army. A combination of 5 scenarios and 40 maps of varied terrain (rivers, hills, minefields) is available, as well as infantry, tanks, APCs, artillery, assault guns, and other units.

The commands are issued by pointing a spot on the map with the cursor (using the joystick) and then pressing a key combination selecting which company/platoon has to perform what action (these include fire support, smoke screen, laying bridges, digging in, etc.). A handicap can be chosen for either side to adjust difficulty.

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Battalion Commander Commodore 64 US Bn HQ, Bn 1.
Battalion Commander Commodore 64 Found US plt 2.
Battalion Commander Commodore 64 How do you want to play?
Battalion Commander Commodore 64 The map of the battlefield.

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Computer and Video Games (CVG) Aug, 1987 7 out of 10 70

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Rola (7408) added Battalion Commander (Commodore 64) on Mar 31, 2012
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