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Conqueror

MobyRank MobyScore
Atari ST
78
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Acorn 32-bit
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Amiga
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Description

Conqueror is a polygonal isometric-view tank action/strategy game with an elaborate control system (emulating "real" tank controls on normal joysticks) and two-player possibilities by switching the controls to use one joystick each for gunner and driver. The goal of the game is generally to destroy all enemy tanks on the map using a preset squad of tanks of your own. The tanks on the player's side that aren't controlled by the player act on AI, but the player-controlled tank can be switched at will via an in-game map. Alternately, the player can use that map to direct tanks to other places - but even when planning troop movements on the map, the game goes on. To top things off, there is also a limited amount of resources allocated to the player and can be gained by destroying enemies; these resources can then be used to buy new tanks before the start of the next mission.

Screenshots

Conqueror Atari ST Game start
Conqueror DOS Game menu
Conqueror DOS Title Screen (CGA)
Conqueror Atari ST Significant damage caused by those yellow tanks

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The Press Says

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Acorn 32-bit Jun, 1988 931 out of 1000 93
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Acorn 32-bit Oct, 1988 905 out of 1000 90
The Games Machine (UK) Acorn 32-bit Sep, 1988 87 out of 100 87
The One Atari ST Apr, 1990 80 out of 100 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Mar, 1990 80 out of 100 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Mar, 1990 80 out of 100 80
Amiga Joker Amiga Feb, 1990 63 out of 100 63
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Dec, 1989 6.2 out of 12 52
Amiga Power Amiga May, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Acorn 32-bit May, 1988 5.75 out of 12 48

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Trivia

Awards

  • ACE
    • October 1988 (issue #13) - Included in the Top-100 list of 1987/1988 (editorial staff selection)

Contributed to by POMAH (35663), theoutrider (491), Martin Smith (63062) and Terok Nor (19553)