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Dogs of War (Windows)

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Description

Dogs of War is a real-time tactical game set in a full 3D environment. Three factions are fighting each other for supremacy: the Imperial Order, the rebel organization Warmonkeys, and the alien race of Mantai.

Battles take place with up to 200 individual units split between the three opposing forces, across sprawling battlefields of up to ten square kilometres. The player can go from commanding an army of a hundred units to controlling one sniper in third-person mode, looking along the telescopic sights of the rifle.

There are more than 40 different unit types to command, including infantry, mechanised units and alien creatures, and a diverse range of camera modes including long-range strategic and third-person views. The game contains 20 single player missions and many multiplayer levels.

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Dogs of War Windows Your mission: destroy all enemies guarding the bridge.
Dogs of War Windows Incoming artillery
Dogs of War Windows Main menu
Dogs of War Windows Before missions, you can outfit your squad.

Alternate Titles

  • "Warmonkeys" -- Working title
  • "Starship Soldiers" -- German title

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The Press Says

Power Unlimited Jul, 2000 9.2 out of 10 92
Absolute Games (AG.ru) May 27, 2000 75 out of 100 75
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) May 05, 2000 73 out of 100 73
ActionTrip May 04, 2000 70 out of 100 70
GameStar (Germany) Jun, 2000 63 out of 100 63
PC Player (Germany) May, 2000 63 out of 100 63
GameSpy Aug 22, 2000 55 out of 100 55
Eurogamer.net (UK) Jun 03, 2000 5 out of 10 50
Joystick (French) Jun, 2000 36 out of 100 36
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Nov, 2000 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

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Trivia

Music

Fatboy Slim provided the music for the introductory FMV.

Title

Dogs of War was originally called Warmonkeys, the name was changed by the publisher shortly before release. The game was released as Starship Soldiers in Germany due to issues with the new name.

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Kasey Chang (3653) added Dogs of War (Windows) on Jan 16, 2001