Genewars (DOS)

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Genewars is a real-time strategy game similar to Command & Conquer. Gameplay consists of completing the given task on many planets. This involves doing different things, like eliminating the enemy or breeding mules. The game has humans in it, but its not life-like, its more fantasy. You can pick your team from humans and other races. Up to 4 players can compete over a network.


Genewars DOS Our first mission
Genewars DOS Briefing
Genewars DOS Title screen

Alternate Titles

  • "Gene Wars" -- Alternate spelling

User Reviews

Interesting idea, terrible strategy game El-ad Amir (109) unrated

Critic Reviews

Gamezilla Aug 17, 2000 89 out of 100 89
Power Play Sep, 1996 86 out of 100 86
PC Player (Germany) Sep, 1996 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gameplay (Benelux) Oct, 1996 78 out of 100 78
PC Games Dec, 1996 B- 67
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jan, 1997 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Online Gaming Review (OGR) Oct 18, 1996 6 out of 10 60
GameSpot Oct 17, 1996 5.8 out of 10 58
The DOS Spirit Apr 22, 2012 3.5 out of 6 58
High Score Dec, 1996 2 out of 5 40


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Swedish version

When moving staff characters around in the Swedish version of the game, they sometimes reply "Om├Ądel-boms!", which is a silly Swedish way of saying "Immediately!".

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Brolin Empey (700) added Genewars (DOS) on Dec 06, 2000
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