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Jagged Alliance: Deadly Games (DOS)

Teen
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
82
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100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.0
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Description

In Jagged Alliance: Deadly Games you take a group of mercenaries (mercs) through a series of missions. Gameplay is almost identical to the original Jagged Alliance, featuring overhead-view turn based combat taking place over an area map. The main difference between the two products is the addition of new mission types, new weapons, multiplayer (over an IPX network), as well as scenario and campaign editors. Players begin by hiring up to six mercenaries from a roster of many and equip them with necessary weapons and items. They are then assigned to a mission with particular and unique objectives. The missions are ordered but they are not geographically linked as in The original Jagged Alliance or it's sequel, Jagged Alliance 2.

Screenshots

Jagged Alliance: Deadly Games DOS ...frozen landscapes...
Jagged Alliance: Deadly Games DOS Bridge battle. The redshirts are easy targets.
Jagged Alliance: Deadly Games DOS Mission briefing and map.
Jagged Alliance: Deadly Games DOS Clearing a building with grenades.

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User Reviews

A small step backwards from the original, but still a fun game. Afterburner (477) 3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars
I prefer it to the original! M B (18) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

The Press Says

PC Player (Germany) Oct, 1996 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Pelit Sep, 1996 90 out of 100 90
Power Play Oct, 1996 86 out of 100 86
PC Games (Germany) Oct, 1996 86 out of 100 86
PC Games Dec, 1996 B+ 83
High Score Nov, 1996 4 out of 5 80
Coming Soon Magazine Apr, 1997 80 out of 100 80
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Dec, 1996 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameSpot Oct 03, 1996 7.6 out of 10 76
Gamesmania 1996 55 out of 100 55

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Awards

  • PC Player (Germany)
    • Issue 01/1997 – Best Multiplayer Game in 1996
  • Power Play
    • Issue 02/1997 – Best Multiplayer Game in 1996 (together with Quake)

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Brian Robinson (69) added Jagged Alliance: Deadly Games (DOS) on Sep 25, 2000
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