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Ogre (DOS)

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Description

A direct computer conversion of Steve Jackson's board game of supertanks going against superinfantry with superhowitzers. Plays exactly like the board game.

Screenshots

Ogre DOS Title screen (CGA)
Ogre DOS The game board (EGA)
Ogre DOS Menu; ready for a new game? (CGA)
Ogre DOS Viewing the ogre's range. (EGA)

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The Press Says

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Dec, 1987 813 out of 1000 81
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Nov, 1992 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Trivia

Extras

In a time when feelies helped sell software, Ogre included a geeky and yet still practical bonus item, a functioning radiation badge. Most copies of the game came with a laminated badge identifying the wearer as a member of a futuristic military unit (randomly selected from Command Staff, 6502nd Infantry Division, 2033rd Armored Division, 8088th Ordinance & Service Tech Division, and AI Programming Division) and five radiation sensitive color changing stickers designed "...primarily to respond to gamma radiation from cobalt 60 and electron beam radiation... in doses between 0.1 and 10 megarads".

Awards

  • ACE
    • October 1988 (issue #13) - Included in the Top-100 list of 1987/1988 (editorial staff selection)
  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – #130 in the “150 Best Games of All Time” list

Old man gamer (302) added Ogre (DOS) on Jun 14, 2000
Other platforms contributed by Quapil (4742), Kabushi (120743), Terok Nor (18320) and koffiepad (10041)