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UMS: The Universal Military Simulator (DOS)

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Written by  :  Felix (138)
Written on  :  Sep 03, 2001
Platform  :  DOS
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Summary

Early attempt almost gets it right

The Good

At the time of launch it was a remarkably serious attempt at a turn based wargame. Good editor extended the lifespan of the game.

The Bad

Idiotic unit stacking meant you couldn't see the labels identifying them leading to endless switching of views from isometric to 2D.

No naval or air units - hardly universal. Limited number of built in scenarios.

Dull appearance.

The Bottom Line

Interesting for historical reasons only, not really worth revisiting.