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Fighting Steel: World War II Surface Combat 1939-1942 (Windows)

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Description

Fighting Steel is a World War II Naval Surface Combat Simulator/Tactical Wargame covering the Atlantic and Pacific Theaters and recreating the most spectacular naval gunnery battles from 1939-1942. The game is the heir to Strategic Simulations earlier Great Naval Battles series, but is rendered in 3-D. Command over 90 different ship classes from the British, German, American, or Japanese fleets either as single ships or entire task forces consisting of several divisions.There are 10 historical scenarios, including long range daytime slugfests to close-in nighttime melees. In addition there are 4 linked scenario campaigns (1 for each navy), a battle generator and a scenario editor. The game can be played against the computer or multi-player over the internet.

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Fighting Steel: World War II Surface Combat 1939-1942 Windows
Fighting Steel: World War II Surface Combat 1939-1942 Windows
Fighting Steel: World War II Surface Combat 1939-1942 Windows

Alternate Titles

  • "Fighting Steel: Seeschlachten 1939-1942" -- German title
  • "Fighting Steel : Combat naval de la 2nde Guerre Mondiale 1939-1942" -- French title

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User Reviews

Marvelous concept, fantastic subject, lousy execution Robb Davis (2) unrated
Full speed ahead! Terrence Bosky (5235) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars

The Press Says

Gaming Entertainment Monthly Jul 04, 1999 82 out of 100 82
Subsim 1999 78 out of 100 78
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Jul 29, 1999 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Power Unlimited Sep, 1999 7 out of 10 70
Svenska PC Gamer Sep, 1999 68 out of 100 68
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Jun 21, 1999 65 out of 100 65
PC Player (Germany) Jul, 1999 63 out of 100 63
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Oct, 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
PC Gamer Sep, 1999 57 out of 100 57
GameStar (Germany) Jul, 1999 57 out of 100 57

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CygnusWolfe (573) added Fighting Steel: World War II Surface Combat 1939-1942 (Windows) on Nov 15, 2001