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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 Windows Gameplay
Genewars Windows Main menu
Genewars Windows
Genewars DOS Briefing

Alternate Titles

  • "Gene Wars" -- Alternate spelling

User Reviews

Interesting idea, terrible strategy game DOS El-ad Amir (110)

Critic Reviews

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Windows Aug 12, 2001 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Gamezilla DOS Aug 17, 2000 89 out of 100 89
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Oct, 1996 78 out of 100 78
PC Games (Germany) DOS Sep, 1996 70 out of 100 70
PC Games DOS Dec, 1996 B- 67
PC Joker DOS Sep, 1996 66 out of 100 66
Online Gaming Review (OGR) DOS Oct 18, 1996 6 out of 10 60
Online Gaming Review (OGR) Windows Oct 18, 1996 6 out of 10 60
The DOS Spirit DOS Apr 22, 2012 3.5 out of 6 58
The DOS Spirit Windows Apr 22, 2012 3.5 out of 6 58


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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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