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GROM: Terror in Tibet (Windows)

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During World War II, Hitler's Third Reich sought out and pilfered art and wealth, hording their stolen booty in secret strongholds. This game takes place during that time. In 1942, special German forces have invaded Tibet and are searching for more to add to their Führer's arsenal - the 12 "miracle" weapons of King Arunja in an undiscovered "Lost City". One of these weapons, according to legend, could obliterate major cities, wiping them off the face of the earth. The player takes the part of Colonel Grom, a member of the Polish army fighting the Nazis during World War II. Grom is a seasoned and shrewd commander who has his own personal score to settle with the Germans.

GROM: Terror in Tibet is a predominantly role-playing game with elements of stealth and emphasis on tactical combat. The player controls a party of characters, navigating them through towns and other locations in a fairly linear fashion, often engaging in conversations with multiple dialogue choices. Travelling between the various locations is handled by way of a country map. Combat system has similarities to that of Baldur's Gate, with real-time management and the ability to pause in order to issue commands. Unlike in most RPGs, the characters themselves do not level up in this game; their only growing attribute is weapon proficiency, which plays an important role in combat.

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GROM: Terror in Tibet Windows Grom and the Nazis: first meeting (Polish version)
GROM: Terror in Tibet Windows Unexpected attack on the camp of Tibetan robbers.
GROM: Terror in Tibet Windows Railroad station controlled by the Nazis.
GROM: Terror in Tibet Windows In oracle (Polish version).

Alternate Titles

  • "Гром" -- Russian spelling
  • "Grom: Terror w Tybecie" -- Polish title
  • "Grom" -- European title

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Game Captain Jan 25, 2003 78 out of 100 78
Fragland.net Apr 17, 2003 76 out of 100 76
GameZone Apr 21, 2003 7.3 out of 10 73
Game Chronicles May 09, 2003 7 out of 10 70
GameStar (Germany) Jan, 2003 68 out of 100 68
Clubic Feb 27, 2003 6 out of 10 60
PC Games (Germany) Feb 23, 2003 55 out of 100 55
PC Action Feb 13, 2003 53 out of 100 53
GameSpy Apr 21, 2003 38 out of 100 38
Jeuxvideo.com Mar 05, 2003 7 out of 20 35

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"Grom" is a Polish word for "Thunder". It is also name of a well known Polish special forces unit.

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Jeanne (75624) added GROM: Terror in Tibet (Windows) on Apr 17, 2003