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Close Combat: A Bridge Too Far (Macintosh)

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Description

You're the commander of the allied forces at Operation Market Garden. You can play as either the Germans or the Allies. You play on the battlefield in real-time. The battlefield is bloody and realistic, with scary screams of man down as you watch a man get his head blown off, (the games played in a topdown view,) and the ratta-tat-tat of the German machine-guns. Real machine gun sounds.

The Close Combat series have always been realistic because of the AI. Your men will run away if the Germans do a rush or something like that, and they'll be unresponsive if you make them do something stupid (like rushing tanks), and if they start to move into gunfire, under your command of course, they'll go back to the start, or away from the enemy.

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There are 11 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

  • "戰鬥神將2:奪橋遺恨" -- Chinese title (traditional)
  • "Close Combat: Un pont trop loin - Le frisson du combat - Le pouvoir de commander" -- French tag-lined title
  • "Close Combat: Un pont trop loin" -- French title
  • "Close Combat: Die Brücke von Arnheim - Der Nervenkitzel des Kampfes - die Macht der Befehlsgewalt" -- German tag-lined title
  • "Close Combat: Die Brücke von Arnheim" -- German title
  • "Close Combat: A Bridge Too Far - The Thrill of Combat-The Power of Command " -- Tag-lined title
  • "Close Combat 2" -- Informal title

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The Press Says

Mac Gamer 1997 90 out of 100 90
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Feb, 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
MacNN 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
All Game Guide 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
About This Particular Macintosh Jun, 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Macworld Feb, 1999 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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Xoleras (66236) added Close Combat: A Bridge Too Far (Macintosh) on Apr 14, 2006
Other platforms contributed by Wolfang (134)