DescriptionIn Nuclear War you have to blow the opposition to smithereens - you have four opposing factions. You can either drop the bomb on them using a bomber, fire a missile, or try to lure their population using propaganda.
Ocassionally a random event occurs, for example aliens would land on one of the factions and the population suddenly grows, or someone throws cows at the opposition, causing a major stampede and killing millions.
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Part of the Following Group
|Great idea, but almost no game.||DOS||Bruce Wayne (3)|
|Ronny Raygun...Mao the Pun...Infidel Casto -- what more need be said??||DOS||blefuscu (423)|
|Simply great!||DOS||Tomer Gabel (4351)|
|The Games Machine (UK)||Amiga||Jul, 1990||80 out of 100||80|
|ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)||Amiga||Jun, 1990||790 out of 1000||79|
|Power Play||DOS||1990||73 out of 100||73|
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||Amiga||Jun, 1991||70|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Amiga||Apr, 1990||8.17 out of 12||68|
|Amiga Format||Amiga||Jun, 1990||51 out of 100||51|
|Amiga Joker||Amiga||Apr, 1990||38 out of 100||38|
|Zzap!||Amiga||Jul, 1990||30 out of 100||30|
|Amiga Power||Amiga||May, 1991||17|
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TriviaThe game is loosely based on the Nuclear War and Nuclear Escalation card games, which are tongue-in-cheek games that make light of a serious (especially in the middle of the Cold War) topic. The games are still in print, and the series has been expanded by a third title, Nuclear Devastation.
Related Web Sites
- Flying Buffalo Home Page (Flying Buffalo is the company that makes the CARD GAME that this computer game is based on. They are currently the primary source of the computer game if you want to buy one, plus they can sell you the card game, plus they have links to other NUCLEAR WAR sites.)
- NetNuclear (A freeware TCP/IP multiplayer remake of Nuclear War for modern systems.)