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Ogre

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Description

A direct computer conversion of Steve Jackson's board game of supertanks going against superinfantry with superhowitzers. Plays exactly like the board game.

Screenshots

Ogre Commodore 64 I placed a tank on the map.
Ogre Commodore 64 I have placed several more things on the map.
Ogre Atari 8-bit Credits screen
Ogre MSX Place tanks, howitzers etc. on the board

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User Reviews

Faithful adaptation of the board game. Apple II Pix (1164)

The Press Says

Computer Gaming World (CGW) Macintosh Nov, 1992 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Atari ST Nov, 1992 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Amiga Nov, 1992 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Nov, 1992 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Commodore 64 Nov, 1992 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Apple II Nov, 1992 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Atari 8-bit Nov, 1992 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Trivia

Extras

In a time when feelies helped sell software, Ogre included a geeky and yet still practical bonus item, a functioning radiation badge. Most copies of the game came with a laminated badge identifying the wearer as a member of a futuristic military unit (randomly selected from Command Staff, 6502nd Infantry Division, 2033rd Armored Division, 8088th Ordinance & Service Tech Division, and AI Programming Division) and five radiation sensitive color changing stickers designed "...primarily to respond to gamma radiation from cobalt 60 and electron beam radiation... in doses between 0.1 and 10 megarads".

Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – #130 in the “150 Best Games of All Time” list

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