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Red Lightning

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Red Lightning is an operational level wargame of a potential conflict in central Europe between NATO and the Warsaw Pact. It's a game of a hypothetical World War III in the early 1990's. As the Soviet player, the mission is to sweep aside NATO forces and capture the Ruhr. As the NATO commander, the mission is to stop the Russion invasion.


Red Lightning Atari ST Here's how this particular playthrough turned out...
Red Lightning Amiga Starting air operations
Red Lightning Atari ST Here's how other countries feel
Red Lightning DOS Combat report

Alternate Titles

  • "Red Lightning: An Operational Game of World War III" -- Tag-lined title

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The Press Says

Amiga Computing Amiga Dec, 1989 92 out of 100 92
Amiga Format Amiga Nov, 1989 90 out of 100 90
Atari ST User Atari ST Oct, 1989 9 out of 10 90
Amiga Joker Amiga Nov, 1989 60 out of 100 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Atari ST Jun, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Jun, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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