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S2: Silent Storm (Windows)

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Description

Silent Storm is a 3D turn-based tactical combat game. Set in 1943 during World War II, Silent Storm plays much like Jagged Alliance 2, with some very noticeable differences, such a true 3D world, completely destructible environments, ragdoll physics, and lack of 4X (eXpand, eXploit, eXplore, eXterminate) elements.

You can lead a squad of the Axis or the Allies as you play through 24 missions and random encounters, unfolding a sinister plot that would threaten both sides of the war.

75 weapons are available to you as you fight through nonlinear missions that range from quiet villages in snowy Russia to secret underground enemy bases. There are six professions to choose from: Sniper, Scout, Soldier, Grenadier, Medic and Engineer, each with their own advancement tree, where you assign perks to as they level up.

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S2: Silent Storm Windows Equipment and ammunition can be stockpiled at your base for future use.
S2: Silent Storm Windows Alas, my scout was not quick enough in his escape.
S2: Silent Storm Windows The amazing part is, we all survived this battle.
S2: Silent Storm Windows One of my soldiers got wounded and medic will try to stop bleeding first.

Alternate Titles

  • "沉默小組1943" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "Операция Silent Storm" -- Russian spelling

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User Reviews

Silent Storm has joined the ranks of X-Com and Jagged Alliance 2 as a brilliant tactical squad-based strategy game. kbmb (399) 3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars
Just mentioning Panzerkleins makes baby Elvis cry. SharkD (415) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
A great tactical squad-based strategy game Marty Bonus (41) 4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars
A brilliant and addictive strategic combat game in a World War II setting Jon Collins (28) 4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars

The Press Says

Deaf Gamers 2004 9.5 out of 10 95
Gry OnLine Mar 18, 2004 89 out of 100 89
Gameguru Mania Feb 09, 2004 85 out of 100 85
PC Games (Germany) Dec 03, 2003 83 out of 100 83
GameSpot Jan 26, 2004 8.2 out of 10 82
IGN Jan 27, 2004 8.1 out of 10 81
GameSpy Feb 25, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
ActionTrip Jan 21, 2004 80 out of 100 80
G4 TV: X-Play Jun 04, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Informer Magazine Feb, 2004 7.8 out of 10 78

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Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • March 2005 (Issue #249) – Best Use of a Game Engine of the Year

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kbmb (399) added S2: Silent Storm (Windows) on Nov 23, 2003