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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 Axis vs. Allies.
S2: Silent Storm Windows In Silent Storm you can choose from one of the six pre-made characters..
S2: Silent Storm Windows Locomotive is ready to departure.
S2: Silent Storm Windows The result of poorly placed explosive barrels, I would think.

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

Withingames Nov 06, 2003 5 out of 5 100
Deaf Gamers 2004 9.5 out of 10 95
games xtreme Nov 26, 2003 9.3 out of 10 93
GameBanshee Apr 13, 2004 9.1 out of 10 91
FiringSquad Feb 06, 2004 88 out of 100 88
Game Over Online Feb 04, 2004 87 out of 100 87
PC Gamer Mar, 2004 83 out of 100 83
IGN Jan 27, 2004 8.1 out of 10 81
ActionTrip Jan 21, 2004 80 out of 100 80
Computer Games Magazine 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80

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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