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Twilight: 2000 (DOS)

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Description

This tactical wargame/adventure is based on the GDW pencil and paper role-playing game. NATO and Warsaw Pact forces spent the latter part of the 1990s fighting a brutal war, which has turned Poland into a desolate radiation-riddled land, full of abandoned vehicles and weapons. The maniacal Baron Czarny wants to take over what's left of the country; you must stop him.

The player must organize a team of 20 generated soldiers, each of whom will respond to orders differently, based on their personality. Specific abilities, attributes and languages spoken can be set.

Action from within the vehicles is shown in 3D, outside action is viewed top-down. Both aspects of the game require meticulous planning around the game's range of weapons and vehicles. Help can be received from NPCs, via the game's communication system.

Screenshots

Twilight: 2000 DOS Career Type Select
Twilight: 2000 DOS LCD Mapper (closed)
Twilight: 2000 DOS HMMWV in front of office (inside)
Twilight: 2000 DOS Male Select - Face

Alternate Titles

  • "Twilight: 2000 - Role-Playing in the Aftermath of World War III" -- Tag-lined title
  • "TW2000" -- Abbreviated Name

User Reviews

Great rpg / tactical sim, but not for the faint of heart. Mike M (3) 4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars
Excellent Game Piled Under a Mountain of Bugs and Design Issues M D (3) 4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars
Great character development/creation, ambitious design but a weak gameplay interface makes for a study in dichotomy. gilgamex (113) 3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars

The Press Says

PC Games (Germany) Oct, 1993 60 out of 100 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jun, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Power Play Jul, 1992 57 out of 100 57

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Trivia

The game reached a preview stage for the Amiga, but was canned for unknown reasons.
ClydeFrog (10069) added Twilight: 2000 (DOS) on Oct 07, 2000