Warhammer: Shadow of the Horned Rat

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Licenced Strategy RPG based on the Games Workshop Warhammer tabletop game. Realtime 3D battlefield with different units and dozens of plot linked scenarios to battle through.


Warhammer: Shadow of the Horned Rat Windows 3.x Units rest near build
Warhammer: Shadow of the Horned Rat Windows 3.x My units charge on enemies (without textures)
Warhammer: Shadow of the Horned Rat Windows The fight is on
Warhammer: Shadow of the Horned Rat Windows 3.x Game without textures - for low-spec PC

Alternate Titles

  • "Warhammer: La Sombra de la rata cornuda" -- Spanish title
  • "Warhammer: Im Schatten der gehörnten Ratte" -- German title
  • "Warhammer: Dans L'Ombre du Rat Cornu" -- French title

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Seriously underrated. Windows Zorgob (24)

Critic Reviews

Joystick (French) Windows Feb, 1996 79 out of 100 79
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows 3.x Feb, 1996 77 out of 100 77
PC Player (Germany) Windows Feb, 1996 76 out of 100 76
Gry OnLine Windows 2001 7.5 out of 10 75
Power Play Windows Feb, 1996 75 out of 100 75
PC Player (Denmark) Windows 1996 74 out of 100 74
Video Games PlayStation Nov, 1996 71 out of 100 71
GameSpot Windows May 01, 1996 6.8 out of 10 68
High Score Windows May, 1996 3 out of 5 60
Computer Games Magazine Windows 1996 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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A follow up (Warhammer - Dark Omen) was published a few years later. Developed by Mindscape but published by Electronic Arts after the development team were effectively sold/transferred to E.A.

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