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Warzone 2100

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Earth's defense satellites accidentally launch nuclear warheads due to computer malfunction. Our planet is destroyed, except for a few factions that rebuild their strength and attempt to dominate the brave new world. As you make your way across the wasteland, hunting down artifacts and destroying hostile forces, you find out that the satellite's unexpected nuclear launch may not have been entirely accidental after all...

You are in charge of searching the land for technological artifacts held by the other fellows. These artifacts are then researched to create new weapons, chasses, and propulsion types, all of which are interchangable, meaning there are over 2000 units for you to blow stuff up with. You can build tanks, hovercraft, Vertical Take Off/Landing (VTOL) vehicles, as well as cyborg units. There are machine guns, missile launchers, flame throwers, mortars, etc. Since all your technology comes from artifacts you swipe from your enemies, you are almost always fighting with weapons a step below what the other guy has, meaning you have to rely on your strategic prowess instead of sheer military superiority. The battlefield is fully 3D, the camera is rotatable and zoomable, and all units are 3D as well, except for humans, which are sprites, but they aren't too plentiful, so it's a minor point.


Warzone 2100 Windows
Warzone 2100 Linux Design new units.
Warzone 2100 Windows very simple campaign menu
Warzone 2100 Windows the same area is now mine

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A great (but forgotten?) 3D Real-time Strategy game Windows Joel Segerb├Ąck (584)
Excellent Real Time Strategy for Playstation. PlayStation Felix (138)

Critic Reviews

GameStar (Germany) Windows Apr, 1999 86 out of 100 86
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Apr, 1999 85 out of 100 85
Game Over Online Windows Apr 14, 1999 81 out of 100 81
JeuxVideoPC.com Windows Jul 20, 2006 16 out of 20 80
Gamesmania.de Windows 1999 80 out of 100 80
IGN PlayStation Jun 30, 1999 7.5 out of 10 75
Clubic Macintosh Jan 28, 2011 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
All Game Guide Windows 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Imperium Gier Windows Sep 16, 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Softpedia Linux Sep 23, 2011 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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The Warzone 2100 source code was released to the public on 7th December 2004. As of 2007, some people are working on Warzone 2100 Project, aimed at improving the gameplay, graphics, and compatibility of the game. Their site is at http://wz2100.net.

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