DescriptionMaking History: The Calm & The Storm is a turn-based grand strategy World War 2 game. It places the player in the reins of a major power during the 1936-1945 era, and asks them to guide their country to survival and prosperity. Five scenarios are included, each with a different start date, and all with historically researched troop and resource levels.
Gameplay is divided into military, diplomatic, domestic, and economic areas, with each area affecting the others. Players must choose between improving industries or researching new technologies, controlling the air or controlling the seas, and ceding territories or declaring war, all while contending with over 80 independent AI countries.
- "Strategic War Command" -- German title
- "Making History: Передел мира" -- Russian title
Part of the Following Groups
- Genre: Grand strategy
- Historical conflict: World War II
- Middleware: Gamebryo/Lightspeed/NetImmerse
- Middleware: Net-Z
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The Press Says
|GameZone||Apr 04, 2007||8 out of 10||80|
|PC Gameplay (Benelux)||Jun, 2007||75 out of 100||75|
|Out Of Eight||Mar 29, 2007||6 out of 8||75|
|Absolute Games (AG.ru)||Apr 19, 2007||71 out of 99||72|
|IGN||May 29, 2007||7 out of 10||70|
|GameSpot||Apr 06, 2007||6.8 out of 10||68|
|Armchair Empire, The||May 11, 2007||6.5 out of 10||65|
|1UP||Apr 03, 2007||6 out of 10||60|
|GameStar (Germany)||Nov, 2007||41 out of 100||41|
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TriviaThis game has an Education version, designed specifically for a high-school level history classroom setting. It was featured on CBS' "The Early Show" on March 28, 2007.
Related Web Sites
- Making History: The Calm & The Storm (Official website)