DescriptionIt's time to drive the hated Smoke Jaguar Clan from Port Arthur once and for all! You take on the role of the commander of a lance of the First Davion Guards. Through a series of missions you must carefully plan your attacks, spend Resource Points wisely, and keep your people alive.
Mech Commander is a real-time strategy game that introduces eighteen different types of mechs, several types of vehicles, repair bays, artillery barrages, mine fields, forests that you can burn down, highly explosive containers, mechs that limp when their legs are damaged, missile and autocannon turrets, and other features.
During each mission, you can capture buildings to get weapons. You can also salvage enemy mechs if they aren't too badly damaged. You are awarded Resource Points which you can use to repair mechs and buy new mechs, weapons, and Mechwarriors. Your Mechwarriors will advance in different skills (gunnery, piloting, jumping, and sensors) as they use them in battle, They can also be injured or killed.
The opening movie features live-action acting.
- "机甲指挥官" -- Chinese title (simplified)
- "MechCommander" -- Alternate spelling
Part of the Following Groups
|An excellent isometric Mech experience||Jackson Schwipp (20)|
|A new way of mech gaming||MadCat (55)|
|A disappointing, frustrating game.||Rick Jones (108)||unrated|
|Impressive war game.||Terrence Bosky (5234)|
The Press Says
|GameStar (Germany)||Jul, 1998||86 out of 100||86|
|PC Zone||Aug, 1998||85 out of 100||85|
|Power Unlimited||Sep, 1998||8.4 out of 10||84|
|PC Action||Jun 17, 1998||83 out of 100||83|
|Gamezilla||Aug 26, 1998||83 out of 100||83|
|PC Player (Germany)||Jul, 1998||83 out of 100||83|
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||Oct, 1998||80|
|IGN||Aug 18, 1998||7.8 out of 10||78|
|GameSpot||Jul 08, 1998||7.3 out of 10||73|
|PC Player (Denmark)||1998||7 out of 10||70|
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