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Order of War (Windows)

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Teen
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Genre
Perspective
Theme
72
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Description

Order of War is a real-time strategy game set in World War II, more precisely the last phase in 1944. In two campaigns the player either takes the role of the Germany which try to stop the Russians at the Eastern Front or the Allies which progress from the west. There are overall 18 campaign missions and six individual ones.

There is no base building in the classical sense, the main focus lies on fast battles with a lot of units. Every map has several control points, e.g. bridges or intersections, which play an important part because every conquered control points gives more resources. These can be used to order reinforcements. A game is won if one side captures all control points or wipes all enemy troops out. Depending on the player's performance he receives points which can be reinvested into upgrades for armor, accuracy, range of sight and other categories. Because of the high body count surviving units don't carry over to the next mission and the upgrades automatically count for every unit.

The fast nature of gameplay gets supported by the lack of special tactics - the player has the usual range of tanks, infantry and artillery to his disposal. These have unlimited ammo which minimizes micromanagement. A unique feature is the optional cinematic camera: when activated it automatically jumps from one battle scene to another.

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Order of War Windows Setup screen
Order of War Windows The troops are advancing towards the bridge.
Order of War Windows The town of Sainte Mere-Eglise has been secured
Order of War Windows Main menu

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click click, drag and then click again then yawn. Thekwane Black (34) 2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars

The Press Says

PC Gameplay (Benelux) Sep 30, 2009 81 out of 100 81
Gameswelt Sep 30, 2009 78 out of 100 78
InsideGamer Oct 04, 2009 7.5 out of 10 75
PC Games (Germany) Sep 18, 2009 74 out of 100 74
Gamezone (Germany) Oct 05, 2009 7.1 out of 10 71
Game Over Online Oct 20, 2009 70 out of 100 70
Gamona Oct 11, 2009 70 out of 100 70
AceGamez 2009 7 out of 10 70
Game Shark Sep 28, 2009 C+ 58
Game Revolution Jan 21, 2009 C+ 58

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Patrick Bregger (107485) added Order of War (Windows) on May 21, 2010