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Soldiers at War (Windows)

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64
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2.6
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Description

Sequel to Wages of War, Soldiers at War is a squad based tactical game based. Lead a squad of American soldiers in WW2, performing covert operations against the Nazis.

Similar to the first two X-Com games, Soldiers at War is a turn-based, isometric game that enables your soldiers to run and crawl over a decimated European landscape that includes tanks, trains, and ground airplanes.

For each mission, you will pick from the thirty-two men in your platoon, each skilled in a variety of abilities. The men gain experience and grow between missions and can also be wounded or killed. Their weapons include most of the popular pistols, rifles, and explosive devices of WWII and you can even scavenge enemy weapons if you prefer them.

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Soldiers at War Windows choose a scenario
Soldiers at War Windows play a campaign
Soldiers at War Windows Main screen
Soldiers at War Windows choose your soldiers

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User Reviews

Good Game with a few flaws that keep it from greatness. William Shawn McDonie (1152) 3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars

The Press Says

GameSpot Jun 08, 1998 8 out of 10 80
PC Jeux Mar, 1998 79 out of 100 79
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Jun, 1998 78 out of 100 78
GameStar (Germany) May, 1998 67 out of 100 67
Power Play May, 1998 65 out of 100 65
PC Action May 20, 1998 60.5 out of 100 60
PC Player (Germany) May, 1998 60 out of 100 60
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Jun 15, 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Aug, 1998 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Attack Games Nov, 1998 1 out of 10 10

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Trivia

The developers at Random Games got a lot of mileage out of their work on their first title, Wages of War. They tweaked the WoW design to make Soldiers at War. Later, they would update it yet again for their game Squad Leader.
Ray Soderlund (3500) added Soldiers at War (Windows) on Aug 15, 2000