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Specnaz: Project Wolf (Windows)

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Description

This is a tactical first-person shooter featuring the Russian special forces 'Specnaz'.

The player can select either a solo mode called 'Geroy' (which translates to 'Hero'), or a team/tactical campaign mode, where the player has access to a satellite camera view of the mission area, and can interact with his AI buddies through a top-down interface to order them to move/position themselves or attack a given target, or in a first-person view given orders to buddies in the players direct view.

The player has access to a normal set of Russian assault rifles, sniper rifles, pistols, grenades and plastic explosives. There are vehicles that can be driven, but not fired from, though running over enemies is a possibility.

A training mission lets you try some of the functions in the game, but the manual is rather scarce on explaining the keys; e.g. there is a description of how to enter the satellite camera mode, but not how to exit it; there is some experimenting needed to get the hang of things.

Enemies will be alerted by loud gunfire and close misses, and they will react to finding dead comrades, and may come hunting for your troop.

There are only three save-points allowed in each mission, but these will be lost if the mission is aborted, so each mission needs to be completed in order to progress to the next one. When you restore a save-game in-mission, enemies will stay alerted to your presence, and not go back to the state they were in at the time you did the save, so there will probably be patrols coming for you at the spawn point.

The game has five campaigns, with dozens of missions around the world, telling a story of recovering a lost shipment of USSR's nuclear arms.

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Specnaz: Project Wolf Windows There is an UAZ to drive from the compound, unless you got too close with the RPG.
Specnaz: Project Wolf Windows ...in first person view, selecting a teammate and moving the arrow off, makes him move to its new location. But it's hard to be precise.
Specnaz: Project Wolf Windows A somewhat better way is to use SATCAM mode, and position them on the map. It is still hard to determine the cover, and they will walk rather unconcerned to the spot indicated.
Specnaz: Project Wolf Windows game mode selection; solo/hero - Geroy, or with a (bot) team - Tactical

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The Press Says

7Wolf Magazine Sep 06, 2006 5.4 out of 10 54
Sector Sep 13, 2006 2 out of 10 20
Bonusweb Oct 16, 2006 19 out of 100 19
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Sep 08, 2006 15 out of 100 15
Games.cz Oct 07, 2006 1 out of 10 10

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Rwolf (7075) added Specnaz: Project Wolf (Windows) on Oct 20, 2012