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World War II: Frontline Command (Windows)

World War II: Frontline Command Screenshots

Windows version

World War II: Frontline Command Windows After installation the game insists that the computer is restarted before it will run. 
The first time the game the game profiles the player's machine for the selected resolution

After installation the game insists that the computer is restarted before it will run. The first time the game the game profiles the player's machine for the selected resolution

World War II: Frontline Command Windows Profiling takes a minute or so as the game runs through a script and determines whether the machine can run at a suitable frame rate

Profiling takes a minute or so as the game runs through a script and determines whether the machine can run at a suitable frame rate

World War II: Frontline Command Windows First time through, after profiling, the player must enter the game's CD key. Then the introduction sequence plays. It's a series of animated battle maps and old war time footage

First time through, after profiling, the player must enter the game's CD key. Then the introduction sequence plays. It's a series of animated battle maps and old war time footage

World War II: Frontline Command Windows Finally, the start of the game

Finally, the start of the game

World War II: Frontline Command Windows New player id names allows spaces to be used but are limited to eight characters.

New player id names allows spaces to be used but are limited to eight characters.

World War II: Frontline Command Windows The main menu

The main menu

World War II: Frontline Command Windows From the main menu the 'Options' option gives the player access to controls that tweak the video, the sound, the controller and show the videos and the developer credits

From the main menu the 'Options' option gives the player access to controls that tweak the video, the sound, the controller and show the videos and the developer credits

World War II: Frontline Command Windows The Tutorials option from the main menu gives the player four exercises. Tutorial 1 teaches troop movement, 2 teaches Combat, 3 teaches Support and 4 teaches moving the camera around

The Tutorials option from the main menu gives the player four exercises. Tutorial 1 teaches troop movement, 2 teaches Combat, 3 teaches Support and 4 teaches moving the camera around

World War II: Frontline Command Windows Tutorial 1 - Mission briefing

Tutorial 1 - Mission briefing

World War II: Frontline Command Windows All missions, even the tutorials, take a short while to load

All missions, even the tutorials, take a short while to load

World War II: Frontline Command Windows Troops are selected by dragging the mouse pointer over them. 
Both the troops and the battlefield are nicely detailed.

Troops are selected by dragging the mouse pointer over them. Both the troops and the battlefield are nicely detailed.

World War II: Frontline Command Windows When troops are on the move the game shows a dotted line between then and their destination. The route also shows in the mini map in the bottom right corner

When troops are on the move the game shows a dotted line between then and their destination. The route also shows in the mini map in the bottom right corner

World War II: Frontline Command Windows The river is grey, so is the land that lies outside the troops line of sight and this can be confusing. Troops can cross rivers where the water is shallow - indicated here by the rocks

The river is grey, so is the land that lies outside the troops line of sight and this can be confusing. Troops can cross rivers where the water is shallow - indicated here by the rocks

World War II: Frontline Command Windows This is taken from the Combat tutorial. It shows how one unit, the tank, can fire at something it cannot see if another unit can see the target. A nice touch.

This is taken from the Combat tutorial. It shows how one unit, the tank, can fire at something it cannot see if another unit can see the target. A nice touch.

World War II: Frontline Command Windows Another nice touch. Troops can take over a building and can be given command to ambush any enemy passing by. The bright segment of the yellow circle shows the direction they watch

Another nice touch. Troops can take over a building and can be given command to ambush any enemy passing by. The bright segment of the yellow circle shows the direction they watch

World War II: Frontline Command Windows The missions must be played in order. The first three missions are prior to D-Day and are clearing the way for the invasion

The missions must be played in order. The first three missions are prior to D-Day and are clearing the way for the invasion

World War II: Frontline Command Windows The briefing screen for Mission One : Radar Raid

The briefing screen for Mission One : Radar Raid

World War II: Frontline Command Windows The mission begins with planes flying in and dropping troops into the game. The 'Tips' screen is optional and can be disabled

The mission begins with planes flying in and dropping troops into the game. The 'Tips' screen is optional and can be disabled

World War II: Frontline Command Windows The icons in the top right of the screen change the player's point of view. Targets / Objectives are numbered because some missions have more than one

The icons in the top right of the screen change the player's point of view. Targets / Objectives are numbered because some missions have more than one

World War II: Frontline Command Windows Each star represents a unit. That may be a single engineer, or a squad of riflemen. Here the path they were going to take is guarded by German troops inside a building

Each star represents a unit. That may be a single engineer, or a squad of riflemen. Here the path they were going to take is guarded by German troops inside a building

World War II: Frontline Command Windows This is not how it was supposed to end

This is not how it was supposed to end

World War II: Frontline Command Windows That's more like it

That's more like it

World War II: Frontline Command Windows At the end of each mission the player gets to see their score

At the end of each mission the player gets to see their score

World War II: Frontline Command Windows From the main menu the scores for each mission can be reviewed. Scores 2 to 8 are default scores

From the main menu the scores for each mission can be reviewed. Scores 2 to 8 are default scores

World War II: Frontline Command Windows The briefing for Mission 2 : Bridge Control

The briefing for Mission 2 : Bridge Control

World War II: Frontline Command Windows Mission 2. The red spots on the mini map show planes coming in to drop troops

Mission 2. The red spots on the mini map show planes coming in to drop troops

World War II: Frontline Command Windows Mission 2 showing multiple objectives and twelve different squads of troops

Mission 2 showing multiple objectives and twelve different squads of troops

World War II: Frontline Command Windows This shows the problem with some troops being stuck under the bridge.

This shows the problem with some troops being stuck under the bridge.