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Warhammer: Shadow of the Horned Rat

aka: Warhammer: Dans L'Ombre du Rat Cornu, Warhammer: Im Schatten der geh├Ârnten Ratte, Warhammer: La Sombra de la rata cornuda

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Warhammer: Shadow of the Horned Rat is one of the first 3D real-time strategy games. The game is based on the medieval fantasy world from Games Workshop Warhammer Fantasy Battle tabletop game. The player takes on the role of mercenary commander Morgan Bernhardt, with the Skavens (humanoid, intelligent rats) as the main villains. Warhammer: Shadow of the Horned Rat is non-linear, the player can choose alternative missions to progress. Troops are transferred from mission to mission - as is their loss. The player commands whole groups, not single units (similar to the games in the Total War series. Soldiers themselves belongs to various groups (cavalry, infantry, machinery, archers, etc.).

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Release date Cavalary (11378) 2021-07-03 00:04:37


A follow up (Warhammer - Dark Omen) was published a few years later. Developed by Mindscape but published by Electronic Arts after the development team were effectively sold/transferred to E.A.

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Game added by Hatter.

PlayStation added by Rodney Lai. Windows 3.x added by formercontrib.

Additional contributors: Verk, Rebound Boy, DreinIX, Villaud Anthony.

Game added March 16th, 2000. Last modified May 28th, 2023.