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Red Lightning is an operational level wargame of a potential conflict in central Europe between NATO and the Warsaw Pact. It's a game of a hypothetical World War III in the early 1990's. As the Soviet player, the mission is to sweep aside NATO forces and capture the Ruhr. As the NATO commander, the mission is to stop the Russion invasion.


Red Lightning Amiga Main screen
Red Lightning Amiga Strategic overview
Red Lightning Amiga Starting air operations
Red Lightning Amiga Title screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "Red Lightning: An Operational Game of World War III" -- Tag-lined title

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Amiga Computing Dec, 1989 92 out of 100 92
Amiga Format Nov, 1989 90 out of 100 90
Amiga Joker Nov, 1989 60 out of 100 60
Compute's Amiga Resource Feb, 1990 9 out of 20 45


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Dietmar Uschkoreit (6027) added Red Lightning (Amiga) on Jun 19, 2003
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