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Deserts cover the globe, cities are destroyed, the end of every civilization is near. The few survivors search for drinking water and food. They eat all they can find.

Like a Role-Playing-Game, you travel through the world and meet many computer-played characters. You want to rule the world. But there are other 3 characters with the same aim.

You spend the most game time looking at the map, which takes up several screens. The position of the 4 characters, their occupied conquests, the cities, and the health condition of your character are shown on the map.

The different settlements you can occupy are old factories, camping-grounds or ruins of old mega-cities. The five great cities are opened for all competitors and can’t be occupied. In these cities you cannot fight against your enemies.

Sometimes you meet a human for changing news, items or take them in your party. There are different classes of computer-characters: fighters, engineers or doctors for example. Every character of your party can carry up to 6 items (food, weapons). These items are produced by the settlements you control.


Burntime DOS In a village
Burntime Amiga Titles Screen 2
Burntime DOS Found some water in a shed - the whole well has only enough for some days
Burntime DOS Hey, cool, I found a tire!

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Amiga Games Amiga Oct, 1993 88 out of 100 88
PC Joker DOS Aug, 1993 86 out of 100 86
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Amiga 1993 86 out of 100 86
Amiga Joker Amiga Sep, 1993 86 out of 100 86
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Oct, 1994 79 out of 100 79
CU Amiga Amiga Aug, 1994 76 out of 100 76
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Nov, 1993 9 out of 12 75
Amiga Format Amiga Aug, 1994 70 out of 100 70
Power Play DOS Sep, 1993 69 out of 100 69
The Retro Spirit DOS Sep 03, 2007 4 out of 6 67


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