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In this tank simulation game based on Harold Coyle's book of the same name, Team Yankee is a squad of crack tank drivers and gunners. They are in the latest tanks, such as the well known Abrams M1, Bradley M2, T-72 and T-62, armed with lasers, machine guns and SABOTs. As Commander Sean Bannon, you must use these resources correctly in five missions ranging from defending a hill to attacking a centre through a forest.

The control interface of the game is somewhat unique as it features a four-way split screen with different control options in order to grant direct orders to four individual platoons of tanks. The game simulates instruments of war including thermal imaging in a detailed manner, as well as giving access to scrolling maps of the battlefield as combat unfolds.


Team Yankee DOS Starting view from all four tanks (CGA)
Team Yankee DOS Starting view from all four tanks (EGA)
Team Yankee DOS Copy protection before entering full campaign (CGA)
Team Yankee DOS Unit 1 shoots at Unit 2 while Unit 4 watches on

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Team Yankee Concept Art
Team Yankee Magazine Advertisement Page 43
Team Yankee Magazine Advertisement Page 54

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Critic Reviews

Play Time Apr, 1991 84 out of 100 84
PC Leisure Nov, 1990 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Power Play Feb, 1991 75 out of 100 75
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Jan, 1991 8.4 out of 12 70
PC-Spiele '92 1991 6 out of 10 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jun, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Dec, 1992 Unscored Unscored


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Game Engine

The same game engine was later enhanced and used in the sequels Pacific Islands and War in the Gulf.


Team Yankee was based on the book by Harold Coyle.

Alexander Schaefer (2535) added Team Yankee (DOS) on Apr 21, 2002
Other platforms contributed by NGC 5194 (17578), Kabushi (255195) and Terok Nor (30185)