DescriptionIn Nuclear War you have to blow the opposition to smithereens - you have four opposing factions. You can either drop the bomb on them using a bomber, fire a missile, or try to lure their population using propaganda.
Ocassionally a random event occurs, for example aliens would land on one of the factions and the population suddenly grows, or someone throws cows at the opposition, causing a major stampede and killing millions.
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Part of the Following Group
|Great idea, but almost no game.||DOS||Bruce Wayne (3)|
|Ronny Raygun...Mao the Pun...Infidel Casto -- what more need be said??||DOS||blefuscu (462)|
|Simply great!||DOS||Tomer Gabel (4646)|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||DOS||Jul, 1990||9.7 out of 12||81|
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||Amiga||Jun, 1991||70|
|PC Games (Germany)||DOS||1993||70 out of 100||70|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Amiga||Apr, 1990||8.17 out of 12||68|
|Amiga Format||Amiga||Jun, 1990||51 out of 100||51|
|Amiga Joker||Amiga||Apr, 1990||38 out of 100||38|
|Zzap!||Amiga||Jul, 1990||30 out of 100||30|
|Amiga Power||Amiga||May, 1991||17|
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||Amiga||Oct, 1990||Unscored||Unscored|
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TriviaThe intro animation with the cowboy riding the nuclear warhead as it drops from the airplane is a direct reference to the 1964 movie: Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb.
Related Web Sites
- Flying Buffalo Home Page (Flying Buffalo is the company that makes the CARD GAME that this computer game is based on. They are currently the primary source of the computer game if you want to buy one, plus they can sell you the card game, plus they have links to other NUCLEAR WAR sites.)
- NetNuclear (A freeware TCP/IP multiplayer remake of Nuclear War for modern systems.)