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A simplified combat game that uses basic units with defined attributes and capabilities. Includes several scenarios (from simple to complex) with varied strategic and tactical options, allowing for virtually thousands of different games within each scenario. The computer will play either or both commanders.

The game uses a rectangular battle arena with an underlying hexagonal grid structure, typical of most war games. The game is turn-based.


The Perfect General Amiga Title screen
The Perfect General Amiga Before you start you are selecting number of units that will be playing in the scenario.
The Perfect General DOS Title Screen
The Perfect General DOS Main Game Screen

Promo Images

The Perfect General Magazine Advertisement
The Perfect General Magazine Advertisement

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User Reviews

Great Tactical-Level Ground Combat Simulations DOS HAVVOCC (6)
Scenario Based EGA mode Strategy Game DOS Simon Haller (17)

Critic Reviews

Amiga Action Amiga Jul, 1992 93 out of 100 93
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS May, 1992 10 out of 12 83
The Good Old Days (Staff Reviews only) Amiga Feb 01, 2003 5 out of 6 83
Amiga Format Amiga Aug, 1992 82 out of 100 82
Play Time Amiga May, 1992 77 out of 100 77
Power Play DOS Jun, 1992 77 out of 100 77
Amiga Power Amiga Aug, 1992 75 out of 100 75
Amiga Games Amiga Oct, 1992 74 out of 100 74
PC Joker DOS Jun, 1992 66 out of 100 66
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Amiga 1993 65 out of 100 65


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  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1992 (Issue #100) – Wargame of the Year
    • November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – #107 in the “150 Best Games of All Time” list

Related Web Sites

  • Killer Bee Software (Mark Kinkead has acquired the rights for The Perfect General and is working on a new version for current PCs, including play over the Internet.)
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