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War Wind (Windows)

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War Wind is a classic real time strategy game in a medieval fantasy setting. The game copies both, graphics and interface, from its successful model, Warcraft 2.

The ancient alien world of Yavaun teeters on the brink of anarchy. Four diverse races, the Tha'Roon, Obblinox, Eaggra and the Shama'Li are fighting for dominance on the planet.

Despite many objects taken directly from the model, War Wind also introduces many new elements to the genre like the carry-over of your units from scenario to scenario and advanced combat movements like stealth modes and bio enhancements.

You can either play one of the 28 pre-designed scenarios of the game's campaign, play a multiplayer game or create new scenarios with the included level editor.


War Wind Windows Campaign map screen
War Wind Windows Game start
War Wind Windows Another Eaggra's Scene
War Wind Windows Team DreamForge

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War Wind Concept Art
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Alternate Titles

  • "烽火连天" -- Chinese spelling (Simplified)

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User Reviews

A Fantastic rpg like strategy game written off too easily by people with no imagination... Waerlogan (2) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars

Critic Reviews Feb 26, 2011 18 out of 20 90
GameSpot Nov 26, 1996 8.8 out of 10 88
PC Player (Denmark) 1996 85 out of 100 85
Power Play Nov, 1996 85 out of 100 85
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) May 12, 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Player (Germany) Nov, 1996 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jan, 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Games (Germany) Nov, 1996 78 out of 100 78
High Score Jan, 1997 3 out of 5 60
Game Revolution Jun 05, 1996 C 50


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In the German gaming magazine PC Player (issue 01/1997) War Wind received a special award for the "Best Editor in 1996".

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Alexander Schaefer (2543) added War Wind (Windows) on Mar 20, 2002