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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 Team DreamForge
War Wind Windows Main menu (yes, you can't see much, I know :)
War Wind Windows Game start
War Wind Windows Another Eaggra's Scene

Promo Images

War Wind Render
War Wind Render
War Wind Screenshot
War Wind Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "烽火连天" -- Simplified Chinese spelling

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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

GameSpot Nov 26, 1996 8.8 out of 10 88
Gameplay (Benelux) Feb 01, 1997 87 out of 100 87
Power Play Nov, 1996 85 out of 100 85
PC Player (Denmark) 1996 85 out of 100 85
PC Player (Germany) Nov, 1996 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Games (Germany) Nov, 1996 78 out of 100 78 1996 75 out of 100 75
PC Gamer UK Dec, 1996 64 out of 100 64
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 (2535) added War Wind (Windows) on Mar 20, 2002