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Wildfire (Windows)

Wildfire Windows Main menu (demo version)


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Wildfire is another game were the player takes control of the local firefighting forces. In comparison to its competitors, e.g. the Emergency series, this game focuses on wildfires instead of a urban environment. Because the fires spread quickly the main concern is not to extinguish it but to cut it off from fuel sources, e.g. with fire lanes or backburns. In general a mission is lost if the fire spreads too much. In some missions there are also additional goals like rescuing people or protecting certain buildings. The player also has to watch his budget.

To accomplish his goals the player has different units at his disposal, e.g. firefighters, bulldozers or helicopters for transportation. Similar to other real-time strategy games there is a base were all units are built. The mouse is used to mark and move units; all other orders have to be chosen from context menus.


Wildfire Windows Fighting the fire (demo version)
Wildfire Windows Always obey these important rules! (demo version)
Wildfire Windows On the under right side is the context-menu for firefighters (demo version)
Wildfire Windows Main menu (demo version)

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Alternate Titles

  • "Укрощение огня" -- Russian spelling

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Critic Reviews

Game Vortex 2004 75 out of 100 75
GameZone Oct 21, 2004 7.2 out of 10 72
PC Powerplay Jan, 2006 66 out of 100 66
IGN Nov 04, 2004 6 out of 10 60
GameSpot Nov 24, 2004 5.9 out of 10 59
Game Chronicles Nov 08, 2004 5.8 out of 10 58
GBase - The Gamer's Base Dec 07, 2005 5.5 out of 10 55
Game Captain Dec 21, 2005 55 out of 100 55 Dec 16, 2005 52 out of 100 52
GameStar (Germany) Jan, 2006 44 out of 100 44


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  • Wildfire (product page on the developer's website)
Patrick Bregger (224912) added Wildfire (Windows) on Nov 10, 2009