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A Line in The Sand

DOS - 1992

Year 1992
Platform DOS
Released in United States
Genre Simulation, Strategy
Theme Board / Party Game, Historical Battle (specific/exact), Licensed Title, Middle East, Wargame
Publisher Strategic Simulations, Inc.
Developer Strategic Simulations, Inc.
Perspective Top-Down
Dosbox support Supported on 0.72
4.28 / 5 - 18 votes

Description of A Line in The Sand

"A faithful adaptation of GDW's boardgame, this simulation was not an accurate representation of the Gulf War. More akin to a static line World War I battle, it did not prevent it from being entertaining, just from being accurate.

Actually, the other scenarios involving potential flashpoints between Israel and the Arab nations were more interesting with their diplomatic and military options; however, the graphics were "utilitarian" (to put it charitably)." [excerpt from M. Evan Brooks' Homepage]

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Comments and reviews

admin 2020-01-08 0 point

Uploaded a new version

KC 2020-01-07 0 point

I agree with SZYMON, I think the game is copy protected, it asks for a word from the manual. However, you can enter anything and it will take you to the next screen, but then you can't get past that screen. Nothing works. That could still be a copy protection, or it could be the game just doesn't work.

Szymon 2017-09-12 0 point

I can't get past the beginning. i can't find the manual on the internet

Joe Mama 2017-03-30 0 point

Got this game in a batch of old DOS games from my nephew. Not a bad Gulf War strategy simulation game, but very hard to win some of the scenarios.

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