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DOS - 1996

Alt name Cave Wars
Year 1996
Platform DOS
Released in United States
Genre Strategy
Theme Fantasy, Turn-based
Publisher Avalon Hill Game Company, The
Developer Broken Arrow Entertainment Inc.
Perspective Top-Down
Dosbox support Supported on 0.72
4.34 / 5 - 29 votes

Description of Cavewars

One of the most original but underrated strategy games of all time, Cavewars is a refreshing fantasy wargame that adds the Z-axis to the traditional two-dimension game map, adding a whole new dimension (pardon the pun) to familiar turn-based play.

Each of the depth-dwelling races you can lead also has unique characteristics that call for different strategy to win, With unique and compelling gameplay, tough AI, random maps, and the variety of monsters and spells you can research make Cavewars one of my most favorite fantasy strategy games.

Review By HOTUD

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Comments and reviews

Ramming 2019-12-08 2 points

I remember being terrible at this game growing up.

Jormler 2019-09-17 0 point

I'm playing this game using Dos Box and it works with no problems at all . I don't seem to have music though just the odd low moaning sound

oldgamer 2015-05-15 0 point DOS version

I've got original game . It works only when installation is proceeded from CD-ROM . The exe file which has been installed on your HD invokes to CDROM drive when game starts and also during the game , when music is going to change .Assuming it - installator CD- disc must be in your optic drive permanently .

PirateWannabe 2014-03-04 1 point DOS version

1.20 Needs NOCD patching, straight up. Halp!

lemurjoe 2013-04-22 -1 point DOS version

I installed the game through D-Fend Reloaded as` reccomended, but it crashes after the first window, before I can choose my race. Any ideas what I've done wrong or is the file corrupted?

Keith 2011-10-23 0 point DOS version

I tried installing it, I patched it, says I need a cd. Where's the cd?

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