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Guard Force: Covert Strike

Windows - 2004

Alt name Универсальные солдаты
Year 2004
Platform Windows
Released in United States
Genre Strategy
Theme Contemporary, Promotional, Real-Time, War
Publisher XS Games, LLC
Developer Rival Interactive, Inc.
Perspective Isometric
5 / 5 - 1 vote

Description of Guard Force: Covert Strike

Description from the publisher:

In the same spirit as the U.S. Army's successful soldier simulation America's Army, the Army National Guard presents Guard Force, a real-time strategy game designed to demonstrate authentic aspects of tactical modern warfare. The game features six different missions involving real-world war machines and units such as M1A1 tanks, M9 Ace minelayers, and Bradley tanks. At the time of its release, Guard Force was distributed exclusively at local National Guard recruiting offices, to United States residents 13 years and older.

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How to play Guard Force: Covert Strike Windows

Install & play guide:

  • Mount the disc image, you will need the utility for mounting disc image files, Windows 8 and 10 has built-in utility (if it doesn't work use disc mounting apps like WinCDEmu, UltraISO, Alcohol 52%/Alcohol 120% or Daemon Tools Lite)
  • Install the game
  • Open the directory with the game and find NGuard.exe. Right click on NGuard.exe - Properties - Compatibility - Set "Run this app in compatibility mode with Windows XP"
  • Launch the game and play. If the game doesn't run - open Task Manager (Ctrl+Alt+Del by default) and check for processes NGuard.exe and rundll32.exe. Close NGuard.exe but don't touch rundll32.exe (it's a Windows app for running old apps from 32-bit operational systems, most old games running through rundll32.exe). Now try to launch the game again, it must work. Don't forget to close rundll32.exe process in Task Manager after finishing playing.
  • If the game hides mouse cursor, try to launch the game in windowed mode

The game has been tested on Windows 7 64-bit and Windows 10, works okay. If you have troubles with the game, try to use utilities that helps to run the old games on new PCs, like DXWnd or dgVoodoo

NoCD for Russian version has a lot of warnings on VirusTotal, use at your own risk

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Windows Version

DownloadDisc Image English version 441 MB DownloadDisc Image Russian version 563 MB

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