DOS - 1988
Also available on: Commodore 64
Description of Modem Wars
From Brian Moriarty's tribute to Dani Bunten: "A final title for Electronic Arts broke even more new ground. 1988's Modem Wars was the first game released by a major publisher to support modem-to-modem multiplay. A futuristic synthesis of toy soldiering and football, Modem Wars was a technical tour de force, offering a surprisingly brisk interactive experience within the severe constraints of 1200-baud modems. Many of the latency and synchronization challenges faced by today’s network game engineers were solved first by Modem Wars." Two thumbs up!
Review By HOTUD
Comments and reviews
blahblah 2019-01-02 0 point
Game is playable single-player via AI "trainer" opponent that is actually pretty decent. You have various mechs, and you can return them to a recycler to scrap them or repair them in order to keep your forces up. Game was pretty fun back in the day.
Jerkstore 2012-07-09 0 point DOS version
This download links to an Ozark self-glorification, please give him attention, etc. page.
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