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Theatre of War

DOS - 1992

Year 1992
Platform DOS
Released in France, Germany, Spain, United Kingdom, United States
Genre Strategy
Theme Board / Party Game, Real-Time, Turn-based
Publisher Three-Sixty Pacific, Inc.
Developer Artech Digital Entertainment, Ltd.
Perspectives Top-Down, Behind view
Dosbox support Supported on 0.63 (works best on 0.61)
4.11 / 5 - 9 votes

Description of Theatre of War

One of the most unique boardgames ever released is a good example of a great game concept sunk by poor execution.

Theatre of War's original mix of chess, wargame, and boardgame elements and the real-time component lies beneath its incomprehensible interface, AI quirks, and the too-abstract ideas that weren't translated well. The game itself is a curious mix of each unit must follow a set of movement and attack rules similar to chess, but with wargame abilities thrown in.

Could be fun if you understand its highly abstract concepts.

Review By HOTUD

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A Wise Old Man 2013-02-19 0 point DOS version

This game tried to be another Archon, and failed unepically. Purty grafickz, but that's about all.

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