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Jack the Ripper

Jack the Ripper

MS-DOS - Released - 1995

Back in 19th Century England, one man was able to kill and kill again without ever been caught. That man was Jack the Ripper. Now, the player is a Scotland Yard detective on the trail of this famous killer. He must converse with suspects, highlighting any important information that could be valuable to his case. Then, when he thinks he has enough evidence, the player pieces the clues together to finally catch the infamous killer.

UMS II: Nations at War

UMS II: Nations at War

MS-DOS - Released - 1991

Sequel to the original Universal Military Simulator of 1988, this release continues the game concept of its predecessor and allows the player total control of nearly every aspect of a battle. In the original program, three scenarios are included: Invasion of the Allies in Normandy 1944, Battles of Alexander the Great in 334 B.C. and NapoleonĀ“s greatest battles at Trafalgar, Austerlitz, Borodino and Waterloo. Also included is the UMS Planet Edition which lets the player create their own scenarios.

UMS II: Nations at War

UMS II: Nations at War

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1991

Sequel to the original Universal Military Simulator of 1988, this release continues the game concept of its predecessor and allows the player total control of nearly every aspect of a battle. In the original program, three scenarios are included: Invasion of the Allies in Normandy 1944, Battles of Alexander the Great in 334 B.C. and NapoleonĀ“s greatest battles at Trafalgar, Austerlitz, Borodino and Waterloo. Also included is the UMS Planet Edition which lets the player create their own scenarios.

UMS: The Universal Military Simulator

UMS: The Universal Military Simulator

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1988

UMS (Universal Military Simulator) attempts to cover the ground of games like Empire and go beyond, simulating almost every aspect of warfare in a realistic manner. Battles can range from ancient history to a science-fiction future, with famed battled such as Gettysburg and the Battle of Hastings built in. The view system operates at multiple levels, from a single unit up to the whole theater. However, there is no naval element whatsoever and the design pays little attention to extremely important wargaming concepts like fog of war. The game spawned a sequel, UMS II.

UMS: The Universal Military Simulator

UMS: The Universal Military Simulator

MS-DOS - Released - 1987

UMS (Universal Military Simulator) attempts to cover the ground of games like Empire and go beyond, simulating almost every aspect of warfare in a realistic manner. Battles can range from ancient history to a science-fiction future, with famed battled such as Gettysburg and the Battle of Hastings built in. The view system operates at multiple levels, from a single unit up to the whole theater. However, there is no naval element whatsoever and the design pays little attention to extremely important wargaming concepts like fog of war. The game spawned a sequel, UMS II.

UMS: The Universal Military Simulator: Vietnam: Scenario Disk Two

UMS: The Universal Military Simulator: Vietnam: Scenario Disk Two

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1988

The second scenario add-on for the first Universal Military Simulator game makes three new scenarios available, recreating engagements of the Battle of Dak To in November 1967, during the Vietnam War. These are: Hill 823 Ngoh Kam Leat Hill 875

The War College: Universal Military Simulator 3

The War College: Universal Military Simulator 3

MS-DOS - Released - 1995

The War College is the third and final installment in Ezra Sidran's Universal Military Simulator series of tactical war games. The simulation's core principle is a departure from traditional turn-based, hex tile mechanics towards real-time rendering of unit movement on accurately recreated topographical maps of historical battlefields. The presentation remains highly abstract, with units represented as colored lines and combat resolved in short text messages. The game simulates four major historical battles: The Battle of Pharsalus (48 BC) In the decisive battle of the Roman Civil...

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