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Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Collector's Edition

Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Collector's Edition

Apple Mac OS - Released - 1994

A CD-ROM collection of all five of SSI's Gold Box AD&D adventures that appeared on Macintosh. (The PC version had nine adventures.)

Battle Cruiser

Battle Cruiser

Atari 800 - Released - 1987

Battle Cruiser (the followup to SSI's Warship) gives the player the opportunity to either relive the naval engagements of WWI between Great Britain and Germany or simulate WWII naval battles between Britain/France and Germany/Italy. Practically every warship belonging to these powers is included. There are 79 classes of battleship, battle cruiser, heavy and light cruisers, destroyers, and transports included with an additional 3 classes of old battleships, armored cruisers and torpedo boats included for WWI. The player commands up to 20 ships at a time for either side. During combat the...

Champions of Krynn

Champions of Krynn

Apple II - Released - 1990

The War of the Lance is over, the dragon armies have been defeated. But evil has not left Krynn. In northeastern Ansalon, outposts of the Knights of Solamnia remain to guard the fragile peace. Your party of adventurers is hired to carry out missions for the Knights. On your first mission, you stumble upon Draconians, long believed to have left the area. What are their plans? On your travels you have to face dangers in many dungeons and towns and might even meet some of the legendary Heroes of the Lance. Champions of Krynn is the first of SSI's "gold box" games set in the AD&D world of...

Computer Conflict

Computer Conflict

Apple II - Released - August 2, 1980

Computer Conflict is a collection of two wargames released as a single package: Rebel Force and Red Attack!. Rebel Force is a company level simulation that pits a player controlled modern combined arms force against a computer controlled well equipped rebel force. The player and computer take turns moving units on a hexagonal board. There are a total of 5 different scenarios available. Victory is achieved when one side gains 100 points. The player gains points by occupying the rebel city, with a stronger occupying unit accruing more points per turn. Rebel forces will continuously gain units...

Computer Napoleonics

Computer Napoleonics

Apple II - August 2, 1980

Computer Napoleonics: The Battle of Waterloo is a division level simulation of the Battle of Waterloo. It can be played by one or two players. One player commands the forces on Napoleon while the other player (or the computer) commands the forces of the Anglo-Allied-Prussia armies. Take turns by moving armies in position and engaging in combat. Turns continue this way for ten game turns or until one side has successfully fulfilled its victory conditions. Each game turn lasts about one hour of real time.

Cosmic Balance II: The Strategic Game

Cosmic Balance II: The Strategic Game

Apple II - August 4, 1983

The Cosmic Balance II is a turn-based strategy game written by Paul Murray for the Apple II and published by Strategic Simulations in 1993. It was ported to the Atari 8-bit family. The game is a sequel to The Cosmic Balance (1982), also designed by Murray. The Cosmic Balance II is a 4X turn-based strategic level space warfare game. The game consists of several scenarios that grow in complexity, starting with a solitary one that acts as a tutorial in resource management, through set two-player scenarios involving more and more planets and ships. The game also has a scenario creation tool....

Field of Fire

Apple II - August 13, 1984

Field of Fire is a historically accurate tactical game of WWII combat. You play the commander of Easy Company, one of the finest companies of the First Infantry Division. Your assignment is to lead Easy Company through eight of their historical battles in North Africa and Europe. The scenarios can be played separately (about 1-2 hours each) or can be played as a campaign (about 12-16 hours). There is a role playing element which allows you to change the name of each of your soldiers. Soldiers can also improve in skills from mission to mission. The enemy is directed by the computer and has...

Galactic Adventures

Apple II - August 13, 1983

Galactic Adventures is a sequel to Galactic Gladiators. This game blends role-playing and strategy elements in a science fiction setting. Players create characters from among seven races, explore a series of planets, interact with friendly and hostile aliens, shuttle personnel and cargo between worlds, take quests from guilds, pilot ships in space combat, and fight long, complex tactical battles. Successful adventures reward the player with money, equipment, experience, and increases in a wide variety of skills. The nominal goal of the game is to amass enough experience for "Independent...

Panzer General 2

Panzer General 2

Windows - September 30, 1997

Will you fight as a Wehrmacht Officer, or perhaps lead your comrades in the Soviet Army? You may want to hit the beaches at Salerno and Normandy as an American or British General. No matter what path you choose, you will need all your skills to triumph. The successful "Panzer General" devises sound strategic plans, and carries them out with unswerving commitment. Generals who are indecisive inevitably fail. Can you forge a battle-winning command and conquer your foes? Isn't it time to find out?

President Elect 1988 Edition

President Elect 1988 Edition

Apple II - July 30, 1987

President Elect:1988 Edition is an updated version of the original President Elect adding the campaign data for the upcoming (at the time) 1988 election. The game is a comprehensive computer simulation of a presidential campaign from Labor Day to election night. The game can be played by 3 players each assuming the role of campaign manager/candidate. The game proceeds through 9 weekly turns where the player decides how and where to concentrate their campaign efforts. Weekly polls are provided to give the players an idea on how they are doing. On election night the returns come in on a minute...

Rings of Zilfin

Rings of Zilfin

Apple II - August 27, 1987

Rings of Zilfin is an old DOS fantasy isometric perspective rpg game developed by SSI Strategic Simulations Inc. in 1987 from an original idea by Ali N. Atabek. Rings of Zilfin can be played in single player mode from a side view perspective.

Secret of the Silver Blades

Secret of the Silver Blades

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1991

The gameplay is quite similar to that of the previous Gold Box games. Following the AD&D rules of role-playing, the player creates a party of characters (up to the maximum of six). Exploration takes place in pseudo-3D environments, from first-person view. Battles (random as well as pre-set) take the player-controlled and enemy party to a top-down battle screen. Commands are issued in turn-based fashion, and the player-controlled characters can freely navigate the battle field. Unlike the previous games, there is no "world map" traveling in Secret of the Silver Blades. All the exploration takes...

Six-Gun Shootout: Gunfights of the Wild West

Six-Gun Shootout: Gunfights of the Wild West

Atari 800 - Released - 1985

Six-Gun Shootout is a turn-based strategy game of man-to-man combat, using the setting of the American West in the 19th century. It offers ten scenarios which can be played against the computer or a human opponent. The scenarios are loosely based on historical situations, like the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, or entirely fictional. Some are based on movies, for example the 1959 released "Rio Bravo". The characters engaging each other are split into two factions called "Good Guys" and Bad Guys", and are rated in different categories, such as their accuracy with weapons. It's possible to play a...

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