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Battlezone 2000

Battlezone 2000

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1983

This is a wargame of the 21st Century in which you have control of the forces opposing a single enemy unit known as the Ogre. There are ten levels of play. Your mission is to stop the Ogre from leaving the bottom of the map. The only way to do this is to destroy all its tread units. The Ogre itself is a computer-controlled supertank, which is bristling with weapons. It has missile systems, main and secondary batteries as well as a host of anti-personnel weapons. The Ogre is a tread or track vehicle, and the number of "squares" it is able to move in any one turn is governed by the number of...

Paras

Paras

Acorn Electron - Released - 1984

Paras is a simulation of small unit actions in which a force of 15 men are under your direct control. You must decide what action each of these men will take each turn - there is a choice of up to 10 different activities. At the start of the game, yu force has already been dropped by parachute. The game comprises of two separate scenarios. In the first, you must eliminate all enemy forces in order to secure a safe route for your retreat. The objective for the second part is simply to destroy the bridge.

Redcoats

Redcoats

Acorn Electron - Released - May 1, 1985

Redcoats is an all-graphic wargame, for either 1 or 2 players, set during the American war of independence. This version of the game will run on either the BBC or the Electron home computer. The program allows for full use of cavalry, infantry and artillery forces, and contains five different battle scenarios as well as the facility to modify or create your own scenarios. It is important to follow the loading instructions on the cassette shell, together with any messages displayed on the screen during loading. This is especially important when loading in the battle scenarios. Between...

Roman Empire

Roman Empire

Acorn Electron - Released - March 1, 1985

The setting is Rome in the first century B.C. You are Emperor and your objective is to conquer the six countries which are hostile to you at the beginning of the game. In order to conquer a country, you must wipe out their troops. To enable you to do this, at the outset of the game you have five GENERALS, each in command of an army (signified by a flag) which does not initially contain any troops. You have also 10 LEGIONS (signified by an eagle) each consisting of 5,000 men. The idea of the game is to build up some or all of the armies from the various legions and launch campaigns in the...

Roman Empire

Roman Empire

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1982

In Roman Empire the player is put in the role of the emperor of Rome, in the first century BCE. Your goal is to successfully expand the empire by occupying neighbouring countries. Each year you must make decisions (using text menus), whether to assemble armies from legions, appoint generals to command them, and finally launch campaigns against your foes (which last more than one turn, you can reinforce or withdraw armies). Battles are resolved each turn by the computer. Troops are characterized by quality, morale and fatigue levels. With your armies fighting abroad, watch out for...

The Stolen Lamp

The Stolen Lamp

Acorn Electron - Released - March 1, 1984

The primary objective of the game is to retrieve the Emperor's Stolen Lamp. This is an heirloom handed down since the days of Alaa Eldeen. In order to do this, you must survive many dangers and solve many problems. As a secondary objective, you must return with as much treasure as you can, and this will require as much cunning as the main quest.

Waterloo

Waterloo

Acorn Electron - Released - April 1, 1986

It is June 18, 1815. Napoleon Bonaparte, on his 100 day spell of liberty after his daring escape from the Island of Elba, is once again installed as Emperor of France. You, Napoleon, must now defeat the Anglo Dutch army under the Duke of Wellington and the Prussian army of Blucher. Failure will mean exile on St. Helena. Waterloo is a one or two player wargame re-enacting this historic battle. The game allows for keyboard or joystick control (these have to be twin joysticks for two player battles) and the game is fought in real time with the feature of simultaneous movement and combat by...

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