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Across the Rhine

Across the Rhine
3

Across the Rhine is an oddball mix of tank simulation and strategy set during World War 2. It’s also a monster of complexity that will rightfully scare off most people, requiring almost as much time to master as Harpoon or Falcon 3.0. As a combat game, it’s weak. Upon entering battle, I found it impossible […]

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Silent Heroes: Elite Troops of WWII

Silent Heroes: Elite Troops of WWII
3

If Silent Heroes feels eerily familiar, it might be beacuse you’ve already played it before (back when it was called Soldiers: Heroes of World War 2). Except Silent Heroes takes the original real-time tactical game and minimizes it to incorporate fewer units against greater odds, attempting to make it feel more like a squad-based Commandos […]

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Air Warrior II

Air Warrior II
4

Air Warrior is the simulation that has given many would-be virtual pilots their first taste of what its like to fly against another person instead of an AI-controlled enemy aircraft. It’s the Doom of flight sims, essentially, so it’s quite an interesting entry as far as 90s flight games. Air Warrior II has a bit […]

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East Front 2

East Front 2
3.5

Developer: TalonSoft
Genre: Hex Wargame
Release: 1999

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Heroes of the Pacific

Heroes of the Pacific
3

Developer: IR Gurus
Genre: Flight Simulator
Release: September 23, 2005

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Soldiers: Heroes of World War 2

Soldiers: Heroes of World War 2
4

Developer: Best Way
Genre: Real-Time Tactics
Release: June 30, 2004

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Pearl Harbor: Strike at Dawn

Pearl Harbor: Strike at Dawn
2

Developer: MAUS Software
Genre: Flight Simulator
Release: 2001

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D-Day

D-Day
3

Developer: Digital Reality
Genre: Real-Time Strategy
Release: December 7, 2004

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Blitzkrieg 2

Blitzkrieg 2
3.5

Developer: Nival, Inc.
Genre: Real-Time Tactics
Release: September 26, 2005

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Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30

Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30
4

Developer: Gearbox Software
Genre: Tactical Shooter
Release: March 15, 2005

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