Theatre Of War (PC, 1.44MB 3 1/2" Disk) Three Sixty Pacific - 1992 USA, Canada Release

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Theatre Of War
Packaging cover Theatre Of War.
Product ID 23383-22053
Product UPC 023383220537
Platform(s) PC
Packaging Retail Box
Media 1.44MB 3.5" Disk
Copyright date 1992
Publisher(s) Three Sixty Pacific
Developer(s) Artech Digital Entertainment
Category(s) Entertainment, Strategy
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Strategy and conquest in real-time.

In the warrior's dream, a great theatre light up from the horizon to his feet. Music swells in his ear. Massive clouds march across the sky and shadows shift across the rolling ground.

The theatre is framed by floating crystal tiles, and columns of ruby and topaz, pulsing with power. The warrior watches as images engraved on the tiles begin to glow with unearthly color, cutting into the angry sky.

Seven soldiers move across the patchwork land, avoiding obstructions, planting mines, cutting paths across the ground, slowly, stealthily, working north. Time accelerates as the soldiers live through days in what feels like moments in the warrior's dream.

Then from their right flank, an enemy tank is into the seven soldiers. First one, then another is cut down. The other five scatter. The thank pivots and bears down on a third fleeting victim. Its barrel locks onto the target, but a mine detonates and knocks it off aim, slowing it down. The soldiers escape.

From the north the wounded tank now is joined by an army of great power. Tanks and cannon, and great rotating machine guns rumble across the land. The warrior watches as huge loads of supplies maneuver slowly behind the force.

In moments of his dream the warrior sees the army live through days of time. Camps are made and broken, units are resupplied, and patrols are run. Suddenly the army of the wounded soldiers appears and attacks the northern army's right flank. Their cannon begins shelling the supply camps.

The warrior reaches into the Theatre of War and touches the glowing tiles, taking command of the northern forces. Thunder rips across the sky as the battle rages. Sweat pours from the brow of the warrior.

Now it is no dream. Everything has changed. He's made the step. His imagination has entered the Theatre of War.

Features.

  • Includes three complete sets of warriors: Medieval, The Great War and Contemporary. Each set has its own unique graphical look and playing characteristics.
  • SuperVGA graphics in 256 colors, 640 x 480 or 640 x 480, along with support for low resolution 320 x 200 VGA graphics. Objects in the game are ray-traced for superb 3-dimensional graphics.
  • Two-player games can be played over a serial connection, as well as directly using a single computer.
  • Computer opponent play is based on scenarios. Multiple scenarios are included with the game; the computer develops its strategy upon the scenario information.
  • Sound track uses improvisational techniques for a unique musical score each time the game is played. When the player is doing well the music is upbeat; when the player is losing, a blues theme is used.
  • Playing board is of variable size, up to 50 x 50 tiles.
  • Each tile's color can be changed by the playing pieces. This allows the players to modify the properties of the board's terrain during game play.

System Requirements

PC MS-DOS 3.1
Required CPU AT 286
Required RAM 640K
Recommend RAM 2MB
Supports Mouse Yes
Supported Audio Yes
Supported Video VGA
SVGA

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Retail Box cover Theatre Of War. Retail Box back Theatre Of War.

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