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Cavewars

Cavewars
Product Note: PC CD-Rom
Publish Date: 1996
Restockable: No
Type: Software (boxed)

Description

The world of CAVEWARS, Ibido, is truly a magnificent place to dwell. The surface is controlled by an evil and twisted race with immense power, and below ground, in a vast and complex maze of caverns, eight races wage an incredibly brutal war for survival. Starting out with a brutalized population subject to your every whim, a small supply of metal, and the minds of those dedicated to developing new tools with which to kill your enemy, it is your task to take control of one of these subterranean races, turn your troops into well-honed killing machines, and roll over the civilizations of your enemies one by one, grinding even their memory to dust. Only when your soldiers are drunk with victory and bloated with loot may you rest.

Cavewars is a turn-based strategy game of exploration, exploitation, and empire building set in the underground fantasy world of Ibido. The game will host any combination of up to five human and computer controlled players.

Features:

Exciting 5-level underground world in which to do battle.
Pick from eight different races, each with different characteristics and special abilities.
Customizable military units, built from a combination of 27 different weapons, ranging from spears to rocket launchers; 5 types of armor; 4 different mounts.
Special units, such as wizards, tanks, and catapults, all forged from three different metals!
Seven categories to research, including four different magic areas.
Unique and subtle magic system.
Very competent AI.

Specifications: Available for IBM PC or compatible, 486 or better, 8 Mb RAM, CD-ROM, hard disk, SVGA color graphics, and mouse. Supports 100% Sound Blaster and Gravis Ultrasound Plug and Play sound cards only.