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Cuban Missile Crisis - the video game

Posted September 02, 2004 by publisher in Cuba Politics.
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Games Press

Developer: G5 Software
Platforms: PC
Release date: Q4 2004
Genre: RTS
http://int.games.1c.ru/cmc/

Game Overview
Cuban Missile Crisis is a Real-Time Strategy game combined with a turn-based global tactical mode, thrusting gamers into a world ravaged by the military-political confrontation between USA and USSR in 1962. Cuban Missile Crisis offers gamers an alternative interpretation of the events that followed the famous global standoff on the small island nation. After the crisis broke out, two superpowers unleashed their nuclear arsenal on the world, leveling Cuba and turning it, along with the majority of the world’s metropolitan expanses into scorched radioactive deserts.

The ones that managed to survive the disaster realized that the most precious resources are clean earth and water. The remaining world citizens find themselves in a war fighting for their very survival.

Features

Cuban Missile Crisis provides an interesting mix of real-time battles and a turn-based global strategy mode, forcing players to use tactical troop movements while managing resources and armies.

Dozens of missions, through four sides of the conflict (USSR, French and German alliance, China, American and British alliance).

New types of weapons and equipment - helicopters, rockets, reconnaissance troops, etc.

Radioactive contamination zones that have an influence upon military equipment and troops.

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