Allied General is very addictive and strategic war-game. In this game, you will experience the thrill of World War II. Allied countries are Britain, Russia, the US, Europe and North Africa. All the historical events will happen in this game. Graphics used in this game is very advanced and eye-catching. The plot for the game is very systematic and well decorated. This game will take you into the war where the allied armies are fighting.
A very special feature you will get in this game is prestige point. You have to solve more scenarios in less number of turns, then only you will be able to earn prestige points. These earned points are used to buy units, which can be used as replacement units. You have to complete many missions and the unit, which survive during the end of the mission, will be transferred to the next mission. The transferring unit will also get some experience point in the next mission. Losing a scenario doesn’t mean that you have lost the game because the result of the next mission also depends on the result of the last mission you have completed. During any mission, if you are achieving a great victory, then it has a positive effect on the upcoming missions.
During the game, you will command a unit and you have to take corrective actions to defeat your enemies. So many units and weapons used in the game and so Allied General game is a little bit complex for the new gamers. All the resources used in the game should be used systematically. Before starting a turn you will get the probable result of the battle and this thing makes the game player friendly. You will also get an option to undo until new unit came. Animations used in the game are very attractive.
The game should run great under WinXP or Vista. You have to copy wing32.dll to your system32 directory
and run the game under Win95 compatibility mode in 256color mode.
Strategic Simulations, Inc. (SSI)
Founded in 1979, the company managed to produce over 100 titles mostly war strategy or tactical games. Some of the most famous are Panzer General and all the General series, Eye of The Beholder series, and many AD&D games like Pool of Radiance or Champions of Krynn.