Monday, 28 December 2015

Poseidon: Master of Atlantis - The Best Games Ever

Poseidon: Master of Atlantis screenshot
RTS genre iconSimulation genre iconAncient style iconyear 2001 icon
Poseidon: Master of Atlantis is the expansion of the beautiful 2D city builder Zeus: Master of Olympus. It take place on the island of Atlantis, according to some legends, situated between America and Africa continents long long time ago. During the missions of building and ruling mighty cities we witness the volcanic eruption, that have sunk Atlantis.
The GOG version of the game have a windowed mode, turned on by F5 key.
Recorded adventure archive 24.12.2015 - 28.12.2015.
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Game Data:
Type: Real Time Strategy (RTS), Live Simulator (SIM), City Building.
Genre: Ancient (Atlantis) 
Year of Release: 2001
Platform: PC/Windows

Friday, 11 December 2015

Pandora: First Contact - The Best Games Ever

Pandora: First Contact - Screenshot
 TBS genre iconFuturistic style iconyear 2014 icon
Pandora: First Contact is a turn based strategy game, that take place in a futuristic planet after mankind have master the space travel. It is a lot like Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri, but with those new heavy 3D game engines and graphics that the new generation likes a lot. 
Recorded adventure archive 12.12.2015 - 18.12.2015.
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Game data:
TypeTurn Based Strategy (TBS)
Genre: Futuristic.
Year of release: 2014
Platform: PC/Windows

Sunday, 29 November 2015

Space Rangers: A War Apart - The Best Games Ever

Space Rangers: A War Apart Screenshot
 TBS genre iconTBT genre iconRPG genre iconSpace style iconyear 2012 icon
The latest title in Space Ranger 2 series, including all previous versions. The Men in EG are doing what the gamers want, they keep the game style that is amazing and add new content. A lot of new features, ranger class, modules, ship component and quest make the game worth of replaying. I like the idea to get lost somewhere in space, but in this game there is always something to do. Going for delivery quests, mending the probes, gathering equipment in one planet and guarding it against pirates and dominators, collecting nodes for new modules, checking science labs for upgrading new equipment and searching for easy fights and system liberation.
Recorded adventure archive 10.11.2015 - 30.11.2015.
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Game data:
Genre: Space (Galaxy attacked by aliens and pirates)
Year of release: 2012
Platform: PC/Windows

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes - The Best Games Ever

Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes
Tower Defense genre iconFantasy style iconyear 2009 icon
Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes is a very hooked RPG puzzle game. The campaigns are somehow short and it may take 30-50 hours of gameplay. Basically the player travels through a beautiful designed 2D fantasy land and enter in puzzle combats to gain XP, items and resources. The player control 5 types of different units that must be matched in formations to attack the enemy. Once undertaken it is very hard to drop this game. 
Recorded adventure archive 06.11.2015 - 10.11.2015.
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Game Data:
Type: RPG | Adventure | Puzzle
Genre: Fantasy
Year of Release: 2009
Platform: PC/Windows

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Toy Defense - The Best Games Ever

Toy Defense Towers Screenshot
 Tower Defense genre iconModern style iconyear 2012 icon
Another lovely tower defense game, the BFG(Big Fish Games) Toy Defense may be quite hooked.
Recorded adventure archive 01.11.2015 - 08.11.2015.
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Game Data:
Genre: Modern
Year of Release: 2012
Platform: PC/Windows

Monday, 9 November 2015

RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 - The Best Games Ever

RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 Screenshots
Tycoon genre iconModern style iconyear 2002 icon
RollerCoaster Tycoon is a 2D simulator of an entertainment park. Like most tycoon games, we try to build as much entertaining facilities and drive as many visitors in our park.
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Game Data:
Type: Tycoon (TYC)
Genre: Modern (park)
Year of Release: 2002
Platform: PC/Windows

Sunday, 8 November 2015

Zeus: Master of Olympus - The Best Games Ever

Zeus: Master of Olympus Screenshots
RTS genre iconSimulation genre iconAncient style iconyear 2000 icon
Zeus: Master of Olympus is a wonderful 2D city building simulator, that take place in ancient Greece. The game start on a clear map, where we place wide varieties of administrative, industrial, agricultural, trading and cultural buildings to make a glorious city.
Recorded adventure archive 14.10.2003 - 24.10.2003.
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Game Data:
Type: Real Time Strategy (RTS), Live Simulator (SIM), City Building.
Genre: Ancient (Greece) 
Year of Release: 2000
Platform: PC/Windows

Friday, 6 November 2015

UFO: Enemy Unknown - Let's Begin

UFO: Enemy Unknown X-COM 1 - Starting new game Screenshot
UFO: Enemy Unknown PC game - More screenshots
TBS genre iconTBT genre iconFuturistic style iconyear 1994 icon
In UFO: Enemy Unknown, X-COM 1 or simply UFO 1, the Earth is attacked by aliens. It all begun on Friday 1st January 1999. The countries gathered and undertook a budget program, to form the X-COM corp to defend the world from the invasion. We are the leaders of this corp. We hunt the ships on the globe view and  after they are shot down or land we send a squad of soldiers to make turn based tactical missions.

It was a chill winter night during the 90's, when my brother came again and mentioned this game. By then I already knew his suggestions are worth. They were great times in the local computer hall. Everyone was playing X-COM 1 game, while the other kids were tickling the girls. And while I can return to this game again and again, I can not return to those nice girls that are long married now. Just can not imagine how the previous generation have grown up without computer games and just imagine how today's kids grow up with the modern cool looking games. Well, they are not as interesting as the games in our times, but the magic still remain if they really like what they play, making unforgettable  times.

Game Data:
Name: UFO: Enemy Unknown. (X-COM 1) (1994)
Type: Turn Based Tactic (TBT), Turn Based Strategy (TBS)
Genre: Futuristic (Earth)
Year of Release: 1994 - More Info
Platform: PC/DOS/Windows with DOS-Box

19 Similar Games. Games like UFO: Enemy Unknown:

  1. UFO: Terror from the Deep. (X-COM 2) (1995)
  2. UFO: Apocalypse. (X-COM 3) (1997) 
  3. Xenonauts. (2014)  
  4. UFO: Extraterrestrials (2007)  
  5. UFO: Extraterrestrials 2. (2014)
  6. Laser Squad Nemesis. (2003)
  7. Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate. (1998)    
  8. XCOM: Enemy Within. (2013)
  9. Fallout Tactics 3: Brotherhood of Steel. (2001)
  10. Silent Storm. (2003)
  11. Jagged Alliance 2. (2000)
  12. Omerta: City of Gangsters. (2013)
  13. Invisible Inc. (2015)
  14. Krater. (2012) 
  15. UFO Aftermath. (2003)
  16. UFO Aftershock. (2005)
  17. UFO Afterlight. (2007)
  18. UFO: Alien Invasion. (2007)
  19. Open Xcom. (2015)

UFO: Enemy Unknown - First Mission


UFO: Enemy Unknown - First Mission Screenshot
UFO: Enemy Unknown PC game - More screenshots
TBS genre iconTBT genre iconFuturistic style iconyear 1994 icon
After we shot down the first alien craft, we go there to make the tactical combat. The squad is deployed in the jungle where the UFO fell and advancing with caution. Gerhard is equipped with the Auto Cannon, may be the best of the first projectile weapons available. The soldiers have no armour, only the thin x-com uniform. Any hit from the alien plasma weapons will probably kill them.

Game Data:
Name: UFO: Enemy Unknown. (X-COM 1) (1994)
Type: Turn Based Tactic (TBT), Turn Based Strategy (TBS)
Genre: Futuristic (Earth)
Year of Release: 1994 - More Info
Platform: PC/DOS/Windows with DOS-Box

18 Similar Games. Games like UFO: Enemy Unknown:

  1. UFO: Terror from the Deep. (X-COM 2) (1995)
  2. UFO: Apocalypse. (X-COM 3) (1997) 
  3. Xenonauts. (2014)  
  4. UFO: Extraterrestrials (2007)  
  5. UFO: Extraterrestrials 2. (2014)
  6. Laser Squad Nemesis. (2003)
  7. Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate. (1998)    
  8. XCOM: Enemy Within. (2013)
  9. Fallout Tactics 3: Brotherhood of Steel. (2001)
  10. Silent Storm. (2003)
  11. Jagged Alliance 2. (2000)
  12. Omerta: City of Gangsters. (2013)
  13. Invisible Inc. (2015)
  14. Krater. (2012) 
  15. UFO Aftermath. (2003)
  16. UFO Aftershock. (2005)
  17. UFO Afterlight. (2007)
  18. UFO: Alien Invasion. (2007)

UFO: Enemy Unknown - Soldier Statistics

UFO: Enemy Unknown - Soldier Statistics Screenshot
UFO: Enemy Unknown PC game - More screenshots
TBS genre iconTBT genre iconFuturistic style iconyear 1994 icon
Every soldier in UFO: Enemy Unknown have some basic statistics that will affect his performance in combat. They also have a rank, that have no any game effect, although a high rank soldier should rise the squad's morale. What statistics do and how are they caped in the original UFO:
  • Time Units are used by the soldier to move and fire. One step on clear terrain cost 4 time unit. Capped at 80. Increase on kill.
  • Stamina will drop rapidly when the soldier make a lot of movement, thus he will need a turn or 2 without moving to regain it. The soldier can still fire even if without energy. Capped at 100. Increase on kill.
  • Health define how much damage a soldier can stand before he fall. A lot of health will ensure his survival. Capped at 60. Increase on kill, on damage taken.
  • Bravery defines if the soldier may panic or go berserk during combats. Do not take soldiers with less than 50 Bravery. Capped at 70. It increase rarely by 10. 
  • Reactions define if the soldier will fire during enemy turn. To make a reaction shot, the solder must have reserved time units for the shot, during the previous turn, and spot an enemy while moving or firing at him or another team member. Capped at 100. Increase on reaction made.
  • Firing Accuracy define the accuracy with ranged weapons. Capped at 100. Increase on kill.
  • Throwing Accuracy define how far a soldier can throw a grenade. Capped at 100. Increase on throwing anything.
  • Strength is used to carry load. If the soldier have a little strength and we put in his hands a heavy gun, his Time Units will fall. Capped at 70. Increase on kill and overloaded.
There are 2 more statistics unlocked at later stages.
  • Psi Defense. Soldiers with low psi defense will be easily taken under alien control.
  • Psi Attack. Soldiers with high psi attack can take aliens under control.
Game Data:
Name: UFO: Enemy Unknown. (X-COM 1) (1994)
Type: Turn Based Tactic (TBT), Turn Based Strategy (TBS)
Genre: Futuristic (Earth)
Year of Release: 1994 - More Info
Platform: PC/DOS/Windows with DOS-Box

18 Similar Games. Games like UFO: Enemy Unknown:

  1. UFO: Terror from the Deep. (X-COM 2) (1995)
  2. UFO: Apocalypse. (X-COM 3) (1997) 
  3. Xenonauts. (2014)  
  4. UFO: Extraterrestrials (2007)  
  5. UFO: Extraterrestrials 2. (2014)
  6. Laser Squad Nemesis. (2003)
  7. Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate. (1998)    
  8. XCOM: Enemy Within. (2013)
  9. Fallout Tactics 3: Brotherhood of Steel. (2001)
  10. Silent Storm. (2003)
  11. Jagged Alliance 2. (2000)
  12. Omerta: City of Gangsters. (2013)
  13. Invisible Inc. (2015)
  14. Krater. (2012) 
  15. UFO Aftermath. (2003)
  16. UFO Aftershock. (2005)
  17. UFO Afterlight. (2007)
  18. UFO: Alien Invasion. (2007)

UFO: Enemy Unknown - Heavy Cannon

UFO: Enemy Unknown - Heavy Cannon Screenshot
UFO: Enemy Unknown PC game - More screenshots
TBS genre iconTBT genre iconFuturistic style iconyear 1994 icon
Heavy Cannons have nice damage but does not have auto shot. They are not suited for assault, but rather stay in the back line and fire at what the scout have revealed.

Game Data:
Name: UFO: Enemy Unknown. (X-COM 1) (1994)
Type: Turn Based Tactic (TBT), Turn Based Strategy (TBS)
Genre: Futuristic (Earth)
Year of Release: 1994 - More Info
Platform: PC/DOS/Windows with DOS-Box

19 Similar Games. Games like UFO: Enemy Unknown:

  1. UFO: Terror from the Deep. (X-COM 2) (1995)
  2. UFO: Apocalypse. (X-COM 3) (1997) 
  3. Xenonauts. (2014)  
  4. UFO: Extraterrestrials (2007)  
  5. UFO: Extraterrestrials 2. (2014)
  6. Laser Squad Nemesis. (2003)
  7. Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate. (1998)    
  8. XCOM: Enemy Within. (2013)
  9. Fallout Tactics 3: Brotherhood of Steel. (2001)
  10. Silent Storm. (2003)
  11. Jagged Alliance 2. (2000)
  12. Omerta: City of Gangsters. (2013)
  13. Invisible Inc. (2015)
  14. Krater. (2012) 
  15. UFO Aftermath. (2003)
  16. UFO Aftershock. (2005)
  17. UFO Afterlight. (2007)
  18. UFO: Alien Invasion. (2007)
  19. Open Xcom. (2015)