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Wargame: Red Dragon
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Developer(s) Eugen Systems
Publisher(s) Focus Home Interactive
Engine IRISZOOM V4
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows, Linux
Release date(s) April 17th, 2014
Genre(s) Real-time tactics
Modes(s) Singleplayer, multiplayer
Media/distribution Steam download

Wargame: Red Dragon is a real-time tactics video game developed by Eugen Systems and published by Focus Home Interactive. Like its last two predecessors, it is set during the Cold War but after the original games, in East Asia. Along with the new setting, its introduces China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea[1], and the ANZAC[2] as new nations.

The time frame has been extended from 1975 to 1991. There will be over 1200 units featured in Red Dragon, including returning units from AirLand Battle.[2]

The most important addition to Red Dragon would be the addition of ships and naval warfare.

Although only the nations involved in the campaign (USA, USSR, UK, France, West Germany, and Canada) will be brought up to 1991 standards at release, free DLCs has been announced that will update the Scandinavian and Non-Soviet Warsaw Pact nations to 1991 standard after the game is released.[3] The Millionth Mile DLC was released on July 24, 2014 to update the NSWP to 1991 standards.

Singleplayer

1991 – War between NATO and the Pact intensifies. The two superpowers battle fiercer than ever on a new battleground, Asia, joined by their new allies: Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand.

There are a total of five playable campaigns in Wargame: Red Dragon of varying difficulties:

Gameplay

Red Dragon continues the gameplay established in previous Wargame titles, with all features from Wargame: AirLand Battle retained. The gameplay is still revolved around various modes of holding control zones on a large map, with a command vehicle in order to gain reinforcement points. Each faction starts a battle with a deck of units with each unit worth a given number of command points, and the player can place out a limited number of units from that deck on the battlefield. Then as command zones are conquered, command points will be added during the battle at a faster rate, which gives the player opportunity to reinforce. At least two command zones are reinforcement zones, which the player needs to hold in order to bring in reinforcements.

The Red Dragon single-player features five solo-campaigns spanning from 1975 to 1991.

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References

  1. Gamescom 2013: Wargame: Red Dragon. playnation.eu (August 23, 2013). Retrieved on 2013-8-25.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Wargame Red Dragon: Facts & Flags. Wargame-EE.com (August 26, 2013). Retrieved on 2013-8-27.
  3. Rumour control, here are the facts.... Wargame-EE.com (September 30, 2013). Retrieved on 2013-10-3.

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