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The more recent, non PC turn based combat games by Julian Gollop


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#1 Kharille

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Posted 05 May 2011 - 08:29 PM

has anybody followed the later works of Julian Gollop? I wish he'd stick to PC, doubt I'd buy a nintendo 3ds or whatever that is but have a look:


http://en.wikipedia....i/Julian_Gollop

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Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars (2011)
Rebelstar: Tactical Command (2005)
Laser Squad Nemesis (2002)
The Dreamland Chronicles: Freedom Ridge (cancelled)
Magic and Mayhem (1998)
X-COM: Apocalypse (1997)
UFO: Enemy Unknown/X-COM: UFO Defense (1994)
Lords of Chaos (1990)
Laser Squad (1988)
Rebelstar II (1988)
Rebelstar (1986)
Chaos (1985)
Rebelstar Raiders (1984)

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Posted 06 May 2011 - 05:51 AM

I've seen a gameplay video of Ghost Recon. Let's say that if you're a fan of games like Laser Squad and X-Com, then buying it is pointless as it doesn't have anything in common with these games. While Laser Squad and X-Com are simulationist, GR is extremely abstract, more like some kind of a tactical jRPG than like his older games.

His game history after UFO are basically about going away from the brutal simulationist model of UFO and LS and making less and less lethal and more abstract games. So, he's lost to our cause.

Edited by Sorrow, 06 May 2011 - 05:54 AM.