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Tell me what squad level computer wargames you know. If game has RPG elements (most of those does), I don't forbid it, but avoid the ones like Baldur's Gate and Neverwinter Nights. I know some myself:
UFO serie
X-COM serie
Jagged Alliance serie
Laser Squad (Nemesis)
Space Hulk
Space Crusade
Pathway to Glory (for N-Gage)
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There's about a zillion Squad Battle games over at HPS I think.
 
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Space Hulk, that game was pure class.  [:D]


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All of the Combat Mission games (old series and new) are squad-level wargames.
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Sean O'Connor's Firefight 4.0
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All of the Combat Mission games (old series and new) are squad-level wargames.

Based on the examples squad level would be the entire size of the force. Individual units would be 1 man/woman.

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John Tiller's Campaign series is squad based I believe.


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Best out there at present is ALFA: Antiterror. Great gameplay and considerable 'realism' if you can adjust to what might be the worst camera controls in the history of gaming. And the usual disaster associated with low-budget Russian to English translations. There's a demo floating about, and you can buy the DD from Gamersgate.
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Legion Arena is squad based RTS with RPG elements of equipping your troops and choosing the skills they gain as they level up.
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AS far as boardgames go, the Squad Leader series' a hard one to beat. On the PC, Campaign Series and Combat Mission would fit the bill.
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ORIGINAL: Grell

John Tiller's Campaign series is squad based I believe.


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Yes HPS has a series of Squad Battle games - covering from WWII to Korea and Viet Nam
 
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ORIGINAL: wodin

ORIGINAL: Grell

John Tiller's Campaign series is squad based I believe.


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Hi Wodin,

I thought it was that's why I put "I believe".

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ORIGINAL: gunny

ORIGINAL: Paul Roberts

All of the Combat Mission games (old series and new) are squad-level wargames.

Based on the examples squad level would be the entire size of the force. Individual units would be 1 man/woman.
What gunny said. Please, stop repeating CM and the likes.

And another one I remembered:
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ORIGINAL: Matti Kuokkanen

Tell me what squad level computer wargames you know. If game has RPG elements (most of those does), I don't forbid it, but avoid the ones like Baldur's Gate and Neverwinter Nights. I know some myself:
Baldur's Gate sucks so much at the RPG level and is so obsessively focused on combat (especially BG2) that actually, it could be called a computer wargame[:'(].
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Judging by Matti's examples, he wants something with each individual soldier represented X-Com style.

I'd like to add Silent Storm from Nival.  While the late game gets a little sci-fi, it's a WW2 setting.  The destructible environment and ragdoll physics are just plain fun as hell.

They used the same setup for their spy game, too.
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And there is UFO: Alien Invasion, a 3D (Quake2 engine) free squad based UFO clone. Homepage here: http://ufoai.sourceforge.net/
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I know:
Laser Squad
Laser Squad Nemesis (yuck)
X-Com 1
X-Com 2
X-Com 3 (yuck, unless with my X-Com 3 Revisited mod)
Baldur's Gate
Baldur's Gate II
Icewind Dale
Icewind Dale II
Fallout Tictacs
Red Hammer (banned from my comp and returned to store for Starforce)
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PC:
Soldiers at War - Was one of my faves, but doesn't run well on XP unfortunately.
Fallout
101 Airborne
Age of Rifles - Wasn't this squad level or is my memory failing in my old age?
People's Tactices - Was abstract enough to play at a squad level?
Tacops - I know there was no infantry, but units were individual, so perhaps this counts too?
Flashpoint Germany - Same comment as Tacops.

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What was the Card game version of Squad Leader called?It was a great game,still got mine somewhere.
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