History VideoGame / WargameEuropeanEscalation

7th Oct '16 11:17:21 PM TypeProton
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* AwesomePersonnelCarrier: Both sides have well armed [=APCs=]. Most infantry choices can also have one of these with them if you choose, transporting them directly into the battlefield.

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* AwesomePersonnelCarrier: Both sides have well armed [=APCs=]. Most infantry choices can also have one of these with them if you choose, ranging from lightly armored car to IFV, transporting them directly into the battlefield.
7th Oct '16 11:05:35 PM TypeProton
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* AwesomePersonnelCarrier: Both sides have well armed [=APCs=].

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* AwesomePersonnelCarrier: Both sides have well armed [=APCs=]. Most infantry choices can also have one of these with them if you choose, transporting them directly into the battlefield.
7th Oct '16 11:03:48 PM TypeProton
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''Wargame: European Escalation'' is a Real-Time Tactics game revolving around NATO vs Warsaw Pact countries in a Cold War Gone Hot. Made by Eugen Systems and published by Focus Home Interactive. Featuring LOTS of real life vehicles and weapons. Players gain stars through gameplay which they can use to upgrade/buy units into their "deck" to use in multiplayer, resulting in wide variety of tactics like rapid light tank attacks, airborne infantry rushes, artillery-based army etc.

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''Wargame: European Escalation'' is a Real-Time Tactics game revolving around NATO vs Warsaw Pact countries in a Cold War Gone Hot. Made by Eugen Systems and published by Focus Home Interactive. Featuring LOTS of real life vehicles and weapons. Players gain stars through gameplay which they can use to upgrade/buy units into their "deck" to use in multiplayer, resulting in wide variety of tactics like rapid light tank attacks, airborne army composition and tactics, from mechanized infantry rushes, force, a heavy tank battalion, artillery-based army etc.
group to airborne-centric army.
21st Aug '16 4:08:52 AM Morgenthaler
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** Partially averted, in that [[spoiler: the polities of the USSR and major NATO powers are stated to have survived the nuclear exchange, and remain sufficiently intact to attempt peace negotiations. Even though Central Europe has been reduced to warlordism between isolated military units, it appears that the USSR and USA at least remain somewhat intact.]]
21st Aug '16 4:08:38 AM Morgenthaler
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* AfterTheEnd: [[spoiler: Most of the campaigns are disconnected from each other, with the exception of the last two, Able Archer and Wasteland. Specifically: the first mission of Wasteland starts somewhere between two and three months after the final mission of Able Archer... which ended with [[TheUltimateResistance French nuclear missiles]] getting fired at the Warsaw Pact. No points for guessing [[FromBadToWorse what happened after that]]...]]

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* AfterTheEnd: [[spoiler: Most of the campaigns are disconnected from each other, with the exception of the last two, Able Archer and Wasteland. Specifically: the first mission of Wasteland starts somewhere between two and three months after the final mission of Able Archer... which ended with [[TheUltimateResistance [[UsefulNotes/TheUltimateResistance French nuclear missiles]] getting fired at the Warsaw Pact. No points for guessing [[FromBadToWorse what happened after that]]...]]
15th Aug '16 11:43:30 PM Wuz
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Wargame: European Escalation is a Real-Time Tactics game revolving around NATO vs Warsaw Pact countries in a Cold War Gone Hot. Made by Eugen Systems and published by Focus Home Interactive. Featuring LOTS of real life vehicles and weapons. Players gain stars through gameplay which they can use to upgrade/buy units into their "deck" to use in multiplayer, resulting in wide variety of tactics like rapid light tank attacks, airborne infantry rushes, artillery-based army etc.

A sequel, [[VideoGame/WargameAirlandBattle Wargame: [=AirLand=] Battle]], is now out. It is set in the Scandinavian theater, and in addition to aircraft it introduces [[UsefulNotes/CanucksWithChinooks Canadian]], Danish, [[UsefulNotes/SwedesWithCoolPlanes Swedish]] and [[UsefulNotes/NorwegiansWithNoAmmo Norwegian]] forces.

A third game, [[VideoGame/WargameRedDragon Wargame: Red Dragon]] has been released, focused on the Korean Peninsula. It will introduce amphibious vehicles & landings, frigates, sea command sectors, and more complex terrain. It adds the [[UsefulNotes/ChineseWithChopperSupport People's Republic of China]], the [[UsefulNotes/NorthKoreansWithNodongs Democratic People's Republic of Korea]], the [[UsefulNotes/SouthKoreansWithMarines Republic of Korea]], [[UsefulNotes/KaijuDefenseForce Japan]], and [[UsefulNotes/AussiesWithArtillery Australia]] and [[UsefulNotes/KiwisWithCarbines New Zealand]] combined into ANZAC, as well as some new units for some existing factions.

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Wargame: ''Wargame: European Escalation Escalation'' is a Real-Time Tactics game revolving around NATO vs Warsaw Pact countries in a Cold War Gone Hot. Made by Eugen Systems and published by Focus Home Interactive. Featuring LOTS of real life vehicles and weapons. Players gain stars through gameplay which they can use to upgrade/buy units into their "deck" to use in multiplayer, resulting in wide variety of tactics like rapid light tank attacks, airborne infantry rushes, artillery-based army etc.

A sequel, [[VideoGame/WargameAirlandBattle Wargame: [=AirLand=] Battle]], ''VideoGame/WargameAirlandBattle'', is now out. It is set in the Scandinavian theater, and in addition to aircraft it introduces [[UsefulNotes/CanucksWithChinooks Canadian]], Danish, [[UsefulNotes/SwedesWithCoolPlanes Swedish]] and [[UsefulNotes/NorwegiansWithNoAmmo Norwegian]] forces.

A third game, [[VideoGame/WargameRedDragon Wargame: Red Dragon]] ''VideoGame/WargameRedDragon'' has been released, focused on the Korean Peninsula. It will introduce amphibious vehicles & landings, frigates, sea command sectors, and more complex terrain. It adds the [[UsefulNotes/ChineseWithChopperSupport People's Republic of China]], the [[UsefulNotes/NorthKoreansWithNodongs Democratic People's Republic of Korea]], the [[UsefulNotes/SouthKoreansWithMarines Republic of Korea]], [[UsefulNotes/KaijuDefenseForce Japan]], and [[UsefulNotes/AussiesWithArtillery Australia]] and [[UsefulNotes/KiwisWithCarbines New Zealand]] combined into ANZAC, as well as some new units for some existing factions.
2nd May '16 6:51:31 PM HashiriyaR32
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** [[AvertedTrope Averted]] realistically by some units; infantry carry anti-tank or anti-air missiles, assault rifles, and grenades and a good infantry unit is capable of taking on a surprising range of units. Also, certain tanks come with autocannons as well as machine guns, making them effective against vehicles, aircraft, and infantry all in one. The best example of this would be the M60 Starship, which carries an anti-tank missile, a main gun, and a 20mm autocannon to use against helicopters.

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** [[AvertedTrope Averted]] realistically by some units; infantry carry anti-tank or anti-air missiles, assault rifles, and grenades and a good infantry unit is capable of taking on a surprising range of units. Also, certain tanks come with autocannons as well as machine guns, making them effective against vehicles, aircraft, and infantry all in one. The best example of this would be the M60 Starship, which carries an whose main gun can fire both conventional ammo and anti-tank missile, a main gun, missiles, and also packs a 20mm autocannon to use against helicopters.
8th Aug '15 2:30:34 AM msq
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* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: More or less the premise of Wasteland [[spoiler:in addition to being set AfterTheEnd. Following the ending of Able Archer resulting in nuclear war, a group of former NATO and Warsaw Pact soldiers united in their hatred for those responsible for said war tear through warlord-plagued Europe before attempting to disrupt peace negotiations between the still-relatively intact USSR and USA.]]
14th May '15 10:54:15 AM Morgenthaler
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* BritsWithBattleships: The British Forces in continental Europe have the best tanks in NATO, and the easiest access to dedicated infantry units and some lower-tier helicopters (especially transport and recon).
* UsefulNotes/CanucksWithChinooks: Appear in ''[=AirLand=] Battle''. They get the unique [=ADATS=] vehicle, whose missiles are both anti-tank and anti-air.
* The UsefulNotes/ColdWar: The setting of the game.



* GaulsWithGrenades: The French are one of the NATO nations whose units are available.



* UsefulNotes/PolesWithPoleaxes: Poland is a playable Warsaw Pact faction.
* RedsWithRockets: The USSR is undisputably the major player in the Warsaw Pact faction.
** And they didn't forget to bring the rockets.



* UsefulNotes/WeAreNotTheWehrmacht: West Germany one of the NATO faction armed with modern weapons such as the Leopard 1 tank.
* WorldWarII: The Warsaw Pact side realistically uses several surplus World War 2-era vehicles as second-line units, such as the T-34/85 tank and the SU-85 tank destroyer.



* YanksWithTanks: The USA has some of the best tanks in the game (such as the Abrams tank and the only NATO tanks with [=ATGMs=]) and by far the best helicopters.

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* YanksWithTanks: The USA has some of the best tanks in the game (such as the Abrams tank and the only NATO tanks with [=ATGMs=]) and by far the best helicopters.----
14th May '15 10:53:07 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[spoiler: AfterTheEnd]]: [[spoiler: Most of the campaigns are disconnected from each other, with the exception of the last two, Able Archer and Wasteland. Specifically: the first mission of Wasteland starts somewhere between two and three months after the final mission of Able Archer... which ended with [[TheUltimateResistance French nuclear missiles]] getting fired at the Warsaw Pact. No points for guessing [[FromBadToWorse what happened after that]]...]]

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* [[spoiler: AfterTheEnd]]: AfterTheEnd: [[spoiler: Most of the campaigns are disconnected from each other, with the exception of the last two, Able Archer and Wasteland. Specifically: the first mission of Wasteland starts somewhere between two and three months after the final mission of Able Archer... which ended with [[TheUltimateResistance French nuclear missiles]] getting fired at the Warsaw Pact. No points for guessing [[FromBadToWorse what happened after that]]...]]



* [[spoiler: NukeEm]]: [[spoiler: What happens at the end of final Warsaw Pact campaign.]]

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* [[spoiler: NukeEm]]: NukeEm: [[spoiler: What happens at the end of final Warsaw Pact campaign.]]
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