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Game #184
Hall of Belated Fame Inductee  Cavewars    View all Top Dogs in this genre
Strategy   4X on Earth

Rating: 8.68 (455 votes)

Cavewars box cover

Cavewars screenshot
One of the most original but underrated strategy games of all time, Cavewars is a refreshing fantasy wargame that adds the Z-axis to the traditional two-dimension game map, adding a whole new dimension (pardon the pun) to familiar turn-based play. Each of the depth-dwelling races you can lead also has unique characteristics that call for adapting your strategies to them. The unique and compelling gameplay, tough AI, random maps, and variety of monsters and spells you can research make Cavewars one of my all-time favorite fantasy strategy games.

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Richard Kim
Developer: Broken Arrow Entertainment
Publisher: Avalon Hill
Year: 1997
Software Copyright: Avalon Hill
Theme: Fantasy
Multiplayer:  
None that we know of
System Requirements: DOS
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If you like this game, try: Fantasy Empires, Stronghold, Conquered Kingdoms

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