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Game #410
Fire Power  
Action   Multiplayer shooter

Rating: 8.52 (117 votes)

Fire Power box cover

Fire Power screenshot
Fire Power is a fun "capture the flag" variant that requires careful planning as well as high dexterity. Instead of your legs, you control a tank, looking at the action from a top-down perspective. Starting from your own garage, you must blast your way to capture your opponent's flag which is hidden in his territory. Guns, helicopters, and infantry ("squish!") add an extra layer of complexity to the traditional capture-the-flag game. One of the game's best features is the ability to play head-to-head against a human player in split-screen mode, null modem, or even modem. The modem mode wasn't implemented very well, perhaps due to technical limitations (although Dani Bunten's Modem Wars implemented it almost perfectly), but the game is still a lot of fun in 2-player splitscreen mode. Overall, despite a glitchy modem play, Fire Power is a nice little gem that is great for a few minutes of tank-blasting joy. The game is now freeware, courtesy of Silent Software (now Prolific Publishing). You can download the game here, or from their website.

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Unknown
Developer: Silent Software
Publisher: Freeware
Year: 1988
Software Copyright: Silent Software
System Requirements: DOS
Where to get it:
Related Links: Official page
If you like this game, try: Skychase, Capture The Flag, Sarge

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