The purpose of this game is to kill a maximum number of people. You may choose to play either for the US or the USSR and the computer will play for the other side. You are supposed to launch Inter-Continental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs) at your opponent, who will respond in kind. You can intercept the incoming missiles by launching Anti-Ballistic Missiles (ABMs). Sometimes ICBMs malfunction and detonate in the atmosphere or veer off course into other counties. Your score is the total number of people killed by the missiles, irrespective of nationality. If you play the US, you can choose to have the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) present. It will destroy or deflect incoming Russian missiles and lower your score.
People who downloaded Global Thermonuclear War have also downloaded:
Gary Grigsby's Pacific War (2000), Gary Grigsby's World At War, Gary Grigsby's War in Russia, High Command: Europe 1939-1945, Grandest Fleet 2, The, Fields of Battle, DEFCON: Global Nuclear Domination Game, History Line: 1914-1918 (a.k.a. Great War: 1914-1918, The)
©2016 San Pedro Software Inc. Contact: , done in 0.014 seconds.