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Dai Senryaku VII - Tanks and migraines

Posted by Sir Cucumber at 9:21 PM on Thursday, August 2, 2007

sir cucumberYes, this is a real game.

No, I don’t know what happened to the other 6.

But this deep and gripping iteration pits you in the middle of an epic cross-continental war between RED and BLUE army, with YELLOW caught in the crossfire.

More importantly it lets you skip the battle animations.

Unfortunately it doesn’t let you turn off the noise from when a unit is selected, its range and arsenal checked, moved, facing confirmed, or ordered to attack. The noise is not unlike striking a table with a hammer.

It also doesn’t let you push a button to jump between units- without a doubt the single most important feature of a strategy game. You’d think they would have remembered this command by part 7.

And then there’s this:

dai senryaku 7, cool kizz