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Author Topic: Question on a game type  (Read 372 times)

JudgeDredd

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on: July 05, 2024, 05:42:36 AM
So recently I was thinking I could do with a different kind of game. I was looking at Skyrim, Fallout, XIA, Outer Rim etc, etc.

I asked here about some games and people asked me what I was looking for and I wasn't really sure.

Well - I've thought about it.

Does anyone remember Strike Commander for the PC way back in 1993/94? You were a pilot running a mercenary group. You had an F-16 and had some other pilots. You were presented with missions which you choose from and would get money based on the outcome of those missions...things like protecting a flight or destroying a supply depot. Then you'd use that money to buy weapons, new pilots and aircraft.

So - that's what I'm looking for. Basically a game where you play a mercenary and you earn money doing missions and you can use that money for the betterment of yourself and/or your organisation.

Things like Skyrim and Fallout have the RPG element and missions, though I think they're a bit more scripted. But I'm specifically looking for something where I can choose from a selection of missions which one to take. Additionally, earning coinage for upgrades and the like.

Anything out there like that?

I'm thinking I may have just explained DVG's Warfighter!  :silly:

Which I wasn't over keen on for some reason.  :idiot2:

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Reply #1 on: July 05, 2024, 07:51:15 AM
LOL!

Warfighter had a “spin off” called Private Military Contractor, PMC. It is exactly what you have described.

https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/261666/warfighter-the-private-military-contractor-card-ga

There are also all the DVG Leader type games.

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Reply #2 on: July 05, 2024, 10:14:03 AM
There's also the Congo Merc game from Decision, one of their solo micro-folios, and a few others that use a similar system (the "Commando" system)

https://decisiongames.com/mini-series/

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Reply #3 on: July 05, 2024, 10:59:33 AM
lol - I really have described Warfighter PMC!!

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Reply #4 on: July 05, 2024, 04:26:30 PM
I went and bought Warfighter PMC as its exactly what I was looking for  :ROFL:

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Reply #5 on: July 05, 2024, 04:35:39 PM
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Reply #6 on: July 11, 2024, 03:06:26 AM
I just received my copy of Warfighter PMC - with a few additional addon packs.

This game is packed. I'm very stoked because it fits right in with what I was wanting.

After typing my post, I realised what I typed fitted with Warfighter in a loose way. Barth mentioned PMC which I did not know about and it fits 100% with what I was looking for.

Thanks Barth :bigthumb:
« Last Edit: July 11, 2024, 06:51:25 AM by JudgeDredd »

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Reply #7 on: July 11, 2024, 06:36:46 AM
Ahem… yer welcome. 😉

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Reply #8 on: July 11, 2024, 06:50:30 AM
lol - oh **** - sorry Barth. Thank you so much  :hug:

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Reply #9 on: July 11, 2024, 07:29:56 AM
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Enjoy. It’s not easy when you first start out. Concentrate on easy contracts to make money and improve yer mercs.

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