The Road to Baghdad

Initial Release Date: 2004

Developer: Bold Games

Publisher: Global Star Software

Platform: Windows

Overview:
Command your troops on the Road to Baghdad as they engage in key scenarios based on the recent conflict “Operation Iraqi Freedom.” Engage the enemy in intense, pulse-pounding combat in the deserts of Iraq.

System Requirements:
Windows ME/2000/XP
Pentium III 600 MHz
128 MB RAM
950 MB Hard Drive Space
8x CD-ROM Drive
32 MB VRAM

Gameplay:
The Road to Baghdad based on the Close Combat series. Same engine and mechanics. The player controls a squad of troops carrying out various objectives. Give orders, position the troops and try to outsmart the enemy. However, the game isn’t nearly as good as Close Combat.

While the strategy elements are there, the details are not. Weapons sounds, for example, are atrocious. It’s a very lackluster real time strategy outclassed by the series it’s imitating. 

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