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  • Summary: It's 2013. 10 years ago, a fanatical cult caused a near apocalypse on the Earth. To survive, you and a group of military veterans went underground. Now, you emerge to a world enslaved by the cult. You must free humanity from its new oppressors. Controlling a fully customizable squad of up to 12 soldiers, you work your way through a scarred landscape. Starting with only a pistol, your squad must locate and recapture the weapons of modern warcraft and do battle. But be careful because all weapons and vehicles can also be commandeered by the enemy, even in mid-battle-and used against you, too. Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 9
  2. Negative: 0 out of 9
  1. Despite its annoying technical issues, Soldiers of Anarchy is a lot of fun.
  2. 80
    Mission objectives are varied and quite satisfying, the graphics shine, and tons of replay value is provided.
  3. 80
    It's really too bad they didn't spend more time polishing this up because it could have been one hell of a game.
  4. An interesting 3D RTS, and its numerous options, as well as weapons and vehicles will get you going at times. However this comes at a price. The game’s hardware requirements are very steep ..., and as I said the camera is simply killing the playability.
  5. Anarchy, lacking that amiability, coupled with the slow pacing, will find it tough to hold a wide audience. However, there's no denying it exhibits some signs of an uber-hit.
  6. I have no doubt that it's destined to be a sleeper classic.
  7. The game is riddled with bugs that will bring your computer to a standstill... Just as bad are the incredibly long load times. [Mar 2003, p.102]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. DetoxRAF
    Apr 7, 2003
    10
    I love the game but admit it's for hard-core folks only... People who can use one hand to control the camera and the other to control the whole squad... (like me :-P ) Expand
  2. VictorK.
    Mar 31, 2003
    10
    Most realistic units I`ve ever seen!
  3. JohnI.
    Aug 25, 2006
    9
    Another game where the patch would raise percentages by at least 10-20%, so this game is worthy of a 9.0 to me now, with the patch vastly improving pathfinding and much more importanly allowing commands to be given during pause. This makes the game much more enjoyable. Also, with PC's having caught up in the last couple of years, everybody should be able to play this, like me, at 1280x1024 with full detail! It's really is, even today(2006), one of the nicest looking RTS's out there! It is a hardcore tactical game though A mix between Fallout, Commando's and a 2D Operation Flashpoint! :) So read the reviews, discount the negative comments that have been fixed by the patch and remeber, User Reviews are where it's at with older games that have been patched. Game magazine/web reviews are always going to be based on 1.0 versions and are not going to be re-written when a patch solves all the problems! So write user reviews! You'll be doing all gamers a service! Expand
  4. JokdeMo
    Feb 12, 2003
    6
    Its good, but JA2 and X-COM is much better.