Have You Played? is an endless stream of game recommendations. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.
I don’t like games like Full Spectrum Warrior.
I like Full Spectrum Warrior.
Another of the licenses picked up and then ignored by Nordic Games after the sad death of THQ, and created by the missed and EA-murdered Pandemic, Full Spectrum Warrior was a real-time tactical shooter that streamlined the genre to a place where even I could enjoy it.
You had two teams of four soldiers, Alpha and Bravo fireteams, and you ordered them about via a really neat system that let you plop circles down behind obstacles in a very satisfying manner. They then carried out the hard work for you, which meant your focus was on movement and positioning, and gosh if it didn’t work rather nicely.