Posts Tagged ‘wild-metal-country’

Have You Played… Wild Metal Country?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.

Jim has. He auditioned it twice, and it failed to impress on both occasions. I, on the other hand, was bowled over. In fact I’d go so far as to say WMC is one of my all-time favourite games. Read the rest of this entry »

Retro: Wild Metal Country

Tanks. Like armoured farmyard vehicles with rotatable turrets.

While I was recently poking around in retroland looking for old DMA Design stuff, I stumbled across what is pretty old news: ancient DMA, now Rockstar, games for free. Having already played the GTA games to death I immediately downloaded Wild Metal Country, which I vaguely remembered for being over-hyped and too hard back when it came out in 1997. It was one of the earliest games I remember being able to cry “Physics!” when playing, and it was also a game I bought before reading any reviews… Let’s just say that it was one of those titles that made me realise the value of my cancelled Amiga Power subscription (and, as if any reason were needed to emphasise the point, cancelled Amiga Power).
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