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PC GAMER (UK) - - COVER FEATURE - Ju­lian Gol­lop’s great­est hits

Rebel star Raiders 1984

An early turn-based strat­egy game, Rebel­star-Raiders is a mul­ti­player sci-fi game where play­ers con­trol op­pos­ing squads of sol­diers.

Laser Squad 1988

An­other turn-based game, this time fea­tur­ing a va­ri­ety of tac­ti­cal mis­sions in­clud­ing as­sas­si­na­tion, hostage res­cue and in­fil­tra­tion.

UFO: En­emy Un­known 1994

Also known as X-COM: UFO De­fense in North Amer­ica, this was the world’s first taste of what would go on to be­come a hugely pop­u­lar se­ries.

X-C OM: Apoc­a­lypse 1997

A deeper, more com­plex take on X-COM, with self-ad­just­ing dif­fi­culty and ri­val fac­tions, in­clud­ing the alien-wor­ship­ping Cult of Sir­ius.

Chaos Re­born 2015

A re­make of Chaos: The Bat­tle of Wizards (an early Gol­lop pro­ject), this strat­egy game fea­tures war­ring wizards and chal­leng­ing com­bat.

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