Breach & Clear brings deep tactical strategy simulation to PC, Mac and Linux! Build your Special Operations team, plan and execute advanced missions, and own every angle. Choose your real-world squad -- US Army Rangers, Germany's KSK, Canada’s JTF2, UK SAS, and more -- and take on a variety of foes with different skill-sets and...
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Release Date: Mar 21, 2014

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“Rainbow Six meets XCOM.”
82 – GamesMaster Magazine

“When a smartly conceived plan comes together Breach & Clear is every bit as satisfying as Frozen Synapse or XCOM: Enemy Unknown.”
7/10 – Pocket Gamer

“Breach and Clear is a masterful game.”
5/5 – GameWoof

About This Game

Breach & Clear brings deep tactical strategy simulation to PC, Mac and Linux! Build your Special Operations team, plan and execute advanced missions, and own every angle.

Choose your real-world squad -- US Army Rangers, Germany's KSK, Canada’s JTF2, UK SAS, and more -- and take on a variety of foes with different skill-sets and abilities. Learn to approach, engage, and dominate your opponents through superior tactics and training. The Steam version of Breach & Clear includes all the premium content from the original mobile game at no additional cost.

FULL CUSTOMIZATION


Build your arsenal with thousands of gun combinations, and specialize each soldier with a combination of perks, tactics, camo, armor, and inventory all tailored by you. Tune your load-out with consumables like UAV Drones and Breaching Charges that can change the course of battle!

OWN EVERY ANGLE


Each soldier matters, every decision counts. Plan your mission step-by-step: split up your team and assault the map from multiple entrance points, set routes and fields of fire, use cover and outflank your foe.

REALISTIC, TACTICAL COMBAT

Developed with help from members of the Special Operations Forces community, Breach & Clear features actual close-quarters combat tactics and a variety of door-breaching techniques. Soldiers equip real-world weapons and gear. Firefights take place in real time.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP or higher
    • Processor: Core 2 Duo or equivalent - 1.5 GHz or higher
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Any DirectX 9.0c Compatible Card from 2007 onwards.
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OSX 10.6 or higher
    • Processor: Intel based processor - 1.5 GHz or higher
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3.0+ compatible video card
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • Processor: Core 2 Duo or equivalent - 1.5 GHz or higher
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3.0+ compatible video card
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
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Pookie
( 8.7 hrs on record )
Posted: July 24
Product received for free
Good tactical Game :v
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Wizard Pug
( 19.3 hrs on record )
Posted: July 22
Easy to get the hang off, yet still fun to play. sometimes the game throws a few curveballs at you that will make you rage a bit, but really, if you grab this on a steam sale and like turn based stuff, you'll get your money's worth.
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Vivisector
( 1.4 hrs on record )
Posted: July 17
I love tactics games but I honestly can't see a reason to play this one. Its not a bad game per-say, it jsut has nothing interesting about it and there's pretty much no depth here. Every mission is extremely easy and the progression system just isn't worth it.
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Thaddeus J. Spider
( 15.3 hrs on record )
Posted: July 16
TL;DR I invited my brother to try this game out one time, and he got a perfect score on his first try.
Me: "Wow, not bad."
Him: "I just did what they taught me to do in Infantry School."
So I guess the game works pretty well.

On to the Review

Breach & Clear is probably the most fun I've ever had playing a strategy game, largely because its plan-the-next-few-seconds approach both allows the player take his/her time while planning the next move and provides the satisfaction of seeing a successful plan play out in real-time.

Level design is nicely varied while still generally keeping the unwritten rules of play applicable (i.e. the lessons learned from successful/unsuccessful runs of previous missions will be useful in later missions). I never did figure out exactly what the game used (other than completion speed) to determine the 1-4 star performance rating, but I almost always agreed with the rating it gave me. I do wish that the game would allow the player to change the order in which their squad stacks up on doors, so that my medic wouldn't be taking point all the time while my direct-action guy sits in the back, but otherwise the movement and control of squad members is well-thought-out and intuitive.

There is a ludicrously elaborate equipment customization system that I appreciate, and I also like that it unlocks more weapons based on the total number of stars you've acquired as mission ratings. However, the number of stars required to unlock the guns, as well as the amount of money awarded for missions versus the amount that guns cost, is a bit unreasonable. Even getting maximum ratings on all of the missions requires several runs through all of the missions in order to have enough stars to unlock the top-tier weapons, and even more runs to get the money to purchase them. But again, this is a relatively minor complaint, and on the whole the system works well.

In short, while it isn't perfect, Breach & Clear is a solid tactical strategy game with sound core mechanics and enough variety to keep it interesting. Highly recommended.
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NippaR
( 1.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 16
-Buy the game
-Do Steam offline mode
-Play the game
-Finish it
-Refund it

-10/10 Would Play Again
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Absolutely Cancer
( 14.5 hrs on record )
Posted: July 14
Breach & Clear(AKA Waste of money)

Let's get started:
Notes:
-This game is a mobile port to PC
-Cheat Engine doesn't work on this
-Microtransactions

Pros:
-Can be addicting

Cons;
-Guns are too easy to suppress
-Graphics are poor
-Music gets repetative
-Not enough levels
-Not enough variety in weapon types
-Lack of customizability
-Overpriced

Do not buy this on PC
On phone the price is more "fair"
(Warning this game sacks your phone battery)
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RUDE100
( 14.9 hrs on record )
Posted: July 8
nice game .
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Yoho_RU
( 1.6 hrs on record )
Posted: July 7
Pros:
+ game process looks like fun
+ acceptable visuals
+ soldiers' customizations
+ team customiztion
+ variety of tactics
+ Ctrl+Z!

Contras:
– Pre-cmbat interface
– Combat Interface
– Team abilities interface
– Combat camera

No, seriously! Interface looks like a direct port from mobile, without a single paradigm adapted to PC mouse and keyboard (except Ctrl+Z, that is): no RMB, camera rotates at fixed angles only, you can't edit given orders (you can only cancel them one by one starting with the last one), you give orders and you select soldirers with the same click (you can do it accidentally) etc...

Interface is a real fun killer here. I battle with interface more than I battle with enemy.
I would have recommended this game if not for its interface.
Can't recommend it on PC, sorry.
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THE KRAKEN
( 4.4 hrs on record )
Posted: July 6
All I have to say is that, thankfully, I didn’t get this game at full price. Breach & Clear is a strategy, simulation “game” from developers Mighty Rabbit Studios and Gun. and publishers Gambitious Digital Entertainment and Devolver Digital. Let’s get rocking.

The Good

I think the best thing about this game is that I don’t have to play it ever again and I can hide it from my Steam library.

The Bad

Games that begin as apps for phones and tablets, should remain on phones and tablets. It’s painfully obvious that this game was designed as such. I don’t actually want to write much else because I feel like this game is still wasting my time by having me talk about it.

The Meh

Move along please.

Verdict: Nay

Save your money, people. This game is $14.99 at full price in the Steam Store. That alone is one of the funniest things I’ve seen this week. There are far better games out there with the same premise that aren’t a ♥♥♥♥♥♥ app port.
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Argentum
( 8.8 hrs on record )
Posted: July 5
It's something I start up every once in a while when I feel I don't have a lot of time. It starts up fast, the missions are short and it's good fun. Everytime I end up playing longer than anticipated and rarely do I regret it. The game isn't something I play consistently, but on an every-now-and-then-basis I enjoy it a lot. Definitely happy with the purchase. :)
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 7
Pros:
+ game process looks like fun
+ acceptable visuals
+ soldiers' customizations
+ team customiztion
+ variety of tactics
+ Ctrl+Z!

Contras:
– Pre-cmbat interface
– Combat Interface
– Team abilities interface
– Combat camera

No, seriously! Interface looks like a direct port from mobile, without a single paradigm adapted to PC mouse and keyboard (except Ctrl+Z, that is): no RMB, camera rotates at fixed angles only, you can't edit given orders (you can only cancel them one by one starting with the last one), you give orders and you select soldirers with the same click (you can do it accidentally) etc...

Interface is a real fun killer here. I battle with interface more than I battle with enemy.
I would have recommended this game if not for its interface.
Can't recommend it on PC, sorry.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
17.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
Product received for free
I must be honest and say that I was a bit sceptic when I looked at the pictures from the game, however I decided to try it out nonetheless, after I finished my old SWAT 4 game. (It is a pretty unfair comparement, which also made me give this game a chance regardless the bad impression from the pictures)

And I must say Breach & Clear surprised me positively. You can chose what kind of gear, equipment and clothes your team is going to wear and use on the small missions throughout the game which is a plus in my oppinion. Besides the customization abilities you can pick how you wish to approach the enviroments and how to back your team up, you can even chose which role you wish to be (Medic, leader, breacher etc etc) not to forget you even can name - ALL - of your team members as you like, a nice little detail.

Besides that you can pick which difficulty you wish the game to challenge you at range from easy to "insane" so theres a difficulty for new players and veterans who doens't play other kind of games, or just because you as a player want a nice challenge.

I will upvote this game because it's actually quite fun and time consuming when you first get the hang of it. I will recomend this if you as myself like tactical games as SWAT, Police Quest etc etc.
- If you're in doubt buy it.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
15.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 4
Plan your turn and hit execute. Customize your team with how they look, what they bring, and how they act. Nothing negative to say.
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242 of 319 people (76%) found this review helpful
Recommended
8.4 hrs on record
Posted: March 21, 2014
If you, like me, are a fan of the genre (tactical turn-based squad strategy games) then this is definitely a gem!
Similar games: SWAT 2, Jagged Alliance, XCom-series, Deadline, Door Kickers, Arma Tactics

However! In comparison to most of them, this game lacks alot of complexity, depth, the missions in this game are quite small. It is rather a small game focused on the encounters, plan your attack and execute it.

The tutorial was very easy to understand, the game interface is simple and intuitive.
The sheer amount of equipment available makes it interesting to replay missions, being able to try new tactics to finish them.

Graphics are quite nice.
Sound/music is good.
Character customization feels adequate.
Good weapon customizations.

I understand that the game is converted from mobile, which seems like a good job, however some more hotkeys would be lovely.

(Check my profile for screenshots)

Reminds me in a good way of classics like SWAT 2.

Finally someone who is able to revive the genre! This game coupled with Door Kickers are the only hope left.
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76 of 83 people (92%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
8.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 26, 2015
This game is basically Frozen Synapse, except with detailed graphics and soldiers that are modelled after real-life counterterrorism squads. This is not inherently a bad thing, but it should be noted that this game does a few things differently:

Firstly, you have less control over your soldiers than you do in Synapse. Sometimes your soldiers will feel like doing things that you didn't tell them to do. This can sometimes be good, other times bad. For example, I sighed relief when one of my soldiers was smart enough to turn around and shoot at an enemy that had flanked him, but other times I wished that he would keep his original target and let his buddies take care of the bad guys creeping up on him.

Secondly, there is no way to order your soldiers to wait. This can be a problem if you want to synchronize time-sensitive manuevers (for example, rushing into a room after your teammate's flashbang has blown). You can order your soldier to walk in a little circle to burn time, but that's not always viable when you're pinned down by enemies. This means that the tactical aspect is a little watered-down compared to Synapse.

Thirdly, this game has character progression. Soldiers accumulate experience, gear, and level-up. This process is fairly enjoyable, and there is also an extensive character customization system which allows you to pick your soldiers' clothes, hats, weapons, accessories, etc (there are no female characters are available though, which is somewhat disappointing). Synapse had none of this.

Fourthly, there is no "preview" feature. This is unfortunate, because planning attacks before you finalized your turn was an extremely useful feature in Synapse. In Breach & Clear, you just kinda have to visualize everything beforehand and roll the dice. Sometimes this is fine, as this game is far more forgiving than Synapse is - You won't die in one hit if you make a mistake, for example, as all your soldiers have health and evasion stats that help them survive longer.

Lastly, there is no multiplayer. At all. Which sucks. This game seems perfect for playing with your friends, but instead you only have the option of playing against the lackluster AI.

So, I'm kinda torn on Breach & Clear. It does some things right, but it is also lacking in other ways. Frozen Synapse is a superior game overall, but it isn't going to give military genre fans their fix of atmosphere the way this game will.

In this respect, that's where this game does right - It does deliver a solid tactical experience against a backdrop of beautifully rendered (and diverse) hand-crafted maps.

So really, my choice to recommend this game comes down to the question of whether I had fun playing the game or not. At the end of the day, my answer is yes - I definitely did have fun playing Breach & Clear.

I'm just glad that I didn't pay full price. I'd recommend you do the same.
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116 of 144 people (81%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
29.4 hrs on record
Posted: February 22, 2015
Solid little tactical strategy game.

That said, gets repetitive FAST and, in my opinion, in no way justifies the price tag. Pick up on discount only.

Also, if you're a completionist, don't pick up AT ALL. There are some achievements that are ridiculously grindy, requiring hundreds of hours of gameplay from a game with like 20 hours game MAX.
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62 of 68 people (91%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
38.0 hrs on record
Posted: January 27
Recommended, but only if you really like the genre - turn based tactical. I do like the game, and I will probably get 10-20 hours of gameplay out of it, but I can already spot some problems.

- Poor weapon variety. There's lots of AR-15 and M4 varieties, with similar stats, but no AK-47 (despite that you can play as spetznaz) or weapons of other origin than US/west Europe.
- Poor gear variety. With a few exceptions, you can add something that adds a single value. For almost the same price, you can get a bonus of 5, 10 or 15. Why would anyone ever buy the +5 gear?
- Poor mission variety. 35 SMALL maps. 3 different missions on each (hunt, defuse, extraction).
- Bland AI. Nothing surprising about it's moves.
- No sidearms, no magazine count, no reloads.
- Poor use of grenades. If you want to use a flashbang, then use it on turn 1 and move into the room on turn 2. There's no way to tell your squad to wait until after the detonation before they move in. Which leads to the next point...
- Poor ways to coordinate your movements. You can't tell op 1 to wait until op 2 arrives and then move together, unless you wait a full round. Which might hurt your score.
- Poor damage model. Everyone always fight to the death. Injuries have no negative effect, armor only adds HP.

None of this is game-breaking, but my impression is that they should have added more features and more complexity to the game, and definitely bigger/more maps. At the 15 euro pricetag, I recon you get your moneys' worth but only if you are really itching for this type of game.
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74 of 87 people (85%) found this review helpful
Recommended
18.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 23, 2014
Breach & Clear is an interesting marriage of Frozen Synapse's hybrid turn-based/real-time style of tactics gameplay with XCOM: Enemy Unknown’s customizable class-based soldiers and carefully-constructed mission levels, then given a Counter-Strike terrorists-vs.-special-forces makeover - right down to the almighty flashbang grenade.

Upon first starting up the game, the player will be greeted by a series of screens to set up their first squad. They can choose from a variety of different special forces outfits from around the world, from the American Navy SEALS to the German Kommando Spezialkräfte, among others.

The player can choose the faces, names, and soldier classes for each member of their 4-man squad. Each of the six classes has a unique role to play with their special abilities and passive traits, and having to choose which to bring and which to forego should be carefully considered, as it will significantly affect how you approach different situations from that point on.

Every mission starts by selecting which entry points to place the soldiers at before they storm the room, or otherwise enter the combat area. Enemies inside rooms that have no open doors cannot be seen (conversely, every enemy in an outdoor area can be seen), meaning you will sometimes be storming a building blind. As such, the player has to carefully survey the map layout, note cover near to every door, and account for every angle an enemy might be waiting at before breaching the entrance. Sometimes it might even be favorable to split your team into two groups of two as opposed to keeping all four together.

At the start of each turn, the player will issue orders to all four of their soldiers during a “planning phase” - where to move (and along what path - an option XCOM sorely neglected), what direction to face, what inventory equipment or special abilities to use. When everything is set, all four men will simultaneously execute your orders in real-time during an “action phase”, as will the enemies act. Some of the enemies’ actions are proactive, and some are reactionary - especially in response to any grenades you throw. This is unlike Frozen Synapse, where the enemy soldiers will follow their turn’s orders to a T regardless of what yours do.

This also leads to an important interesting factor introduced in Breach & Clear that XCOM notably fails to consider: noise. Guns are loud, and if you hear a bunch going off in the next room, most militiamen would go check out what’s going on. Every gun you give your soldiers and some modifications you can apply to said guns have a “noise” trait which affects how loud the weapon is. The louder the guns in your squad, the more likely an unseen enemy in another room will come and investigate. This can lead to some real “Oh shi-” panic moments if your men are caught flanked or out of cover when this happens, especially in areas with many closed doors and little cover - such as the living quarters on a cargo ship. To account for this, the player must carefully position their soldiers to cover the squad’s flanks at all times, or trade in some lethality for low-profile, silenced guns.

There is a half cover/full cover system similar to the one in XCOM: different objects in the environment will either provide moderate or significant protection to the soldier behind it, depending on the object’s size. There is one notable difference to XCOM’s implementation, especially on the higher difficulties: barring sniper rifles, soldiers shooting at each other from cover to cover will often have a very hard time actually scoring hits. This forces the player to use all of the tools at their disposal to outmaneuver the enemy and gain flanking shots, rather than simply relying on a boosted aim stat. This really strengthens the tactical depth of an otherwise relatively simple set of mechanics, which is great - it makes the fundamentals easy to grasp, but achieving victory is a very deliberate process that rewards planning and smart execution.

The soldier progression and customization system adds that XCOM-like personal attachment to your men. As the player completes missions, they will unlock items for your men to use. These items range from weapons and attachments to body armor and helmets to cosmetic-only elements like camouflage and sunglasses. Each man can also be kitted out with two inventory items - typically a grenade of some kind or a medkit, or a revival defibrillator if your squad lacks a medic.

Completing missions will also earn each soldier XP. As they level up, they will unlock new class-specific passive bonuses and, eventually, a powerful special ability that can only be used once per mission (for example, a Fireteam Leader can provide a “morale boost” that grants a large stat bonus to the entire squad for one turn).

Leveling up soldiers also allows the player to choose what stats to upgrade on a given soldier, whether it be how fast they can acquire targets, how far they can run in a turn, the effectiveness of their class bonus, etc. This lets the player choose whether they want to make a squad of jacks-of-all-trades, or to specialize their soldiers to excel at certain things at the expense of others. For example, Breachers (the grenade-tossing class that often leads the charge) might find specializing in health and target acquisition useful so that he can more effectively fight as he crosses open ground.

With the variety of mission environments offered by the game’s numerous mini-campaigns, collecting a range of gear - sniper rifles, machine guns, loud and silenced weapons, fast-but-light and slow-but-sturdy body armor, etc. - is important to maintaining a flexible force, especially considering that every level can be played in three different scenarios with varying levels of enemy numbers and emphasis on speed. Overall, the persistent soldier system and surprising amount of content offers a considerable amount of gameplay for such a small title.

Despite all these features, Breach & Clear is not without its flaws. The relative simplicity of the movement system compared to the one in Frozen Synapse - mainly the lack of an option to tell a soldier to wait a couple seconds before moving - can sometimes make synchronizing your soldiers’ actions difficult. This is especially noticeable when attempting to follow a flashbang grenade into a room; it won’t stun your own soldiers, but it will give the enemy a moment to pepper your men with bullets as they enter before the grenade goes off.

Additionally (and this was an enormous gripe that I had with XCOM: Enemy Unknown, too), all the voiceovers are in a standard American English dialect, regardless of which international commando outfit your soldiers belong to. Not only, but the vast majority of weapons in the game are ones used by the United States and Canada, despite the wide international breadth of options for the men themselves. This can likely be attributed to the game originally launching with only American and Canadian task groups, with the others being added only later. Given the size of the team making the game (spoiler alert: it’s pretty small), this is somewhat understandable, but it's still disappointing that I can't arm my Spetsnaz team with the latest Kalash AK-12s and have them bark responses in their native tongue - or at least in a cheesy Russian accent.

These blemishes, however, are relatively minor stumbles on what is, at its core, a very satisfying experience. While the soldier progression system isn't quite as fleshed out as XCOM's, and the unit movement system not quite as intricate as Frozen Synapse's, the two fused together with the game’s own handful of unique features make a very fun and surprisingly deep tactics game that is both easy to pick up and complex to conquer. For only $15, I would consider Breach & Clear worth checking out for any fan of tactics or small-scale strategy.
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104 of 145 people (72%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
7.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 20, 2015
2 out of 6 stars. Not recommended.

The game just feels unfinished. It seems to have had a few good ideas that never got implemented or got abandoned later. It lacks a lot of essential features of a tactical combat game and some features (breaching charges, flashbangs, no reloading weapons) are implemented in a very sloppy, bad and pointless manner. The game is also short, missions lack variety.

Overall the game feels rushed, sloppy and incomplete. I had to check back the store page to make sure its not an early access alpha game. This game had potential, but I'm very disappoint that the devs released it in its current state.

If you want a tactical close combat game, go play good old SWAT3 or "Door Kickers" which is available on steam and a much better game on the same topic.


For a more in-depth review, check the pros and cons list.

Cons:

- Worst of all, you cannot coordinate and time the moves of your squad mates with one another. You can forget about simultaneous entry into a room from two doors. You can forget about a SWAT-style "throw in flashbang and then whole squad moves in once it goes off". This is a real game killer which makes the game lose a lot of tactical depth.

- The above point also makes a few weapons (like said flashbangs) useless. You will be using frag grenades 99% of the time. Things like door wedges that were vital in a game like SWAT3 when used properly? You have these here, but the maps are so small and simple and the action so fast and so straightforward that you will never really have a need to use them.
The game has a lot of guns, but most of them are unbalanced or useless.

- Short and repetitive. There are just 7 maps (Afghanistan, Turkey, China, Germany, Mexico, Russia, Colombia) and 5 missions in each, which gives 35 missions in total. It sounds like a lot, but it is not. Each mission takes just around 05.-3 minutes to beat. These are really very simple missions, forget about complex missions like SWAT3 had. There is also a bomb-difusal mode and a "evacuate your squad from the site" more, which sadly take place on the same mission maps as the regular mode.
The maps are also uninspired and feel bland, no real mission briefing worth mentioning. No memorable locations. I think only the china map feels any novel and that's because it takes place on a freighter. The maps just feel laz and unfinished, though the graphics are often pretty ok for a tactical game.

- AI is forgettable. I have not seen it do anything outlandishly stupid, but it is static, lazy and fails to ever surprise anyone.

- No snake camera or anything of this sort. Most of the time you just need to go into a room and "spray&pray".

- No CS gas. The game has an option to buy gasmasks for the squad, but its decorative only. Seems like a feature the devs decided to abandon.

- No formations. No prone stances, no crouching etc.

- No hostage rescue missions.

- No arrests or wounds. Opfor will always fight to the death.

- No secondary handguns for your team. You just have your main assault rifle and that's that.

- While weapons have a rate of fire, they do not have a magazine size and there are no reloads. Very unrealistic and sloppy. Again, this just makes the game feel very rushed.

- The cover system (while it has a very clear and good UI) is very hit and miss as far as gameplay goes. Example: I have a wall behind my back, nothing in front between me and my opponent, but the game treats me as being in hard cover because of that wall BEHIND my back.

- There are several SF units to choose from, including spetsnaz. But sadly these do not have accurate gearfor the most part and spetsnaz comes with no Russian weapons whatsoever (despite AI opfor sometimes using russian weapons). So yeah, again feels sloppy and unfinished.

- Breaching charges are very poorly implemented, you can only use them on the initial entry door at the start of the mission, not for doors withing the buildings. Same with lockpicks, just usable on main door. That is just absurd.

Pros:

- I like the "plan moves than have a few seconds go in real time" mechanic. The game itself is played in turns. You plan your moves, then the actual action occurs which takes several seconds of real time. Then the action pauses, you can again plan moves, then the action real time segment continues etc.
This allows for tactics, while the actual turn being played in real time does depict the chaos and "split second" nature of close quarters combat.


- The whole option of customizing your weapon right down to scopes, grips etc is fun, but again feels unfinished.
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Recommended
3.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 31, 2014
Totallly great. 9/10
Pros:
Great tactial shooter with full control of squad's sight
Weapon damage is realistic, no Roshan-like enemies.
Decent graphic, can run smoothly on my crappy laptop with intel HD 4000 graphic card, no lag found
Weapon customization is fun
Skill points won't affect gameplay a lot, that's make each stage beatable with correct tactic
A dozen of maps avaliable
Most importantly, it's in humble bundle (BTA)
Cons:
No story mode
No mutilplayer
No armor painting
No women (LOL
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