The Cold War Era is strategy game based on the historical conflict between the USA and the USSR
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May 5

LIVE broadcast of Arms Race on May 7th

@PoliticsGaming will host LIVE broadcast of Arms Race on May 7th. A giveaway of the game is scheduled for this broadcast. Don't miss an opportunity to get free copy of Arms Race! - https://www.youtube.com/c/PoliticsGaming/live
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April 10

New DLCs for Arms Race

Hello Comrades,

big news are here! I'm thrilled to inform you about two more DLCs and updates coming this year.

This May we will release United Nations DLC together with 2.4 update. The update will have some little fixes and features. For example, Space Race will generate prestige after it is fully researched.



United Nation DLC allows to have global influence on the world avoiding Space Race. Look on the screenshot below. I play as USA and USSR has all Global Consequences events and leading in Space Race but I have survived because of my Global Influence I change via United Nations.

http://store.steampowered.com/app/794400/United_Nations__TCWE/

And this September we will release another DLC called Politics. DLC Politics will bring new election system.

http://store.steampowered.com/app/794401/Politics__TCWE/

Don't forget to add DLCs to your wishlist. Thank you for your support and special thanks to all who took a minute to write review.

Max Sprin
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About This Game

The Cold War Era isn't over, it's just beginning

Military might, stealthy spies, blatant propaganda, and high-tech Space Race marvels are all at war game lovers' fingertips when they choose to play as the U.S.A. or the U.S.S.R. and rewrite history in The Cold War Era.

TCWE is a single player RTS strategy game based on the epic conflict between the Americans and the Soviets spanning the 1950s through the 1990s. Within one hour of gameplay players will course through four decades of contention, paranoia, secrecy, and the overarching the "us vs. them" mentality.


Game Features

- Immerse yourself in a realistic atmosphere that recreates the true Cold War.

- Choose your side and play as either the Americans or the Soviets to rewrite Cold War history.

- Install military units to prop up the local Allied government or transform rebels into revolutionaries in Opposing countries.

- Establish spy networks to support government propaganda campaigns or shake loose the Opposition's stronghold.

- Launch rockets, satellites and astronauts into space to shock and amaze the world and win their alliances.

- Devise your own strategies and tactics, forcing your opponent to play by your rules.

- Initiate pro-government parades or incite riots to plunge countries into chaos.

- Use time to your advantage -- each Cold War Era matchup only takes 1 hour to play, start to finish.

- Keep on top of the game's goings-on by watching TCWE's unique in-game TV stream ( free video mod dlc ). This TV stream consists of real-life news footage shot during the Cold War era, edited to represent the players' in-game activities.


Relying on a clean and simple map-based game interface, TCWE is easy to play for gamers of all age and skill levels. Easy-to-read menus tell players about...


-The point and click -- easy-to-understand map and menus guide you through the gameplay.
-The players' Influence in each country and worldwide.
-Their Opponent's Influence in Influenced, Neutral and Opposing countries.
-The number of military units stationed in each country.
-The spy network status and propaganda campaign success.
-The remaining budget, which determines what initiatives can be launched.
-The Space Race Milestone achievements, which help win global Influence.
-Each country's score value, which is used to calculate a player's Budget.
-Their Total Score as game events unfold.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows
    • Processor: 1.5 GHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 128 MB
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Any
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