Supreme Ruler - Cold War: The Eagle & The Bear AAR
Genesis: A World Divided
The Cold War. A synonym for a decades long clash and struggle for dominance across a war weary world. Borne from the sombre ashes of victory in the aftermath of World War Two or The Great Patriotic War, it would come to define a new age of warfare. With it would arrive the potential for destruction unrivalled in the history of man. Bringing ever closer the spectre of Armageddon.
Where once the warmth of sincerity and friendship resonated, the bonds of trust would thaw away, melting into resentment and guarded hostility. Two former allies; the United States of America and the Soviet Union rose to take sides against the other. Led by the U.S.A the democratic nations of mankind rallied around the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (N.A.T.O). The faction borne out of desperation and necessity which had previously led the allies to victory. In response to this perceived threat, the Soviet Union would respond by forming the Warsaw Pact, drawing most of the nations it had liberated from Axis control. Those with a similar political leading would also be invited under the umbrella of the Union of Socialist Soviet Republics (U.S.S.R).
A curtain of iron would descend across the region of central Europe splitting it's all-to-recently and briefly liberated people once more, across an increasingly mistrustful and bitter divide. Where these powers focused their attention, crises would splutter into life. Bringing with them the danger of escalation and confrontation. Crises upon crises would spring up across a divided world. Germany, Korea, Israel, Cuba, Vietnam. All these places would soon become the focus of attention for both these warmongering entities.
As both groups began to vie for supremacy, the race to outdo the other gathered pace. Every aspect of the spectrum of global power was fought over: territorial ownership, the accumulation of resources, technological advancement, military superiority, even the political and cultural ideology of the masses.
Soon though all of these areas would fall into insignificance, only fuelling the direction the juggernaut would take. Towards a sole aim. To reach a single objective. For hell-bent in their pursuit to master the other, the leaders of these nations would give rise to the ultimate race. A race of nightmarish proportions. The nuclear arms race.
Welcome to the world of Supreme Ruler – Cold War. Shall we begin?
Above is the Campaign start screen where you will be be able to choose the which faction you play your current game as. In the campaign you can only choose from one of the two controlling superpowers. In the scenario's its different. I hope to cover that in a future post.
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