"1916: The unknown war" is entertaining and tried, the horrors of WWI. to convey.
There are a lot of war games on the market. Target of the most is to offer exciting entertainment in a historical context. Only a few games dedicated to doing the really terrible sides of war - destruction, death and misery. "1916: The unknown war" tried to meet this requirement.
The first world, which was fought between 1914 and 1918, is regarded as "Urkatastrophe of the 20th century". Millions of young soldiers were killed on the battlefields and in the trenches. The horrors of war have seared into the collective memory, especially of the European Nations. The game "1916: the unknown war" deals with the oppressive atmosphere and the dangers of the "war of position" in the trenches.
The free game has been designed by five students from the Danish Academy for digital entertainment and tries to reflect by surreal media artistic alienated the horror and futility of war. "1916: The unknown war" is designed as a first-person shooter, however, weapons in the entire game hardly available are then ineffective or pure scenery and if they do,. Rather the aim is to escape from a labyrinth of trenches. This includes looking the only ladder up into the open and climbs fantastic surreal dangers, about a prehistoric dinosaurs, which drives mischief in the trenches (as a symbol of the unknown danger during the world war).
What appears at first glance to ridiculous or exaggerated fantastic, can the game "1916: the unknown war" be taken quite seriously. The oppressive atmosphere of the trenches and the cruelty of the war are at "1916: the unknown war" convincingly shown. The full story is in the colours black and white. The game is available for Intel Macs and Windows and can be played even in the browser. English is the language version of the game, but the most passages in the game (as notes, direction indicators, etc.) to German.
Free game tries, through surreal means World War II artistic alienated to reflect the futility of the 1st, is designed as a first-person shooter, but weapons are purely decorative. Aim of the game is the escape from a labyrinth of trenches. This includes looking the only ladder up into the open and climbs fantastic surreal dangers. The plot is decorated in black and white. The game is available for Intel Macs and Windows, or can be played in your browser. English is the language version of the game, but the most passages in the German game.
The most important characteristics of the game "1916: the unknown war"
• Moral claim
• Tries to depict the horrors of the first world war surreal
Playback of the gloomy atmosphere of the trenches, convincing •
• Less entertaining
• Artwork in black and white