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Cannon Fodder

Average Rating: 7.47/10
Video Game Rank: 481
3DO Rank: 14
Amiga Rank: 35
Game Boy Color Rank: 9
SEGA Genesis Rank: 24
Atari Jaguar Rank: 6
SNES Rank: 41
DOS Rank: 75
Atari ST Rank: 19
Windows Rank: 285
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Primary Name
Cannon Fodder
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Minimum Players
1
Maximum Players
1
Release Date
1993-00-00
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Cannon Fodder
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Windows Worldwide Downloadable edition
Rel Date: 2009-03-24
Publisher: Codemasters
Windows
Developer: Sensible Software
Media: Downloadable Content
Region: 
Rating: 
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English/UK DOS Sold Out edition
Rel Date: 2001-03-02
Publisher: Sold-Out Software
DOS
Developer: Sensible Software
Media: CD-ROM
Region: 
Rating: ELSPA: 15+
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Cannon Fodder
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Australian Game Boy Color edition
Rel Date: 2000-12-04
Publisher: Codemasters
Game Boy Color
Developer: Sensible Software
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: OFLC(AU): G
English
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Cannon Fodder
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US Game Boy Color edition
Rel Date: 2000-12-01
Publisher: Codemasters
Game Boy Color
Developer: Sensible Software
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: ESRB: T
English
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US Jaguar edition
Rel Date: 1995-00-00
Publisher: Virgin Interactive
Atari Jaguar
Developer: Sensible Software
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: ESRB: K-A
English
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Cannon Fodder
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Genesis edition
Rel Date: 1994-12-00
Publisher: Virgin Interactive
SEGA Genesis
Developer: Sensible Software
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: 
English
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Atari ST edition
Rel Date: 1994-00-00
Publisher: Virgin Interactive
Atari ST
Developer: Sensible Software
Media: 3.5" Disk
Region: 
Rating: 
English
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SNES edition
Rel Date: 1994-00-00
Publisher: Virgin Interactive
SNES
Developer: Sensible Software
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: 
English
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US 3DO edition
Rel Date: 1994-00-00
Publisher: Virgin Interactive
3DO
Developer: Sensible Software
Media: CD-ROM
Region: 
Rating: ESRB: K-A
English
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Cannon Fodder
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US DOS edition
Rel Date: 1994-00-00
Publisher: Virgin Interactive
DOS
Developer: Sensible Software
Media: 3.5" Disk
Region: 
Rating: ESRB: T
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Description Edit | History

"The player is in charge of a squad (the titular "cannon fodder") of between one to eight men that can be, for command purposes, split up to three groups (referred to as Snake, Eagle and Panther squads). All men have a machine gun with unlimited ammunition, as well as limited caches of grenades and rockets that can be found on the map. In later levels, the player is provided with some grenades and rockets at the start of the mission. The player's machine guns do not harm its own soldiers, but friendly fire from grenades and rockets is possible, which are also the only weapons capable of destroying buildings and vehicles. Men can also die if hit by debris flung from exploding buildings and vehicles, get caught in man-traps, mired in quicksand, and hit by enemy fire. Men usually walk, but several vehicles are available in some missions. The game is split into several missions, which are usually sub-divided into phases. Dead soldiers are replaced by new ones at the start of each phase. Each soldier that survives a mission is promoted and receives a small increase in the rate of fire, accuracy, and range. The player is only able to save the game upon completion of a whole mission.

Each phase is structured around mission objectives which range from "Kill all enemies" or "Destroy enemy buildings" to "Rescue all hostages". Some phases are complex, and require the player to use their imagination, pre-planning and strategy. For example players may have to split their team into two or more groups and leave one group to defend an area or route, assigning its control to the game's artificial intelligence, while taking control of another group."

Source: Wikipedia, "Cannon_Fodder," available under the CC-BY-SA License.

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Statistics
Video Game Rank: 481
3DO Rank: 14
Amiga Rank: 35
Game Boy Color Rank: 9
SEGA Genesis Rank: 24
Atari Jaguar Rank: 6
SNES Rank: 41
DOS Rank: 75
Atari ST Rank: 19
Windows Rank: 285
Num Ratings: 96
Average Rating: 7.47
Standard Deviation: 1.28
Num Views: 844
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
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Avg. Game Weight: 3.0
Fans: 2
Personal Comments: 14
Users Owning: 70
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
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Want Parts In Trade: 0
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Total Plays: 4
Plays This Month: 0
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