Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday

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Countdown to Doomsday is a video game made by Strategic Simulations, Inc. in 1990.

Versions of the game were sold for the IBM PC Compatible, Mega Drive/Genesis, Commodore 64, and the Amiga. Matrix Cubed is a sequel to Countdown to Doomsday; it came out in 1992.

Countdown to Doomsday is a computer role-playing game, set in the Buck Rogers XXVC game setting.

The game has five view modes:

Solar System View: The map shows the positions on the inner planets and major asteroids from an "overhead" perspective. The player's spaceship can be moved around in relation to the planets. Ship-to-ship combat is started from this view.
Overworld view: This is another overhead view, where the player can move the party around on the surface of a planet. Land combat can be started from this view.
Adventuring view: This is a 3D view that shows the party's environment form their perspective. Land combat can be started from this view.
Land Combat: This is an overhead isometric view of the area that the party is in. Individual characters, NPCs, and enemies are displayed in scale.
Ship-to-Ship Combat: The player sees the enemy space ship. Controls are limited to menus at the bottom of the screen.

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SEGA Genesis
Role-Playing (RPG)
Game year: 
Electronic Arts, Inc.
Developed by: 
Strategic Simulations, Inc.
Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday - Cover Art Sega Genesis

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