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Commander Stalin is a free, open source real-time strategy based on Boswars game for Windows and Linux.

In a RTS game, the player has to combat its enemies while running his war economy.

Everything run in so called real-time, in opposition to turn based games where the player always has to wait for his turn. The trick is to balance the effort put into building the economy and building and army to defend an attack the enemies.

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The battle takes place in the first decades of the twentieth century and the player is Stalin so he must organize the state, industrialization and turn it into a major power. This means you have to effectively manage their resources, creating a broad base of social support (workers), launching the existing industry and develop science and technology. The historical accuracy isn't very good (the KGB didn't exist back then, etc), but the game is lots of fun!

One thing you will miss in Commander Stalin is the fact that there is no single-player campaign unfortunately.

The graphics are average and the units level of detail is pretty good so if you are into real time strategy games, you should give Commander Stalin a try.

Download Commander Stalin (Packages available for Windows, Linux and source files).