Time Commando

Electronic Arts/Adeline Software
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TIME COMMANDO is an action-adventure computer and video game developed by Adeline Software and published by Electronic Arts.The game takes place in the near future and the military with the help of a private corporation has created a computer capable of simulating any form of combat from any point in history.However,a programmer from a rival corporation infects the system with a virus that creates a time-distortion vortex which threatens to swallow the world if it is not destroyed.The player controls Stanley Opar,an employee at the center who enters the vortex to try and stop the virus.In order to accomplish this,the player must combat various real-life enemies throughout different time periods.These include Prehistoric,Roman Empire,Feudal Japan,Medieval, Conquistador,Wild West,Modern Wars,Future and finally the battle with the virus.As the player plays through a level,a time bar which counts down time until the virus completely takes over and the player dies,slowly fills.This bar can be emptied by depositing computer chips collected throughout the levels in various "orb pools" which resemble the vortex Stanley first entered...