Dune: The Battle for Arrakis is designed based on the movie Dune (1984) directed by David Lynch. The film is based on a science fiction novel of the same name by Frank Herbert. Dune: The Battle for Arrakis. It was developed by Westwood Studios and published by Virgin Interactive on January 1, 1992.
The story of the game takes place with the fact that Emperor Frederick IV (of House Corrino) is trying to exploit and accumulate valuable minerals to pay debts after the civil war in the Royal Family. In particular, the planet Arrakis holds many valuable resources, and the Emperor announced the protection of the planet Arrakis. After that, the Emperor allowed House Atreides, House Ordos and House Harkonnen to exploit resources on this planet. As a result, a battle for the exploitation among the three clans occurred. They competed fiercely with each other to provide more minerals for the Emperor.
How to play
When starting the game, players can choose one of the above clans to play. Then, you have the task of managing and building an army and defeat the remaining two clans. With the strategic element, players will have to have the ability to think well and develop your clan smartly. Dune: The Battle for Arrakis is built according to different combat missions, each of which will be in a different area. In particular, the first two missions will require the player to build a strong base and resist attacks from enemies. To complete these two missions, you need to destroy the entire army and the enemy base. At the next mission, you only need to capture and destroy certain structures at the enemy’s base to complete the mission.
In the game, you have to control the Arrakis journey and fight the remaining two clans. However, the following stages will show an alliance between the two clans. They will work together to fight you. In particular, the ultimate fighting mission of the game will bring three enemies for you to face. In addition to the alliance between the two rival races, you also face the army of Frederick IV. Unlike the army of three families, Frederick IV’s army possessed a strong massive infantry force. Therefore, you must be careful to find a good strategy for defeating them.