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Wolf: The Simulation

Available Platform: DOS - Alias: Wolf

Wolf: The Simulation is an educational game that simulates the life of a wolf.

Wolf: The Simulation

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PublisherSanctuary Woods
DeveloperManley & Associates
OS supportedWin7 64 bit, Win8 64bit, Windows 10, MacOS 10.6+
Updated19 April 2024

Game Review

Wolf: The Simulation is an educational game that simulates the life of a wolf. The game offers two modes: a free-form simulation mode and scenario-based gameplay, where you must complete specific objectives within a given timeframe.

Developed by Manley & Associates and published by Sanctuary Woods in 1994 for DOS, the game allows you to learn about wolf behavior and ecology while having fun.

In the game, you take control of a wolf and must navigate through various challenges and situations to survive. The game simulates various aspects of a wolf's life, including hunting, mating, and challenging other pack members. You must also manage the wolf's stamina and hunger levels, as well as avoid dangers such as humans with rifles and hunters in helicopters or planes.

You can use the wolf's senses, which allows you to detect nearby objects and animals and track them. While you play, the game also provides information about wolves through an interactive encyclopedia, which adds to the educational aspect of the game. So if you want, you can learn about the biology and social structure of wolves, as well as their behavior and interaction with other animals in the ecosystem. This is great for kids and for adults too.

The game's graphics and sound are simple but effective in conveying the game's atmosphere. The controls are easy to learn, with movement and actions controlled using the mouse. The game's scenarios are challenging but not overly difficult, and the free-form simulation mode provides a sandbox experience for you to explore the game's world at your own pace.

The game, designed by Ivan Manley, Sam Palahnuk, and David Hasle, appeals to kids and adults if the sandbox mode is relaxing and educational, the scenario mode is like an RPG, and the quests are interesting enough to keep you engaged even if you don't here to learn about the ecology. The fact that the game was voted Best Simulation of 1994 by Electronic Entertainment should tell you everything.

If you are interested in learning about wolves or nature, the game is fantastic, but even if you just want to play an engaging simulation with RPG elements, Wolf is an excellent choice that will surprise you.

The only regret? The game was never ported to Amiga or any other platform.

Review by: Adam
Published: 14 April 2023 12:59 am

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