The Enigma engine (also called the Blitzkrieg engine) is a game engine developed by Nival Interactive that is used in several real-time tactics video games, including their own games, Blitzkrieg and Blitzkrieg 2.

Graphics deliver realistic 3D rendered isometric terrain and details include seasons, climatic zones and weather conditions which can affect game play. Blood is present although it can be deactivated. The player has the ability to build pontoon bridges, dig trenches, lay mines, resupply and repair units or call in air support but there are no resources apart from warehouses which can be captured present in the game. Virtually everything can be destroyed including buildings and bridges. Forests can be flattened by tanks or artillery. Each unit of a respective nation speaks its own language, adding immensely to the immersion.

Later versions of this engine forgo isometric graphics in favor of true 3D graphics, facilitating true line-of-sight and line-of-fire.

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Blitzkrieg 2

Blitzkrieg 2 Blitzkrieg 2

Updated 3 months ago Released Oct 1, 2005 Single Player Real Time Strategy

Blitzkrieg 2 is a RTS located in WW2. As its predecessor and the similar Sudden Strike games, Blitzkrieg 2 focuses on the battles of World War II rather...

Cuban Missile Crisis: Ice Crusade

Cuban Missile Crisis: Ice Crusade Cuban Missile Crisis: Ice Crusade

Updated 1 year ago Released Jul 1, 2005 Single Player Real Time Tactics

1967. The Cuban Missile Crisis that led to World War III continues. Use of nuclear weapons resulted in global cooling which changed history and aggravated...

Cuban Missile Crisis: The Aftermath

Cuban Missile Crisis: The Aftermath Cuban Missile Crisis: The Aftermath

Updated 1 year ago Released Jun 5, 2005 Single Player Real Time Tactics

Based on a possible outcome of the Cuban missile crisis in 1962 in which a U-2 is shot down, which leads to a nuclear apocalypse and World War III. USSR...

X-Team: Day of Freedom

X-Team: Day of Freedom X-Team: Day of Freedom

Updated 2 years ago Released Jan 1, 2008 Single Player Real Time Tactics

In the near future humanity is not ready for war with a more advanced alien civilization. The invaders arrived to claim the land planet. But some grouped...

World War I

World War I World War I

Updated 2 years ago Released Jan 30, 2005 Single Player Real Time Tactics

Reiterates historical events of 1914-1918. Player can choose 3 sides: Russia, Germany and the Entente and prove his supremacy in over 30 missions grouped...

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Released Apr 26, 2003
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