Tom Clancy's Politika is a box set containing (i) a CD-ROM of the strategy game, with a manual, in a jewel case, and (ii) a paperback copy of the novel, 'Tom Clancy's Power Plays: Politika' by Tom Clancy and Martin Greenberg. The manufacturers claim there is free unlimited internet play. The box has a 30mm tear in the bottom-right corner of the front, an 80mm crease on the bottom of the back and the corners are bumped. Additionally, there is shelf wear, creases and scuffs on the edges. It has a folded corrugated card insert to hold and protect the contents, as well as to provide rigidity. The CD-ROM, manual and jewel case are in excellent condition, whilst the username/password are clearly displayed. The book has a crease on the spine and another on the bottom front. The binding is tight and the text block is clean/unmarked/undamaged without dog ears.
System requirements: 100 MHz Pentium minimal, 133 MHz recommended; Windows 95 OS; hard disc 20 MB free; properly configured TCP?IP connection at 14.4kbps or faster; Apple Macintosh compatible OS 7.5
From the blurb: Yeltsin is dead! Russia is in turmoil! This extreme & unique strategy game named after Tom Clancy's best selling book will sink you into the deadly world of political intrigue. Your job is to save the crumbling empire and become the successor in a tremendous power vacuum. The KGB, Church, Mafia and others have risen to take control of one of the most powerful nations on earth. You will face uprisings, catastrophic events and shifting alliances. You must reach the ultimate goal... Become the new leader of one of the worlds oldest and most feared nations. Plot with your allies and betray your enemies. Features online play ability to challenge other human players as well as computer opponents. The first major "java" based game in online mode that provides exceptionally realistic collaborative gaming. Very sophisticated artificial intelligence will keep you riveted to this award winning and truly unique and educational thriller. Includes Tom Clancy's compelling paperback novel: Power Plays: Politika free in the box!