For example, vehicles move faster on hard soil than they would in sand. There are three parties in the game: the USA, Russia and Iraq. Whichever is chosen, each allows the player to select two campaigns, consisting of 5 missions on average. Each campaign begins and ends with a rendered film scene.
World War III: Black Gold takes the player to an unknown future. The political crisis goes on for months, and a wave of demonstrations has broken out around the world. A secret conference of the Central Geological UN Commission reveals that worldwide oil stocks have plummeted to dangerously low levels, oil reserves will run out within 8-10 years. As this proves too short for even the most highly industrialized countries to switch their economies over to alternative energy sources, protests close the world and succumbs the whole world economy. The leading forces have declared WW III...