Ambrosia Software and Introversion Software are once again teaming up to bring Mac gamers a new title called Defcon. The Mac conversion of the game has reached its alpha development milestone,
according to Ambrosia.
Inspired by the 1983 motion picture
, Defcon is an online, competitive multiplayer strategy game that focuses on global thermonuclear war. You’re a general deep within a secure underground bunker, and you’re tasked with destroying the enemy’s civilian population while disabling their ability to retaliate.
Ambrosia has started a progress log to track the game’s development, and has also posted some preliminary screenshots. You can find out more about Defcon from its official Web site, aptly named
Introversion and Ambrosia have previously worked together on Macintosh conversions of Darwinia, a strategy game based in a virtual world, and Uplink, a game that makes you a hacker. Defcon is their third collaboration.