Real Time Strategies are an intresting way of representing conflict into the world of Gaming. So what would it be like, if ISIS had to be transformed into a fixed set of units? Well, lets find out:
„Novices“ – volunteers who have began undergoing ISIS infantry training
„Footmen“ – Regular ISIS infantry, armed with a variety of guns and grenades
„Mercenaries“ – former professional soldiers and soldiers of fortune, who have enlisted in ISIS ranks for the profit.
„Special forces“ – heavy armed ISIS infantry eliete, used in crucial points of conflict, such as Mosul
„Anti-tank crews“ – armed with a variety of TOW missiles
Specialized infantry units:
„Snipers“ – deadly long-range troops, used in urban warfare.
„Scouts“ – frontline troops, used to penetrate enemy frontlines and to saboutage enemy .positions.
„Martyrs“ – Suicide bombers, usually armed with automatic rifles and/or knives.
„Sleeping cells“- units which can be summoned behind enemy lines to organizea. variety of saboutage activities.
Mechanized units and artillery
„BMP“ – a mix of US and USSR armoured personal carries.
„Hummers“ – modified pickup trucks, armed with rocket launchers or machine guns.
„HMMWV“ – armoured, infantry mobility vechicles, captured by Irqi facilities.
„Cougars“ – Heavily armed MRAP infantry mobility vechicles, captured by Iraqi. .facilities
T-55 – Soviet-era MBT.
T-62 – Soviet era MBT.
Self-propelled artillery – a mixture of captured US and USSR made self-propeled howitzers.
Field guns – a variety of US and Soviet-made 120-135mm guns
Self-supplied guns – produced in ISIS „gun-factories“.
Specialized mechanized units
SVBIED – Sucide vechicle with medium, front armour.
Armoured SVBIED – Heavily armoured pickuptrucks and trucks, used against fortified positions.
SVBIED Rocket launchers – heavily armoured SVBIED with attached rocketlauncher platforms.
Scout drones – used for scouting and mapping enemy positions
Bomber drones – used to attack enemy positions and facilities
Suicide drones – used to storm enemy fortified positions and headquarters, as well as armoured vechicles.
Hacker units – used for cyber attacks
Salafi preachers – used to rise troop morale
Martyr children – rarely used in urban attacks deep in enemy territory
Bomb-dogs – an old Soviet ant-tank method
Chemical units – use self-supplied chemical agents