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Commander Zod Arctic Levels

Level 9 – Arctic : Slippery Jim


There are many islands in this map – some with resources connected by roads and bridges. Many of areas……

Commander Zod Volcanic Levels

Level 5 – Volcanic : Hot Nuts


A large volcanic river separates the battlefield into two halves. Access is only possible via the road system around the edges. The……

Commander Zod Desert Levels

Level 1 – Desert : Virgin Soldiers


The player starts with a limited number of robots. This is a simple map with limited territories and resources. Jeeps are the……

Commander Zod Units


Vulnerable to

Distracting enemy fire

Sniping Jeep drivers

Attacking Snipers; Good in APCs

Sniping Gatling gunners and vehicle drivers; Capturing vehicles due to high intelligence

Attacking slow vehicles,……

Commander Zod Combat


Sending an additional unit into a combat will enhance your chances of winning. E.g. sending even just a unit of Grunts in with a medium tank to attack an opposition medium tank will draw his fire or even confuse your opponent and will increase you chance of victory considerably.
When you use multiple units as described……

Commander Zod Mistakes and Control

Common Mistakes

Rushing across the map to capture territories: Capturing territories in the computers half of the battlefield at the beginning of the game may give the player the initial advantage, but this is unlikely to be a winning strategy as the players units will be spread to thinly over the battlefield.
Sending units into attack without……

Commander Zod Basic Strategy

Basic Strategy

In Z the computer player does not play a pre-set strategy but reacts in real-time to the decisions that the player makes. Therefore it is not possible to define a sequence of orders for each level which will guarantee winning a battle. However there is a basic strategy that should be employed which will……

Commander Zod Single Player Guide


This Commander Zod Single Player Guide was written by the Bitmap Brothers in September 1996. It is the original text but still valid of course even for the recently re-released versions of the game for Android and Windows. You are still playing the same game,……

Z:Steel Soldiers Artwork

Commander Zod

What the hell is Z? That’s right, there is really not much to associate with that letter. But then, in 1996 the Bitmap Brothers from the UK came out with this amazing real-time strategy game in which a “Commander Zod” plays a main (mean) role.