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Needs plenty of work
While in many ways The Masterplan is a top notch squad-based shooter, like MONACO or Laser Squad, it's unfortunately let down by a number of bugs which really get in the way of the entertainment value. On paper it looks good: the game is given an unusual 1970s setting and charges you and your team mates with carrying out a series of increasingly complex heists. These take place on a variety on scales, from robbing a kiosk, to a drug lord's mansion to the central bank, and you need to hire the right guys for the job if you're going to get the job done. You get to choose from a range of equipment that could come in handy along the way, and one of the game's nice points is the way you can choose to take the stealth route or go in all guns blazing. The whole thing is viewed from a top down perspective, which gives you a nice view of the action and helps you to plan things out but without making it all too easy. When everything works as intended, this really is a great little game. It has a unique feel to it, with each of the heists feeling genuinely different and exciting, and with each offering their own challenges. The range of gang members and equipment is decent enough to give things some nice variety, while the visuals are quite slick and stylish, with that classy 70s feel. However, the problem is that the game doesn't always work, due to a number of bugs and crashes which happen at the worst possible time. For this reason alone, it's hard to recommend The Masterplan so purchase with caution.