In the real-time strategy game Z Steel Soldiers you control a unit of robot soldiers. The key to victory here is fast expansion at the beginning, otherwise you will be mercilessly overrun.
Steam still offers Steel Soldiers.
The install triad: Install, patch, copy crack over if you don't want the installation disc to be a ball and chain.
I've never seen it on the network before, only on the SP, where I was quite screwed up. But there is a LAN mode.