From: Boise, ID - USA
ORIGINAL: Joel Billings
War in the West (43-45) and War in North Africa are the next two games we will be working on. Eventually plan to link them all (that is the plan anyway).
Thats great news! After playing and loving WitE, I cant wait to see the other theaters!
I just have one concern: scale.
The 10 mile, 1 week turn and divison/corp scale works on the Ostfront, but it would not make for an interesting West Front game.
I mean look at Normandy. I remember there was a West Front scenario for TOAW III that covered Italy and France, using a large scale (around 10 miles) and division units. It was a total and complete bore. I mean the Normandy operation had a whopping 8 or so units to start with. On the other hand, there was another scenario that was on the battlion level with one day turns and that was fun! Half the fun of WitE is the vast scale and immense number of units. The Battle of the Bulge would have fewer units involved than AGC. Not very fun.
I know the desire is to link the three, but I just dont think that a War in the West game would work very well on a 10 mile, 1 week, Division scale. You would have so few units that it would be a very short, uninteresting game compared to WitE.
Just my 2 bits.