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Back to News Listing Battles In Normandy Hits The Beaches!

Posted: Monday, September 20, 2004 by Matrix Support

Type: News

New Wargame In Decisive Battles Series On Sale Now! Matrix Games and Strategic Studies Group (www.ssg.com.au) are pleased to announce that Battles In Normandy has been released for sale worldwide. Interested wargamers can purchase Battles In Normandy directly through the Matrix Games online store.

Battles In Normandy is the next wargame in the award-winning Decisive Battles series from Strategic Studies Group, which includes The Ardennes Offensive, Korsun Pocket and Across the Dnepr. Including a number of enhancements and scenarios for the full Normandy campaign, Battles In Normandy brings wargamers back to the western front with historical scenarios including two monster campaigns, and eight smaller historical scenarios as well as a hypothetical scenario that models Rommel’s plan for a more aggressive defense.

David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said, "Wargamers around the world have been banging on the proverbial doors waiting for this release. We’re very glad to announce that Battles In Normandy is ready to make the journey from our store to your computer.”

Battles In Normandy is based on the design and engine that propelled Korsun Pocket to several outstanding “Wargame of the Year” reviews and awards in 2003. Battles In Normandy features a new Decisive Battles game engine with a host of special new rules for amphibious and airborne operations, plus a huge number of other enhancements.

Game Features

  • New game engine with improved user interface
  • New AI system
  • New user friendly game and map editor
  • Multiple resolution support
  • Special rules for Amphibious and Airborne operations
  • Carpet Bombing
  • Naval Bombardment
  • Mulberries (Artificial Harbors)
  • Bridge building, minefield and strongpoint creation
  • New supply rules
  • New rules for anti-aircraft and anti-partisan operations
  • New options for hidden units
  • New rules for extended movement and refitting units
  • Extensive Rollover Help function
  • Auto email and security functions for PBEM games
  • Extensive Tournament and Handicapping options for PBEM games
  • Evolved Units can change their characteristics mid-game

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