Back to News Listing Battles In Normandy Update!

Posted: Tuesday, December 7, 2004 by Matrix Support

Type: Update

Version 1.01 of Battles In Normandy comes with significant improvements Matrix Games and Strategic Studies Group (www.ssg.com.au) are pleased to announce that the updated version 1.01 of Battles In Normandy has been released. This update includes many fixes as well as significant improvements to a number of features and can be downloaded from the Matrix Games Members Area & Downloads page.

Battles In Normandy is the new 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.  A full scenario editor is included and additional free scenarios are available online at www.ssg.com.au.

The 1.01 update includes improvements to the AI enemies, providing four levels of opponents to provide a challenge for all levels of play. Additionally, a number of hotkeys have been added to make playing faster and more dynamic.  Lastly, the update includes a number of fixes, addressing all outstanding bug reports and improving security.  Once again, the update and the game are both available from Matrix Games website at www.matrixgames.com.

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


More Info

Battles In Normandy

  ( Views : 11871 )

In Other News..

Desert War Tutorial Guide

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Training is fondamental. Without that, even the best eqipped troops can be prey of a better prepared enemy. You must know your own troops, their potential and limits. 
As a commander, you must adapt your plan to un expected situations and quickly, because time is essential and the more you wait the more chances you are leaving to the enemy to exploit your mistakes.
This is even truer in desert warfare, where the harsh environment conditions have a direct impact on communication, movement and more.


Empires Apart - A taste of the soundtrack...

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

We are very proud of how Empires Apart is shaping up. Years of hard work were put into it and it truly is a creation of love and passion.


Empires Apart - Mongols Preview Stream

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Time for a new live faction preview of Empires Apart.

This week we are going to showcase an entirely nomadic faction, one which strikes hard and unexpectedly, riding fast on the steppes: the Mongols.


Decisive Campaigns: Barbarossa AAR Workers of the World United!

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Being the supreme leader of Soviet Union is not an easy duty. Being the paranoid supreme leader of Soviet Union seems very tough. Being the paranoid supreme leader of Soviet Union during Barbarossa must be an impossible challenge!

But apparently, our glorious user John B. has been not intimidated at all and decided to write a very useful AAR playing as the Soviets with Decisive Campaigns: Barbarossa!


Empires Apart - Watch the Resonance22 video

Monday, March 19, 2018

Last week Resonance22 and DESTINYbit sat down to play Empires Apart.


Check Your 6! OUT NOW

Thursday, March 15, 2018

We're glad to announce that Check Your 6! is officially available now!

Born from Scott Fisher's board game and developed by "The Lordz Games Studio", Check Your 6! will bring you in the middle of World War II's air battles.


Check Your 6! Tutorial Videos

Thursday, March 15, 2018

In just a bunch of hours Check Your 6! will finally get released, so we wanted to give you guys a quick explanation of how the game work, in order for you to have a better experience.