Valor & Victory, the digital version of the classic hex and counter tabletop wargame, is out now. With 20 scenarios based around real events shortly after the Normandy Landings in 1944, the game features a complete WWII wargaming system, covering infantry and armored combat, close assaults, fortifications and much more.
The game features the Battle of Douvres Radar Station, which took place on June 17th, 1944. Today marks its 77th anniversary: the British 41 Commando, Royal Marines led the attack supported by the tanks of the 79th Armoured Division. The Radar at Douvres was the main Luftwaffe radar station in the area. It was a fortified position with five radars, minefields, bunkers and ringed by barbed wire. The scenario covers the final assault by 41 Commando with a couple of Shermans in support.
HOW TO PLAY - Manual and tutorial videos
Check out the PDF manual for a complete guide to your first steps. You can also have a look at these tutorial videos to find out how the turn phases play out and how to build your own scenarios with the built-in scenario editor.
SIGN UP FOR THE "OPERATION OVERLORD" TOURNAMENT
Valor & Victory launches with tournament support: if you're looking to test your skills, you can sign up here and join the Operation Overlord tournament. All you need to do is sign up, then the system will pair you with opponents and create your PBEM games. You will be notified by mail of when the tournament is starting, and when it will be time to play your turns.
The tournament will start in two weeks, and it will include three rounds, each one lasting 21 days.
You will challenge your opponents in three scenarios: