From the back of the box
The Greatest Matchup That Never Was.
The time: 1944. The place: Normandy. Your job: take the role of General George Patton or Field Marshal Erwin Rommel as they battle for the future of Europe. Warfare rages as the Germans try to push the Allies into the sea. And you're in the thick of it as you experience the most realistic simulation of generalship ever made.
At the invasion of Normandy,. Patton never actually faced Rommel in battle. How might things hvae changed if they had been there at the same time? Find out for yourself as you play out this epic confrontation.
What Are Your Orders, General?
Master the situation at a glance by displaying the armies in five different ways: type of division, movement mode and directional facing, available strength, true strength, and battle readiness. Then give your commands by pointing at your division and pointing at your objective - your armies will do the rest.
The Heat of Battle
You'll see your orders explode into animated battles as your strategies unfold. Hear the clamor of war as the armies clash. You'll experience everything but the bullets.
Wargame Construction Set
The built-in game editor lets you create thousands of variations - so powerful it's really a Wargame Construction Set. Three levels of play. Ten different kinds of tactical orders, and each division can have up to 32 different orders at a time. Play against a friend or take on the built-in computer opponent. But be prepared for a fight - the computer uses the actual strategies of Patton or Rommel to defeat you.
- Animated battles with sound effects.
- Accurate simulation of army movement, weather, and battle conditions.
- Historically and geographically accurate game map.
- Easy "click-and-point" order giving.
- Created by award-winning game designer Chris Crawford.