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Offline steve58

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Attack at Dawn: North Africa
« on: February 18, 2021, 03:17:51 PM »
Its not theirs, but saw mention of this one over at Matrixgames.

https://www.attackatdawn.com/

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Re: Attack at Dawn: North Africa
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2021, 04:18:40 PM »
INTENSE, DYNAMIC, and ACCURATE?  Glad it's not just two of the three!

Joking aside this looks quite interesting and I like the way the graphics change based on the zoom level.
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Re: Attack at Dawn: North Africa
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2021, 11:29:11 PM »
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Re: Attack at Dawn: North Africa
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2021, 10:06:07 AM »
"Accurate" > models show long-barrelled Panzers in 1941 and early 1942.

I wonder what this will offer that other games don't, but it's clear that the designer is passionate about the project.

After a focus on other fronts by most developers, a number of games covering the fighting in North Africa have been released in recent years. I wonder if this can stand out amongst the others.
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Re: Attack at Dawn: North Africa
« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2021, 12:37:06 PM »
Would be good to see a good game on the theatre as its a great subject. Developing technology over the course of the campaign, varied commanders & forces, a very fluid strategic & operational situation & a big role for supply - IMO all the ingredients for a great wargame (though I'll still play the Legend Begins board game!)