West Front

West Front PC CD conquer Europe & Africa axis allies WWII war sim strategy game! 



Talonsoft, Inc. 



TalonSoft's Campaign Series continues with West Front, a turn-based war simulation based on platoon level combat during World War II, 1940-1945. The game is a companion follow-up to East Front, released in 1997, and, in fact, reprises the roles of certain countries with updated material regarding the West Front campaigns. Specifically, the forces of Germany and Italy have been designed to accurately reflect their presence in Western Europe and North Africa. Other countries represented in the conflict are France (including the Vichy and Free French), the United States, Great Britain and her Commonwealth nations, Belgium, Holland, Norway, Yugoslavia and Greece.

West Front offers players three editor functions: map, scenario and order of battle in addition to two types of campaign games to play. The Dynamic Campaign Game (DCG) is a series of linked, randomly generated scenarios set in a historical path. In this mode, the player is represented on the field of battle as an individual leader, thus, death means the end of the campaign. In the DCG, choice of organization type, level of command and which side to join are all optional decisions.

The Linked Campaign Game is more structured and rigidly controlled. Level of success in one scenario determines which scenario is played next as well as the number of scenarios to be played. The organization commanded and which side the player is on are pre-determined in the historically linked scenarios. Regardless of which type of campaign is chosen, each contains a variety of choices such as theatre, time period during WWII and length.

West Front offers multi-player action on several levels. Up to 16 players can participate (eight to a side) via a local area network or on the Internet. Other options for multi-player include play by e-mail (PBEM), head-to-head modem, null-modem, and two-player hot seat.

Forty-two types of terrain can be encountered during gameplay that includes over 50 pre-designed scenarios. Other game features include character promotions, ranging from lieutenant to general, enhanced AI and over 500 equipment and unit types for use in the scenario and map editing phases of the game. Combat in West Front covers aspects such as line of sight, fog of war options, direct fire, opportunity fire, indirect fire, air attacks, assault, minefields, demolition (bridge and high walls), morale and disruption. Unit transportation, reinforcements (including historical order of battle unit introduction) and organizational movement all play a part in this war simulation.

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