War Strategy Games For Apple, Atari, 64
Strategic Simulations Inc. has produced several war strategy games for the Apple, Atari, and Commodore 64 computers.
Carrier Force is a simulation of the four major aircraft carrier battles fought in the Pacific during World War II—Coral Sea, Midway, Eastern Solomons, and Santa Cruz. Every major warship and plane is accounted for and rated in the game. Weather, time of day, visibility, inaccurate sightings, and other aspects of actual naval warfare conditions are recreated.
The game comes with two maps, rule book, and 48K disk for the Apple II with Applesoft ROM, II+, IIe, and III. It is also available on 40K disk for the Atari 400/800/1200. The price is $59.95.
Battle for Normandy is a simulation of the D-Day invasion and the 24 days that followed. Now available for the Commodore 64 computer in a 64K disk and a cassette format, the game includes all historical details. The player may be the Supreme Allied Commander or commander of the German defenses. A solitaire option is available, with the computer directing the German defenses.
The game comes with two player-aid cards, maps and rule book. Versions are also available for Atari, TRS-80 models I and III, Apple, and IBM PC computers. Battle for Normandy is priced at $39.95.
Tigers in the Snow is a recreation of the World War II Battle of the Bulge, Germany's last major counteroffensive. The game is now available for the Commodore 64 computer.
In the simulation, the Germans attempt to destroy the Allies' stronghold while the out-numbered Allies try to hold until their reinforcements arrive. The forces are division/regiment scale. Both sides command infantry, artillery, and air power.
The price for the game is $39.95 on 64K disk for the Commodore 64. It is also available for the Apple, Atari, and TRS-80 computers.
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