Fall of Normandy (German defense) is a turn based strategy game set on the western front during the Second World War immediately after the D-Day invasion on June 6th 1944.You are in command of the German armed forces on the European Western Front in 1944 and burdened with the semi-impossible task of stopping the long-expected Allied invasion. You are supposed to push the Allies forces back into the ocean by eliminating all landing beaches in Normandy -- while facing overwhelming numeric Allied superiority and enduring the constant Allied bombardment limiting your mobility. Troops at your disposal range from the fragile Ost (East) battalions and weak static infantry divisions to the battle-hardened Waffen SS divisions and Panzer VI Tiger formations. Can you make any real headway towards the Allied beachheads which are getting reinforcements and replacements in a constant flow?FEATURES:
+ Long-lasting: Thanks to in-built variation and the game's smart AI technology, each game provides a unique war gaming experience.
+ Competitive: Measure your strategy game skills against others fighting for the Hall of Fame top spots.
+ Settings: Various options are available to alter the look of the gaming experience: Change difficulty level, hexagon size, Animation speed, choose icon set for units (NATO or REAL) and cities (Round, Shield, Square, block of houses), decide what is drawn on the map, and much more.
+ Experienced units learn new skills, like improved attack or defense performance, ability to cross rivers without losing extra move points.
+ A wide variety of units under your command: From weak coastal fortifications, Ost battalions and static infantry units to battle-hardened Waffen SS and Panzer divisions (from Panzer IV to Panzer VI Tigers).
+ Historical accuracy: Campaign mirrors the historical setup of the real 1944 Normandy landings - including the divisions that saw combat during the D-Day and the following Normandy Campaign in World War II.