Interview with Strategy Wargamer
Tomislav, the lead designer of the game has sat down and talked to Jean, the Strategy Wargamer. In this episode of the Jean's podcast you can find more details about: map design, hex-and-counter games, turn-based and real-time systems, AI programming and more.
Also, the second part of the gameplay video for the battle of Alam el Halfa was released. In it you will see the conclusion of this long and costly battle. Take a look and see how the situation changed from hour to hour.
The video features: illustrated unit counters, on-the-fly switching between Turn-Based and Real-Time modes of play, reworked AI.
About The Game
Attack at Dawn: North Africa is an operational level wargame set in WW2 North African theatre. It features 3 campaigns, and 15 scenarios which can be played in solo or multiplayer modes. It can be played as a real-time, or turn-based (WeGo) game. The game begins with the German troops probing into the Libyan region of Cyrenaica, and finishes either with the total defeat of German-Italian Panzer Armee, or with the British loss of Egypt and their retreat across the Suez Canal.
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For the game website, visit here: Attackatdawn.com
About The Studio
Panzer Division Games is an independent game development studio from Croatia, specialized in creating strategy and historical games. Attack at Dawn: North Africa is their first release, and the first game in the series. The lead designer is Tomislav Čipčić, known in the tabletop wargaming world as a designer of a successful game: Brotherhood & Unity: War in Bosnia & Herzegovina 1992-1995.
About The Scenario
The scenario shown in this gameplay video is Battle of Alam el Halfa. It was the last big Axis offensive in the Western Desert Campaign, and it took place between 30 August and 5 September 1942, at the El Alamein line. It was an Allied victory, and a prelude to the Second battle of El Alamein.
You can see the maps and read about the history behind this scenario here: Attackatdawn.com