1940. While in Europe the German war machine seems unstoppable, in the desert of North Africa the British and its Commonwealth Allies are not willing to concede an easy victory to the Axis. Italian forces – even if initially numerically superior – are not adequately trained or equipped for a prolonged war in such environment, and soon they send request for aid to avoid complete defeat. Berlin answers to the call and a blocking force led by General Erwin Rommel is organized and dispatched to the Libyan shores.
Now, the day has come. Are you ready for Desert War?
Desert War: 1940 – 1942 is an operational level, ground-centric wargame that recreates the epic tank battles fought between the Axis and Allies for possession of Libya and Egypt.
In this wargame, you’ll have the chance to relive the key battles that exalted mechanized warfare in North Africa, where nothing can be left to chance.
Be ready to outsmart your adversary, as you plan your moves simultaneously, thanks to the innovative WEGO system! Will you wait for reinforcements, leaving the initiative to the enemy or will you try to exploit his mistakes, possibly risking your entire frontline?
Make best use of yourAir, Naval, and Ground Assets to turn the tide of battle at your favor!
Desert War: 1940 – 1942 Tutorial Guide
Training is fondamental. Without that, even the best eqipped troops can be prey of a better prepared enemy. You must know your own troops, their potential and limits.
As a commander, you must adapt your plan to un expected situations and quickly, because time is essential and the more you wait the more chances you are leaving to the enemy to exploit your mistakes.
This is even truer in desert warfare, where the harsh environment conditions have a direct impact on communication, movement and more. This is why we are very proud to give you an important tool for your future assignment: the Desert War Tutorial Guide, written and assembled by user and beta tester John “Slick Wilhelm” Dahlen.
This Guide will be a very important instrument for you (although it doesn’t replace the manual) as there you can find precious tips and explanation on how make best use of your assets.
The Desert War Tutorial Guide is now available in (.pdf format) HERE.