Lead a squad of 18 paratroopers behind enemy lines in this strategy-based simulation of squad level combat based on the D-Day landings in Normandy. Controlling everything from attacks on the enemy to finding your next meal, 101: The 101st Airborne in Normandy is thinking man's skirmish combat. Multi-play via modem, LAN, or Internet (2 players only)
238 individual maps make up the Normandy "World". In addition there are 9 campaigns each containing 42 maps
Up to 21 missions in any one of the 9 campaigns, pitting your squad against up to 140 Germans per campaign, and giving hours of game time
Choose your team from 82 unique soldiers (48 paratroopers, 24 Germans, 10 "secondary" characters) each individually proficient in 13 different areas of combat.
Recognisable by his unique voice, each paratrooper is also unique in his abilities and personality
Initiative-Based Phased Action combines the detail of turn-based gaming with aspects of ease of use of real-time gaming engines
Damage modelling based on WWII studies of wounds and damage inflicted, accurately represents wounds tracked to 47 different body locations, affecting troopers appropriately.
Over 1400 soldier animations and over 40 3D cut scene animations
Incredibly varied obstacles, including...
Parachuting into enemy-held landing zones
Separation of your squad and your equipment
Being lost !
Running out of ammunition
Fighting the Germans without support
Caring for your wounded
Historically accurate weapons and equipment
Accurate topography of the Norman countryside: everything from flooded hedgerows to French villages
Randomised campaigns allow for virtually limitless replayability.