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101st Airborne



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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 !
    Finding food
    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.
  • Release date NZ
    February 8th, 1999
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