Squad Leader is a World War II, squad-level tactical experience that draws players into the world of fighting men, heroes all in their own way, thrown into horrific battles destined to change the maps of an entire continent. These men pitted their skills, faith and leadership in a struggle for survival and victory. The successful Squad Leader minds his troops closely, staying in tune with the emotions, fatigue and skills of individual soldiers. Each soldier has a history that has been carefully developed to deliver the emotional strain and drama of the epic campaigns fought throughout the War. The complete experience is historically accurate, but history can change based on the skills of the player. Squad level, turn-based tactical combat game using an isometric view.
Built in "Boot Camp" style tutorial introduces players of all levels to the game with an easy to understand / easy to follow set of interactive instructions.
Play three major, historically accurate campaigns: The Normandy Invasion (the American campaign), The Battle of the Bulge (the German campaign) and Arnhem (the British campaign). Each campaign comes with 10 custom missions with a number of random missions interspersed for play longevity.
Includes individual scenarios and a scenario editor for customization.
Select a squad from the platoon for customization of strengths and characteristics to enable success in a given situation.
300 individual soldier biographies that provide a wealth of options and scenarios.
Dozens of tanks, artillery, transport vehicles and other various heavy equipment.