Carrier Battles

Carrier Battles

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Carrier Battles
Grand Strategy

The Pacific 1942-1944: Take command of task forces of carriers, ships and other naval air forces. Find the forces of your opponent and strike at them before they sink your precious carriers, while preventing them from invading key points in the theatre of operations or supporting your own amphibious operations.

And....Sink that Flat Top !

Title
Genre
Historical, Independant, Strategy
Period
World Wars
Developper
Cyril Jarnot
Editor
Avalon Digital
Language
Release Date
November 30 2019
soon
29,99 €
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CARRIER BATTLES 4 DESKTOP is the PC / Mac OSX / Android portage of the successful CARRIER BATTLES 4 GUADALCANAL, an iPhone/iPad classic hex-and-counter digital wargame covering the naval-air battles of the Pacific War, from the South Pacific in 1942-43 to the Central Pacific in 1944.

Content

  • Solitaire play again powerful US (new in desktop version) or Japanese AI
  • 6 historical scenarios: Coral Sea May 42,  Midway June 42, Eastern Solomon Aug 42, Santa Cruz Oct 42, Guadalcanal Dec 42, Bismarck Sea March 43
  • Varied Hex maps with a scale of 30 miles per hex
  • 80 types of warplanes, historical ships
  • Naval-air search, radar, progressive intelligence gathering on enemy naval forces
  • Air strikes against naval and land targets, surface battles
  • Advanced damage system
  • Invasion, naval bombardment
  • Turn-based system
  • A nice on-boarding sequence will guide the player to the depth of the game
  • Available in English and in French
  • No internet connection required to play against the AI

Game's DLC (coming soon)

The extra scenarios (list below) will come either as DLC or part of a more complete standalone Expanded Version with everything in it:

  • a 7th scenario covering the landing at Bougainville and airstrikes against Rabaul in November 1943
  • a 8th scenario covering the evacuation of Guadalcanal by Japanese troops in Jan/Feb 1943
  • a 9th scenario covering the US invasion of Guadalcanal in August 1942
  • a 10th scenario covering the US carrier raids against Japanese positions in Feb/Mar 1942

Decision on which will be made sometimes around May 2019

Estimated Playtime: 1h00 to 300.

 

Carrier Battles

CARRIER BATTLES 4 DESKTOP is the PC / Mac OSX / Android portage of the successful CARRIER BATTLES 4 GUADALCANAL, an iPhone/iPad classic hex-and-counter digital wargame covering the naval-air battles of the Pacific War, from the South Pacific in 1942-43 to the Central Pacific in 1944.

Content

• Solitaire play again powerful US (new in desktop version) or Japanese AI

• 6 historical scenarios: Coral Sea May 42,  Midway June 42, Eastern Solomon Aug 42, Santa Cruz Oct 42, Guadalcanal Dec 42, Bismarck Sea March 43

• Varied Hex maps with a scale of 30 miles per hex

• 80 types of warplanes, historical ships

• Naval-air search, radar, progressive intelligence gathering on enemy naval forces

• Air strikes against naval and land targets, surface battles

• Advanced damage system

• Invasion, naval bombardment

• Turn-based system

• A nice on-boarding sequence will guide the player to the depth of the game

• Available in English and in French

• No internet connection required to play against the AI

 

DLC or Expanded Version

The extra scenarios (list below) will come either as DLC or part of a more complete standalone Expanded Version with everything in it:

  • a 7th scenario covering the landing at Bougainville and airstrikes against Rabaul in November 1943
  • a 8th scenario covering the evacuation of Guadalcanal by Japanese troops in Jan/Feb 1943
  • a 9th scenario covering the US invasion of Guadalcanal in August 1942
  • a 10th scenario covering the US carrier raids against Japanese positions in Feb/Mar 1942

Decision on which will be made sometimes around May 2019

 

Estimated Playtime: 1h00 to 300.

 

The Map
Windows
Minimale: 
O/S Version
Windows 7/8
Processor
2.5 GHz Intel Dual Core
RAM
2 Gb
Graphics Card
512 MB NVIDIA GeForce 9600
Network
Not necessary in version 1.00 (DSL connexion sufficient)
Hard Disk space
750 Mb (DLC excluded)
Recommandée: 
O/S Version
Windows 7 or higher
Processor
2.5 GHz Intel Dual Core
RAM
4 Gb
Graphics Card
1024 MB DirectX 11 Compatible
Network
Not necessary in version 1.00 (DSL connexion sufficient)
Hard Disk space
2 Gb (DLC excluded)
Mac OS X
Minimale: 
O/S Version
10.9 or higher
Processor
2.5 GHz Intel Dual Core
RAM
2 Gb
Network
Not necessary in version 1.00 (DSL connexion sufficient)
Hard Disk space
750 Mb (DLC excluded)
Recommandée: 
O/S Version
10.9 or higher
Processor
2.5 GHz Intel Dual Core
RAM
4 Gb
Network
Not necessary in version 1.00 (DSL connexion sufficient)
Hard Disk space
2 Gb (DLC excluded)
Documentation
Short summary of main rules