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As the hot North African desert sun began to set on the night of 20 November 1941, two battered tanks, all that remained of a squadron of American built Stuart M-3 light tanks were laagered in a defensive position for the night. Three exhausted gritty, dust-covered British tankers were seated, leaning against the side of their tank nick-named "Old Bill" while the fourth crewman sat up in the turret providing over watch and monitoring the radio. They'd had the devil's own day after a fierce day long battle with the German 15th Panzer Division.

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With the editor being away in a field killing orcs again a couple of news items slip[ped through the net last week. So to make sure our readers haven’t missed them, we bring them to you now.

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As well as the newly announced Pike and Shot Campaigns, the Slitherine/Matrix/Ageod group also have another Early Modern period game in the works – Ageod’s Thirty Years War.

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Of all the British, Canadian and American D-Day invasion beaches along the Normandy coast, none was as fiercely defended nor caused as many lost Allied lives than at Omaha Beach. The reasons for the near disaster at Omaha beach were many, with both Allied and Axis forces directly or indirectly sharing the blame for this near defeat, turned to costly victory.

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Given my latent prognosticative proclivities, my lovely and longsuffering wife frequently refers to me as being psychic. I know what you’re thinking, but no, she doesn’t say I’m psychotic – at least not out loud. And this piece is a perfect example of one of those interesting and ongoing synchronicities. You see, the second I started ruminating about my ongoing love affair with Norm Koger’s, The Operational Art of War series, not only did the surprise 3.4.1.9 TOAW III update come out, but Matrix announced an upcoming TOAW IV sequel.

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It’s almost been a year since Victory At Sea launched on PC and we are proud to announce it is coming to the iPad. On the 23rd of July 2015, the TIGA award winning Victory At Sea PC game will see its tablet debut. In the iPad versions players can take part in epic Real Time Strategy WW2 warfare across the Pacific theatre of war.

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Slitherine’s rather excellent early modern era wargamer, Pike and Shot, is getting a new feature – and it’s rather a biggie. The latest version brings a campaign system to the otherwise tactical battle game, so instead of being stand alone battles with no impact on the progress of the war, your successes and failures can have strategic meaning.

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Today we bring you the first in what we anticipate will be a series of columns by Jim Cobb, one of the most respected strategy game reviewers around. In this first offering Jim casts his eye over the Smithsonian Channel’s recent documentary on the Battle of Waterloo and gives his trenchant views of the program and how well it works as a tool for delivering history education. So without further ado, here we go …

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Last Thursday Slitherine released boardgame conversion Legions of Steel on PC. Looks like they were just fine tuning the iPad version (or waiting for Apple to get their fingers out I guess) as just a few days later they have announced the iPad version is available.

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Matrix Games have just announced that 3 of their space based games will be on special offer over the weekend. Offer runs until midnight on Monday 20th so you have a few days to decide whether to go boldly or not (sorry …).

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