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Guadalcanal Naval Battles
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During the 1942-43 campaign for the southern Solomon Island of Guadalcanal, many naval battles were fought to cement the material advantage gained by the Allies after the stunning Japanese losses at the Battle of Midway. Guadalcanal Naval Battles includes these scenarios such as Savo Island--a costly Allied setback, Cape Esperance--where the Japanese were struck back hard, Tassafaronga, Cape St. George, Kolombangara, and others. The full range of surface naval warfare in the Pacific during World War II is addressed allowing you the chance to see how you might perform as either Japanese or American commander.
Guadalcanal Naval Battles includes 39 Scenarios – covering all sizes and situations, including a solo tutorial scenario plus specialized versions for both head to head play and vs. the computer AI.
A range of maps covering the naval conflicts in the South Pacific.
The order of battle files cover the Japanese and Allied forces that participated in the campaign with other formations added in for hypothetical situations.
Order-of-Battle, Campaign, Parameter Data and Scenario Editors which allow players to customize the game.
Design notes which cover or include the production of the game, campaign notes and a bibliography that includes the sources used by the design team to produce this simulation game.
Guadalcanal Naval Battles provides multiple play options including play against the computer AI, LAN & Internet "live" play as well as two player hot seat.
Included are a range of battles in 1942 and 1943 in the Solomon Islands and the Dutch Indies. A sampling would be: