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Guadalcanal

Guadalcanal Commodore 64 Title screen.

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Description

South-Western Pacific, August 1942. US Marines capture the strategically important island in the first American amphibious assault of World War 2, but the battle of Guadalcanal will rage on for the next six months, as the Japanese will try to re-capture it.

The player is given the command of air, land and naval forces, including aircraft carriers and transport ships (supply is crucial as well as intelligence - patrol seaplanes and scouts are available). While many wargames take the weather and morale factor into account, this game also features malaria slowly wearing down your troops. The campaign can be played from either American or Japanese side. The interface is icon driven and consists of a strategic map, a zoomed in tactical map and a unit details window.

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Guadalcanal Amstrad CPC Playing area.
Guadalcanal Amstrad CPC Game options.
Guadalcanal Commodore 64 Pick your scenario.
Guadalcanal ZX Spectrum Playing area.

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The Press Says

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Apr, 1988 8 out of 10 80
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 Mar, 1988 764 out of 1000 76
The Games Machine (UK) Commodore 64 Feb, 1988 63 out of 100 63
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amstrad CPC Dec, 1987 7 out of 12 58

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