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V for Victory: Battleset 1 - D-Day Utah Beach - 1944

aka: Utah Beach

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V for Victory: Utah Beach thrusts the player into the role of a military strategist during the Normandy invasion of WWII. As the American commander, the player has to overcome strong German resistance to occupy the Cotentin peninsula and the vital port facilities at Cherborg. Or, as the German Commander, the player has to defend Cherborg and drive the Americans back into the sea.

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In the designer diaries of Close Combat III, programmer Keith Zabalaoui calls it a miracle that this game was eventually released. Not only was it Atomic Games' first game, but the three main designers had different artistic vision and motivation. Keith wanted to make a game that people could play and understand. Ed Rains wanted to make a hard-core scholarly simulation, and Larry Merkel just wanted an enjoyable pastime that might make some extra cash.

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Game added by Brian Hirt.

Macintosh added by Rebound Boy.

Additional contributors: Sciere, Alaka, WONDERなパン.

Last modified February 27th, 2023.