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The battle for Tobruk in May-July 1942 was one of the key battles of the North African front in World War 2. Rommel lead the Axis forces to a victory, taking out Allied forces which were gathered to densely mine a strategic defensive area of Libya. In this tactical wargame, players can do the same. Taking the six Allied supply points is crucial to your mission's success.

You must guide the movement and attacks of your units. You can also call in aircraft and engineer support. The game is turn-based; once you have given your orders, the Allies do the same. Unit damage is progressively calculated. Unlike the Allies, you use mobile suppliers, which you also command. They should be kept in range of your units (with no Allied forces in between).

The game includes optional action sequences, which can be practised outside the main game. You control navigation, driving and gunning (with turrets and machine guns) for individual units, from a first-person view.

The Amstrad version has an additional mode - by linking 2 CPCs via a special lead, a simultaneous two-player strategy-only game is set up, in which one player represents the Allies.


Tobruk: The Clash of Armour Amstrad CPC Game settings
Tobruk: The Clash of Armour Amstrad CPC Command phase - air support and engineer activities are controlled here
Tobruk: The Clash of Armour Amstrad CPC Map mode
Tobruk: The Clash of Armour Amstrad CPC Title screen

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ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Sep, 1986 9 out of 10 90
Amtix! Nov, 1986 75 out of 100 75
Computer Gamer Oct, 1986 14 out of 20 70


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Martin Smith (66827) added Tobruk: The Clash of Armour (Amstrad CPC) on Jul 31, 2007
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