Arlington, VT, September 05, 2013 – The wargaming legend Gary Grigsby has done it again. After massive games like World at War, War In the Pacific, War between the States and above all War in the East and its expansions Don to the Danube and Lost Battles, Gary and 2by3 Games are developing a new impressive masterpiece to bring joy to eager wargamers: Gary Grigsby’s War in the West.
Mr Grigsby, along with Joel Billings of 2by3 Games (www.2by3games.com), presented the game during the Press Conference we hold at Historicon.
Players will discover a huge game covering the whole Allies’ Campaign in the West front, from the invasion of Sicily and Italy in 1943, through France, Belgium and Holland in 1944 and through the crossing of the Rhine and the end of the war in Germany.
Gary Grigsby’s War in the West contains huge improvements to the War in the East engine in the areas of logistics, land and air combat and amphibious and airborne invasions, allowing the players to choose among multiples strategies in both air and land battles. It also features a bigger map (36k hexes versus 25k for WitE), new terrain types, detailed Strategic Bombing and improvements to non-ground support missions, more realism in Logistics and Weather conditions, new Amphibious and Airborne Landing Rules, new Victory conditions… and much more!
The game just entered into Beta Testing! Visit this page and sign in to be among the first to play this new terrific wargame (Please note that applying does not guarantee a spot, it simply puts you in line. Beta testers are added in waves, in the order of application, so applying earlier gives you a better chance of making it into the beta test).
Get more information on Gary Grigsby's War West from the official product page.
About Gary Grigsby’s War in the West
Gary Grigsby’s War in the West 1943-45 covers the Allied campaigns in Western Europe starting with the summer 1943 invasions of Sicily and Italy and proceeding through the invasions of France and the drive into Germany.
It also covers the Allied strategic bomber campaign. Expanding and improving on the War in the East game system, WitW will provide players the chance to pick alternative strategies in both the land and air parts of the war. There is also an East Front Control option for German players that wish to decide which units are available for fighting in the west.
You can expect to see major improvements from WitE in several areas, including but not limited to the air game, logistics and weather.
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The Slitherine Group is the world’s leading producer and publisher of digital wargames and strategy games. Under the Slitherine (www.slitherine.com), Matrix Games (www.matrixgames.com) and Ageod (www.ageod.com) brands it has published literally hundreds of games, with many award-winning titles in its portfolio and spanning all digital platforms, from home consoles to modern Smartphone’s and Tablets. Slitherine is also involved with book publishing, board gaming and works with a wide array of key licensing partners, such as HISTORY®, MILITARY HISTORY®, Games Workshop®, Horrible Histories™, Showtime, BBC, Osprey, Scholastic, Buzz Aldrin Enterprises and many others to deliver the best blend of historical accuracy in an exciting and entertaining way. Together the Group companies form the world’s largest organization specializing in this important and vibrant niche. The Slitherine Group’s mission over the coming years is to lead the way in innovation and growth in an ever expanding segment of the entertainment industry.