, Western Civilization Software
and Academy Games
have announced Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear!
, a faithful adaptation of the renowned Conflict of Heroes board game that won the Origins Historical Game of the Year, Charles Roberts Wargame of the Year and the James F. Dunnigan Design Elegance Award, as well as many others. Designed and developed in cooperation with Uwe Eickert, the original designer of Conflict of Heroes, the videogame includes takes you to the Eastern Front of World War II during Operation Barbarossa, the German invasion of the Soviet Union. This release includes a historical roster of infantry, artillery, mechanized and support units for the Axis and Soviet forces for the time frame of Operation Barbarossa. Also included are all ten original Awakening the Bear! scenarios as well as eleven new Frontier scenarios, five new Commanding Heights scenarios and a very flexible "Partisan Road" Point Buy scenario. Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear! will be available in late March - six screenshots
found their way in our gallery.