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1943 Deadly Desert

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Action-packed World War 2 battles for the desert territories await you. Your ingenuity and leadership skills as general will determine victory or defeat. Will you survive the toughest fight in history?

“1943 – A hot, dusty wind sweeps through the camp. Scouts report of heavy Wehrmacht forces. The Desert Fox is rapidly pushing towards the western oasis. All combat-ready British troops are on high alert to fend off the invasion. At the same time, the Axis powers are preparing the assault on a vital resupply center. En route to their next battle, with heavy tanks, artillery and supply vehicles. Which side will you choose?”TOTAL WORLD WARThis is the decisive World War II battle between the Allied forces and the Axis powers! Choose your path and lead your army to victory!TURN-BASED TACTICAL WARFAREThe right war strategy is the key to the ultimate victory! Issue orders to your officers on the battlefield. They’ll motivate, inspire and strengthen the troops assigned to their command!DANGEROUS MISSIONSBecome the greatest general of all time and prove your tactical skills in plenty of different war campaigns! Unlock new missions, maps and scenarios!MASSIVE WEAPON ARSENALYour tactical possibilities are nearly limitless. Fight with tanks, warplanes, infantry, paratroopers, artillery and many other powerful special forces and weaponry!VARIETY OF BATTLEFIELDSBreak through the enemy lines by land and air! Lead your soldiers into battle and crush your enemies on the historical battlefields of Africa!STRATEGY AT ITS BESTEven more new units for your tactical genius! Order devastating air strikes or command a forced march. The stakes are high, but the prize of a glorious victory awaits!

  • Turn-based strategy action in WW2
  • Thrilling campaigns and challenging missions
  • A must have for every strategy game fan
  • Many different military units
  • Detailed graphics and epic sounds

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Release date
Handy Games
HandyGames, www.handy-games.com GmbH
Age rating
17+ Mature

System requirements for iOS

iPad 2 Wifi, iPad 2 3G, iPhone 4S, iPad Third Gen, iPad Third Gen 4G, iPhone 5, iPod Touch Fifth Gen, iPad Fourth Gen, iPad Fourth Gen 4G, iPad Mini, iPad Mini 4G, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPad Air, iPad Air Cellular, iPad Mini Retina, iPad Mini Retina Cellular, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Cellular, iPad Mini 3, iPad Mini 3 Cellular, iPod Touch Sixth Gen, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPad Mini 4, iPad Mini 4 Cellular, iPad Pro, iPad Pro Cellular, iPad Pro 9.7, iPad Pro 9.7 Cellular, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPad 6 1 1, iPad 6 1 2, iPad 7 1, iPad 7 2, iPad 7 3, iPad 7 4, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPad 7 5, iPad 7 6, iPhone X S, iPhone X S Max, iPhone X R, iPad 8 1 2, iPad 8 3 4, iPad 8 5 6, iPad 8 7 8, iPad Mini 5, iPad Mini 5 Cellular, iPad Air 3, iPad Air 3 Cellular, iPod Touch Seventh Gen

System requirements for Android

4.0.3 and up

System requirements for PC

  • OS: Windows 7 or newer
  • Processor: 2.0 GHz
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: DirectX 9.0c compatible
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 1100 MB available space
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Last Modified: Aug 28, 2019

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Good Day Together, the Game > 1943 Deadly Desert by HandyGames < has been released today on Steam for 9.99 Euros. I bought it & downloaded it. For me, the Price-Performance Ratio Fits after the first Impressions. The Game recognizes & names me automatically with my Steam name. The Game looks, feels that way and also plays itself as coherent & well as the YouTuber-Writing Bull's presented. (Round strategy game, little Animation & Setting Options, good unit diversity with good different strengths & Weaknesses) The Tutorial/The Introduction played and my very first Mission narrowly won. The Tutorial is good & helpful and everyone should play through at the Beginning in Peace. On my first Mission as an Axis Confederation, I had my Surprises. I think That's a good thing and I'm going to increase the Fun Of the Game. Even on failure in itself, nothing is bad, but rather a Challenge for the next Game. The Player gets a little better with every Try. The Card & unit Placement-according to my observation events-is always the same. What I noticed: > Unfortunately, there are no different Levels of difficulty of the Campaign (E.g. the Start-gold sum is not adjustable by me, just as in the Multiplayer/for destroyed Enemy Units there is always the same Amount of gold). That's a shame, because I expect so much Flexibility from my newly purchased Computer Games. I don't always want to (have to) fail. You can already see that I am already concerned about my game future, which has also turned out to be not entirely unjustified. > I have not found any Way to display the Values during the game at the Unit itself (or in a Window or via interface display). I don't want to have to make myself a Paper List and I'm not so well memorized. Of course, this is practiced at a longer play and the Units are also easily distinguishable from each other. There are Tips for the Start of the Mission, but in summary to Read, I have found nothing. An auxiliary option, which I will certainly turn off later, would be nice at the Beginning or for the Casual Player. In the Video Series from The YouTuber-Writing Bull it was already heard that the Developers still want to deliver optional hexfelus draster displays (at his Request). Maybe you can think about my Wishes:-) Until then again Osning small Additions to the above text and this Addendum: The Game cannot be cached. Only the Score on leaving Is saved and exactly at this Point it starts again. Something unusual but not disruptive in this strategy game. As a Player, I just have to "bite your Teeth together" and keep trying. For every game played through, I get Rewards. The more Partial Goals I achieve, the better. I then ascends in military Rank. Impact in the Game? Still unknown.
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