In advance of the 2nd edition board game printing, Academy Games is releasing Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear for PC wargamers and it looks to be a faithful port of the Origin Award winning title. If you preorder the title now, you have a chance to win a free copy of 1812: The Invasion of Canada!
Coming in early April! The computer version of Conflict of Heroes – Awakening the Bear. Based on the award winning board game,no effort has been spared to bring the outstanding Conflict of Heroes gameplay to the computer. Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear includes a full AI opponent as well as full multi-player support with an integrated forum and game lobby. To remain true to the core gameplay and historical accuracy of the boardgame, the PC version is designed to be fun, fast and easy to play, though hard to master. The game design teaches and rewards platoon and company-level combined arms tactics without overwhelming the player with rules.
Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear! 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.
Included are all ten original Awakening the Bear firefights as well as eleven new Frontier firefights, five new Commanding Heights firefights and a very flexible “Partisan Road” Point Buy firefight. For those with a creative urge, Conflict of Heroes also comes with a scenario editor which allows the creation of completely new firefights using the Awakening the Bear units! Build your own battle and share it with friends!