Crusade In Europe (Atari 8-Bit, 5 1/4" Disk) Microprose - 1985 USA, Canada Release

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Crusade In Europe
Packaging cover Crusade In Europe.
Product ID MIPRO0009
Platform(s) Atari 8-Bit
Packaging Retail Box
Media 5 1/4" Disk
Copyright date 1985
Publisher(s) Microprose
Developer(s) Edward Bever
Sid Meier
Category(s) Entertainment, Simulation, Wargame, World War II Wargame
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

"You are in command- D-Day to the Battle of the Bulge!"

0400 Hours, June 6, 1944- D-Day the Invasion begins! Get ashore quickly! You must break out of the beach before the enemy gets organized! Now you can lead your troops through one of the greatest campaigns in history!

Crusade in Europe, D-Day to the Battle of the Bulge is an exciting and challenging real-time action simulation that puts you into the thick of the battle in minutes with its easy-to-use play system even if you have never played a strategic simulation before! Crusade in Europe is a "Command Series" simulation with real-time, non-stop action.

Go head-to-head against opposing generals or pit yourself against the real historically accurate strategies of the computer as you recreate all the dangers and excitement of the campaign from D-Day to the Battle of the Bulge. Crusade in Europe features continuous action, colorful animated graphics, sound and an easy-to-play command system. Crusade in Europe puts you in the action just minutes after you have turned on your computer! Step into the thrill and excitement of one of history's greatest campaigns. Like the real generals... You're in command!

"Crusade in Europe belongs in every wargamer's collection... If the other Microprose Command Series wargames are this good, the company has a real string of winners." - Lt. Commander Richard Moore, Computer Simulation Model Manager for the Wargaming Department of the US Naval War College.

"Microprose's Crusade in Europe is head and shoulders above the pack... thanks for all the hard work, Microprose, and thanks for a helluva game!" - Patrick J. Kelley for A.N.A.L.O.G.

"Two years ago, a game of this complexity, historical accuracy, and ease of play would have only been a wargamer's dream." - Gary Fields for Power Play.

"The graphics are bright and excellent... and as a two player game it is superb." - Mark G. McLaughlin and Marion Bates for The Wargamer.

System Requirements

Atari 8-Bit
Required RAM 48K
Requires Joystick Yes

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Retail Box cover Crusade In Europe. Retail Box back Crusade In Europe.

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