Tanktics (Apple II, CBM Pet, Atari 8-Bit and TRS-80, Cassette) Avalon Hill - 1981 USA, Canada Release

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Product ID AVALN0059
Platform(s) Apple II, CBM Pet, Atari 8-Bit and TRS-80
Packaging Retail Box
Media Cassette
Copyright date 1981
Publisher(s) Avalon Hill
Category(s) Entertainment, Simulation, Wargame, World War II Wargame
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Computer game of armored combat on the Eastern Front

6 September 1943: Following the debacle at Kursk, the German Army reels back to the protection of the Dnieper River. The Red Army pursues hard, trying to turn a retreat into a rout. A Soviet armored unit breaks through the thin line and heads for a vital road junction, hoping to cut off the retreating German infantry. Your tiny panzer group is the only unit capable of stopping them. You are outnumbered two to one, but your orders are firm: stop the Soviet tanks. With grim determination your tired tankers head down the road for another desperate battle.

This is Tanktics, a simulation of armored combat on the Eastern Front during World War II. You command a force of up to eight German tanks or anti-tank guns, ranging from lightly-armored Panzerkampfwagen III's to the awesome King Tiger. Your opponent is the computer, commanding a force of Russian tanks or anti-tank guns. The battle swirls across a landscape of forests, lakes, roads, depressions, and rough ground. The computer takes care of all the calculations, even figuring what your tanks can see. Most importantly, it fights with an intelligence that may take you by surprise. To beat the computer you must have a firm grasp or armored tactics, good judgement, and a willingness to take risks.

Tanktics includes:

  • Two piece, full color 22" x 16" mapboard
  • Over 240 1/2" counters
  • Five different scenarios
  • Instruction Booklet
  • Cassette

System Requirements

Atari 8-Bit
Required RAM 24K
Apple II
Required RAM 16K
Required RAM 16K
Required RAM 16K

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