How to Setup Play By Email Game

Many people have started to play the WW2 Matrix Games Steel Panthers World at War hereinafter called SPWAW and found themselves wanting to play other human players in a Play By Email game referred to as PBEM . One of the problems has been well how do I do that Players have joined wargaming ladders or Combat Command offering league play knowing they could find players there, but how the heck do I get started The following is step by step instructions on how to start up a battle generated PBEM...

Tutorial Assaulting a Bunker

In this Tutorial you will learn how to assault an Enemy Bunker. There are times when you will have to assault a Bunker to eliminate it so as to allow your other units to continue their advance. I suggest that you complete the Artillery Tutorial first. Let's get started. You will be the US Marine Corps vs. the Japanese. At you disposal will be 1 Sec of Marine Engineers with Flame Throwers., 1 Sec of Marine Engineers with Demolition Charges, 1 Forward Observer and 2 81mm Mortar Sec's. On your...

Assaulting mines and bunkers under fire

In the two previous tutorials you learned how to use your engineers to clear a path through a minefield, and how to use them to blow up bunkers. In this lesson you will do both, but will be under fire from troops, tanks and bunkers. Don't worry - you've been given plenty of weapons to do the job First, start the scenario. This is set up like many campaign games in which the AI is defending -you will approach a ridge and face many entrenched units. Now look right above the east-west road, and...

Long World War II Campaign

No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it. --Winston Churchill Players who loved the long World War II campaigns in Steel Panthers I are in for a treat. That option has been added to SP WAW, along with the normal campaign generator and the user-defined campaign editor. The Long Campaign allows players to pick one of six armies, and use it in scenarios that begin when that nation first entered the war 1941 for the U.S., for example and continue until the end of the war. As with...

Artillery Tutorial

Author Byron Inglesh Map by Wild Bill Wilder Down through the ages artillery has fascinated military professionals and civilians alike Boom Boom The big nine pounders go Gilbert and Sullivan, HMS Pinafore . Josef Stalin is supposed to have said something along the lines of Artillery is the God of war, though in view of artillery usage during World War One on a scale unknown before and since, it is difficult to classify Stalin's comment as original. The problem with artillery has always been the...