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rwap Added reference to the ZX Spectrum version.
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rwap Original D-Day was only 1 player against the computer
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 In common with the version released for the [[http://​www.worldofspectrum.org/​infoseekid.cgi?​id=0001276|Sinclair ZX Spectrum]] (also by Games Workshop), D-Day has four scenarios - two based on the area around Caen (the landing and break-out), in Normandy, and two based in and around Arnhem. Here, you can control either the Allies or the Germans as they fight to gain control of the bridges and forge ahead towards Arnheim. ​ In common with the version released for the [[http://​www.worldofspectrum.org/​infoseekid.cgi?​id=0001276|Sinclair ZX Spectrum]] (also by Games Workshop), D-Day has four scenarios - two based on the area around Caen (the landing and break-out), in Normandy, and two based in and around Arnhem. Here, you can control either the Allies or the Germans as they fight to gain control of the bridges and forge ahead towards Arnheim. ​
  
-You could elect to play the set scenarios of 50 units per side, or set up your own default units to start on each side.  Unlike the earlier ZX Spectrum version, the Sinclair QL D-Day included the ability to play against the computer ​as well as being able to play against another person. ​ A version for the Commodore C64 was also planned (indeed it was advertised as "​coming soon" but it does not appear to have ever been released).+You could elect to play the set scenarios of 50 units per side, or set up your own default units to start on each side.  Unlike the earlier ZX Spectrum version, the Sinclair QL D-Day included the ability to play against the computer, but not the ability ​to play against another person. ​ A version for the Commodore C64 was also planned (indeed it was advertised as "​coming soon" but it does not appear to have ever been released).
  
 A much enhanced version of D-Day was written by [[qlwiki:​RWAP Software]], with the approval of Games Workshop and released as [[qlwiki:​DDay MKII|D-Day MKII]]. A much enhanced version of D-Day was written by [[qlwiki:​RWAP Software]], with the approval of Games Workshop and released as [[qlwiki:​DDay MKII|D-Day MKII]].
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