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**Disaster at Dompaire - The Matrix Games version of West Front

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**Disaster at Dompaire

By Cam
Allies 7 - 4 - 4 Axis
Rating: 7.93 (11)
Games Played: 15
SM: 3
Turns: 17
Type: Stock
First Side: Allies
Second Side: Axis
Downloads: 345
[ Lorraine Region, France ]: [H2H]:[HIS]:[BZ]:[N AF,N VV]:[1.04] The newly formed Pz. Bgde. 112 was rushed to France in late August, 1944. The Bgde. consisted of a few Eastern Front veterans, notably the commander von Versloot, combined with new recruits. On paper, the Bgde. was a formidable force, however it was devoid of essential support elements. The Bgde. moved into positions at Dompaire and were content to await further orders. The Free French Forces in the area, of the 2nd Armored Division, were not content to play a waiting game. They formed three battle groups to attack the Germans. The Free French were battle hardened veterans of three campaigns. Historically, Pz. Bgde. 112 was annihilated, with the remainders going to the 21st Pz. Div. Their downfall was a lack of artillery and air support. The Pz. Bgde. was hit with no less than three flights of rocket firing Typhoons. French civilians in the area also gave excellent information on the movement of the Germans. Enjoy
Player Voting Stats
Member Balance Enjoyment
Huib Versloot's ProfileHuib Versloot Well Balanced 8
Tiger 88's ProfileTiger 88 Well Balanced 8
Cam's ProfileCam Well Balanced 6
Scud's ProfileScud Well Balanced 8
Cam's ProfileCam Slightly Pro Allies 7
Gaming Records
1st Side Player 2nd Side Player Result Score
Allies Mercur's Profile Mercur vs. Panzerjaeger Panzerjaeger's Profile Axis Allies Major Victory 36 6
Axis Tiger 88's Profile Tiger 88 vs. mark_vanroosendaal mark_vanroosendaal's Profile Allies Axis Minor Victory 27 12
Axis Zap's Profile Zap vs. Cam Cam's Profile Allies Axis Major Loss 6 36
Allies Zap's Profile Zap vs. Cam Cam's Profile Axis Allies Major Loss 6 36
Axis Oberst's Profile Oberst vs. Boisforas Boisforas's Profile Allies Axis Major Victory 36 6
Huib Versloot
Nice map and oob. Well thought out vic conditions. Unit heavy on a relatively small map though. No room for error.
Tiger 88
Not enough arty for the german side of things
Herr Straße Laufer
Second play was a bad as the first. Hopefully the powers that be will not delete my comments or vote.
“The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.”― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations
mark_vanroosendaal Thu Nov 10, 2016 5:18 pm
Allies should not attempt to evenly cover the entire front. Pack as much as you can into a narrow assault flanking the town. Draw the German tanks into close fighting with your armor. I probably would have given the balancing as fair if it were not for the description suggesting it would be an easy win for the Allies.