Game Description:El Alamein '42 covers the epic desert battles of 1942 in North Africa, when Rommel and the Afrika Korps were at their high water mark after the capture of Tobruk. Turning the Afrika Korps back east, Rommel was to be denied the ultimate victory in the desert at a lonely, unheard of railroad stop known as El Alamein. The game features 1 kilometer hexes, 2 hour turns, with a longest Panzer Campaign master map measuring approximately 780 x 220 kilometers. Over 3,200 units represent the German and Allied forces in this classic series of desert battles, mainly at battalion and company level. Players control tank, reconnaissance, artillery, infantry, parachute, glider, engineer, antitank, flak, rocket, headquarters, and a wide variety of other specialized units. Features 34 historically based scenarios are included, with several "what-if" scenarios including an airborne attack on Malta.