Desert Rats simulates the North Africa Campaign in 1941-42 commencing with the arrival of Rommel in Tripoli and ends with the Battle of El Alamein. The bitter campaign includes Operations Battleaxe and Crusader and the Battle of Gazala. The game is named after the men of the 7th Armoured Division who were known as the Desert Rats after adopting a gerbil' as their insignia Can you change the course of history and defeat Rommel sooner than Montgomery did at El Alamein?
Desert Rats is accompanied by a detailed instruction booklet including historical background notes of the campaign with maps and photographs
It is a fast, interactive wargame with a scrolling map and six compelling scenarios with 1 or 2 player options