The Pacific, 1942-1943: Take command of task forces of carriers, ships and other naval air forces. Find the forces of your opponent and strike at them before they sink your fleet, while preventing them from invading key points in the theatre of operations or supporting your own amphibious operations.


CARRIER BATTLES FOR GUADALCANAL is the PC / Mac OSX portage of the successful CARRIER BATTLES 4 GUADALCANAL for iPhone / iPad, classic hex-and-counter digital wargame covering the naval-air battles of the Pacific War, from the South Pacific in 1942-43.

  • Solo play against a powerful US or Japanese AI (new in Desktop version)
  • Play by Email
  • 11 historical scenarios: Coral Sea May 42, Midway June 42, Eastern Solomon Aug 42, Santa Cruz Oct 42, Guadalcanal Dec 42, Bismarck Sea March 43, Rabaul
    nov 43, Guadalcanal Feb 43, Guadalcanal Aug 42, Raids US March 1942, Wake December 41
  • Varied maps with a scale of 30 miles per hex
  • 80 types of warplanes, historical ships
  • Naval-air search, radar, progressive intelligence gathering on enemy naval forces
  • Air strikes against naval and land targets, surface battles
  • Advanced damage system
  • Invasion, naval bombardment
  • Turn-based system
  • Tutorial : a nice on-boarding sequence will guide the player to the depth of the game
  • No Internet connection required to play against the AI

Historical, Independant, Strategy

Second World War – Pacific war

1h to 3h

1 in solo, 2 in PBEM

Cyril JARNOT & Avalon Digital

Avalon Digital

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