The intimidating Panzer rumbles down the pockmarked French country road in the more bucolic of the two maps available in Steel Division: Normandy 44’s beta. It’s prowling for targets, namely my brave troops, all members of the 15th Scottish Infantry Division. I don’t have any tanks of my own, but huddled behind the trees on either side of the road are a handful of my soldiers. Waiting.
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They strike as the tank passes, tracers cutting through the air, bullets pinging off its incredibly thick shell. The Panzer is unharmed, shrugging off even this relentless assault, but not so the men stuck inside it, crammed in like sweaty sardines. The noise and the chaos is too much for them. They panic, and this deadly warmachine falls back. It’s a brief victory for the underdogs, and it’s all thanks to Steel Division’s stress mechanic.Tags: game, games