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Battles in a Distant Desert v1.50: MS-Windows strategy game that consists of a collection of battles which could have taken place during Operation Desert Storm; PC speaker and multimedia-compatible sound card support.

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Battles in a Distant Desert v1.50: MS-Windows
strategy game that consists of a collection
of battles which could have taken place dur-
ing Operation Desert Storm; PC speaker and
multimedia-compatible sound card support.


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Battles in a Distant Desert v1.50: MS-Windows strategy game that consists of a collection of battles which could have taken place during Operation Desert Storm; PC speaker and multimedia-compatible sound card support.
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Battles in a Distant Desert v1.50: MS-Windows
strategy game that consists of a collection
of battles which could have taken place dur-
ing Operation Desert Storm; PC speaker and
multimedia-compatible sound card support.
* * * SHAREWARE * * *

BATTLES IN A DISTANT DESERT

Release 1.5 - September 23, 1993


DISTRIBUTION

BATTLES IN A DISTANT DESERT (BATTLES) and all additional scenarios are
Copyright 1993 - Glacier Edge Technology - All Rights Reserved.

This basic game and the "Berm Busting" scenario, included in
bdd100.zip are distributed as shareware.

Please make copies of bdd150.zip, and give to your friends or upload
to other BBS. Only the basic game and the "Berm Busting" scenario
are shareware. All additional scenarios and the registered version
of the game are not shareware.

Please copy or upload only bdd150.zip and not the individual files.
This file which is included in bdd150.zip, must be retained in
any copies distributed.



INSTALLATION

BATTLES is a Windows 3.x application and must be installed
on a hard disk drive. You should copy the bdd150.zip file to
a new directory, preferably called \DESERT, before unzipping
the file.

BATTLES will expect to find it's initialization file, "bdd.ini",
in the default Windows directory, which is usually C:\WINDOWS.

You should copy the "bdd.ini" file to the default windows
directory.

Refer to your Windows 3.x User's Guide for the procedure to
install the BATTLES application and icon in the program group
of your choice.

The User Manual is on-line, via the HELP menu item of the main
menu, and you should read it before attempting to play the game.
Also each scenario has both INFORMATION and HISTORY, which should
be read before attempting to play a scenario.



SOUND SUPPORT

BATTLES will provide sound support for the standard PC speaker
or for Microsoft Multimedia Audio compatible sound boards under
Windows 3.1 or greater.

If you have Windows 3.0, you should upgrade to Windows 3.1 to
receive the best sound effects.



SHAREWARE

If you do not wish to register your copy of this game, but enjoyed
BATTLES IN A DISTANT DESERT: Berm Busting, and wish to support the
production of games of this quality made available as shareware,
so that you may have available such low cost entertainment, then we
request that you send $5.00 (US) to the Glacier Edge Technology
address you will find below.

If you wish to register your copy of this game, you can do so
and receive ONE or THREE scenarios depending on how you register.

Send $15.00 plus shipping and receive:

"The Streets of Khafji" - Command the infantry and artillery
defense of this northern Saudi resort town as the Iraqis attempt
to storm and take control of the town. Or control the Iraqi
attack and see if you can take Khafji.

Or send $25.00 plus shipping and receive "The Streets of Khafji"
scenario and:

"The Al Zibayir Road" - The war is lost for the Iraqi Army in
Kuwait, and the escape is underway. Led by elements of the
armored divisions occupying Kuwait, the Iraqi Army attempts to
return to Iraqi with great amounts of equipment and plunder.

plus you will also receive the bonus VETERAN'S DAY SCENARIO
which is described below. (Only when ordering both scenarios)

All registrations must be either in the form of a check drawn on
a USA bank or in USA dollars.

Shipping add $3.00 for USA destinations or $5.00 for outside the USA.

Send your registration to:

Glacier Edge Technology
4820 East Kentucky Ave. Suite E
Glendale, Co. 80222

Please indicate 5.25 inch disk or 3.5 inch disk preference and
capacity with your order.

The additional scenarios and the registered version of the game
are not SHAREWARE, and may not be copied or distributed.



$$$$$ DONATION TO THE DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS ASSOCIATION $$$$$

Also, for each registration received between now and November 11,
1993 (Veterans Day), the author will contribute $1.00 US to the
Disabled American Veterans Association. Also, shortly after that
date, an update disk will be sent to all registered users which
will contain the VETERAN'S DAY scenario:

"Kuwait Beach Party" - Marine amphibious landing on the beaches
south of Kuwait City, opposed by Iraqi Infantry and Armor.

And, included with the update disk, will be a description of the
number of registrations received, the amount of the donation made
to the DAVA and the address to which the donation was sent.



**** SHAREWARE DISTRIBUTORS - PLEASE NOTE ****

If you are a shareware distributor, and would like to distribute
BATTLES on disks which you resale. You MUST register a copy of
the BATTLES game in order to obtain permission to distribute the
BATTLES game on your disks. The registration amount is $25.00 plus
shipping. For your registration you will receive a special version of
the shareware BATTLES game (unregistered version) which includes an
advertisement for your distribution service which will be displayed
at the end of a game.




TECHNICAL SUPPORT

BATTLES is a huge Windows application, and accordingly so, places
a large demand on your system. We recommend that you have a minimum
of 4MB of RAM, and nothing else running (just Windows 3.x) at the
time, also we recommend running BATTLES from a hard disk.

If you experience any problems with the game or scenarios, please
write down the configuration of your system, the scenario you were
playing, what you where trying to do when the problem occurred,
and a detailed description of the problem as best as you can,
and send it to the Glacier Edge Technology address. If possible
save the game (*.svg) and mail it on a disk or E-Mail it.

If you have any questions or comments about Battles, you can send
them to the Glacier Edge Technology address above or if you prefer,
you can send E-Mail to:

Compuserv - 70621,160

Those who develop SHAREWARE products need the support of the
users of the SHAREWARE products in order to continue developing
new SHAREWARE products for users to use. This particular product
took well over a year, full time, to develop and become available
for your enjoyment.

Your support of this SHAREWARE product will be greatly appreciated.

We hope you enjoy playing BATTLES IN A DISTANT DESERT!


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