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Games part of the Battle Isle series

The Battle Isle series is a well-known turn-based strategy game franchise developed by Blue Byte Software. It was created by the German game designer Thomas Hertzler and was first released in 1991. The series became popular for its challenging gameplay, deep strategic mechanics, and futuristic setting.

The games are set in a fictional future where humanity has colonized other planets and engaged in a series of conflicts. The primary focus of the series is on tactical warfare and resource management. Players take control of military forces and engage in battles across various terrains, using a wide array of units and weaponry.

The gameplay in Battle Isle is turn-based, allowing players to carefully plan and execute their strategies. Each unit has unique strengths and weaknesses, and terrain and weather conditions play a crucial role in determining the outcome of battles. The games feature a mix of combat scenarios, ranging from small-scale skirmishes to large-scale campaigns. One of the defining features of the Battle Isle series is the hexagonal grid system used for movement and combat. This system adds an additional layer of tactical depth, as players must consider unit positioning and utilize the terrain effectively.

The Battle Isle series received critical acclaim for its strategic gameplay, graphics, and immersive atmosphere. It appealed to both casual and hardcore strategy gamers, offering a challenging experience that rewarded careful planning and decision-making.