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Lock and Load Now Available

Lock and Load: Band of Heroes Available Worldwide from Matrix Games Website

Staten Island, NY, Sept 7th, 2005 - Matrix Games ( officially announces that Lock and Load: Band of Heroes is available for purchase and shipping from the Matrix Games website. Lock and Load is the first board game published by Matrix Games and can be shipped world-wide from their online store.

Mark Walker's Lock and Load: Band of Heroes is a squad level board game. The game features the 82nd and 101st Airborn divisions in multiple scenarios and campaigns. As with the original game, each hex is 50 meters and turns are a few moments. Counters represent squads, leaders, heroes, medics and even the occasional chaplain or scout. Additionally units can bring support with them, such as machine guns, artillery, and even tanks!

The game includes scenarios such as The Medal of Honor battle, the final battle of Saving Private Ryan, and Call of Duty. Also included are tactical fighting missions that depict historic battles of the 101st, 82nd, and other companies in the war. The game includes 16 missions and comes with 6 geomorphic mounted map boards, and over 480 beautiful counters!

For more information about Lock and Load: Band of Heroes and other Matrix Games titles please visit


Matrix Games produces, markets, and publishes historical wargames as well as other computer gaming products. Since 2000, Matrix Games has published over two dozen titles and several award-winning games, including War in the Pacific, Highway to the Reich, Gary Grigsby's World At War, Flashpoint Germany, Battles In Normandy, Starshatter, and Tin Soldiers: Julius Caesar. Matrix Games is based in Staten Island, New York. For more information, visit the Matrix Games website at

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