Product specs

System:

PC, Windows XP,Vista,7,8

Genre:

Strategy game set in World War 2

Languages:

German & English

Status:

Released Juli 2013

Current Version: 1.06

Publisher:

Matrix Games/Slitherine

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Best Strategy Game 2013 - Silver Award

On June 22, 1941, the largest land campaign in history began, as three German Army Groups advanced into the Soviet Union.  Operation Barbarossa was underway and the German war machine was now locked in a struggle which would change the course of World War II.

Germany At War: Operation Barbarossa 1941 is an elegant turn-based design, inspired by classics such as Panzer General, but with more of a historical focus.  You command the German forces through a branching historical campaign covering the entire 1941 campaign as well as part of the 1942 campaign.  Dozens of scenarios stretch from the Soviet border all the way to Archangel and towards Astrakhan, the original military goals of Operation Barbarossa.  Step into a wargame where your performance will rewrite history, through an addictive combination of compelling gameplay, realistic events and challenging battles.
Additional stand-alone scenarios cover other famous battles and are ideal for head to head play through the integrated PBEM++ system.  Your forces follow you through the campaign, earning historical upgrades as you progress and new equipment becomes available on a historical schedule.  Units and maps are represented at realistic scales and the combat, movement and terrain systems are all based on real capabilities.

Aimed at all levels, from those who have never played a wargame before to those who know the history of World War II in detail, this is an entertaining and challenging game of combined arms strategy.

Features:

  • 4 campaigns and 15 single maps form 68 scenarios to master
  • Easy-to-use but realistic combat, movement and logistics system
  • Realistic map and time scales
  • Ground and Air units as well as specialized unit types such as Engineer and Reconnaissance battalions
  • Different unit sizes fully modelled and viable, from Tiger Battalions to Infantry Divisions
  • Wide variety of support units and realistic historical upgrades for each unit type as units earn experience
  • Historical equipment base on historical availability
  • Dynamic branching campaign system with player decisions, choose the main German axis of attack after the battle of Smolensk.
  • Interesting and innovative mission objectives make each scenario unique
  • In-Game scenario events like bridge destruction, reinforcements based on player actions, news from other fronts, etc.
  • PBEM++ play via server
  • Balanced Stand-alone scenarios suitable for head to head play and as either side
  • Scenario and Script Editor

Strike at Dawn
Strike at Dawn
Kursk
Kursk
Headquarter
Headquarter
Enemy shatterted
Enemy shatterted
Towards Archangelsk
Towards Archangelsk
Briefing
Briefing
Defend Moscow
Defend Moscow