||  

Back to News Listing Kharkov: Disaster on the Donets Gets a Major Update

Posted: Monday, April 05, 2010 by Sean Drummy

Type: Press Release

A major new update to the famed gaming system is advancing side-by-side with the newly released expansion!

Matrix Games and Strategic Studies Group (www.ssg.com.au) are pleased to release the comprehensive 1.20 update for Kharkov: Disaster on the Donets. The update includes three new free scenarios (Operation Konrad, Operation Husky, and Kirovograd), several major rule changes, UI and controls improvements like an “Entrench All” button, and some bug fixes.

 

The update’s release coincides with the release of Across the Dnepr: Second Edition a new expansion for Kharkov: Disaster on the Donets!   

 

David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said “This is a gigantic update for Kharkov fans.  Apart from reaping the benefits of all the engine improvements SSG has been hard at work on for Across the Dnepr: Second Edition, the three new free scenarios will surely keep armchair generals busy for quite a while!  We hope that this encourages Kharkov owners to also try the new Across the Dnepr: Second Edition expansion, which presents players with one of the best operational challenges in wargaming.”

 

Kharkov: Disaster on the Donets is the latest strategy title from the award-winning team at Strategic Studies Group.  A synthesis of the very best elements of two critically acclaimed and top-rated game systems, Decisive Battles and Battlefront, and a successor to both, the new Kharkov: Disaster on the Donets brings to life a campaign of epic scale and dynamic battles on the Eastern Front of World War II.

 

Command the Soviet forces, newly confident after stopping and throwing back the Barbarossa offensive, or try the elite and seasoned German army now reconstituted after winter losses and ready to regain the initiative.  Two separate forces prepared offensives in the same area in the spring of 1942.  When the dust had cleared the Germans had managed a great victory that opened the doors to the drive on Stalingrad.  But the outcome was far from certain and in Kharkov: Disaster on the Donets, history is yours to rewrite!

 

Get the update here. This update is comprehensive and will bring all previous versions to 1.20.

More Info

Kharkov: Disaster on the Donets

  ( Views : 7169 )


In Other News..

Order of Battle: the new Specialization System

Friday, September 30, 2016

As you may know we are working on a major update for Order of Battle: World War II. This patch is accompanying the new exciting campaign pack: Blitzkrieg, finally introduces the Wehrmacht to Order of Battle! It also introduces a number of free features and today we’re going to talk of one of them.

Read more...

This week in Matrix #5

Friday, September 30, 2016

Here we are! Have you missed some news this week? You have another chance to stay updated!

During this week we had important announcements and highlights! Our friends from Every Single Soldier studio has just opend the gates of the Beta for Afghanistan '11, some cool mods for Campaign Series Middle East and Flashpoint Campaigns have received a deserved footlight and more!

Read more...

Drive on Moscow Let's play!

Friday, September 30, 2016

Follow the first episode of this amazing Let's play of Drive on Moscow by one of our favorite streamers, Agrippa Maxentius! He'll show the game and introduce you to its gameplay concepts.

Read more...

Campaign Series Middle East Ode to Arab-Israeli Wars Scenario Pack

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Many of you who grew up with boardgames might recognize Alan R. Arvold from the many situations he created for Avalon Hill's PanzerBlitz, Panzer Leader and Arab-Israeli Wars games, as were made present like in Avalon Hill's AH General, Wargamer, and other magazines. Later, as tabletop boardgames were replaced with computer wargaming, Alan performed the paramount task of preserving all these games in Talonsoft's Campaign Series game titles.

Alan's been continuing to preserve some genuine wargaming history in electronic format, now with Campaign Series: Middle East!

Read more...

Afghanistan 11: a new counter-insurgency game

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

We have big news today. We are announcing a new game, one which explores a largely untouched setting and with an extremely original approach to wargaming: Afghanistan ’11.

Read more...

This week in Matrix #4

Friday, September 23, 2016

Finally Friday has arrived!
This week has been heavily centered on the release of the third chapter of the Command LIVE series, but an other title has received an important news, so if you have missed something, this is your best chance to get all the updates!

Read more...

Panzer Corps Gold - The ultimate edition of Panzer Corps!

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Back when we released the U.S. Corps packs we told you they would be the last DLCs for the Panzer Corps series, but we never said that the path of Panzer Corps had come to an end. Millions of people enjoyed Panzer Corps in the last few years: it’s been a long and epic ride, but it’s not over yet.

Read more...