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Highway to the Reich

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September 1944, General Montgomery mounts the most daring Allied offensive of WW2. The plan is ambitious. Drop thirty thousand airborne troops deep behind enemy lines, seize the vital bridges across the Rhine, secure the highway to the Reich, advance the Allied armies into the German heartland and end the war by Christmas. Take command and with the aid of the world's most advanced wargame engine fight the battle and change history. The Airborne Assault game engine revolutionizes wargaming. Its pausable, continuous time game play, the most advanced artificial intelligence of any wargame, powerful and intuitive user interface and unique command system provide the most realistic and enjoyable simulation of operational warfare. Command like a real General, under real time pressures to achieve real objectives on a real map all within the fog of war. Issue orders to your powerful AI controlled subordinates or take total control of every unit. Fight the worlds most advanced AI opponent or match wits against your friends online or over a LAN. Lead Parachute Regiments in daring assaults to seize vital bridges, send mighty Armored Divisions into the attack and wield entire Infantry Corps in a race against time. Reshape history in one of the many historical battles covering all major actions of the Market Garden operation or salvage victory from disaster in one of the hypothetical "what-if" encounters. Create your own maps with our Map Maker utility. You can modify an existing scenario or design your own battle using the Scenario Maker utility.

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Features

  • Stunning graphics, including new customizable map textures
  • Battles covering all of Operation Market Garden including Nijmegen, Eindhoven and Neerpelt
  • Detail Order of Battle covering all forces that participated down to the company level
  • Enhanced user interface, including in-game briefings, intel filter, sound control and auto-save
  • Advanced AI.

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Loadinc - 8/10
All in all this is the kind of game that you'll spend many hours working on the strategy then watching it play out. It's deep, involving and well worth a look.

Gamespot - 8.1/10
Highway to the Reich is a rich, rewarding game and a great example of how the designers are using the PC to push wargaming into new and exciting directions.

PC Gameworld - 86%
Highway to the Reich is an extraordinary game. This is truly a grognard's game.

Details


Highway to the Reich

Release Date: 1 DEC 2003

Platform: PC
Language: English
Genre: Operational
Turns: Real-Time Pausable
Complexity: Intermediate
Period: World War II


Developer
Panther Games



Product Specs

  • Theatre: Western Europe
  • Unit Scale: Regiment
  • Players: 1-2
  • AI: Yes
  • PBEM: No
  • File Size: 0mb
  • Download Time:
  • - 56K Modem: 0min
  • - DSL or Satelite: 0min
  • - High Speed: 0min
  • Manual: PDF E-Book
  • Editor: No

Product Requirements :
    Windows 98 / 2000 / XP
    DirectX 8
    Pentium II 500 Mhz CPU
    64MB RAM ( 128 recommended )
    Direct X compatible Soundcard
    2MB Video Graphics Card 16 BIT Color
    8x CD-ROM
    400MB free Hard Disc space

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Digital Express Edition: This edition comes with a full color printed box, full color printed CD (with your order number and serial number printed on it) and a PDF E-Book indexed manual.
Standard Edition: This edition comes with a full color printed box, full color printed CD (with your order number and serial number printed on it), a Printed grayscale manual and a PDF E-Book indexed manual.
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