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Order of Battle: World War II

Product Info

 

Order of Battle: World War II is breath of fresh air for all strategy fans. It is a game that takes wargaming to a new level by upgrading every single game element and rebooting the genre for a new generation of players. Detailed terrain, rich animations and a slick interface, all within a traditional setting and with the elements that are familiar to experienced players - Order of Battle: World War II follows in the footsteps of all time classics, such as Panzer General.

 

With a selection of over 1000 unique looking and behaving units, players can build and manage their army, fleet and air force throughout the campaigns set in the various theatres of operations during WW2. A unique system of specializations allows players to customize their forces with special units, bonuses and abilities that reflect the difference in strategies and mentality of the various factions.

 

A set of unique Commanders – split between Generals, Pilots and Captains – is gradually unlocked in the campaigns. These can be attached to specific units to provide unique bonuses to anything in their command range. While good use of unit types and tactics remains the player's priority, clever use of Commanders can tip the balance in an offensive operation or buy just enough time in defense to turn the tide to your favor.

 

  

  

 

In Order of Battle: World War II, a unique supply system also plays a key factor that directly affects the combat efficiency of the units. Landing on an enemy island without any support ships will prevent the invasion forces from building a solid beachhead, and breaking the supply lines of your opponent, isolating his units and making encirclement maneuvers are the strategies required to achieve an ultimate victory.

 

Add an intuitive in-game scenario editor, up to 4 player multiplayer support through Hotseat or Slitherine's PBEM++ server system and you have a game with endless re-playability.

 

The free version of the game gives you access to the unique Boot Camp campaign as well as a taste of the first chapter of every other campaign pack. This means that new free missions will appear as soon as a new campaign gets released! 

 

Don't miss the DLCs!

     

                           U.S. Pacific           Rising Sun         U.S. Marines        Morning Sun       Winter War           Blitzkrieg

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Features

  •  Classic turn based, hex based gameplay with an intuitive UI and great depth.
  • Play in dynamic campaigns with unit carryover and multiple "what-if" scenarios.
  • A rich 3D world with detailed animations and effects. Turn-based wargaming has never looked this good!
  • 20 different Specializations give a unique feel to each faction including Banzai Charge, Bushido Code and even the Manhattan Project.
  • Over 1000 different unit types, including infantry, tanks, ships and aircraft, each with unique visuals and animations
  • Attach unique commanders to your units to give them additional offensive and defensive bonuses
  • A deep but intuitive supply system allowing breakthroughs & encirclements.
  • 4 player multiplayer over PBEM++ and hotseat, supporting last-man-standing, teamplay and cooperative against AI scenarios.
  • An extensive, user-friendly in-game scenario editor with a what-you-see-is-what-you-get design.

View AllReviews - From the Press

Chalgyr Review
8/10 - "Order of Battle: Pacific does a great job of setting up tense, memorable moments through surprisingly accessible yet nuanced strategy gameplay"

Armchair General Review
88% - "If you are looking for a simple and straightforward wargame that offers some tactical challenge and a break from games that are a little more hardcore, then Order of Battle: Pacific should help scratch your Pacific fighting itch"

Pc Invasion Review
8/10 - "Order of Battle: Pacific surprised me in the best possible way. Not only is it a thoroughly approachable wargame in a genre that can be notoriously doughy in its design, but the emphasis on integrated support between ground, air and naval forces means almost every scenario forces the player to make constant tactical and strategic decisions."

Details


Order of Battle: World War II

Release Date: 14 JUN 2016

Language: English, German, French, Spanish, Russian
Genre: Operational
Turns: Turn-Based IGOUGO
Complexity: Intermediate
Period: World War II


Developer
The Artistocrats



Product Specs

  • Theatre: Pacific
  • Unit Scale: Operational
  • Players: 1-4
  • AI: Yes
  • PBEM: Yes, Server Based
  • File Size: 1640mb
  • Download Time:
  • - 56K Modem: 65hr 4min
  • - DSL or Satelite: 3hr 33min
  • - High Speed: 43min
  • Version: 1.5.8
  • Manual: PDF E-Book, Printed - Color
  • Editor: Yes, Moddable Data Files

Product Requirements :
    WOS: XP/ Vista/ 7/ 8 /10
    Processor: Pentium 4 or equivalent
    Memory: 2 GB RAM
    Graphics: 512 Mb DirectX 9 video card with shader model 2.0
    DirectX: Version 9.0c
    Hard Drive: 1 GB available space
    Sound Card: DirectX compatible sound card

Awards


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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.
Collector's 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 full color manual and a PDF E-Book indexed manual.