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Stumbled across this last night...I had no idea this old goat was still so popular!


About 1 Gig of downloads in this comprehensive mod.....including 50 custom campaigns.[X(]

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I still play them all, with and without all the mods
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Since when was PG2 declared freeware? [&:]
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Thx Juggalo, but I have a fear that if I go back to that wonderful game, I will forget how great it is and see it, warts and all, through more experienced eyes.

It was my introduction to wargaming and I loved it...I don't want to kill that memory.

Long live Panzer General and Allied General (Pacific General was a step too far for me!)
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the art direction in PG was quite extraordinary for the era and the genre.
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Couldn't get it to work. Looked like my box was too fast for it.
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I still play the vanilla version of Panzer General II from time to time on my dual-core PC running under Vista with hardly a problem. The only thing I've had to do was to Alt + Tab it a time or two when first starting a game to correct the mouseovers so they would read correctly.

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ORIGINAL: Juggalo

Stumbled across this last night...I had no idea this old goat was still so popular!


About 1 Gig of downloads in this comprehensive mod.....including 50 custom campaigns.[X(]

PG2

Yep, I've played quite a few of those campaigns. They're good, but on word of warning...some of them get DAMN hard.
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ORIGINAL: Terminus

Couldn't get it to work. Looked like my box was too fast for it.

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Pacific General is my favorite still, but, I did get into Scorched Earth because of the leaders you could attach to units as it gave the game a more roleplaying experience. There's no doubting the PG series is a classic and will always be I think.
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Pg2 was always my first wargame, but I was never able to get the new mods to work. Then I discovered Spwaw, its now number 1. Today I downloaded this new PG2 mod and it worked like a charm, one thing I noticed were some VERY NICE SOUNDS which could possibly used in SPwaw ?????? I will remain a  SPwaw fan but this PG2 mod really intrigues me.
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Downloads don't seem to include digital manual. Is there one somewhere? Even though game plays much like Battle Isle 3 and Advanced Strategic Command, I need some more info about few things: how units are reinforced and resupplied? Can units get inside of towns (and out of the map) and/or inside of other units? Can purchased units be deployed elsewhere than next to HQ? How do I land my aircrafts? Are there support units like ammunition carriers? Is there any way at all to stack multiple units in same hex? What are terrain effects for attack/defend? How do I find out whether or not unit can move, attack, and move again in same turn?
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ORIGINAL: Matti Kuokkanen

Downloads don't seem to include digital manual. Is there one somewhere? Even though game plays much like Battle Isle 3 and Advanced Strategic Command, I need some more info about few things: how units are reinforced and resupplied? Can units get inside of towns (and out of the map) and/or inside of other units? Can purchased units be deployed elsewhere than next to HQ? How do I land my aircrafts? Are there support units like ammunition carriers? Is there any way at all to stack multiple units in same hex? What are terrain effects for attack/defend? How do I find out whether or not unit can move, attack, and move again in same turn?

Was going to answer your queries, until I realized it's been long enough since I last played that I don't remember half the answers. [:D] Luckily, the PG2 manual is on Replacementdocs. Here's the link...

http://www.replacementdocs.com/download.php?view.732

None of the rules have been changed with the custom campaigns, so it still basically works the same.
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ORIGINAL: Greybriar

I still play the vanilla version of Panzer General II from time to time on my dual-core PC running under Vista with hardly a problem. The only thing I've had to do was to Alt + Tab it a time or two when first starting a game to correct the mouseovers so they would read correctly.

The Panzer General series was a great one.


Good to know that PG2 runs on a dual-core Vista machine. I picked a copy of it up years ago at a boot-sale but have never fired it up. Might remedy that this weekend.

Panzer General and Allied General were my introductions to computer wargaming. On the Playstation 1 no less [X(][:'(]

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The only reason that I bought a 3DO gaming console, back in the day, was because one of their initial game releases was Panzer General!
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ORIGINAL: JudgeDredd

Thx Juggalo, but I have a fear that if I go back to that wonderful game, I will forget how great it is and see it, warts and all, through more experienced eyes.

It was my introduction to wargaming and I loved it...I don't want to kill that memory.

Long live Panzer General and Allied General (Pacific General was a step too far for me!)

I do not know Judge, but if you go over to the site and see the New Campaign list that is available for this version, you might be persuaded to rekindle your love affair...[:)]
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Is this legal?
 
The same link is over at BFC and no comment from them either.
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Probably isn't, no... Wonder who would hold the copyright today, now that SSI isn't with us any more.
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Anyone knows how to run PG2 in windowed mode?
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ORIGINAL: Terminus

Probably isn't, no... Wonder who would hold the copyright today, now that SSI isn't with us any more.

It appears to be Ubisoft.
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