Commander - Europe at War

Commander - Europe at War 1.0

Relive WWII

Commander – Europe at War is a thrilling hex-base war game to reenact World War II. Whether you choose the Axis or Allies you'll be able to relive all the important battles. View full description

PROS

  • Hex grid turn based
  • Land, sea and air forces
  • Six scenarios

CONS

  • Game board can get crowded
  • Load times

Very good
8

Commander – Europe at War is a thrilling hex-base war game to reenact World War II. Whether you choose the Axis or Allies you'll be able to relive all the important battles.

The game has obviously been developed by a team that already has good experience on war games, which gives the assurance of seeing a solid war title. Commander offers six different scenarios and very detailed information and historical references. Strategy gamers will love all the advanced controls and features, like being able to develop new technologies, managing your different armies and taking care of supplies, morale and health. With control of land, sea and air forces, you'll be able to take part in very diverse missions worldwide.

The game board itself is very well designed, although it can get a bit crowded with units. You can zoom in on specific regions and get information on cities and armies. The vehicles and infantry are well recreated and the ability to recruit famous commanders adds a bit more realism to the game. While playing alone vs the CPU will prove enough of a challenge you can also connect with other Commander users online. In terms of performances, the game can take a bit of time to load between turns, but that's something to expect with turn based games.

A challenging hex based game, Commander - Europe at War immerses you completely into WWII.

Designed by the wargame experts at Firepower Entertainment and Slitherine Software, Commander – Europe at War spans World War II, allowing the player to control the Axis or Allied forces throughout the entire European Theatre. Can Germany’s rise be stopped or will the jackboots of the SS march through London?

This high level turn-based strategy game offers plenty of depth to satisfy seasoned wargamers while presenting an interface that’s easily accessible to newcomers as well. Fans of the old “Panzer General” series will find themselves completely at home as they try to hold the Maginot Line, march on Moscow, or clear the shipping lanes of Sea Wolves!

Features:

  • Huge hex based campaign map covering the USA to the west, Africa to the south, Scandinavia to the north and the Ural’s to the east.
  • 6 epic scenarios including operation Barbarossa, DDay and the Grand Campaign
  • Research over 50 inventions from 5 different technology areas
  • 12 different unit types including Infantry and Motorized Corps, Armour, Destroyers, Subs, carriers. Each with their own strengths and weaknesses.
  • Recruit and attach Historical Commanders to your units.
  • Detailed and realistic combat that models supply, morale, terrain, leadership, equipment, training, strategic weapons and fog of war.
  • Easy to learn, hard to master game play that is the cornerstone of Slitherine game design.
  • Multiplayer via e-mail, hotseat, Internet and including optional timed turns and 7 difficulty settings.
  • Use of Osprey publishing artwork in game, a leading publisher of military history books.

Commander - Europe at War

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Commander - Europe at War 1.0