Good WWII war games

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Post by Groscurth » Wed Dec 01, 2004 3:32 pm

Silent Hunter 2 is nice but the latest version 3 will outclass any submarine game at this moment.
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Post by 2nd SS Panzer Das Reich » Thu Dec 09, 2004 4:11 pm

Call of Duty!!
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Post by mikerock » Thu Dec 09, 2004 9:11 pm

I second Close Combat 3

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Post by udetingo » Thu Dec 09, 2004 9:59 pm

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Post by mikerock » Thu Dec 09, 2004 11:24 pm

Brothers in Arms isn't out yet, is it?

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Post by Bohemond » Wed Jan 05, 2005 5:44 am

Battles In Normandy by Matrix Games

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Post by Panzer Mooyman » Wed Jan 05, 2005 5:21 pm

Close Combat 3 is one of my favs. But it gets boring against the AI when the russians get all the tanks. So I hardly play that one nowadays.
I play a lot of CoD. Its not realistic but its fun.

Used to play a lot of Panzer General, but thats in the good old DOS days hehe :)

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Post by Stalingrad » Thu Jan 06, 2005 11:28 am

My favs:
1. Close combat 1-5.
2. Combat mission 2.
3. Hearts of Iron.
4. Sudden strike 2.
5. BF 1942.
6. Call of Duty.

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Post by ak74u » Sat Jan 08, 2005 1:42 pm

There is an upcomig mod for battlefield 2 called Das Reich
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Post by Qvist » Sun Jan 09, 2005 6:08 pm

The V for Victory series that was published by Atomic games in the early nineties are actually still the best and most realistic games I have seen, despite their paltry size. Apart from that, there isn't much to write home about I think.

I liked Panzer General I, if mainly because of the fun of building an increasingly lethal army over time. The close combat series I think is pretty good, if not very durable.

And regarding Hearts of Iron, I can think of only one good thing to say about it: It's a WWII strategic simulation. Actually, I can think of an even better thing to say about it: It's the ONLY WWII strategic simulation around, apart from some dinosaurs that don't really merit attention. Apart from that, I think it's basically an unsuccessful game design with a cumbersome, virtually implayable interface and basic game mechanisms wholly unsuited to the epoch.


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Post by The Glock » Sat Jan 22, 2005 9:11 am

"Red Orchestra" mod for UT2004. It's a fantastically realistic FPS game. excellent graphics, surperb gameplay. you are not a true WWII gamer until you've played it.

"DOD: Source" will be great, since it'll be DOD but with better graphics.

"WWII Online", though extremely dated, is a wonderful and extremely realistic MMO WWII FPS game. THE most team-oriented game I have ever played. the only thing thats holding it back is the graphics, which are pre Half-Life quality at best. If they would were to update them, I think it would be a smash hit.

"Forgotten Hope" Mod for BF1942. It's what Battlefield should have been.
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Post by Jonb955 » Sat Jan 22, 2005 6:53 pm

Suprised there isnt too much people mentioning combat missions. Those are excellent when it comes to WWII. Moh and Battlefield are fun but theres its not too accurate on facts like the Wespe in Guadalcanal. maybe im wrong

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Check this one out..

Post by Schuffert » Sun Jan 23, 2005 6:20 pm

PT Boats, Knights Of The Sea. This is not out yet, but it looks promising. Check out some screenies here:
I've always thought that pt boats would be a great gaming platform, fast and with enough firepower to sink a battleship.
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A good non-PC game

Post by Opa » Sat Jan 29, 2005 4:05 pm

Is there a good game where there are no set bad guys? Where you can fight and have Germans be good, and the Red Army bad? 8)
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Post by penguin » Tue Mar 08, 2005 10:57 pm

i like close combat very good for muiltplayer
and pazer general 3:se is a good one too
but you cant go wrong with blowing stuff up
so MOH :D is also in

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