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Panzer Corps

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Strategy
Publisher: Slitherine (EU), Matrix Games (US)
Developer: The Lordz Games Studio
Release Date: July 11, 2011

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'Panzer Corps' v1.20 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 6, 2013 @ 11:21 a.m. PDT

Panzer Corps follows in the footsteps of Strategic Simulations Inc.'s Panzer General (1994) and shares the same level of engagement and strategic depth. Panzer Corps will keep an unmistakable "PG feeling" whilst improving and refining the gameplay and balance.

Get the Panzer Corps v1.20 Patch off WP (645mb)

The v1.20 update adds new improvements in the gameplay (Class-specific experience effects, forcing enemy units to surrender earns you prestige,etc.) and new units, like the Sherman Crab, T28 Super Heavy and many more! It contains also new modding options, bug fixing and German and Russian localizations of the Library. 

v1.20 – June 6th, 2013

• Changes

o Option to save and watch game replays
o Option to change difficulty between scenarios in a campaign
o The game now shows scenario name, difficulty and victory conditions in Messages window.
o Advanced options tab for new game. Custom difficulty settings (player/AI prestige/experience/strength modifiers, turn count modifier, AI level setting), Reform units option, Normal/limited/none randomness in combat option
o "Show All Nations" option in Purchase screen (to view and compare stats of units belonging to different nations)


• Gameplay

o Prestige soft cap
o Class-specific experience effects
o Forcing enemy units to surrender earns you prestige
o Overstrength is progressively more expensive with every point applied
o Initiative heroes are limited to +1 bonus
o Entrenchment gives 2x defense bonus against ranged attacks
o Close terrain now gives +4 defense bonus to ground units vs. fighter and tactical bomber attack
o Overstrength is lost after upgrade
o Replacements come suppressed
o Train transportation takes 2 turns instead of 3
o Old rules (as in 1.14) available via UI option on advanced options tab


• New units added

SAS
Commando
SE Rangers
SE Airborne

SE Truck
SE M3 Halftrack
SE Lorry
SE Bren Carrier

SE Willys Jeep
SE Westland Lysander

SE Spitfire Mk.I
SE Spitfire Mk.II
SE Spitfire Mk.VB
SE Spitfire Mk.IX
SE Spitfire Mk.XIV
SE Tempest Mk.V
SE Meteor Mk.III
SE P-51B Mustang
SE P-51D Mustang
SE P-51H Mustang
SE P-47B
SE P-47D
SE P-47N


Westland Lysander
Avro Anson
Willys Jeep

Lorry - changed icon
Matador
Quad
Kangaroo

Bridgelayer
Crocodile
Scorpion
Tortoise
Sherman Crab
T28 Super Heavy

Calliope
Cromwell CS
Churchill AVRE
76mm Land Mattress
114mm T-27 E2
M3 75 GMC - switcher

2pdr portee
6pdr portee
Deacon
QF 25pdr AT - switcher
M3 75 GMC - switcher

Vickers AA
Crusader AA
40 mm SPAA

Battle Mk.II
Boston Mk.III
Beaufighter Mk.IF
Wellington Mk.IC
Wellington Mk.III
Wellington Mk.X
Mosquito Mk.VI S1
Mosquito Mk.VI S2
Swordfish Mk.I

Halifax Mk.II
Halifax Mk.III
Stirling Mk.III
Lancaster Mk.III
B-32 Dominator

Horsa
Hamilcar

New Zealand HW Inf
43 New Zealand Inf
43 New Zealand HW

43 Canadian Inf
43 Canadian HW

43 Free Polish Inf
Free Polish Paras

French Colonial Mnt

43 South African Inf
43 South African HW

43 Indian Inf
43 Indian HW



• Captured German equipment in Allied service

Panzer IIIF
Panzer IIIG
Panzer IIIH
Panzer IIIJ
Panzer IIIJ/1
Panzer IIIL
Panzer IIIM
Panzer IIIN
Panzer IVD
Panzer IVE
Panzer IVF
Panzer IVF/2
Panzer IVG
Panzer IVH
Panzer IVJ
Panther D
Panther A
Panther G
Tiger I
Tiger II
Maus


• Miscellaneous

o New city and port tiles added
o Library extended with new entries
o New Modding options
o Hex action
o Param action
o Unit action
o Unique aux units
o exp.pzdat data file
o heroes.pzdat data file
o New options in gamerules.pzdat
o German and Russian localizations of the Library added
o Bug fixes
o Battleship animation fixed
o "camo" trait fixed

Fans of the old Panzer General series rejoice for the release of Panzer Corps. Following in the footsteps of the popular SSI masterpiece and sharing with the General series the same level of engagement and strategic depth, Panzer Corps will keep an unmistakable "PG feeling" whilst improving and refining the gameplay and balance.

Panzer Corps will feature 26 scenarios on 21 unique maps, covering most major battles of the European Theatre of World War II and including a few hypothetical 'what if' scenarios based on your actions.

Key Features:

  • 400 unit types, divided into 19 unit classes with 20 detailed parameters to identify units abilities, 17 terrain types affecting gameplay in various way. Panzer Corps will celebrate the glory days of strategy gaming with the aim of attracting new players to the genre;
  • Campaign: all 26 scenarios are combined into a large campaign tree with several entry points at various stages of the war. Depending on the outcome of each battle (decisive victory, marginal victory or defeat), the player will be faced with different challenges and a progress along different parts of the campaign tree;
  • Nations: all major and many minor nations represented: Germany, Italy, Poland, France, Great Britain, USA, USSR, Norway, Belgium, Netherlands, Albania, Romania, Greece and more.
  • Core units that travel with you throughout the campaign gaining experience and that can be upgraded as new weapon technologies become available.

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