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Topic: Need tips for games like Panzer battles SSG.
I haven't been here for a long time but since it's Christmas (Well it's still. Sort of.) and I always play the old Panzer Battles with the Battlegroup game system on my old Pentium 120 when I'm at my parents at holidays I got curious about if there are any other games like it.
This isn't the first time I've asked here for advice about a wargame that play the same but it's been years so I'll give it another go.
The gameplay is done for the most part by the computer. You have HQs and formations like divisions under it that you can give orders like for example move to City, defend go to reserve attack and other commands. The beauty of this system is that you don't have to think about unit movement. When to withdraw a badly damaged formation, going on the defense because your out of supply, where to make your main attack, where to use your reserves etc is what you do. That you decide. How to do it is up to your subcommander that is the AI. More or less like a standard general.
So can you give me advice about a game with a similar gameplay?
I enjoyed the SSG games of that period...the AI was intelligent...and the games played quickly. The closest game I've seen in a while is Unity of Command. The scope is operational, the AI is very good...and the scenarios play quickly. I think you'll be happy with the game. Good luck!