Theatre of War 2: Kursk 1943, is a historically accurate and detailed real-time tactical war game. Assuming the role of either the Russian or German battle group commander and acting under direct orders of division commanders Ivan Chistyakov or Valter Hoernlein, you control their troops in historical scenarios on the authentic battlefields of Kursk.
Five days of July
You control the units of the battle group belonging to German division Grossdeutschland or the forces of the Soviet 67th Guards Rifle Division and 3rd Mechanized Corps. There are two campaigns – German and Soviet:
Each campaign consists of up to 9 engagements and puts you in charge of a typical military unit from that period. Each soldier and officer is a unique personality with characteristics and skills which can change during the campaign. Careful planning and troops selection is recommended before each engagement.
Simulation-level visibility, ballistics and armor penetration systems. All vital vehicle systems and crew members are individually modeled;
Sophisticated AI for both enemy and your own units. Over 60 Soviet and German units with unsurpassed management of troops. Team multiplayer for up to 8 players (control of key points or assault/defense) with reinforcements, artillery barrages and air strikes on your command.
Over 35 infantry weapons and units, 9 ground attack fighters and bombers, 20 tanks 9 APC’s and Armored Cars, 9 scouting vehicle / motorbikes, direct and indirect artillery units including AAA, Nebelwerfer and Katjusha rockets as well as 9 self propelled guns. Well if you are going to go to war with tanks, knives are not much use
* Built-in mission generator*
The Mission Generator lets you create new single player missions quickly. You can either specify parameters like soldiers experience, weather and others or leave them random.
You can add a new mission as a single skirmish or create a brand new campaign and fill it with missions created by you either in the Mission Generator or Mission Editors. If you want to create new maps, the powerful Map Editor application is also available.