Kursk - Battle at Prochorovka
A downloadable game for Windows
A fan of the old Avalon Hill/SPI WW2 strategy war games? Like to think about your next move rather than having quick reaction times? Battle Series Eastern Front - Kursk - Battle at Prochorovka is the game for you.
Battle Series Eastern Front - Kursk - Battle at Prochorovka, covers one of the largest single tank battle in the history of warfare. Approximately 1400 tanks and assault guns met head to head near the town of Prochorovka, in a battle that became a desperate close range shoot-out which would decide the ultimate success or failure of Operation Zitadelle.
The 2nd SS Panzer Korps began it's attack on July 3rd, and spent the next 8 days breaking through the dense Russian defensive positions. During the late afternoon and evening of the 11th, they broke through and repulsed a counterattack by the Russian 31st Tank Corps. Reorganizing during the night, the panzers struck northward before dawn on the 12th. As dawn broke, the lead German elements ran head-on into the lead elements of the Soviet 5th Guards Tank Army and the battle was on. It was to last all day, in confused and savage fighting at close ranges.
This game recreates that day with the player being able to play both as the Russians and Germans. Go to yobowargames.com for the latest updates as the game develops
- Turn Based with each turn having a Move and Attack phase
- Units are at battalion level and represent the units present on the day of the battle
- Units have an Attack, Defense and Movement Allowance
- Artillery units also have a Range allowance
- Map represents the key features at the time with the embanked railway line and river causing the fighting to be fought almost as three separate battles
Why Early Access?
"I am a big fan of strategy games and know the level of perfection needed to attain the best player experience, game flow and game systems. This can only be achieved with thorough testing and iteration. Simply put, I need experienced and passionate strategy players to make "Kursk - Battle at Prochorovka" the best it can be!"
Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?
"This will depend a lot on the feedback I receive. A rough estimate would be 2 to 3 months."
How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?
"The biggest feature yet to be finished is AI for one person via computer play. Some smaller items such as more help and onscreen prompts may be needed once I get some feedback on gameplay."
What is the current state of the Early Access version?
"This game is fully playable as a two player game, one playing the Germans and the other Russians. Or you can of course play solo as both side which I do a lot (and I know many wargamers do).
With some good feedback this game could be released as is but I know many players like to play against AI, which I am working on at the moment."
Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?
"Yes. My plan for now is to have the Early Access version cheaper than the full release as a thank you to you for being an early adopter of the game."
How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?
"I welcome feedback! I love making games like this and I know there are many of you that do so to. Together we can play games that we are passionate about."
In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $6.99 USD. You will get access to the following files:
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