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Codename: Panzers

Codename: Panzers is a World War II Video Game created by Hungarian game developer StormRegion. It launched in 2004 to generally favorable reviews.


The first game (Phase I) focused on three campaigns: German (led by Hans Von Gröbel), Soviet (led by Aleksander Efremovich Vladimirov), and Wetsern allied (led by Jeffrey S. "The Gent" Wilson and James "The Buck" Barnes). The German campaign begins with the Blitzkrieg of Poland, France and then the invasion of the USSR, with the final campaign mission at Stalingrad. The Soviet campaign begins with the turn at Stalingrad and ends with the Battle of Berlin and the Reichstag. The Western Allied campaign begins with Operation Overlord and the Normandy landings, and includes battles such as Operation Market Garden and the Battle of the Bulge. The game features realistic representations of tanks, artillery units, air forces, and infantry from Germany, the United States, the Soviet Union, Britain, France, and Poland. It also features Serbian guerillas fought in the German campaign when the player moves through a rebellious area of Nedic's Serbia.

The second game (Phase II) focused on three campaigns: Axis (the same leader as in the first game), Western Allied (the same leader as in the first game), and Yugoslavian Partisans (led by Farvan "Vuk" Pondurovik, sometimes mis-spelled as Fervan). The Axis campaign follows the Afrika Corps through the North African Campaign to the First batlle of al Alemain. The Western Allied campaign begins at the Second Battle of El Aleim, and includes Operation torch, the Battle for Tobruk, and the Battle of Kasserine Pass, then finishes with the Allied invasion of Italy, including Anzio and the Battle of monte Cassino. The Yugoslav partisan campaign focus on combat in the Battle with Russian assistance.