Graviteam Tactics: Operation Star is a sequel to Achtung Panzer: Kharkov 1943. It’s an Eastern Front war game with solid graphics and sprawling battlefields that really emphasizes the scope of WWII tank combat. Want to step into the role of a commander in the very heart of Kharkov’s defense?
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“...“Why can’t more games have campaign systems like Achtung Panzer Operation Star?”. Where most wargames blindfold you, bundle you into the back of truck and drive you miles to a new unfamiliar battlefield, after every victory or defeat, this one forces you to push on, and confront the sometimes-grim consequences of previous actions...”
Rock Paper Shotgun

“Achtung Panzer: Operation Star really is a gem, especially for the addicted wargamer.”
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Graviteam Tactics: Operation Star is a sequel to Achtung Panzer: Kharkov 1943. It’s an Eastern Front war game with solid graphics and sprawling battlefields that really emphasizes the scope of WWII tank combat.
Want to step into the role of a commander in the very heart of Kharkov’s defense? You'll have everything the officers had back then: tanks, guns, and fearless soldiers. The success of each opposing force hangs in the balance every day. Your decisions will determine who wins the Battle of Kharkov.

  • 8 operations for the Red Army and Wehrmacht.
  • More than 60 detailed units of the Soviet Union, Germany and UK, including Pz IV "Tiger", MkII "Matilda" and KV-1 with various modifications.
  • Huge realistic landscapes (over 260 sq km), reconstructed by the topographic maps and photo.
  • Quick battle anywhere in the operation areas.
  • Mod utility set and campaign editor.

Features:
  • High replayability and flexible AI. It chooses the best strategy based on behavior rather than a script. Scenarios can be replayed using different tactics, as though playing against a human opponent.
  • Real soldier behavior: every soldier has several basic parameters, such as experience level, fatigue, and morale, which affect their behavior and effectiveness.
  • Detailed recreation of weapons and realistic ballistics: bullets and projectiles follow accurate trajectories.
  • Comprehensive vehicle damage system: engine, suspension, weapons, and aiming mechanisms can all be damaged separately, affecting the combat capabilities of the vehicle.
  • Destructible environment: nearly everything can be blasted and destroyed, from ground terrain to houses and enemy defenses. All traces of previous battles remain on the battlefield.
  • Dynamic day, night and weather effects, all of which affect combat through terrain traversability, battlefield visibility, hidden force capabilities, and more, smoke screens, light flares e.t.c.
  • Military encyclopedia with 3D model viewer and detailed data on all units, describing their historical and in-game characteristics.

Requisitos de sistema

    Mínimos:
    • SO: Windows XP SP2 / Vista
    • Processador: AMD Athlon x2 4200+ / Intel Pentium D 3GHz or Better
    • Memória: 1 GB de RAM
    • Placa de vídeo: ATI Radeon x1600 256MB / Vidia GeForce 7600 256 MB video card or better
    • Armazenamento: 3 GB de espaço disponível
    • Placa de som: DirectX 8 compatible sound card
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Steve
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Publicada: 4 de maio
i played as 90s era South Africa fighting Nazi Germany on the China kazakhstan boarder

10/10 would use 90s tech and still be crushed by Nazi Germany again
57fight
( 3.3 horas registradas )
Publicada: 3 de maio
Fillmonov had never wanted to be a soldier but when the motherland called he took up arms, assigned as the leader of a small squad of artillery spotters in Makeev Halit's regiment. He didn't know much about the operation they were being sent on, only that the Germans had holed up on a hill and needed to be dislodged so the army could advance. It was his first taste of battle. Makeev led the regiment through a forest quietly and everyone thought that the germans must have gone home as they had received no fire. That notion was ended as they reached the end of the woods and ran right into the german's dug in fighting positions. They had been waiting and opened fire. The lucky men managed to get into cover behind trees and soon Fillmonov was one of the senior leaders still standing. He tried to call in artillery but the chaos of the battle made it impossible. Makeev went down to a burst of machine gun fire and the regiment was scattered to a few pockets of men desperately taking cover. Unaware of their prediciment the commisar ordered them forwards again. Fillmonov refused the order and instead stayed in cover behind the trees with the few remaining memebers of his regiment. He could tell by the gunfire in the distance that the other regiments were also getting hammered by German fire and he just kept his head down and prayed that they would break through to rescue him and his men. This didn't happen. Fillmonov took a fatal rifle round to the chest just one minute before relief arrived to sweep over the German positions. His regiment ended that battle with only three men left standing. All were killed in the battle to take the next german position farther along.
10/10 would madly rush all of my regiments into machine gun fire for the glory of the motherland again
jkhan337
( 3.2 horas registradas )
Publicada: 2 de maio
this game is complex but fun.
☭ Krieg ☭
( 1.1 horas registradas )
Publicada: 27 de abril
After playing it for an hour its very tactical rts like if you just send couple of tanks to a keypoint thinking bunch of enemy soldiers are easy targets...your wrong.
but it is a realy fun game 8/10
bbjay.hogarth
( 0.9 horas registradas )
Publicada: 19 de abril
I have to say I really wanted to like this game...BUT its learning curve is impossible for a casual wargamer like me- the tutorial is poor to say the least.I really did try to get into it, but this is meant to be lesure time,its a GAME for gods sake!!
If I had wanted to go to Sandhurst or West point then I would have .Sadly the only good thing to come out of this is the steam refund works fine!!
DiegoDog68
( 101.5 horas registradas )
Publicada: 31 de março
For me it is an awsome game. Good graphics, extensive game replayability. Own all of thier titles and just got Mius front which is having some birthing pains but it looks like it will be another title for this company. Highly recommend
ethanmcquivey
( 6.0 horas registradas )
Publicada: 29 de março
this is an amazing RTS game want a challenge get it if you don't your wasting time even looking at this game this game is a hardcore sim if you have no experience in RTS I would not recommend it has a little curve to learning but in all I think This is one of the best RTS games out there hands down.
Stellar [LDDK]
( 32.9 horas registradas )
Publicada: 26 de março
Very hard to learn master, level of detail is just stunning. It has some flaws yes, AI is sometimes bit rough, GUI is quite complicated and minor thing here and there annoys me, but if you did love SPWaW, Theatre of War, Combat MIssions etc. like I did, it is a good buy. When it comes to level of detail, just think as for an example, in a thin forest there is a less snow than in open field, I've never seen this in any other game.
Shammy
( 15.9 horas registradas )
Publicada: 22 de março
Total waste of time. Horrible manual, horrible tutorial. You don't know what you're doing because nobody tells you what you're supposed to do. I played out a turn with my troops on auto-pilot and won; don't ask me how or why. Felt no connection to a game I couldn't control and didn't understand.

This is an overly complicated game: I'd call it a piece of garbage. I'm not sure overly complicated is the correct term. Bad design is a better term.

There are videos on Youtube showing you how to play it. There are some very good ones. I have no idea how these people figured out how to play this game and frankly I don't care. I'm done with it. Even these successful Youtubers say "things" happen and they don't know why,

Stay away from this company. It knows not what it does.

Absolute trash. How can it be realistic when you aren't told even basic commands and aren't taught the simplest of things? What realism? One doesn't even begin to fathom how this game works, or if it in fact does work. Frustrating and just not worth the effort if the company doesn't put in the effort to explain this mess.
DJ Ivan Ivanov
( 7.1 horas registradas )
Publicada: 22 de março
I as the soviets defend a hill
Germans charge everything they have at said hill
Germans begin overwhelming my troops
I call in all arty I have on my hill
I kill almost every single soviet on the hill
The germans retreat

Decisive soviet victory.
Maestroshake {AGS}
( 1.0 horas registradas )
Publicada: 22 de março
Graviteam is a Ukranian based game developer, the same one responsible for acclaimed Tank Sims like Steel Armor. In Operation Star, they have very much brought their extreme attention to detail to bear on one of the most well-rounded WW2 RTS games on the market. Highly detailed renders, an expansive selection of units, massively scaled engagements, and a well developed campaign mechanic make Operation Star one of the most tactically realistic games out there, with countless opportunities to make the Ostfront yours.

The downsides: To play the game well, you face a sizeable learning curve, as Operation Star will walk you through multiple interfaces that can control units from the company sized level, all the way down to the individual soldier. The interfaces themselves can be somewhat esoteric and time-consuming, and there are many ways to make mistakes. Communication lines, supply, morale. All of these things can work against you when first learning the interface.

Operation Star is also very graphics intensive, with its massive scale and sometimes overwhelming number of units. The optimzation is not ideal, and the issues will be taxing for older or less powerful platforms.

All in all, Operation Star is intensive and not without its issues, both in gameplay and system requirements, but you are very much getting into a game that will provide an immensely accurate and realistic depiction of what it takes to command an army.

9/10
Rollonleviking
( 43.8 horas registradas )
Publicada: 19 de março
If you want a deep military tactics and realism and historical accuracy then this game is for you. But beware this game is not accessible to everyone !
Vander
( 72.2 horas registradas )
Publicada: 18 de março
7/10

Being from Namibia, this where the one of the theatres play out, so I like that. The engine is a bit old and the UI clumsy in my opinion. Very tactical and worthwhile, eventhough scenarios are a bit too short and not varied in scope regarding resoureces and strategical planning.
ZME_Matchstick
( 1.6 horas registradas )
Publicada: 14 de março
an amazing rts and is by far one of the best ww2 rts I have played but not the best ww2 strategy out there. Th UI and lack of a proper tutorial hurts this game very badly. The one thing that annoys me the most about this game is the very limited number of units. compairing this with Panzer Command: Ostfront and Combat Mission: Barbarossa to Berlin. Makes the game feel very stripped down.
sethgaines
( 7.1 horas registradas )
Publicada: 11 de março
I got this on sale, and it's already been worth it after just 6 hours.

The game is hugely complex. This is not Command and Conquer: Eastern Front. It's going to take me a lot of time to figure out what I should be doing, and the tutorial is not that great. Even at my basic level of floundering around, it's still a lot of fun. I have a feeling that once you've figured it all out, just about anything is possible, but I'll likely not be doing much in the campaigns for a while.

The graphics are not amazing, but they are certainly more than adequate. When you use the camera view to follow a tank as it trundles toward the enemy, you'll definitely get the atmosphere of battle. Sound is very good.

The camera controls are pretty clunky, and I find myself constantly fiddling with the rotation, zoom, etc.

There is a quick battle setup, but I really wish it could generate random battles based on your mission and the strength of the units you pick. It does take a lot away to know exactly what units the enemy has and where they will start.

The unit selection is sort of limited. I'm not sure if this is due to what was in use in the exact areas at the exact times simulated, but there are a fair number of 1942-3 appropriate vehicles from both sides that could be added. This is especially true of air support, which is represented by only two aircraft on each side, and air defense, which neither side has any of. The Il-2 would be a lot less scary with even a 20mm on a halftrack.

All in all, this is a good buy for anyone into 'serious' wargaming. Steep learning curve, but quite immersive, and a lot of replayability. If you want to see if the new Graviteam release, Mius, is for you, this is a budget priced way to find out.
flarg
( 81.2 horas registradas )
Publicada: 7 de março
autism the game
Latios
( 0.7 horas registradas )
Publicada: 6 de março
I have no idea what I'm doing and no indication on how I'm doing...the game is a wash with too meny complicated controls and very little information. It has very little in the way of viewing the battle, and no explination in what I'm supose to do.
SEEK
( 341.8 horas registradas )
Publicada: 3 de março
it's a good simulator of the eastern front.


the first thing you must learn about the eastern front is the eastern front is ♥♥♥♥ing TERRIBLE.

there are three colors (at least in the taranovka campaigns) grey, white, and red (red being entirely blood)
survival is brutally difficult, victory is harder. often even winning doesn't feel like winning; casualties of over 50% on both sides are common, first you'll run out of support, then you'll run out of rifle ammunition, then you'll run out of men. often campaigns come down to two almost entirely destroyed formations desperately grasping at the other's throat in a series of maneuvers by exhausted, out of ammunition, panicked soldiers who have been on the front for far too long.

essentially the game nails exactly how brutal the hinterlands of russia are to fight in, along with a very realistic model of the vehicles and arms involved makes it a fantastic game if you can handle the despair.

benniotto
( 220.0 horas registradas )
Publicada: 3 de março
worth every single penny
avrore
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Publicada: 1 de março
Moved into a T60 platoon with 2 Tigers.
Killed all except one T60 which was behind a hill, driving away.
The game ended in a draw within the next 20 seconds.
Wouldn't want to mess with that T60.
Imagine the damage it could do to my other 6 Tigers.

11/88 decent. -Obama
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this game is complex but fun.
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i played as 90s era South Africa fighting Nazi Germany on the China kazakhstan boarder

10/10 would use 90s tech and still be crushed by Nazi Germany again
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After playing it for an hour its very tactical rts like if you just send couple of tanks to a keypoint thinking bunch of enemy soldiers are easy targets...your wrong.
but it is a realy fun game 8/10
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it's a good simulator of the eastern front.


the first thing you must learn about the eastern front is the eastern front is ♥♥♥♥ing TERRIBLE.

there are three colors (at least in the taranovka campaigns) grey, white, and red (red being entirely blood)
survival is brutally difficult, victory is harder. often even winning doesn't feel like winning; casualties of over 50% on both sides are common, first you'll run out of support, then you'll run out of rifle ammunition, then you'll run out of men. often campaigns come down to two almost entirely destroyed formations desperately grasping at the other's throat in a series of maneuvers by exhausted, out of ammunition, panicked soldiers who have been on the front for far too long.

essentially the game nails exactly how brutal the hinterlands of russia are to fight in, along with a very realistic model of the vehicles and arms involved makes it a fantastic game if you can handle the despair.

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Great game, The realism is amazing. It's not your typical balanced Strategy game like COH2 or Men of War etc... It is realistic and gritty. Your units can get ♥♥♥♥ed and run out of ammo. Have their moral smashed from watching their brothers die around them. Engagement ranges unlike most strategy games arent within 100 feet they are longer. The realism of being able to destroy lightly armored stuff with MG fire the lines of communication and the gritty realism it has is 10/10

Would and will spend many more hours in this game.
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I-have-no-idea-what-I'm-doing-simulator 2016

This game is legitimately awesome but I just really really suck at it.
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Moved into a T60 platoon with 2 Tigers.
Killed all except one T60 which was behind a hill, driving away.
The game ended in a draw within the next 20 seconds.
Wouldn't want to mess with that T60.
Imagine the damage it could do to my other 6 Tigers.

11/88 decent. -Obama
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Very hard to learn master, level of detail is just stunning. It has some flaws yes, AI is sometimes bit rough, GUI is quite complicated and minor thing here and there annoys me, but if you did love SPWaW, Theatre of War, Combat MIssions etc. like I did, it is a good buy. When it comes to level of detail, just think as for an example, in a thin forest there is a less snow than in open field, I've never seen this in any other game.
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I got this on sale, and it's already been worth it after just 6 hours.

The game is hugely complex. This is not Command and Conquer: Eastern Front. It's going to take me a lot of time to figure out what I should be doing, and the tutorial is not that great. Even at my basic level of floundering around, it's still a lot of fun. I have a feeling that once you've figured it all out, just about anything is possible, but I'll likely not be doing much in the campaigns for a while.

The graphics are not amazing, but they are certainly more than adequate. When you use the camera view to follow a tank as it trundles toward the enemy, you'll definitely get the atmosphere of battle. Sound is very good.

The camera controls are pretty clunky, and I find myself constantly fiddling with the rotation, zoom, etc.

There is a quick battle setup, but I really wish it could generate random battles based on your mission and the strength of the units you pick. It does take a lot away to know exactly what units the enemy has and where they will start.

The unit selection is sort of limited. I'm not sure if this is due to what was in use in the exact areas at the exact times simulated, but there are a fair number of 1942-3 appropriate vehicles from both sides that could be added. This is especially true of air support, which is represented by only two aircraft on each side, and air defense, which neither side has any of. The Il-2 would be a lot less scary with even a 20mm on a halftrack.

All in all, this is a good buy for anyone into 'serious' wargaming. Steep learning curve, but quite immersive, and a lot of replayability. If you want to see if the new Graviteam release, Mius, is for you, this is a budget priced way to find out.
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Graviteam is a Ukranian based game developer, the same one responsible for acclaimed Tank Sims like Steel Armor. In Operation Star, they have very much brought their extreme attention to detail to bear on one of the most well-rounded WW2 RTS games on the market. Highly detailed renders, an expansive selection of units, massively scaled engagements, and a well developed campaign mechanic make Operation Star one of the most tactically realistic games out there, with countless opportunities to make the Ostfront yours.

The downsides: To play the game well, you face a sizeable learning curve, as Operation Star will walk you through multiple interfaces that can control units from the company sized level, all the way down to the individual soldier. The interfaces themselves can be somewhat esoteric and time-consuming, and there are many ways to make mistakes. Communication lines, supply, morale. All of these things can work against you when first learning the interface.

Operation Star is also very graphics intensive, with its massive scale and sometimes overwhelming number of units. The optimzation is not ideal, and the issues will be taxing for older or less powerful platforms.

All in all, Operation Star is intensive and not without its issues, both in gameplay and system requirements, but you are very much getting into a game that will provide an immensely accurate and realistic depiction of what it takes to command an army.

9/10
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better than world of tank
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Being from Namibia, this where the one of the theatres play out, so I like that. The engine is a bit old and the UI clumsy in my opinion. Very tactical and worthwhile, eventhough scenarios are a bit too short and not varied in scope regarding resoureces and strategical planning.
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If you want a deep military tactics and realism and historical accuracy then this game is for you. But beware this game is not accessible to everyone !
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For me it is an awsome game. Good graphics, extensive game replayability. Own all of thier titles and just got Mius front which is having some birthing pains but it looks like it will be another title for this company. Highly recommend
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I as the soviets defend a hill
Germans charge everything they have at said hill
Germans begin overwhelming my troops
I call in all arty I have on my hill
I kill almost every single soviet on the hill
The germans retreat

Decisive soviet victory.
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this is an amazing RTS game want a challenge get it if you don't your wasting time even looking at this game this game is a hardcore sim if you have no experience in RTS I would not recommend it has a little curve to learning but in all I think This is one of the best RTS games out there hands down.
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Did you grow up with games such as close combat, the total war series, combat mission, sudden strike & Sid Meier's Gettysburg? Did you relish all or some of those games? Then get this one. As someone who has played wargames for 20 years and served in the military, this is one of the best and most realistic wargames I've played ever. I especially like how the soldiers in the game will listen to your orders, but arn't mechanical robots who will do your every whim. It makes you think about their perspective as well as the bigger picture which is something real life commanders have to keep in mind, and this is the only game that replicates that.

It has a learning curve but considering it's complexity actually only takes an hour or so to pick up. Buy it.
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This game has a very steep learning curve and is not for the faint hearted. I've played a lot of RTS games and I'm a big Totalwar and Wargame fan, but this game proved a challenge both for my skills and my patience. The biggest challenge is just working out how the game works, never mind trying to work out how to win it. Until you fathom out the former the later is an impossible dream.

If you have the commitment and patience to overcome the poor interface design the game itself is well worth the effort. But don’t buy it unless you have the determination and time to invest in establishing the mysteries of the interface. It's really unnecessarily complicated and cryptic to say the least.

Basically, great game hampered by a poor UI.
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