Set during the early events of World War 2, Fall Weiss is a new successor to the Panzer General
User reviews: Mixed (45 reviews) - 42% of the 45 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: May 30, 2014

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"Very slow paced game, be aware. No tutorial, but very similar to the panzer general series. Turns can take up to 30 minutes of waiting. Try for a sale."

About This Game

Fall Weiss is all about:

  • Strategy
  • Turns
  • Hexes
  • Counters
  • Panzers
  • Commies, Nazis, Poles

For the first time player has a possibility to recreate the events of the first campaign of World War 2. What is more important - the course of history can be changed, and the Germans and Soviets can be defeated. It's all up to you.

Three sides of conflict:
Third Reich - a regime looking for more and more Lebensraum, willing to roll over everything with Panzers and to bomb all that is left with Stukas.
Soviet Union - a regime, killing people for the Great Socialism. In 1920 the Polish Army stopped them, but this time Soviets are better prepared.
Poland - a regime, trying to survive between two of the greatest powers of Europe. They say the most handsome and brave cavalryman are in the Polish Army.

Scale adapted for the size of the conflict
Detailed historical units
Huge modding possibilities
Replayability factor with a lot "what if" options
Difficulty level customizable for each country
History within a hand's reach
Only computer adaptation of the campaign
Runs well on every hardware

Main Features

  • Realistic presentation of the campaign's events,
  • Supply Depots which are crucial to execute successful offensives,
  • HQ units and Chain of Command boosting the efficiency of units,
  • Historical types of units, like Ulhans, Panzers, Stukas, etc.,
  • Major rivers which can really slow down the offensive,
  • Over 700 of historical units, with a unique photos,
  • 20000 hexes map of Poland and surroundings.

When there are no guns, no tanks, no hope, honor is the only thing that's left

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: 1.2
    • Memory: 1024 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MB
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    • OS: Windows 8
    • Processor: 1.8 Dual Core
    • Memory: 2048 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 512 MB
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 800 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
15 of 17 people (88%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 15
I am not often the person to NOT recommend games, but this game I can NOT recommend because the AI turns are too long, no tutorial, the fact you're just thrown directly into the game without knowing anything about the game at all just entirely ruins the gaming mood for me. I just think that if this game is to actually MAKE it as a good game, it needs serious improvements in a lot of area's. That's basically the whole story on why I can NOT recommend this game. Good day, thank you for reading & God Bless you folks.
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10 of 11 people (91%) found this review helpful
5.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 23
Unplayably dense
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9 of 10 people (90%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 7
0.7 Hours spent trying to get the game to work. Try and use compatability settings in Win8.1 results in a steam API error. Try running in windowed mode and it doesn't load the game at all, just hangs on the splash screen. Run in full screen and when you start a game it CTD when the load bar fills up.
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9 of 11 people (82%) found this review helpful
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 15
Game for hardcore strategists that know what Panzer General series is. However, read reviews before you buy it so you can avoid disappointment. I give it thumbs up because it has potential and with some more effort it can be good.

+ detailed units (regiments of about 3000 soldiers)
+ detailed map
+ historically correct (Soviet Union in alliance with Nazi Germany; Slovak, Hungarian and Lithuanian units)

- feels hopeless if you want to play Poland, feels boring if you try to play Germany
- Slovakia with todays Russia flag is historically correct but confusing (perhaps use the Tiso flag?)
- graphics are waaaay to go (hex tiles in XXI century should use some better techniques - tile size should be larger than hex size and could use transparency on edges to blur with adjacent ones, multilayer hexes are very helpful and easy way to make graphics better, rivers should not bent with 60 deg angle and should not look like ribbons)
- map seems to be stretched in north-south dimension (typical mistake with hex maps?)
- gameplay... it could be a chapter on its own:
- learning curve, where the hell is learning curve? oh, there it starts, in the blue skies
- it takes ages before computer finishes move (anyone cares?)
- beside the one huge map and single campaign there should be some smaller, subset maps for single battles and skirmishes (game could be much more interesting at this level and it would be easier for players to start)
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 3
If, like me, you played and enjoyed Talonsoft's titles, East front, East front II and West front, and like me, you have been looking for a game that compares to those great games.......Don't get this !!! now i know the screenshots look reminiscent of the above mentioned titles and you would be forgiven for thinking it looks good, but, it's not, in my opinion, it's a sad wannabe title, i don't mind saying that i found it awkward, clunky and quite frankly boring.
Good idea, already been done and i'm certainly glad i did not pay £10 or whatever it's being sold for on Steam.
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