Home of the Underdogs
About News FAQs Contact HOTU Forum Music Manuals
Category Applications Action Adventure Education Interactive Fiction Puzzle Role Playing Games Simulation Special Sport Strategy War
Advertise here!





Support the EFF
Welcome How you can help
Members



new member or lost password

Browse Games
Welcome Random Pick
Welcome By Company
  Welcome By Theme  
Welcome By Alphabet
Welcome By Year
Welcome Title Search
Welcome Company Search
Welcome Designer Search
Recommended
Welcome Freeware Titles
Welcome Master List
Welcome Scratchware
Welcome Community Forum
Welcome Twitter
Welcome File Format Guide
Welcome Help: Non PC Games
Welcome Help: Win Games
Welcome Help: DOS Games
Welcome HOTU Affiliates
Welcome Recommended Links
Site History Site History
Link to Us Link to Us
Link to Us Advertisers
Credits Thanks & Credits
Abandonware Ring

Abandoned Places

Creative Commons License


Game #1153
Third Reich  
War   Tabletop war


Third Reich box cover

Third Reich screenshot
"A faithful adaptation of the famous boardgame, this version was the best ever done; note that this does not mean it is really good, just that it is the best ever done. The main problem is that it was perhaps too faithful to its paper antecedents -- and it did not even reflect the newest edition of the paper version. For a novice, this simulation is virtually unplayable; for true believers, it will offer a fix for those lacking human companionship." [excerpt from M. Evan Brooks' Homepage]

Although Third Reich disappointed many die-hard wargamers when it was first released, the latest patch (1.38, which you can download below) fixes most of the problems to make the game shine like it was meant to be. Definitely a must-have if you are interested in a realistic, complex simulation of WWII conflict-- be sure to apply the patch, though ;)

Reviewed by: Underdogs

Designer: Larry Butcher
Developer: Avalon Hill
Publisher: Avalon Hill
Year: 1995
Software Copyright: Avalon Hill
Theme: World Wars, Licensed
Multiplayer:  
None that we know of
Related Links: Games Domain review, Third Reich PC Resources, Third Reich Fansite
System Requirements: DOS
Where to get it:
YouTube:  
If you like this game, try: TacOps, Advanced Civilization, Under Fire

© 1998 - 2014 Home of the Underdogs
Portions are copyrighted by their respective owners. All rights reserved. Please read our privacy policy.