Listing of Tactical PC Wargames
 
Year Title Developer/Publisher Unit Scale Players VGG Era Map Genre
1980 Computer Ambush SSI Man to Man 2 link 1939-1945 Text/2D WEGO tactics
1981 Tanktics Avalon Hill AFV 1 link 1939-1945 Physical IGOUGO tactics
1982 Dneiper River Line Avalon Hill Squad 1 link 1939-1945 Physical IGOUGO tactics
1983 Close Assault Avalon Hill Squad 1 link 1939-1945 Physical IGOUGO tactics
1983 Combat Leader SSI Squad/Platoon 1 link 1939-1945    
1985 Kampfgruppe SSI Platoon 1 or 2 link 1939-1945 2D IGOUGO tactics
1985 Under Fire! Avalon Hill Squad 1 link 1939-1945 2D IGOUGO tactics
1986 Battle Applied Computer Consultants Squad 2 link 1939-1945 2D IGOUGO tactics
1986 Battlegroup SSI Platoon 2 link 1939-1945 2D IGOUGO tactics
1987 Battleground MVP Software Squad 2 link 1939-1945 2D IGOUGO tactics
1987 Panzer Strike SSI Squad 1 link 1939-1945 2D IGOUGO tactics
1988 Typhoon of Steel SSI   1 link 1939-1945 2D IGOUGO tactics
1989 Sniper! SSI     link      
1989 Overrun SSI     link      
1989 M-1 Tank Platoon Microprose Tank Sim 1 link Contemporary 1989 3D veh sim/RT tactics
1989 Steel Thunder Accolade Tank Sim 1 link Contemporary 1989 3D veh sim
1990 Battle Tank: Barbarossa to Stalingrad Simulations Canada   2 link 1939-1945 Text Text Only
1990 Sands of Fire Three Sixty Pacific Tank Sim   link   3D  
1991 Battle Tank: Kursk to Berlin Simulations Canada   2 link 1939-1945 Text Text Only
1991 Tank: The M-1 Abrams Tank Simulation Spectrum-Holobyte Tank Sim   link Contemporary 3D  
1991 Campaign Empire Interactive Platoon   link      
1992 M4 Sherman Tank Deadly Games Tank Sim 1 link ETO 1944-1945 3D veh sim
1994 Campaign 2 Empire Interactive Platoon   link      
1994 Iron Cross New World Computing Squad   link 1939-1945 2D  
1994 TacOps Arsenal/battlefront.com Squad 1 or 2 link Contemporary 2D  
1994 Wargame Construction Set II:TANKS! SSI Platoon   link      
1995 Steel Panthers SSI Squad 1 or 2 link 1939-1945 2D IGOUGO tactics
1996 Age of Rifles SSI   1 or 2 link 1900-1905 2D IGOUGO tactics
1996 Close Combat Atomic Games Squad 1 or 2 link ETO 1944-1945 2D RT tactics
1996 Steel Panthers 2: Modern Battles SSI Squad 1 or 2 link 1945-1996 2D IGOUGO tactics
1996 TacOps 2.0 Arsenal Publishing Inc.     link Contemporary    
1997 Close Combat: A Bridge Too Far Atomic Games/Microsoft Squad 1 or 2 link ETO 1944 2D RT tactics
1997 Steel Panthers 3: Brigade Command 1939-1999 SSI Platoon 1 or 2 link 1939-1999 2D IGOUGO tactics
1997 iM1A2 Interactive Magic Tank Sim   link Contemporary 3D veh sim
1997 Muzzle Velocity digi4fun Man-to-Man
Tank Sim
1 link ETO 1944-1945 2D/3D RT tactics/
FPS/veh sim
1998 Panzer Commander SSI Tank Sim 1 link 1939-1945 3D veh sim
1998 M-1 Tank Platoon II Microprose Tank Sim   link Contemporary 3D veh sim/RT tactics
1998 Close Combat 3: The Russian Front Atomic Games/Microsoft Squad 1 or 2 link Eastern Front 1941-1945 2D RT tactics
1998 Soldiers at War SSI Man-to-Man 1 or 2 link 1939-1945 3/4 IGO-UGO tactics
1998 101 Airborne: The Airborne Invasion of Normandy   Man-to-Man   link Normandy 1944    
1999 Chain of Command 2am.com Man-to-Man MP link 1944-45 3D RT tactics
1999 Close Combat 4: Battle of the Bulge   Squad 1 or 2 link Ardennes 1944-1945 2D RT tactics
2000 Combat Mission: Beyond Overlord Big Time Software Squad 1 or 2 link ETO 1944-1945 3D WEGO tactics
2000 Avalon Hill's Squad Leader (Microprose Software/Random Games) IGN Man-to-Man   link ETO 1944-1945 3/4 IGO-UGO tactics
2000 Steel Beasts eSim Games Tank Sim   link Contemporary 3D veh sim
2000 Steel Panthers: World at War Matrix Games Squad 1 or 2 link 1939-1945 2D WEGO tactics
2000 TacOps 3.0 Battlefront.com Team/Veh   link Contemporary 2D Modern tactics
2000 Close Combat 5: Invasion Normandy   Squad 1 or 2 link Normandy 1944 3D RT tactics
2001 Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis Codemasters Man-to-Man 1/MP link Cold War 1985 3D FPS/veh sim/RT tactics
2001 World War II Online   Man-to-Man MMOFPS link 1939-1945 3D FPS/veh sim/RT tactics
2001 Squad Battles: Vietnam John Tiller Software Squad 1 or 2 link Vietnam 1965-73 2D/3D IGO-UGO tactics
2002 GI Combat: Episode 1, Normandy Strategy First/Freedom Games Squad 1 or 2 link Normandy 1944 3D RT tactics
2002 Combat Mission: Barbarossa to Berlin Battlefront.com Squad 1 or 2 link Eastern Front 1941-1945 3D WEGO tactics
2002 Operation Flashpoint: Resistance Codemasters Man-to-Man 1/MP link Cold War 1985 3D FPS/veh sim/RT tactics
2002 Operation Flashpoint: Red Hammer Codemasters Man-to-Man 1/MP link Cold War 1985 3D FPS/veh sim/RT tactics
2002 Squad Battles: Eagles Strike John Tiller Software Squad 1 or 2 link ETO 1944-45 2D/3D IGO-UGO tactics
2002 Squad Battles: The Proud and the Few John Tiller Software Squad 1 or 2 link Pacific 1941-45 2D/3D IGO-UGO tactics
2002 Squad Battles: Tour of Duty John Tiller Software Squad 1 or 2 link Vietnam 1965-73 2D/3D IGO-UGO tactics
2002 TacOps 4.0 Battlefront.com   1 or 2 link Contemporary 2D WEGO tactics
2003 Eric Young's Squad Assault: West Front Freedom Games/Matrix Games Squad 1 or 2 link ETO 1944-1945 3D RT tactics
2003 Squad Battles: Advance of the Reich John Tiller Software Squad 1 or 2 link Eastern Front 1941-42 2D/3D IGO-UGO tactics
2003 Squad Battles: The Korean War John Tiller Software Squad 1 or 2 link Korean War 2D/3D IGO-UGO tactics
2003 Squad Battles: Pacific War John Tiller Software Squad 1 or 2 link Pacific 1941-45 2D/3D IGO-UGO tactics
2004 Combat Mission: Afrika Korps Battlefront.com Squad 1 or 2 link Mediterranean 1940-1945 3D WEGO tactics
2005 Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 Gearbox Software Man-to-Man 1/MP link Normandy 1944 3D FPS/RT tactics
2005 Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood Gearbox Software Man-to-Man 1/MP link 1939-1945 3D FPS/RT tactics
2005 Close Combat: First to Fight Atomic Games et al Squad 1 or 2 link USMC Contemporary 2D RT tactics
2005 T-72: Balkans on Fire Battlefront.com, IDDK Tank Sim 1 or 2 link Yugoslavia 1990s 3D veh sim
2006 Armed Assault Bohemia Interactive Studio Man-to-Man 1/MP link Contemporary 3D FPS/veh sim/RT tactics
2006 Panzer Command: Operation Winter Storm Matrix Games Squad 1 or 2 link Eastern Front 1942-1943 3D WEGO tactics
2006 Theater of War 1C/Battlefront.com Squad 1 or 2 link 1939-1945 3D RT tactics
2006 Red Orchestra Valve Corporation Man-to-Man MMOFPS link Eastern Front 1941-1945 3D FPS/veh sim/RT tactics
2006 World War II Online: Battleground Europe Playnet/Matrix Games Man-to-Man MMOFPS link 1939-1945 3D FPS/veh sim/RT tactics
2007 Close Combat: Cross of Iron Matrix Games Squad 1 or 2 link Eastern Front 1941-1945 2D RT tactics
2007 Close Combat: Modern Tactics Matrix Games Squad 1 or 2 link Contemporary 2D RT tactics
2007 Combat Mission: Shock Force Battlefront.com Squad 1 or 2 link Speculative Syria 2008 3D RT tactics/WEGO tactics
2007 Squad Battles: Soviet-Afghan War John Tiller Software Squad 1 or 2 link Afghanistan 1980-88 2D/3D IGO-UGO tactics
2008 Close Combat: Wacht am Rhein Matrix Games Squad 1 or 2 link Ardennes 1944-45 2D RT tactics
2008 Combat Mission: Shock Force - Marines Battlefront.com Squad 1 or 2 link Speculative Syria 2008 3D RT tactics/WEGO tactics
2008 Panzer Command: Kharkov Matrix Games Squad 1 or 2 link Eastern Front 1942-1945 3D WEGO tactics
2008 Squad Battles: Spanish Civil War John Tiller Software Squad 1 or 2 link Spanish Civil War 2D/3D IGO-UGO tactics
2008 Squad Battles: Winter War John Tiller Software Squad 1 or 2 link Finland-USSR 1939-40 2D/3D IGO-UGO tactics
2009 Close Combat: The Longest Day Matrix Games Squad 1 or 2 link Northwest Europe 1944-1945 2D RT tactics
2009 Combat Mission: Shock Force - British Forces Battlefront.com Squad 1 or 2 link Speculative Syria 2008 3D RT tactics/WEGO tactics
2009 Squad Battles: Dien Bien Phu John Tiller Software Squad 1 or 2 link Vietnam: 1954 2D/3D IGO-UGO tactics
2009 WWII Tank Commander Wild Tangent Tank Sim 1 link Western Front 1944-45 3D RT tactics
2010 Close Combat: Last Stand Arnhem Matrix Games Squad 1 or 2 link Operation Market Garden 2D RT tactics
2010 Combat Mission: Afghanistan Battlefront.com/Snowball Squad 1 or 2 link Afghanistan 1979-1989 3D RT tactics/WEGO tactics
2010 Combat Mission: Shock Force - NATO Battlefront.com Squad 1 or 2 link Speculative Syria 2008 3D RT tactics/WEGO tactics
2012 Squad Battles: Modern War John Tiller Software Squad 1 or 2 link Iraq/Afghanistan 2D/3D IGO-UGO tactics
2012 Squad Battles: Red Victory John Tiller Software Squad 1 or 2 link Eastern Front 1943-45 2D/3D IGO-UGO tactics
2010 Theater of War 2: Africa 1943 1C/Battlefront.com Squad 1 or 2 link North Africa 3D RT tactics
2010 Theater of War 2: Kursk 1943 1C/Battlefront.com Squad 1 or 2 link Eastern Front 3D RT tactics
2011 Combat Mission: Normandy Battlefront.com Squad 1 or 2 link Normandy 1944 3D RT tactics/WEGO tactics
2011 Panzer Command: Ostfront Matrix Games Squad 1 or 2 link Eastern Front 3D WEGO tactics
2011 Squad Battles: Falklands John Tiller Software Squad 1 or 2 link Falkands 1982 2D/3D IGO-UGO tactics
2011 Tigers Unleashed HPS Squad/Platoon 1 or 2 link Eastern Front 1939-1942 2D IGO-UGO tactics
2012 Achtung Panzer: Operation Star Graviteam/Matrix Games Squad 1 link Eastern Front 1944 3D RT tactics
2012 Combat Mission: Battle for Normandy Commonwealth Forces Battlefront.com Squad 1 or 2 link Normandy 1944 3D RT tactics/WEGO tactics
2012 Combat Mission: Fortress Italy Battlefront.com Squad 1 or 2 link Sicily-Italy 1943-1944 3D RT tactics/WEGO tactics
2012 Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear Matrix Games Squad 1 or 2 link Eastern Front 1944 2D IGO-UGO tactics
2012 Iron Front: Liberation 1944 Battlefront.com Man-to-Man 1/MP link Eastern Front 1944 3D FPS/veh sim/RT tactics
2012 Squad Battles: First World War John Tiller Software Squad 1 or 2 link First World War 2D/3D IGO-UGO tactics
2013 Combat Mission: Fortress Italy: Gustav Line Battlefront.com Squad 1 or 2 link Normandy 1944 3D RT tactics/WEGO tactics
2014  Mark H. Walker's Lock'N'Load Heroes of Stalingrad Matrix Games Squad 1 or 2 link Stalingrad 2D IGO-UGO tactics
2014 Combat Mission: Red Thunder Battlefront.com Squad 1 or 2 link Eastern Front 1944 3D RT tactics/WEGO tactics
2015 Combat Mission: Black Sea Battlefront.com Squad 1 or 2 link Ukraine 2017 3D RT tactics/WEGO tactics
2016 Combat Mission: Final Blitzkrieg Battlefront.com Squad 1 or 2 link Ardennes 1944 3D RT tactics/WEGO tactics

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