Today’s Niche Spotlight is Partisans 1941, a real-time tactics game by Alter Games and Daedalic Entertainment.
You play as Alexey Zorin, a Red Army commander that has just escaped from a prison camp on the German-occupied Eastern Front. Organize a group of partisans and disrupt German operations by sabotaging vital infrastructure, assassinating key personnel, and ambushing supply convoys.
Scavenge for resources to keep your operations going, establish and upgrade your base camp, and outfit your partisans with a variety of captured gear and weapons. You can find the Feature Trailer below.
Partisans 1941 is available on Windows PC via Steam for $29.99.
You can find the rundown (via Steam) below:
A new approach to the stealth tactics genre: Partisans 1941 combines stealth, action, resource management and base-building elements.
ELIMINATE YOUR ENEMIES IN TACTICAL COMBAT
Take control of a group of Partisans resisting the German occupation Eastern Front during World War II.
Plan and initiate combat your way. Use tactical pause, study the environment and choose the best position to set up an ambush.
Build up your resistance camp hidden deep in the woods and find allies to join your cause. Form squads of unique Partisans and undertake diverse missions to undermine enemy forces and infrastructure, while securing resources desperately needed to sustain the resistance.
Experience a dramatic and unique chapter of World War II and become a Red Army commander behind enemy lines.
CUSTOMIZE YOUR SQUAD
- Fresh approach to the stealth tactics genre. A new way to play real time tactics – mix of combat, stealth, ambushes and a variety of special items to bring chaos to the enemy ranks. Choose your own way of completing each mission.
- Lead a squad of Partisans. Build a squad of your choice and level up your Partisans. Use your character’s strengths to find the right solution to different situations. Find and recruit new resistance members.
- Experience the life of a resistance group. In between missions you witness the routine of a Partisan’s life – develop your base, prepare for the next assignments, ensure you have the resources for the Partisan’s survival. Keep your troops motivated.
- A different perspective on WW II. Experience the story of fierce resistance against ruthless German occupation on the Eastern Front. See the story and motivation of different people joining the Partisan resistance, military as well as common folk.
Background and Story
As red army commander Alexey Zorin you escape a Nazi prison camp. Gather a Partisan squad from soldiers left behind enemy lines and locals. Live with your squad all the way from small sabotage missions to attacks on the occupational forces’ authority.
Play a leading role in an operation initiated by Red Army staff quarters and conducted by all Partisan teams in the area: A strike on the German forces’ supply lines for the frontlines, with the goal of buying additional time for the defenders of Leningrad to prepare against the German attack.
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