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Combat Mission: Barbarossa to Berlin is the second game in the Combat Mission series. The game covers World War II on the Eastern Front from 1941 to 1945.

The game itself is a hybrid of real-time and turn-based play in which you are put into a mission set to take place over a specific number of turns. You begin each turn with the phase where you issue orders to your units. Once you give those orders, you get to sit and watch for a full minute without being able to interact with your army. Based on your planning at the beginning of the turn you will either succeed or fail.

The game offers four geographical regions that the missions take place in, the first being Finland the then all the way to the Black Sea. Each location has it's own weather conditions that effect play of the game.

For realism, all seven nations that you can play as have a full table of organization and equipment - having thousands of individual units based on what year, month and region the mission takes place in.

The game lets you play in either Operation, Battle or Quick Battle modes along with multiplayer options.


Combat Mission II: Barbarossa to Berlin Windows With this game there's no fancy introduction to this game. After a couple of developer / publisher logos it's straight into the main menu
Combat Mission II: Barbarossa to Berlin Windows The crafty Russians are using all available cover to advance. Since they cannot be seen the units have no target, however they can be ordered to cover an area of ground
Combat Mission II: Barbarossa to Berlin Windows A unit has been ordered to advance. As they do so they maintain the same field of fire. The on-screen displays did get corrupted early on in this battle and never corrected themselves
Combat Mission II: Barbarossa to Berlin Windows This is screen 2. Each battle is rated by the number of turns it takes to complete

Alternate Titles

  • "战斗任务:巴巴罗萨到柏林" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Линия фронта: Барбаросса" -- Russian spelling
  • "Combat Mission 2" -- European title

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Critic Reviews

FileFactory Games / Gameworld Network Windows Feb 24, 2003 95 out of 100 95
GameSpot Windows Oct 29, 2002 9.1 out of 10 91
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Feb, 2003 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Gameplanet Windows Nov 04, 2002 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Deaf Gamers Windows 2002 8.7 out of 10 87
GameZone Windows Oct 17, 2002 8.6 out of 10 86
Game Watcher Windows Aug 12, 2003 8.5 out of 10 85
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Nov 12, 2002 85 out of 100 85
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Dec, 2002 84 out of 100 84
GameStar (Germany) Windows Sep, 2002 73 out of 100 73


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Related Web Sites

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  • Combat Mission 2 (Official website by CDV (publisher))
  • Combat Mission HQ (The 'Official' Fansite of the Combat Mission games. Covers both Combat Mission: Beyond Overlord and Combat Mission: Barbarossa to Berlin.)
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