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People's General is the sequel to Panzer General II, and the last two dimensional game in the casual war game series. People's General takes the series into the near future. Over population and dwindling resources have lead China to attempt to take control of all of Asia. NATO stands in their way.

Play either side of the conflict in a branching campaign, or create a modern day military situation of your own with the scenario editor included. People's General is a turn based war game. The game's interface and rules are designed to be simpler than many wargames. Units are an assortment of present-day and near-future ones. A scenario editor is included.


People's General Windows An assault scenario
People's General Windows The main strategic view
People's General Windows Selecting a campaign
People's General Windows Beginning a scenario: a scuffle between China and Russia

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Alternate Titles

  • "Dynasty General" -- German title

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User Reviews

A good hypothetical conflict wrapped around a classic engine. Ray Soderlund (3571) 3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars

Critic Reviews

Riki Nov, 1998 91 out of 100 91
Electric Games 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Power Play Oct, 1998 87 out of 100 87
GameStar (Germany) Sep, 1998 86 out of 100 86
Svenska PC Gamer Nov, 1998 85 out of 100 85
PC Player (Germany) Oct, 1998 83 out of 100 83
PC Games (Germany) Oct 07, 1998 83 out of 100 83
PC Joker Oct, 1998 80 out of 100 80
Gaming Entertainment Monthly 1998 79 out of 100 79
Gamezilla Nov 16, 1998 65 out of 100 65


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  • PC Player (Germany)
    • Issue 01/1999 - Best Turn-Based Strategy Game in 1998
  • Power Play
    • Issue 02/1999 – Best Wargame in 1998

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Ray Soderlund (3571) added People's General (Windows) on Mar 28, 2000