SDK: Die Kampfgruppen (SDKDK) is the third chapter of the trilogy I have created based on the battle of Stalingrad. Following Stalingrad: Der Kessel , released in 2006 and Stalingrad; Operation Circle, released one year after. SDK: Die Kampfgruppen was intended at the beginning of its development to be a submod of Der Kessel, intended to relate the fights of these famous ad-hoc battlegroups, well known from those who have in interest for this battle, as Kampfgruppe Simons, Kampfgruppe Goebel, Gruppe Hollidt etc… Then, as time passed, I came to the conclusion that this”sub-mod” had become a truly new mod! In SDKDK, you will have the possibility to fight in the Don Ring, between November 19th and December 4th, with all these ad-hoc battlegroups in front of rushing Russian armored brigades from historically present 5th Tanks Army, 16th Tank Corps etc… The game is playable on 24 maps, most of them new or repainted, includes tons of new graphics, sounds and new AI settings.
This is the Mappack update, in which some bugs, errors, etc... of the original version have been fixed. Some maps have been slightly repainted, and some others slightly recoded for better AI and Gameplay. To install this version, just unzip the different map files in your maps folder (overwrite all existing files).