||  

  ||  

Back to News Listing A New Detailed Promo Video for Gary Grigsby’s War Between the States Now Available!

Posted: Friday, May 30, 2008 by Sean Drummy

Type: News

A media extravaganza is released for the upcoming Civil War strategy game!

Matrix Games and 2by3 Games (www.2by3games.com) are thrilled to announce the release of a new detailed promotional video for their highly anticipated American Civil War grand strategy game, Gary Grigsby’s War Between the States. The latest tutorial video features the Executive Producer of War Between the States and one of the founders of 2by3 Games, Joel Billings, talking about the various features and gameplay elements found in War Between the States. In addition, the table of contents for the game’s manual is also now available so gamers can get a feel for the depth of gameplay and realism available in this new masterpiece-in-the-making from the legendary 2by3 Games team! Both the video and table of contents are available from this page.

David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said “War Between the States offers so much to strategy and Civil War fans alike. The game’s innovative design, historical accuracy and detail, ease of play and near infinite replayability make it clear that gamers should be clearing some room on their schedules for the release of War Between the States.”

 

Taking gamers back to the American Civil War, Gary Grigsby’s War Between the States allows players to experience the trials and tribulations of the role of commander-in-chief for either side.  Historically accurate, detailed and finely balanced for realistic gameplay, War Between the States is also easy to play and does not take months to finish.

 

Promote and cultivate talented young colonels or brigadiers to build Corps and Army commanders that will help you fight and manage the war effort from battles to training of recruits with the utmost efficiency and success.  An innovative multi-faceted rank promotion system allows leaders to gain in abilities and power based on their successes, while also simulating the historical progression of leaders during the war.  Each decision you make must be weighed carefully, as promoting and demoting leaders, entering neutral states, raising troops and many other actions cost you the political capital that will determine your ability to achieve victory.

 

Explore the historical tactics of the day to find the best way to win. Use cavalry to raid the enemy supply depots and conduct reconnaissance to determine the best place to strike and then engage the enemy head on and watch the epic push and pull of battle unfold in front of you. In between battles, the mighty Union navy or brave Confederate raiders can strangle and disrupt supply flow at critical times in your campaign.  Build river gunboats and transports to exploit the strategic value of the Mississippi and entrench and fortify key locations to deny passage to the enemy.

 

Test your mettle and strategic vision in one of the most bitterly fought contests in history – the War Between the States.

 

Download the promo video here and see the manual table of contents on this page.

More Info

Gary Grigsby's War Between The States

  ( Views : 7621 )


In Other News..

Sign of for the Pike and Shot Beta!

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

It was at our annual Home of Wargamers event earlier this year that we surprised press and public alike with the announcement of Pike and Shot, a brand new game developed by  Byzantine Games and The Lordz Games Studio, set during the 30th Years War. With the game releasing later this year, the time has come to invite all those who are willing and able, to sign up for the beta test of this unique strategy game! By signing up for the beta, you will have a chance to experience the game before release and to help us eradicate those pesky bugs and balancing issues. 

Read more...

More Games are Coming to Steam!

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Starting the end of this week, we will be releasing another batch of games on Steam. Commander: The Great War, Frontline: Road to Moscow and Advanced Tactics: Gold will soon be available on this digital store, thereby further expanding our Steam catalog.  

Read more...

Deal of the Week: Combat Command

Monday, July 21, 2014

This week we have for you a huge discount on Combat Command: Matrix Edition. This in-depth hex-based wargame by Boku Strategy Games gives you this opportunity to simulate battles from every World War II theatre!  For the next seven days, this classic strategy game can be acquired for just $9.99!

Read more...

Return to the Moon on October 31st!

Friday, July 18, 2014

Buzz Aldrin’s Space Program Manager gets release date.

"But why, some say, the Moon? Why choose this as our goal? And they may well ask, why climb the highest mountain? Why, 35 years ago, fly the Atlantic? " - US President John F. Kennedy ; 1962.

On July 20th 1969, the Apollo 11 mission successfully landed. For the first time in history, human beings walked on the Moon. The conquest of space that had started a few years after the end of WWII reached its climax with a manned lunar landing. In competition with the USSR, the US gained a decisive advantage when images of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and their lunar exploration module were broadcast on live TV all over the world from the Sea of Tranquillity. President Kennedy won his historic gamble by landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth before the end of the decade. A whole new era of space conquests was opened…

Read more...

Commander: The Great War iPad Wallpapers

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Commander: The Great War is releasing on iPad next week! In order to get you all a bit in the mood for this brilliant strategy title, we have prepared some wallpapers for your iPad. We are all very excited about the upcoming release as Commander: The Great War will bring a game of unprecedented scale to the App Store! 

Read more...

Deal of the Week Panzer Corps

Monday, July 14, 2014

This month, it is three years ago that Panzer Corps launched for PC. This spiritual successor to the Panzer General series conquered the hearts of strategy gamers all over the world and has improved and expanded in recent years. In light of this Panzer Corps anniversary, we are giving you a 50% discount on Panzer Corps for PC and iOS. For the entire week, you will be able to get your hands on Panzer Corps for just $9,99! 

Read more...

New Strategy Titles Join the Family

Friday, July 11, 2014

Small General and Small General Eastern Front rally behind the Slitherine Group Flag! 

Today we are pleased to announce that Small General and Small General Eastern Front, the successful Android titles by VR Designs, are now a part of the Slitherine family and are hosted on our stores. VR Designs has already developed a number of high-quality PC titles with us and we are very happy that the Small General titles are now with us as well.

Read more...