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Guns Of August 1914 - 1918

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Step back to the early 20th Century and hear the Guns of August!…

Guns of August puts players in command of waging World War I at a grand strategic scale from Paris to Baghdad. The entire Western, Eastern, Italian and Balkan fronts are included as are the three fronts of the Ottoman Empire. Production, Combat, Diplomacy, Research, Trenches, Fog of war – Land, Sea and Air combat are all included! Use land units like infantry corps complete with separate artillery units to precisely directing barrages on the enemy’s line. As time goes on, players must deal with changing combat situations like the introduction of the Stosstruppen and even mighty tanks charging though lines to break though the stalemate! Guns of August fully supports a robust AI to fight against as well as full support for play by email. Step back in time to the early 20th Century and hear the Guns of August!

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Features

  • Includes all of the important theaters of WWI
  • Historical problems of breaking a strong line of trenches are reflected realistically.
  • Includes the historical technologies used to defeat trench system such as poison gas, tanks, assault troops and powerful artillery barrages
  • The use of HQs realistically recreate the logistical problem of keeping offensives running- use your HQs correctly or the attack will run out of steam!
  • Naval system is strategic emphasizing control of areas and protection of supply and trade routes.
  • ... and many more!

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Review at Net Wargaming Italia
8 / 10 - A tough game for tough gamer, easy to learn but hard to master. All the game features are well balanced and the result is a fine and funny gameplay

GamerSquad Review of Guns of August
Given the simplicity of the mechanics, this game should set the bar for all historical strategic games. 9.1 / 10

Details


Guns Of August 1914 - 1918

Release Date: 24 JUL 2007

Platform: PC
Language: English
Genre: Strategic
Turns: Turn-Based WEGO
Complexity: Intermediate
Period: World War I


Developer
Adanac Command Studies



Product Specs

  • Theatre: Eastern Europe, Western Europe
  • Unit Scale: Corps
  • Players: 1-2
  • AI: Yes
  • PBEM: Yes
  • File Size: 107mb
  • Download Time:
  • - 56K Modem: 4hr 14min
  • - DSL or Satelite: 13min
  • - High Speed: 2min
  • Manual: PDF E-Book, Printed - Black & White
  • Editor: No

Product Requirements :
    Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7
    Pentium III 500 MHz or Athlon Equivalent required
    256 MB RAM
    200 MB of Free HDD space

Awards


Charles S. Roberts Award


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4 SEP 2013pmirandaBeginner
15 MAY 2013jburdettBeginner
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Digital Express Edition: This edition comes with a full color printed box, full color printed CD (with your order number and serial number printed on it) and a PDF E-Book indexed manual.
Standard Edition: This edition comes with a full color printed box, full color printed CD (with your order number and serial number printed on it), a Printed grayscale manual and a PDF E-Book indexed manual.
Collector's Edition: This edition comes with a full color printed box, full color printed CD (with your order number and serial number printed on it), a Printed full color manual and a PDF E-Book indexed manual.