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American Civil War The Blue and the Gray

Release Date: 26 JUN 2007

Platform: PC
Language: English
Genre: Operational
Turns: Turn-Based WEGO
Complexity: Intermediate
Period: Civil War


Developer
AGEOD


File Size: 474mb
Download Time:
- 56K Modem: 18hr 48min
- DSL or Satelite: 61min
- High Speed: 12minManual: PDF E-Book, Printed - Black & White
Editor: No
Unit Scale: Division
Players: 1-2
AI: Yes
PBEM: Yes
Complexity: Average to High, depending on scenarios.
Field of Play: Operational and Strategic
Historical Period: US Civil War
Theater: The United States of America
Unit Scale: regiments to divisions
Turn Play: WEGO TBS, 15 days a turn.
Players: 1-2
AI: Yes either side (4 difficulty levels)
TCP/IP: No
PBEM: Yes
Game Editor: No
Resolution: Supports Multiple Resolutions Min: 1024x768 Max: 1280x1024
Manual: PDF(Download) & B&W Printed(Physical), 138 pages
Game Requirements
Windows XP, Vista, 7
Intel Pentium IV or AMD Athlon, 1200 MHz
1024 Mb RAM
64 MB Graphic Card, DirectX 9.0c compatible
DirectMusic compliant sound-card
1.5 GB free hard disk space
CD-Rom
DirectX version: 9.0c
Windows compatible mouse and keyboard
Windows Vista not officially supported, please try the Demo first

In AGEOD's American Civil War - The Blue and the Gray, players are military and political leaders trying to lead the troops of their nations (armies and fleets) to victory, in the midst of some of the toughest operations during those five years of wild campaigning throughout a divided nation.

Most of the individual years of campaign between 1861 and 1865 are playable via a separate scenario. Advanced scenarios will allow recreation of some yearly and/or theatre campaigns, and there will be of course the complete Grand Campaign covering the whole war.

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Features

  • Upgraded BoA engine with improved Military AI
  • The game is played in alternating phases of giving orders followed by simultaneous execution (known as WEGO system)
  • Easy to play, hard to master, play a scenario over a few hour or a full X-turn Grand Campaign following in Grants or Lee's footsteps!
  • A large selection of Scenarios (11) and Campaigns (5)
  • The largest Civil War map ever, with unequaled look and detail levels
  • 2 playable nations, dozens of different troops, hundreds of events, over 300 historical leaders with unique abilities
  • Organize divisions, armies and corps, manage supply and morale, use sea, riverine and rail moves, and put the best leaders in command (if politics allows)!
  • Fight to reconcile the nation (USA) or ensure independence (CSA): victory can be military or political, as national will plays a crucial role.
  • AGEODs recognized dedication to historicity, realism, and good-looking games!

Reviews - From the Press

Ars Geek Review
8.5/10 - Just plain fun.

PC Gamer UK
The gripping subject matter, the refreshing absence of turns, and the fact that victory and defeat are often just a couple of bomb or torpedo hits away, combine to produce pace and levels of excitement you don't often find in hardcore wargames.

Out of Eight Review
AGEodís American Civil War is a very good strategy game and another feather in the cap for its developers

Gamershall (German)
The reviewer mentions in the summary: - Good AI - Easy to learn interface and game but with high complexity - Sound and graphics are very nice done and add to the atmosphere of the game - Addicting for friends of strategy games and highly recommended, especially for those with an interest in the ACW.

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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.
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