Espana 1936Release Date: 2 OCT 2013
Language: English, French, Spanish
Turns: Turn-Based WEGO
Complexity: Intermediate, Advanced
Period: Civil War, Inter War Period
In España 1936 you will experience the famous battles of Jarama, Guadalajara and Ebro, command the International Brigades or the Army of Africa. Can you conquer Madrid and force the Republic to surrender or will you lead the Anarchist forces of Durruti to victory?
The game covers a period rarely seen in computer games and has rich historical detail and historical accuracy. It is the first computer strategy game covering the entire Spanish Civil War. You will face the real dilemmas and challenges of the Republicans or Nationalists during the war. Not only must you recruit and train troops, maneuver them and engage the enemy, but you must also manage your nation’s limited resources.
Using the powerful AGE engine, España: 1936 covers the complete Spanish Civil War from 1936-1939. The game features more than 200 regions, complete with cities, roads, weapons factories, weather types, factions and subfactions of the time of the war. The game includes a grand campaign plus the Fall of the North, a host of historical leaders, units and events. España: 1936 is a must-have for any grand strategy fan.
Review at Der Stratege
81 - "I recommend this strategy title, that revolves around the fresh and exciting scenario of the spanish civil war from 1936 to 1939. The game focuses on the military aspect of the conflict and manages to be challenging to real strategy fans. Strategy beginners should be prepared to play several tutorials or read AARs and guides online, if they want to enjoy this great game".
Review at Hobby Consolas.es
"Espana 1936 is a very good turn-based strategy game, pure strategy, where what matters is the content, historical accuracy and complexity when managing the vast amount of information available. Its facade is simple and satisfactorily fulfills its mission".
Review at Armchair General
84% - "Colorful graphics, fine AI, excellent historical detail and a great feel for the period"
Review at IGN Spain
73% - "With a bombproof gameplay and simulation that leaves no margin for error and with a great historical accuracy , Espana 1936 is currently positioned as the best title set in the Spanish Civil War and we assume it will for a long time".