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The Best American Civil War Strategy Games

Fri Dec 28, 2018 12:28 pm

Wargame Developers love the American Civil War, with its romantic notions of “brother against brother” and the development of warfare from line battles to quasi-trench warfare slugfests.

http://www.wargamer.com/articles/civil-war-games/

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Fri Dec 28, 2018 9:13 pm

I agree about the Hexwar series. Don't let the apparent simplicity of them fool you. Some of the scenarios are a bear to win, especially on the higher difficulty levels.

I notice you left out the John Tiller series of Civil War simulations. They've recently received updates including very nice 3d graphics.

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Sat Dec 29, 2018 4:45 am

It was the recent upgrades to Campaign Gettysburg (after having already become addicted to Seven Years War) and a very enjoyable Panzer Campaigns Stalingrad purchase that led me to buy Gettysburg (and Petersburg) by JTS.

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Sun Dec 30, 2018 11:56 am

About the "reinforcements" what about this?
http://www.grandtactician.com/thecivilwar/index.html
It looks like rather promising.

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Mon Dec 31, 2018 10:16 am

About the "reinforcements" what about this?
http://www.grandtactician.com/thecivilwar/index.html
It looks like rather promising.
Yes that game is on our radar. Might wait for it to flesh out a bit first before we feature it, we'll see. WoR is at least playable.
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