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The War of 1812
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While Napoleon normally dominates this period of history, this game features a tactical/operational level game covering the major battles of the War of 1812 from the pre-war Battle of Tippecanoe to the post-war Battle of New Orleans. The game includes the same detailed tactical game engine as the earlier game Campaign 1776 and a higher level campaign game so that a player can fight individual battles or campaigns.
The War of 1812 includes 183 Scenarios covering 25 battles and 5 Campaigns – covering all sizes and situations, including a solo tutorial scenario. All can be played head to head and vs. the computer AI.
39 maps from locations as diverse as Niagara, Washington and New Orleans.
The order of battle files include the British, Canadian, United States and Indian forces that fought in the conflict.
Game scale is 125 feet to a hex with 5 minute turns. Both 2D and 3D views of the battlefield are supported.
Units are mainly at the company level including infantry, cavalry, artillery, leaders, and supply wagons. Specialized units such as Militia, Light Infantry, Grenadiers, and Indians. Detailed weapons including muskets, rifles, carbines, bayonets, and various artillery from 2 pounders up to 32 pounders. Command, Fatigue, Supply, and Terrain rules all affect game play.
Scenario, Map & Campaign Editors which allow players to customize the game.
Design notes which cover or include the production of the game, campaign notes and a bibliography that includes the sources used by the design team to produce this simulation game.
The War of 1812 provides multiple play options including play against the computer AI, Play by E-mail (PBEM), LAN & Internet "live" play as well as two player hot seat.
The War of 1812 includes 183 Scenarios covering 25 battles and 5 Campaigns including:
Version 4.00 - 937 MB download*
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Windows Vista, 7, 8, or 10
Processor: 1 GHz
Disk Space: 1 GB
Memory: 1 GB
Video Memory: 512 MB