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Gettysburg: The Turning Point (Apple II)

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Description

Gettysburg: The Turning Point is a grand tactical simulation of the most famous, well known and arguably the most decisive battle of the Civil War fought at the little town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania from July 1 to July 3, 1863.

The game uses a refined version of SSI's Antietam game system and is played in 42 turns each representing 1 hour of real time over a 3 day period.. Players are awarded points based on casualties and territorial objectives. At the end of each turn and the end of the game points are calculated and compared to a chart which determines your level of victory.

The game can be played under 3 different sets of rules (Basic, Intermediate and Advanced) with 5 levels of difficulty for each and can be played against another person or the computer can play either side.

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Computer Gaming World (CGW) Oct, 1990 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100

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Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • August 1988 (Issue #50) – Introduced into the Hall of Fame
    • November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – #59 in the “150 Best Games of All Time” list

CygnusWolfe (573) added Gettysburg: The Turning Point (Apple II) on Sep 11, 2004
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