DescriptionGettysburg: 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||100|
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||Dec, 1986||Unscored||Unscored|
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- 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
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