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North & South (Atari ST)

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Description

Based on the Belgian comic book, "Les Tuniques Bleues", this strategy game allows you to replay the American Civil War from both the North and the South sides.

In the strategy part of the game, you can move your troops on a map of the US. If two opposing armies enter the same state, the battle is played out in an action sequence. Additional action sequences must be accomplished when capturing an enemy fort or train.

The game also offers a two-player-mode.

Screenshots

North & South Atari ST Language and credits screen
North & South Atari ST You can stop them by using your knife or fists. Or send out the dogs or use explosives
North & South Atari ST The Indians threw an axe, killing the army that invaded their territory
North & South Atari ST The battle field

Alternate Titles

  • "North & South: Wakuwaku Nanboku Sensō" -- Japanese title
  • "North and South" -- US NES title
  • "Les Tuniques Bleues - Nord et Sud" -- Informal French title
  • "ノース & サウス" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

ST Action Jan, 1990 93 out of 100 93
Jeuxvideo.com Mar 19, 2010 15 out of 20 75
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Oct, 1990 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

North & South appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Inspiration

The game is based on the European comic book series, "Les Tuniques Bleues" (known in English as "The Blue Jackets") as drawn and created by Cauvin and Lambil. It is set during the American Civil War. The manual has background information about this and a short humorous summary of the main characters that appear in the game from the comic books. There are also drawings throughout the manual.
Junryeong (32) added North & South (Atari ST) on Sep 13, 2003
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