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Austerlitz

Austerlitz ZX Spectrum Title screen

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MobyRank MobyScore
Amstrad CPC
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1.1
ZX Spectrum
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0.4
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Description

This was the second in Lothlorien's Warmaster series of Strategy wargames and covers the battle in 1805 when Napoleon defeated a combined Russian and Austrian Army at Austerlitz.

In the game, you command Napoleon's forces - either directly or through a number of computer-controlled Corps commanders. Infantry and cavalry units are available for both sides (no artillery), each with varying degrees of strength and morale, with terrain effects playing an important role in their effectiveness. The game also features 'fog of war', where only those enemy units spotted by your advanced units or those encountered before combat, are revealed.

Screenshots

Austerlitz Amstrad CPC The battlefield.
Austerlitz ZX Spectrum The Russians attack
Austerlitz ZX Spectrum Title screen
Austerlitz Amstrad CPC Choose an unit.

Alternate Titles

  • "Battle of Austerlitz" -- Amstrad CPC in-game title

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Computer Gamer ZX Spectrum Aug, 1986 16 out of 20 80
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Apr, 1986 7 out of 10 70

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Version differences

The enhanced 128K Spectrum version does not run on the +2A or +3 models, although the original 48K version does. An unofficial modified version is available online however.
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