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North & South (DOS)

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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 DOS Game over (EGA)
North & South DOS A battle is about to begin... (EGA)
North & South DOS The Confederacy is attacking, prepare for battle! (CGA)
North & South DOS Get ready, the battle is about to begin! (EGA)

Alternate Titles

  • "North & South: Wakuwaku Nanboku Sensō" -- Japanese title
  • "North and South" -- US NES title

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User Reviews

Absolutely brilliant! Tomer Gabel (4416) 4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars

The Press Says

Jeuxvideo.com Mar 19, 2010 15 out of 20 75
The DOS Spirit Dec 04, 2005 4 out of 6 67
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Oct, 1990 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Power Play Mar, 1990 60 out of 100 60

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Trivia

Game 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 is set during American civil war. Manual has background information about them with a short humorous summary of the main characters that appear in the game from the comic books. More drawings throughout manual.
Terok Nor (17840) added North & South (DOS) on Jul 14, 2002
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