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Wargame Construction Set III: Age of Rifles 1846-1905 (DOS)

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Description

This game lets you design and play turn-based strategic battles. You can create scenarios between years 1846 and 1905. You have complete control over all the units, and can customize their firepower, movement points, strength, aggressiveness, etc.

Supports 1 or 2 players. Comes with pre-made scenarios and various campaigns (American civil war, Russo-Japanese War, Franco-Prussian,...).

The graphics win the respect the first two WCS (I and Tanks!), and now you can view your troops in the field.

Screenshots

Wargame Construction Set III: Age of Rifles 1846-1905 DOS Unit editor
Wargame Construction Set III: Age of Rifles 1846-1905 DOS Antietam scenario - Main game screen
Wargame Construction Set III: Age of Rifles 1846-1905 DOS Weapons database
Wargame Construction Set III: Age of Rifles 1846-1905 DOS Choosing sides

Alternate Titles

  • "Wargame Construction Set III: Das Gewehr 1846-1905" -- German title

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The Press Says

Game Revolution Sep 01, 1996 A- 91
All Game Guide 1996 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Joystick (French) Oct, 1996 85 out of 100 85
GameSpot Sep 12, 1996 7.7 out of 10 77
PC Games Nov, 1996 B 75
Reset Jun, 1997 7 out of 10 70
Power Play Oct, 1996 67 out of 100 67
PC Gamer UK Dec, 1996 65 out of 100 65
PC Player (Germany) Nov, 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
PC Games (Germany) Feb, 1997 41 out of 100 41

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Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • May 1997 (Issue #154) – Wargame of the Year (Readers' Choice)

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Verk (203) added Wargame Construction Set III: Age of Rifles 1846-1905 (DOS) on Jul 13, 2000