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Liberty or Death's video war isn't revolutionary, but it is the Revolutionary War. If you think Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys are MTV award winners, there's a lesson to be learned here.
Overall, I have to say that despite the immense learning curve and droning music, I enjoyed Liberty or Death. This is the type of game to spend a rainy afternoon with (or a rainy season), and it’s actually a bit addicting once things start to flow. I do wish the soundtrack were better, as that would really help the mood, but it’s not a deal-breaker. Gamers looking for a solid and engaging simulation title should definitely give this one a chance. An empty schedule and an iPod are recommended, though.
I dread the time when I have to review these types of games, because they are just not the kind I get into. Like most of the games that are like this, I found Liberty or Death to be a slow-paced war simulation. The graphics could have been better as well as the music and sound. On the plus side, this game comes out on the positive as an aid to a student history lesson, but overall, it's just not my type.
There's clearly a lot of substance here, but wrapping your brain around this game is a colossal challenge and I was not up to the task. It's not that I dislike strategy games, but if I'm still lost after the first hour, I'm moving on. History buffs with a lot of patience can bump up the grade by a letter, but all others should be warned that Liberty or Death is not your typical Genesis fare.