DescriptionBased 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.
- "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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|One of the first strategy games of its kind...||Cormana6868 (16)|
The Press Says
|Player One||Sep, 1992||88 out of 100||88|
|Defunct Games||Jan 23, 2010||85 out of 100||85|
|NES Center||2001||8 out of 10||80|
|Nintendo Power Magazine||Feb, 1991||3.6 out of 5||72|
|The Review Busters||2009||7.25 out of 10||72|
|Video Games||Jan, 1992||70 out of 100||70|
|NES Archives||Feb 17, 2009||B-||67|
|All Game Guide||1998||50|
|N-Force||Oct, 1992||40 out of 100||40|
|GameCola.net||Sep, 2005||2.4 out of 10||24|
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1001 Video GamesNorth & South appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
InspirationThe 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.
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