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Sid Meier's Gettysburg recreates the key battle of the American Civil War in real-time, over the exact terrain the soldiers faced. You can take control of the forces of either side, in either real or simulated situations.

You must direct them into strategically advantageous positions, bearing line-of-sight and fog-of-war considerations in mind. Select the right formation for the situation from a large number of plans. The speed of the game can be altered depending on how busy things are.


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Alternate Titles

  • "南北大战乱世情" -- Chinese spelling (Simplified)
  • "Sid Meier's Civil War" -- Working title

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PC Zone Aug 13, 2001 9 out of 10 90
Reset Nov, 1997 9 out of 10 90
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jan, 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
CD-Action Jan, 1998 9 out of 10 90
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Nov 27, 1997 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Svenska PC Gamer Dec, 1997 82 out of 100 82
PC Player (Germany) Nov, 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Joker Dec, 1997 77 out of 100 77
PC Games (Germany) Nov 05, 1997 76 out of 100 76
Gameplay (Benelux) Dec, 1997 65 out of 100 65


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Origin Award winner of Best Strategy Computer Game for 1997.
Brian Hirt (9983) added Sid Meier's Gettysburg! (Windows) on Mar 01, 1999