Sid Meier's Gettysburg! (Windows)

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Description

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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Sid Meier's Gettysburg! Windows Meredith Brigade taking a stand
Sid Meier's Gettysburg! Windows The battle end in Union Victory
Sid Meier's Gettysburg! Windows Union Victory
Sid Meier's Gettysburg! Windows Who do you wanna meet on the Battlefield?

Alternate Titles

  • "Sid Meier's Civil War" -- Working title

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Critic Reviews

PC Jeux Oct, 1997 91 out of 100 91
PC Zone Aug 13, 2001 9 out of 10 90
Reset Nov, 1997 9 out of 10 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
Power Play Nov, 1997 78 out of 100 78
PC Joker Dec, 1997 77 out of 100 77
PC Games (Germany) Nov 05, 1997 76 out of 100 76

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Trivia

Gettysburg was the first real-time game designed by Sid Meier since Railroad Tycoon, and (not coincidently) also the first one after the success of Command & Conquer and Warcraft II.
Brian Hirt (9997) added Sid Meier's Gettysburg! (Windows) on Mar 01, 1999