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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 Confederate Victory
Sid Meier's Gettysburg! Windows Battle for Bellmont Schoolhouse
Sid Meier's Gettysburg! Windows Union Cavalry waiting in the forest
Sid Meier's Gettysburg! Windows Union Victory

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

GameSpot Oct 30, 1997 9.3 out of 10 93
Electric Games 1997 92 out of 100 92
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Nov 27, 1997 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Gamezilla 1997 90 out of 100 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 Games (Germany) Nov 05, 1997 76 out of 100 76
GameStar (Germany) Nov, 1997 68 out of 100 68
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Dec, 1997 65 out of 100 65

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Trivia

If you listen carefully you will sometimes here a voice saying: "Our flanks are covered". The actor is no other than Sid Meier himself!
Brian Hirt (10014) added Sid Meier's Gettysburg! (Windows) on Mar 01, 1999