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American Conquest (Windows)

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Description

American Conquest is a realtime-strategy game with masses of enemies and allies - you have to conquer (as the game-title suggests) and defend the American continent. The game features the wars and struggles from 1492 to 1813, a multiplayer-mode, up to 16.000 units, 12 nations you can play (from Hispanics to Sioux) and a 3D graphics-engine...

American Conquest combines realtime strategy with complex tactics features. You have to control huge armies, find the best formation and build up strong companies and find the best blend of long and short range units. There are 100 different units and 106 buildings.

The game features 8 campaigns with 42 missions such as Pizarro's Expedition, the War of Tecumseh, the Seven Years War and the American War of Independence.

GSC Gameworld also built in a diplomacy system, and something resembling a moral system. Wins and defeats influence your army's strength.

Also, you can play six historical battles in the multiplayer-mode. And nine solo-missions that aren't part of a campaign.


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American Conquest Windows Harbor
American Conquest Windows The Main Menu
American Conquest Windows Zoom View
American Conquest Windows Mission description

Alternate Titles

  • "征服美洲" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Завоевание Америки" -- Russian spelling
  • "American Conquest: Three Centuries of War" -- Tag-lined title

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User Reviews

This game is a big disappointment. James Kirk (159) 2.8 Stars2.8 Stars2.8 Stars2.8 Stars2.8 Stars

The Press Says

Looki Nov 20, 2002 82 out of 100 82
Game Watcher Aug 12, 2003 8.2 out of 10 82
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Mar 05, 2003 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameZone Apr 02, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Clubic Dec 04, 2002 8 out of 10 80
PC Action Nov 28, 2002 76 out of 100 76
Krawall Gaming Network Jan 16, 2003 74 out of 100 74
ESC Magazine Apr 17, 2003 7 out of 10 70
Svenska PC Gamer Mar, 2003 68 out of 100 68
PC Gamer Apr, 2003 66 out of 100 66

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Trivia

Cameos

Many GSC Gameworld developers have a cameo appearance in American Conquest. An example is Oleg Yavorsky as an 18th century English officer in one of the missions. He is also on the box cover twice as an American native, together with other developers.


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Felix Knoke (136) added American Conquest (Windows) on Jan 12, 2003