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Description

This is a wargame which is part of the Great battles series series and deals with the exploits of some of the greatest ancient military generals. Here the game focuses on Alexander the Great, the great Macedonian leader. This strategy game is inspired by the award winning board game made by GMT Games and recreates ten great battles fought by Alexander and its armies with high detailed graphics, extreme attention to classic wargame rules (weapons, tactics, military units, morale, initiative, momentum, etc etc), realistic AI behaviour and so on. It supports single player game (single battles or campaign mode) as well as multiplayer option.

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The Great Battles of Alexander Windows Mass move
The Great Battles of Alexander Windows Learning the path of Alexander is crucial for the campaign mode
The Great Battles of Alexander Windows Battle start
The Great Battles of Alexander Windows Title screen

Alternate Titles

  • "Yalikeshada Dadi" -- Chinese Title
  • "Les Grandes Batailles d'Alexandre" -- French release
  • "Alexander der Große: Die großen Schlachten der Antike" -- German Title
  • "Alexander" -- Brazilian Byte Bros. release title

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Computer Gaming World (CGW) Sep, 1997 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Electric Games 1997 90 out of 100 90
Gameplay (Benelux) Aug, 1997 77 out of 100 77
Power Play Jul, 1997 68 out of 100 68
PC Joker Aug, 1997 65 out of 100 65
GameSpot Jul 31, 1997 6.2 out of 10 62
PC Player (Germany) Jul, 1997 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Jul 23, 1997 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Génération 4 Jun, 1997 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50
GameSpy Feb 10, 2005 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30

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Sauron (43) added The Great Battles of Alexander (Windows) on Sep 13, 2002