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

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
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
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
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Dec, 1997 65 out of 100 65

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Trivia

Brian Reynolds on his contribution to the game (his fifth):

"This was really Sid's game (I balanced the scenarios and beat all comers at multiplayer), but he went on vacation for a couple weeks toward the end and we all worked around the clock to sneak stuff in. I got my comeuppance in kind the next year on Alpha Centauri."

--Interview in Computer Games Magazine, June 2000
Brian Hirt (10014) added Sid Meier's Gettysburg! (Windows) on Mar 01, 1999