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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 Who do you wanna meet on the Battlefield?
Sid Meier's Gettysburg! Windows Confederate approaching Cashtown Pike
Sid Meier's Gettysburg! Windows Some of the Creators
Sid Meier's Gettysburg! Windows Union Start Screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "南北大战乱世情" -- Chinese spelling (Simplified)
  • "Sid Meier's Civil War" -- Working title

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Critic Reviews

GameSpot Oct 30, 1997 9.3 out of 10 93
PC Jeux Oct, 1997 91 out of 100 91
PC Zone Aug 13, 2001 9 out of 10 90
Gamezilla 1997 90 out of 100 90
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Nov 27, 1997 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
GameStar (Germany) Nov, 1997 68 out of 100 68
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 (10088) added Sid Meier's Gettysburg! (Windows) on Mar 01, 1999