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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 Union Start Screen
Sid Meier's Gettysburg! Windows Meredith Brigade taking a stand
Sid Meier's Gettysburg! Windows The Union in trouble at Oak Hill

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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
Electric Games 1997 92 out of 100 92
PC Jeux Oct, 1997 91 out of 100 91
Reset Nov, 1997 9 out of 10 90
Gamezilla 1997 90 out of 100 90
CD-Action Jan, 1998 9 out of 10 90
PC Zone Aug 13, 2001 9 out of 10 90
PC Player (Germany) Nov, 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameStar (Germany) Nov, 1997 68 out of 100 68
Gameplay (Benelux) Dec, 1997 65 out of 100 65

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Trivia

Origin Award winner of Best Strategy Computer Game for 1997.
Brian Hirt (9973) added Sid Meier's Gettysburg! (Windows) on Mar 01, 1999