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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 Choosing sides
Sid Meier's Gettysburg! Windows Who do you wanna meet on the Battlefield?
Sid Meier's Gettysburg! Windows Confederate Start Screen
Sid Meier's Gettysburg! Windows The battle end in Union Victory

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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

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
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jan, 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
PC Zone Aug 13, 2001 9 out of 10 90
Svenska PC Gamer Dec, 1997 82 out of 100 82
PC Player (Germany) Nov, 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Power Play Nov, 1997 78 out of 100 78
PC Joker Dec, 1997 77 out of 100 77
PC Games (Germany) Nov 05, 1997 76 out of 100 76

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Trivia

Gettysburg was the result of many years of work. The final version of this game is the result of work on the long-awaited, and ultimately aborted, post-Civ title "Sid Meier's Civil War."
Brian Hirt (10069) added Sid Meier's Gettysburg! (Windows) on Mar 01, 1999