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American Civil War: From Sumter to Appomattox is a historical war game centered around the Civil War. The game plays out on a strategic level with an emphasis on the logistics of troop movements, economic consequences of various actions, foreign affairs and the quality of military leadership offered by the North and South. The troops and units are represented by abstract symbols on an overhead map of the United States; most settings are changed in windows reached from pull-down menus. It also includes a variety of historical settings and victory conditions.


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Computer Gaming World (CGW) Sep, 1996 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameSpot Jul 12, 1996 7.9 out of 10 79
World Village (Gamer's Zone) 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Online Gaming Review (OGR) Oct 10, 1996 6 out of 10 60
CD-Action Jul, 1997 5 out of 10 50
PC Player (Germany) Nov, 1996 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20
Power Play Sep, 1996 15 out of 100 15


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Multimedia CD

American Civil War also includes an additional multimedia CD entitled Fateful Lightning full of narrative historical information, detailed maps, and imagery about the War.
Patricia Semul (18) added American Civil War: From Sumter to Appomattox (Windows 3.x) on Jun 18, 2000
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