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Battles of Napoleon

DOS - 1989

Also available on: Apple II - Commodore 64

Alt name
Battles of Napoleon: A Construction Set
Released in
United States
Editor / Construction Set, Historical Battle (specific/exact), Turn-based
Strategic Simulations, Inc.
Strategic Simulations, Inc.
Dosbox support
Supported on 0.61
4.6 / 5 - 5 votes

Description of Battles of Napoleon

Released in 1991, this is a very realistic war game on the most famous battles of Napoleon's career -- the game comes with Borodino, Waterloo, Quatre Bras, and Auerstadt, but you can design your own ones. You have the ability to play as either the French or the Allies, and all aspects of the battles are here -- cavalry charges, artillery barrages, infantry squares, and so on.

The EGA Graphics are pretty good, despite the age of the game. Downsides to the game are the STEEP learning curve -- the manual is over 100 pages in length -- no mouse support, and horrible sounding PC Speaker sounds.

If you are looking for a good war game on Napoleon's battles, and have the patience to learn this, this is the best game out there.

Review By HOTUD

Comments and reviews

JoeBlow 2015-09-19 0 point Commodore 64 version

It looks better on the commodore 64 version.

Kevin 2014-04-15 0 point DOS version

I found the rule book on the internet. If you have not played you need to read it anyway. Very detailed. Graphics suck but it is a great game.

Gomer 2013-02-10 2 points DOS version

Can not play it keeps asking me for a first letter from the rule book and a random page each time I try to activate it from dos box. Please help it looks really cool.

Mike 2011-04-03 0 point DOS version

It was a good game. I played it a lot of times. Very realistic game system.

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