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The Civil War

DOS - 1995

Alt name Amerika 1861-1865
Year 1995
Platform DOS
Released in France, Germany, United States
Genre Strategy
Theme Historical Battle (specific/exact), Real-Time
Publisher Empire Interactive Entertainment
Developer Dagger Interactive Technologies, Ltd.
4.6 / 5 - 5 votes

Description of The Civil War

Here is the video game “The Civil War”! Released in 1995 on DOS, it's still available and playable with some tinkering. It's a strategy game, set in a historical battle (specific/exact) and real-time themes.

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Truckie956 2021-09-10 1 point

For a 1995 Simulation, this game tries to accomplish mechanics that won't be successfully pulled off for another 10 years. That said, It didn't do any of them particularly well. Yet, here we are 25 years after The Civil War's release and were still looking for that multi-faceted grand strategy gem that we know CAN be made, just hasn't gotten there yet.

jpf 2018-06-09 0 point

talon version better

Mitek 2014-04-10 1 point DOS version

I loved this game in 90s still want to play now. Thank you authors Adrian and Steve. Im from Ukraine.

A Wise Old Man 2013-02-19 -3 points DOS version

Dagger had promised that this would be an adaptation of sorts of Harry Turtledove's "Guns of the South", but they never could get the rights for that ATL novel, and the game wound up being your typical "War of Northern Aggression" sim. Not a bad version, but not as good as it could have been.

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