||  

  ||  

Back to News Listing Forge of Freedom: The American Civil War 1861-1865 Updated!

Posted: Friday, December 08, 2006 by Matrix Support

Type: Update

Not even a score of days, let alone four, has passed since its release and Forge of Freedom is already updated and improved

Matrix Games and Western Civilization Software (www.west-civ.com) have released the first update for their American Civil War strategy title, Forge of Freedom: The American Civil War 1861-1865. The update includes a variety of updates along with a new optimization technique to smooth audio during load sequences.

Forge of Freedom: The American Civil War 1861-1865 builds upon the success which met Matrix Games and Western Civilization Software with the release of the Napoleonics strategy title Crown of Glory. In Forge of Freedom, the 19th century strategy style in Crown of Glory takes a hop across the Atlantic Ocean to America where the United States is engulfed in a deadly war of North vs. South. To illustrate the vast scale of the Civil War on both sides, Forge of Freedom combines area movement on the grand scale with optional hex based tactical battles when they occur.

 

The tactical battles in Forge of Freedom take place through 20 minute turns on the brigade or squadron level where players can largely determine the course of the larger operational situation they command as well. The tactical aspect of Forge of Freedom also grants players an unprecedented amount of customization. You can customize your brigades by adding personnel and equipment: train sharpshooters and Zouaves, equip reconnaissance balloons and horse artillery, deploy raiders and scouts, manage engineers and signal corps, and much more! 

 

However, Forge of Freedom: The American Civil War is not only a standard operational military strategy game as it also gives you complete control over military, economic, and political developments. You can engage in diplomacy with European powers in an effort to sway these powerful nations to support your side, in addition to being able to influence domestic politics with historically accurate state governors who can help or hurt the war effort depending on your diplomatic prowess.

 

Learn more about Forge of Freedom: The American Civil War 1861-1865 and other Matrix Games strategy titles from www.matrixgames.com.

More Info

Forge of Freedom: The American Civil War 1861-1865

  ( Views : 11064 )


In Other News..

War in the West gets its first update!

Friday, December 19, 2014

Following the successful launch of Gary Grigsby’s War in the West earlier this month, we are happy to announce that the first update is now available, bringing the game to version 1.00.08. This patch contains a number of significant rule changes for campaign logic, as well as for the air model and various other parts of the game. In addition, the update provides you with several interface improvements and of course the priority issues have been fixed. 2by3 Games has put in some hard work to get this first update out before the holidays and we hope you will enjoy the changes as much as we do! 

Read more...

Flashpoint Campaigns: Red Storm version 2.08 is now available!

Friday, December 19, 2014

Just in time for the holidays the hardworking lads over at On Target Simulations present you with a new update for Flashpoint Campaigns: Red Storm, the award-winning wargame set during the cold war. This patch brings a number of balance improvements, enhancements and fixes. The continuous development of Flashpoint Campaigns: Red Storm would not have been possible without the valuable feedback and ideas from the community. Thanks all! 

Read more...

Command gets huge update!

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

In the spirit of the coming Christmas holidays, the restless developers at WarfareSims have unleashed an Arc-Light strike with a new huge free update for Command: Modern Air/Naval Operations, continuing their support to this deep military simulation. With this update, the players have been given some great tools to keep them occupied during the winter! Command: Modern Air/Naval Operations was already lauded for its technical accuracy, attention to detail, gameplay flexibility and its powerful integrated editor and version 1.06 really takes it to the next level.

Read more...

Order of Battle: Pacific Featured on Weekly Streaming Session

Monday, December 15, 2014

Join us this Wednesday as we give you a preview of Order of Battle: Pacific, our upcoming game by the Artistocrats. Order of Battle: Pacific is a beautiful looking turn-based strategy game set during the Pacific War, where you have to take control of land, sea and air forces in order to seize victory and proceed through the two campaigns.

Read more...

A new fight for Battle Academy!

Friday, December 12, 2014

Praised by both computer and tablet owners, Battle Academy is now launching an assault on a brand new platform with its release on XBOX 360! 

The team at Slitherine has worked hard to adapt the controls to the XBOX 360 controller and ensure a smooth tactical experience to console players. We are very excited to show this innovative strategy game to a whole new audience. And it’s further proof of our commitment to deliver top strategy games on all gaming devices!

Read more...

Buzz Aldrin's Space Program Manager is out for Mac!

Monday, December 08, 2014

We have just made the Mac version of Buzz Aldrin's Space Program Manager available in all our stores.

Read more...

The definitive wargame of the Western Front is out now!

Thursday, December 04, 2014

 “The enemy must be annihilated before he reaches our main battlefield...We must stop him in the water...destroying all his equipment while it is still afloat.” (Erwin Rommel – German Field Marshal)

4 years after the release of War in the East, Gary Grigsby is moving the action to the Western Front with his new grand operational/strategy masterpiece: War in the West! In this monster wargame, players will take command of both Allied and Axis forces and relive the biggest operations in Italy, France, The Netherlands, and the other main battlefields.

Read more...