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Back to News Listing John Tiller’s Battleground Napoleonic Wars and Battleground Civil War Are Updated

Posted: Tuesday, June 03, 2008 by Sean Drummy

Type: Update

Both classic turn-based strategy games are updated to fix a scenario time limit issue

Matrix Games is pleased to announce the release of new updates for both John Tiller’s Battleground Napoleonic Wars and Battleground Civil War. The comprehensive updates will bring Battleground Napoleonic Wars up to version 1.01 and Battleground Civil War up to version 1.02. Both updates resolve a sound-related crash issue that could arise when reaching the time limit of a scenario.

David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said “John Tiller’s Battleground Napoleonic Wars and Battleground Civil War are both timeless classics and Matrix Games is happy to continue to support these great titles, ensuring that gamers can enjoy them for years to come.”

 

John Tiller’s Battleground Series releases put the player in command of the mighty armies of the Napoleonic and American Civil War era, combining the time-tested interface and turn-based game mechanics that made John Tiller’s original game designs famous. With the choice of 2D or 3D battlefield view, dozens of scenarios and more historical information then can be found in most public libraries, John Tiller’s Battleground Napoleonic Wars and Battleground Civil War bring gamers some of the most exciting battles and campaigns from the past.

 

Relive the splendor and excitement of John Tiller’s classic 19th Century Battleground games with these updated compilations, which have been updated by John Tiller himself to work on all Windows operating systems from Windows 98 up to and including Windows Vista. Included in these compilation are the original titles that gave the Battleground battle system the fame that has endured over years and years of play. Gamers can refight famous battles like Shiloh, Antietam, Bull Run, and Gettysburg or Waterloo, Borodino, Ligny and Quatre Bras with the fantastic realism and intuitive interface fans of John Tiller’s gaming systems have come to rely on. These comprehensive collections offer long-lasting play with many variant historical and what-if scenarios as well as smaller related battles.

 

Click here to download the Battleground Napoleonic Wars update.

Click here to download the Battleground Civil War update.

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