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Gary Grigsby's War Between The States

Reviews - From the Press

Wargame of the Year - Flash of Steel

Posted: 30 DEC 2008

War Between the States is a deep, elaborate, full scale model of the American Civil War that fits nicely between the simpler AgeOD American Civil War and more complex Western Civ Forge of Freedom. It is appealing to look at, not too hard to figure out once you understand how mobility works and large enough to almost qualify as a full fledged strategy game.

Link: http://flashofsteel.com/index.php/2008/12/30/2008-end-of-year-strategy-wrap-up/#more-1140

Review at E Dome

Posted: 18 OCT 2008

A fine war simulation...

Link: http://plaza.fi/edome/arvostelut/gary-grigsbys-war-between-the-states

Review at Out of Eight

Posted: 14 SEP 2008

6/8 - Strategy buffs will enjoy this thorough take on the Civil War.

Link: http://jaguarusf.blogspot.com/2008/07/gary-grigsbys-war-between-states-review.html

Review on Cyberstratege

Posted: 14 SEP 2008

8/10 - [Translated from French] Gary Grigsby once again puts forth an enjoyable game, with excellent game mechanics adapted to a strategic scale: War Between the States does not forgo historical detail for lighter gameplay.

Link: http://www.cyberstratege.com/magazine/nos-tests/gary-grigsbys-war-between-the-states/2/

Armchair General Review

Posted: 4 AUG 2008

83% - In the final measure, Gary Grigsby’s War Between the States is highly recommended for turn-based strategy fans. Anyone looking for a grand game of the Civil War will find it to be just what Mr. Lincoln ordered.

Link: http://www.armchairgeneral.com/gary-grigsbys-war-between-the-states-pc-game-review.htm

Review on Diehard GameFAN

Posted: 16 JUL 2008

Gary Grigsby’s War Between The States is a good game.

Link: http://diehardgamefan.com/2008/07/16/review-gary-grigsbys-war-between-the-states-pc/

GarmersHall.de Review

Posted: 9 JUL 2008

9/10 (Gold Award Winner) - "Gary Grigsby and his team managed once again to completely wow me with one of their games!"

Link: http://www.gamershall.de/index.php?option=com_simple_review&review=1386-War-between-the-States&Itemid=42

Details


Gary Grigsby's War Between The States

Release Date: 11 JUN 2008

Platform: PC
Language: English
Genre: Strategic
Turns: Turn-Based IGOUGO
Complexity: Advanced
Period: Civil War


Developer
2by3 Games



Product Specs

  • Theatre: America
  • Unit Scale: Brigade
  • Players: 1-2
  • AI: Yes
  • PBEM: Yes
  • File Size: 598mb
  • Download Time:
  • - 56K Modem: 23hr 43min
  • - DSL or Satelite: 77min
  • - High Speed: 15min
  • Version: 1.0
  • Manual: PDF E-Book, Printed - Black & White
  • Editor: No

Product Requirements :
    OS: Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7
    CPU: 800 MHz (2 GHz Recommended)
    RAM: 512 MB (1 GB Recommended)
    Video/Graphics: 64MB (128MB Recommended) DirectX 9.0c Compatible
    Sound: 16 bit Direct X Compatible
    Hard disk space: 700 MB Required
    CD-Rom: (for Physical version)
    DirectX version: 9.0c
    Peripheral hardware: None
    Anything else that is needed: None

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Awards


UseNet’s War-Historical Wargame of the Year Awards


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