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English Civil War

The King or the Parliament? Choose your side and take command of the Cavaliers armies or the Roundheads and the Covenanters.
Title Date
[PC] Installer v1.00 May 10, 2017
[PC] Update v1.03a Dec 13, 2018

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May 11, 2017
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English Civil War is a turn-based grand strategy game developed by Ageod and published by Matrix Games. It aims to recreate the bitter and decisive Civil War started in 1642, with historical precision. With a detailed selection of the historical units of the conflict, you will find the Covenanters, Newcastle’s Whitecoats, Cromwell’s Ironside’s, the New Model Army or the Cornish legendary infantry.

The King or the Parliament? Choose your side and take command of the Cavaliers armies or the Roundheads and the CovenantersFrom Scotland to Dover, from Wales to Kent the counties raise their regiments to defend the King or Parliament. Remaining neutral is not a choice. Manage your resources, your loyalty, your best leaders, choose your strategy and take control of key cities. Became familiar with legendary places like Bristol, York, Arundel, Nantwich, Reading, Oxford... Put them under siege or defend them sending a relief army or just find the enemy at the gates of York.

With a detailed selection of the historical units of the conflict, you will find the Covenanters, Newcastle’s Whitecoats, Cromwell’s Ironside’s, the new model Army or the Cornish legendary infantry. Players can build and manage their armies, throughout the campaigns set in the various theaters of operations like Yorkshire, Cheshire, Lancashire, Bristol, Lincolnshire, etc…. Ageod's unique system of detailed strategic representation of this era's conflicts makes the difference here your decisions will determine if you can win or become defeated.

A set of unique commanders with historical portraits and traits like the Royalist Byron, Prince Rupert, Hopton, Newcastle, King Charles or the Parliamentarians: Essex, Thomas Fairfax, Waller, Cromwell, the Earl of Leven help you in achieving your objectives giving a unique feeling of being in command in those key days of 1642.


The game is set in England, Wales, Scotland and the surrounding sea regions. It covers military operations between July 1642 and the end of 1646. You can choose two playable sides, The Royalists and the Parliamentarians. The game map is divided into small regions as usual in Ageod games, with a variety of terrain, climates and development level to represent correctly the different countries (England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland). The game features several historical cities  Bristol, Hull, York, Arundel, Portsmouth, Chester… Scenarios: 6 in totalwith 3 tutorials, 1 Great Campaign covering the whole conflict and 2 more covering the war from later starting points to the end of 1646.


All the great leaders of this war are well represented with historical portraits, strategic abilities and traits. Great detailed units representing the regiments of both sides, their strength, historical names, origin and a nice representation of this era's uniforms. You could manage the Ironsides, the Cavaliers horse regiments, The Newcastle’s Whitecoats, The Irish regiments, The covenanters, Trained Bands, etc… The navy, not so relevant in this conflict, is as well represented with historical warships.


Control your factions spending wisely your resources to create new troops and pay the cost of your army, take control of key industrial cities and their production centers.


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Color box and disk with PDF manual
This edition comes with a full color printed box, full color printed DVD (with your order details printed on it) and a PDF E-Book indexed manual.