Author Topic: Strategic Command: American Civil War  (Read 3942 times)

Martok

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on: April 12, 2022, 01:10:46 AM
Not gonna lie, I'm definitely interested: 


https://www.matrixgames.com/news/strategic-command-american-civil-war-announced


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In this turn-based strategy game, you will control the armies, research, production and diplomatic policy of either the Union or the Confederacy during a time of great innovation and dramatic battles.

...with a massive 296 x 224 map, covering all of North America from Canada and New Mexico to the Caribbean at a 15km/9mi scale.

This is the largest hex-based map ever offered by the Strategic Command series, 6 campaigns covering the Civil War from first shot to last, new unit types, new technologies, riverine warfare, historical event popups, PBEM++ and much more...






They are also looking for beta-testers: 


https://www.matrixgames.com/beta/strategic-command-american-civil-war











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Reply #1 on: April 12, 2022, 08:19:11 AM
That's an instant buy for me.  :notworthy:

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Reply #2 on: April 12, 2022, 09:17:52 AM
^^^ What BB said!!!   

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Reply #3 on: April 12, 2022, 09:20:09 AM
This might be the best fit for this engine... no stacking and all.

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Reply #4 on: April 12, 2022, 09:21:42 AM
^^^ What Barthheart said!!!

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Yeah, I'm excited for this one.

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Reply #5 on: April 12, 2022, 05:36:06 PM
The possibility of European involvement and the Mexican war affecting things is interesting.  I'm curious to see what sort of effects that could have. 


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Reply #6 on: June 10, 2022, 02:46:17 PM
Wow, this is coming out sooner than I thought - June 30th: 


https://www.matrixgames.com/news/strategic-command-american-civil-war-will-be-available-on-june-30th-2022




Sounds like they can still use beta-testers as well: 


https://www.matrixgames.com/beta/strategic-command-american-civil-war



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Reply #7 on: June 10, 2022, 02:49:38 PM
Looks interesting  :bigthumb:

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Reply #8 on: June 15, 2022, 06:21:13 AM
Developer interview, and a nice chunk (over 1 1/2 hours!) of gameplay: 


https://www.twitch.tv/videos/1503804022



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Reply #9 on: June 15, 2022, 06:23:43 AM
That looks quite impressive. I do like the map graphics.

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Reply #10 on: June 15, 2022, 07:59:29 AM
The map does look good but I'm not sure I like the fort graphics.

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Reply #11 on: June 16, 2022, 05:16:00 AM
^  I concur, but I can live with the fort graphics for the sake of the map and the unit counters (which I also like). 



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Reply #12 on: June 16, 2022, 09:03:56 AM
Agreed.

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Reply #13 on: June 24, 2022, 05:16:10 AM
A bit of info on the game in today's Tea Time video: 







There's a feature trailer that starts around the 28:00 mark, after which Marco speaks for a bit.  He mentions/clarifies that the June 30 release date is for the Matrix/Slitherine store only; the game won't release on Steam & GOG until July 14. 



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Reply #14 on: June 24, 2022, 08:04:04 AM
He mentions/clarifies that the June 30 release date is for the Matrix/Slitherine store only; the game won't release on Steam & GOG until July 14. 

unless you've got a press build ;)

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