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  • Summary: Special Introductory Price! (50% off!)Relive iconic battles of the American Civil War. Take command of both the Union and Confederate forces in this exciting turn-based strategy game from the developers behind the international top-selling Tank Battle: 1944.Key Features:- 8 Mission 'First Strike' Campaign.- 8 Mission 'Hoorah' Campaign.- Includes battles based on historic events.- Features both Union and Confederate forces.- 7 different unit types with unique gameplay.- Changeable unit formations and tactics.- Generals can attach to units to increase morale.- More capable Veteran units and unreliable raw units.- 3 difficulty settings.- Game Center Achievements and Leaderboards.- Universal App (Works on iPhone & iPad)!- High Definition graphics (including retina for the new iPad).- 5 Pass & Play two player scenarios.- Hours of Gameplay!- Download extra campaigns.In the 'First Strike' campaign: Learn how to play, mission by mission, as the Union ending with the battle of Deserted House. Then continue onto the 'Hoorah' campaign and fight the battles of Dover, Thompson's Station, Dutton's Hill, Stephenson's Depot and Oak Ridge!Downloadable Content:- 8 Mission 'Rebel Yell' Confederate Campaign + 5 bonus multiplayer missions.- 8 Mission 'Victory Road' Union Campaign + 5 bonus multiplayer missions.Find us on Facebook - facebook.com/civilwar1863 Follow us on Twitter - @CivilWarGame Website - www.civil-war-1863.comThank you for supporting our games! © 2012 Hunted Cow Studios Ltd. © 2012 HexWar Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Collapse
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  1. Sep 18, 2012
    80
    This is a fun game for war history buffs and fans of turn-based strategy games. The scenarios are challenging enough to keep you working hard to win each battle, but not so difficult that you don't want to fight.
  2. Sep 17, 2012
    70
    It's something that grognards, history buffs, and casual strategy gamers alike should be able to get into, and that's quite an accomplishment.
  3. Sep 17, 2012
    60
    As such, it's not the most replayable game out there. Unfortunately, there are only four campaigns of eight levels each, and only the first two campaigns are free.
  4. Sep 21, 2012
    60
    Civil War: 1863 is an entertaining turn-based strategy game once it gets going, but its best ideas are too rarely employed and its presentation too dry for the game to appeal to a wider audience.