Command a Civil War army of both futuristic and period soldiers in this unique Real Time Strategy/3rd Person Shooter. Prepare for the Alternate American Civil War!
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Mostly Negative (182 reviews) - 30% of the 182 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Mar 27, 2012

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About This Game

The outcome of the Civil War is in peril. Weapons, armor and machinery have been sent back in time. The Confederate forces are now attempting to overthrow the Union and change the course of history. Take control of either side and engage in massive online battles with unique Real Time Strategy / Third Person Shooter gameplay mechanics.
Customize your army by combining both futuristic and period soldiers, tanks, boats, zeppelins and more. Control your army from above using traditional real time strategy controls. Then take control of any unit in the third person perspective for direct combat. Large scale multiplayer battles, customizable armies and multiple game modes await.
Prepare for the Alternate American Civil War…

Key features:

  • 64 players per server
  • 4 maps (9 km x 9 km in size)
  • Over 1,000 controllable units on the battlefield at once
  • Play as Union or Confederate
  • 14 unit types (infantry, cavalry, tanks, ships, zeppelins and more)
  • Persistent Point/XP system and Statistics Tracking
  • Steam Achievements
  • Army Builder with Steam Cloud support for saving your armies
  • Multiple gameplay modes including Army Skirmish and Deathmatch
  • Integrated World Editor for creating your own battlefields

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP SP2 or SP3, Windows Vista, Windows 7
    • Processor: Dual core processor Intel Core 2 Duo @ 2.24GHz or equivalent
    • Memory: 2GB
    • Hard Disk Space: 6 GB
    • Video Card: 512MB (Nvidia GeoForce 8800 series or equivalent) DirectX 9.0c/Shader model 3.0 compatible (does not support integrated graphics card)
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Sound: DirectX Compatible
    • OS: Windows XP SP2 or SP3, Windows Vista, Windows 7
    • Processor: Quad core processor
    • Memory: 4GB
    • Hard Disk Space: 6 GB
    • Video Card: 512MB (Nvidia GeoForce 8800 series or equivalent) DirectX 9.0c/Shader model 3.0 compatible (does not support integrated graphics card)
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Sound: DirectX Compatible
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meow kumf
1.1 hrs
Posted: September 7
worth every penny
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1.1 hrs
Posted: August 7
I think I pre-ordered this... Lord knows why....
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0.4 hrs
Posted: June 25
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the real slim-schooby
4.6 hrs
Posted: June 15
Blew c*ck.... They made the grass, then some units, and then called it a day.
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2.3 hrs
Posted: June 8
Don't let this game fool you, it seems like fun at first but this game will in fact beat you up, steal your lunch money, have sex with your mother, slap your ♥♥♥♥♥♥s around and not have the decency to even give you kiss goodnight.
But lets get down to the nitty gritty if you buy this game you are supporting Hitler himself wait did I say Hitler? I meant Donald Trump.
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1.8 hrs
Posted: May 12
So awful i'm keeping it in my library to remind me to never get a ♥♥♥♥♥♥ game like this ever again.
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=EKOD= DrowiestMaple7
0.7 hrs
Posted: May 3
it sucked
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Bug Beast
2.3 hrs
Posted: April 8
stay the heck away from this.

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0.5 hrs
Posted: March 20
this game isn't worth anyones time
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5.9 hrs
Posted: March 13
If I remember right, the story with this game was that basically one guy made it, he then went to Paradox to publish it because he needed the extra funds, and that by doing so, he became trapped by some sort of constraint that led to him completely abandoning the game.

I don't know, it's all kinda hazy. It was 2012, right when Steam opened the floodgates and started letting everyone/forcing everyone to use their services/DRM, which allowed us all to sample/be overwhelmed, drowned and choked, by an almost infinite amount of indie/completely-horrible-unpolished-garbage games. That's when it all went downhill, and the story of this game is the story of Steam. So buy it, if only to witness a part of history which, much like the game itself, has absolutely nothing to do with what happened at Gettysburg.

10/0. Would throw money away again!
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104 of 119 people (87%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 25, 2013
WHATEVER YOU DO DON'T BUY THIS GAME!!!! It's super broken and glitchy, the buggiest game i've ever played. In the event that you can figure out how to even start a game with the clunky and confusing UI you'll be confronted with a very frustrating and broken game. You'll be lucky if the skybox and world and everything spawn, then you'll wait a few minutes for textures and ground clutter to pop in, finally you'll be able to actaully start playing. The overall concept for the game is great but its poorly excecuted, as i mentioned earlier the UI is terrible, if you can figure out how to order the units that may or may not spawn, they'll typically do something completely opposite. I once ordered a group of soldiers to walk to a point right in front of them but the game gave them a path all the way around the outskirts of the map and back to the point. This game also suffers from countless bugs, from the aformentioned failed spawning and pop in to things skipping about the map or dissapearing. Units will also just completely ignore orders and stand around, of course that's no threat to them as the enemy AI is just as bad and will seldom attack you. All in all this game will just frustrate you, save yourself the $10, i got it on sale for 50% off so i didn't lose too much. Until some major patching and updating is done, stay away from gettysburg: Armored Warfare. Go play Starcraft: II or Command & Conquer instead.
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74 of 89 people (83%) found this review helpful
14 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 2, 2014
To describe the disappointment this game brings upon you, I'll use an analogy. Imagine you're going to a paintball game, you're excited on the ride to the location. When you get to the venue, and the game of paintball starts, you realize no one is on your team, then you get pelted with rubber bullets. At this point, you're disappointed as all hell and want to get out. Then the venue disappears. You're free, and happy once more. Then you realize your money is still gone, and you go home beat to hell, incredibly disappointed.
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55 of 62 people (89%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: December 23, 2013
Great concept but rushed release courtesy of the publisher forcing the dev to release before ready, good job, Paradox!

The dev that made G:AW is now working on his own project with intent to launch it without a publisher pushing him along, he offered anybody that bought G:AW and hated it (everyone) a free copy of his new game upon release as a thanks :)

But as for this review, seriously, don't buy this lol.
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32 of 39 people (82%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 28, 2013
Exremely buggy with frequent crashes, skyboxes not spawning, and AI glitches. The units are also extremely unbalanced, with future units completely trouncing anything they meet on the battlefield - the tank is especially overpowered in particular. Coupled with boring gameplay and a lack of instructions, I would not recommend this game.
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20 of 23 people (87%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: December 22, 2013
Stay away.... As a concept it's amazing... in execution it is severely lacking. Graphics are mediocre, but the publisher has taken down the servers for multi-player. The auto released the server code, so you could play it, but that doesn't make it worth it.

It's very hard to see where your bullets go when you play mini-gun infantry for one example, because your head blocks it all. If your curious about this game, wait for another Steam Sale and hopefully get it for 99 cents or less.

I didn't play it for more than about 20 minutes before I gave up on it. It's an FPS arena type of game that just doesn't have an arena anymore.
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26 of 34 people (76%) found this review helpful
24 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 30, 2015
Gettysburg? More like GetThisBug.
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43 of 64 people (67%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
69.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 23, 2014
Yeah no, Its pretty bad.
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19 of 23 people (83%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
3.7 hrs on record
Posted: February 28, 2014
Terrible game, but there's a reason why. The game is literally made by one person. As the game was being developed, I was friends with the maker on Facebook (I honestly forgot his name) and he had told me that this game had a deadline made by the publisher, Paradox, and that he wasn't nearly finished. I bought the game day one thinking that it'll be somewhat playable but it was terrible. Tons of bugs, tons of missing content, all around an unfinished game. I guess after all the reviews came in the guy just gave up on trying to make this better.
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31 of 46 people (67%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 26, 2013
Save your money.
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83 of 141 people (59%) found this review helpful
99 people found this review funny
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 25, 2014
It isn't often that I take the time out of my busy schedule of 420quickscoping n00bs and drinking RC Cola to write a review on a game. But, this game is worth it. It deserves it. It is my duty.

Part 1

As soon as I saw this game was on sale, I bought it, despite the negative reviews. I knew it had to be more than that. Something was off about those negative reviews.

Upon loading the game, I heard a whisper in my ear.
"You are the chosen one, my son..."

"God, is that you?"

"No, my son, I am the spirit of Danny Green."

I cautiously opened the game's credits from the main menu. They slowly began to scroll.

Programming: Danny Green... Graphics: Danny Green... Animation: Danny Green...

"I've been trapped for years in this game, waiting for the chosen one to free me from the chains that EA has put me in. Those monsters were scared of indie developers and made me an example… Take the Holy Drink of RC Cola and save me… please my son, save me…"

It was my duty to save him. I had to save this grand celestial being known to the mortal world as Danny Green. He was an angel, a god, and a legend. He brought me into this world, now I must save him.

I only had one choice. I got up from my desk chair and walked to my closet, where everything was laid out in case of an emergency such as this. Upon my head I carefully placed my red Obey™ Snapback. My Gunnar™ elites were set upon my nose, giving me 4/20 vision. I strapped on my fingerless h4XX1nG gloves, providing my tips with maximum n00b reking power. Upon my shoulders rested my leather bomber jacket, followed by football compressions shorts and pads hanging from my waist. I slid my feet into the enlighteningly-comfortable-yet-also-durable Nike™ Air Monarch sneakers. I was prepared for war.

As I left my room, I pulled my Red tiger Winchester™ Model 1873 from its display case.


Part 2

As I left my house in Redwood City, California, I didn't feel fear. I felt... fulfillment... I was serving my purpose on this earth for my master, Danny Green. I knew I would join him in Valhalla after this quest.

I made my short trek to the EA Headquarters. It was time.

I kicked in the door with the force of over 9000 steampunk gatling guns. My bullets showed no mercy the EA pigs. I heard the angles of Heaven cheer:

"Get Noscoped scrub!!!!1"

"Where u at m8?!"

Every EA member had been subdued into an enlightened state. I showed them mercy and did not splatter their blood on the walls for peace is the way of Danny Green. They were fulfilled. They had been converted.

I walked up to a new 'Greenian'.

"Would you mind opening the server room for me?"

He quickly opened the locked door with his key, acting faithfully upon his new beliefs. I walked in with my RC Cola Grenade in hand.

"Got a little... green ... with envy there, EA"

I threw the grenade. The servers were destroyed. Danny Green was saved. All was right in the world.

Danny Green is Love. Danny Green is Life.

420/10 Would fullfill my destiny again.
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