Battleplan: American Civil War introduces you to fastplay wargaming, a new kind of strategy game experience. Take command of either Confederate or Union troops and fight your way through eleven of the American Civil War’s most famous battles.
User reviews: Positive (6 reviews) - 83% of the 6 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jul 7, 2014

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Welcome to fastplay wargaming, a new kind of strategy game experience.

Battleplan: American Civil War is an exciting top-down real time/turn-based hybrid strategy game. Take command of either Confederate or Union troops and fight your way through ten of the American Civil War’s most famous battles.

Experience the excitement and satisfaction of co-ordinating plans, seeing them through, revising them dynamically and achieving victory over an opponent with several strategies to employ against you.

A pure strategy experience, Battleplan: American Civil War’s gameplay focuses solely on battle management – the only thing you have to worry about is where best to send your troops and how best to keep them supplied.

The short, demanding battles can be ideal for brief journeys as each can take as little as ten minutes to play.

- Play as Union or Confederate
- Campaign or one off-battles
- Three difficulty settings
- Historically faithful simulation of large-scale battles at divisional and brigade level
- Factor in weather & reinforcements
- Random reinforcements and No Pause mode for a greater challenge
- Unique ‘automatic’ and high-level command battle mechanics
- Manage messengers and lines of communication
- Historically accurate corps commander personalities
- Build pontoons and earthworks
- Ammunition and supply management

Learn to control your armies, think strategically, and unfold complex attacks in the face of a cunning enemy while dealing with an ever-changing battlefield.

Experience the excitement and satisfaction of co-ordinating plans, seeing them through, revising them dynamically and achieving victory over an opponent capable of surprising you with unorthodox plans of their own.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: Pentium 4 or Athlon 64
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GL 2.1
    • Storage: 400 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 7, 2014
The game does crash on the title screen, however, that can be fixed by right clicking on the game in your steam list, click on properties, then disable the steam overlay. this should allow you to get past the title screen
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11 of 18 people (61%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 7, 2014
demo crashes at title screen for me
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: September 13, 2014
I spent a couple of hours with the demo of the game.
I found the game to be lacking in depth and to be fairly easy.

The demo had 2 battles that I finished easily in medium difficulty, and I found the overall battle control extremely plain. The only thing you can do is tell the units were to go, and for the artillery select targets as well.

There were also many bugs in the demo, resulting in my units getting stuck and refusing further orders. Also in the 2 campaign missions of the demo you get to control the historical units of the battle, so there is no continuance from the following missions. I do not understand why they call it campaign, since you only get to replay the historical missions…

The graphics are mediocre at best, and although they are not needed for a strategy game of this king, they would be nice.

Overall a very swallow and easy strategy game, that poses no challenge.
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3 of 7 people (43%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 7, 2014
The Demo's Title Screen needs to be fixed. It crashes on Start-up. Seems like a neat game however.
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2 of 5 people (40%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 7, 2014
Seems like a quite interesting game, i have problems with de-selecting units thou...
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