1812 features fast, intuitive and fun gameplay that involves teamwork and strategic planning in a historic and educational setting. This is THE GAME for people who want an enjoyable and manageable introduction to historic/conflict based games.
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Release Date: Aug 4, 2017

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Includes 2 items: 1775: Rebellion, 1812: The Invasion of Canada

 

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August 8

Update v1.2

In this latest update we have fixed an issue with the Canadian Militia cards in the 1812 scenario.

~ The HexWar Games Team
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August 7

Update v1.1

We've just updated the game with the following fixes:
  • Fixed an issue with the game manual showing.
  • Fixed an issue with the text on the "General Brock" card.
  • Fixed an issue with the "General Brock" card so that it now works correctly (Canadian Militia ignore flee).
  • Fixed the "Publication Ban" card so that it now lets you place additional fled units in Rome after the card has been played.
  • Fixed an issue with cities/forts name toggle.
  • Fixed an issue which could cause the incorrect units to be placed during the Enlistments phase.
  • Fixed the Enlistments for American Regulars so 3 are now placed in Albany instead of 2.
  • Fixed the "Ambush" card so that it now correctly lets the British have the first turn in battle after assigning the 2 hits to the American side.
We hope you're enjoying the game! :)

~ The HexWar Games Team
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About This Game



The year is 1812. Great Britain and her allies are battling Napoleon for control of Europe. In response to British seizure of American ships and goods, the young United States declares war on Britain and invades Canada. You and up to 4 other players take command of the armies of the British Redcoats, Canadian Militia, and Native Americans, or of the American Regulars and American Militia to decide the fate of the Americas. The action takes place on a huge historically accurate map that spans the United States and Canada from Detroit to Montreal. Players from each faction cooperate to gain control of key towns and forts.



1812 features fast, intuitive and fun gameplay that involves teamwork and strategic planning in a historic and educational setting. This is THE GAME for people who want an enjoyable and manageable introduction to historic/conflict based games.

In 1812 - The Invasion of Canada, players take on one of the roles of the major factions that took part in the War of 1812. On the British side these are represented by the British Regulars (Redcoats), Canadian Militia and Native Americans; and the American Regular Army and American Militia comprise the American players. Players for each side will cooperate with each other in order to plan and conduct their campaigns. Each side will attempt to capture Objective Areas on the map. When a truce is called, the side that controls the most enemy Objective Areas wins.



  • 3 Scenarios – 1812, 1812 (Short) and 1813.
  • Play solo vs. 3 AI difficulties
  • 60 Cards (Movement & Event)
  • Cross-platform 2 player online play or up to 5 player hotseat multiplayer.
  • Faithful conversion of the original board game.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP SP2+
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DX9 (shader model 2.0) capabilities
    • Storage: 650 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.8+
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Storage: 700 MB available space
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