Cohort II (PC, 3 1/2" Disk) Impressions - 1993 USA, Canada Release

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Cohort II
Packaging cover Cohort II.
Product ID 51676-90070
Product UPC 751676900704
Platform(s) PC
Media 3 1/2" Disk
Copyright date 1993
Publisher(s) Impressions
Category(s) Entertainment, Simulation
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

An exciting simulation of Roman combat.

Recreate the thrill of commanding one of the most feared fighting machines in history! In Cohort II, you take command of the Roman army and battle against trained Roman soldiers or barbarians! An enhanced version of the Micro Miniatures combat simulation Fighting For Rome, Cohort II lets you customize your troops by choosing from seven types of Roman soldiers or four types of Barbarians. Then command a single soldier or up to one hundred men at a time with one order!

Fight your battles in real-time, or stop the action at any time in the game and change your orders. Then scroll around to see your troops and the enemy, or view all at once with a strategic overview. Get quick statistics on your men and the enemy to see how they are doing!

Enhancements from the original include new barbarian races to fight, better graphics and sound effects, new artificial intelligence, smooth scrolling and a substantially improved user interface!

  • Battle against trained Roman soldiers or Barbarians- it's your choice!
  • See all of your men at once with the easy overview!
  • Simply click on the Control Panel to command your armies and get reports on your men!


  • Unique micro miniatures control system.
  • Twenty-eight scenarios provided or create your own.
  • Eleven types of infantry, cavalry and archers.
  • Customizable troop composition.
  • Smooth scrolling and easy-to-use interface.
  • Various terrain styles.
  • Fully-animated VGA graphics.
  • Short games: A great product for newcomers of combat simulations.

Links to Caesar
Cohort II can be linked to the award-winning Caesar (available separately). Fight your battles against barbarian armies using the Micro Miniatures system, forming one of the most complete game systems ever!

Here is what the press is saying about Caesar...

"Caesar goes far beyond it's Sim-City origins and provides the serious game player with a real lion's feast." - Computer Gaming World

"Incredible... a true gem of a game." - Computer Game Review

"Highly recommended... near perfect" - PC Entertainment

System Requirements

Required CPU XT 8088/8086
Required RAM 640K
Recommend Mouse Yes
Supported Audio AdLib
Supported Video VGA

Box Scans

Retail Box cover Cohort II. Retail Box back Cohort II.



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