Gettysburg Multimedia Battle Simulation (PC, CD-ROM) Swfte International - 1994 USA, Canada Release

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Gettysburg Multimedia Battle Simulation
Product ID 52912-49999
Product UPC 052912499991
Platform(s) PC
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1994
Publisher(s) Swfte International
Category(s) Reference, Historical Reference, Military History, USA Civil War
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Featuring scenes from Turner Pictures' acclaimed epic Gettysburg and special narration by Civil War authority Shelby Foote.

Experience the Battle of Gettysburg or assume command and change the course of history.

  • Issue orders to engage the enemy.
  • Charge the enemy or dig in and defend.
  • Assess losses and health of troops.
  • Aim artillery and infantry fire- selecting from a variety of ammunition.
  • Fight from historically accurate coordinates.
  • Reinforce or abandon positions- ordering a new victory or sudden defeat.
  • See historic photos of the officers who made life and death decisions.
  • Zoom from strategic battle map to full-motion video of the fighting.
  • Access up-to-the-minute field reports.
  • A wealth of historic notes and anecdotes are instantly available.

With Gettysburg, the choice is yours: Relive America's most significant battle, or take command and alter history. While fighting for the Union or the Confederacy experience the valor and the heartbreak of those who gave their lives for their beliefs.

Special features:

  • Scenes from the epic motion picture Gettysburg in high-quality, full-motion video.
  • Hear the musical score from Gettysburg and sounds from the battle.
  • Plan the strategy and give the commands that make history.

Civil War authority Shelby Foote narrates:

  • Mini-documentaries highlighting topics such as choosing artillery, weather, terrain, rifles of 1863.
  • Prologue and epilogue detailing historical events.
  • Field notes featuring up-to-the-minute battle commentary.

System Requirements

PC Windows 3.1
Required CPU 386
Required RAM 2MB
Requires Mouse Yes
Recommend RAM 4MB
Recommend Audio Yes
Supported Video VGA

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