The New World is ablaze in American Conquest, the newest real-time strategy offering from the makers of Cossacks!

In the year 1492, travel to America as Christopher Columbus and ignite the fire that will fan 300 years of heated battles for land, riches, and freedom. In eight historical campaigns spanning 42 missions, you will take on the roles of great legends such as Francisco Pizarro and George Washington, commanding epic real-time battles with up to 16,000 soldiers on 3D landscapes. Secure new technologies, unique weaponry, and improved fighting units as well as master the delicate world of diplomacy. Play with fire! Conquer America!

Features

# Epic real-time strategy with historical background
# Captivating real-time battles with up to 16,000 units
# Covers the era between 1492 and 1813
# 42 versatile missions in 8 thrilling campaigns e.g. Pizarro's Expedition, the War of Tecumseh, the Seven Years War, the American War of Independence
# 6 historical battles in multiplayer mode
# 9 separate single player missions
# 12 different nations and tribes: Spain, England, France, Aztecs, Incas, Mayas, Sioux, Delaware, Huron, Iroquois League, Pueblos, USA
# Over 100 different units and 106 buildings
# Tactical formations for infantry, cavalry and artillery using officers, drummers and standard bearers
# Realistic artillery effects, including gunner squadrons transporting and loading canon, as well as detonating canon balls
# Fighting morale is influenced by victories, defeats, food supplies, equipment and mercenary pay
# Apart from wide range attacks, all shooting units can fight with swords and knives (Cold Steel Attack)
# All buildings can be attacked, occupied and defended by troops
# Fortresses, forts and log cabins provide defensive advantages; units can also be accommodated and trained there
# Map scaling provides an extensive overview of the fighting action through a unique zoom perspective
# Huge maps (30x20 screens, 1024x768 pixels) and fascinating landscapes in four different climatic zones
# Detailed animation of all movements, including loading weapons
# Intricate diplomacy system allows players to build alliances with neutral tribes to trade for warriors and raw materials
# Natural environment can be used strategically: caves as hiding places or ambush starting points, hills extend the shooting range
# Multiplayer mode for up to 7 players via LAN or the Internet: Deathmatch, historical battles, automatic championship system and global rating system, War For America
# Detailed random maps in various sizes and with multiple settings for unlimited gaming fun
# Distinctly improved AI

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About European Warfare : Napoleonica with 0 comments by gexozoid on May 3rd, 2009

Hi strategy lovers,

The new patch is out and you can acquire it by going to the "downloads" section or by following this link


This here patch still isn't doing anything about the single player random map Ai problems, but do not worry we are still on that issue and hope to release a patch concerning that as soon as possible.

Some of the things added in the new patch are:

  • Couple of new units
  • Some nicer graphics for the turkish buildings
  • Trukish formation can have an extra drummer (so in total 2 drummers) inside to increese its morale the same way the other nations use a flag bearer.
  • Increesed building times of troops for the sake of balance.
  • Sappers (engineers) can build redoubts now facing in 6 differet directions (which also provide musket cover and can be demolished eventually when there is no use of it by a simple click of a button).
  • For the map makers sake Citiziens and Animals have been modified so they don't block your own troops movement when you make your own custom designed maps.

Also a notice about what I have found out that most of you do not know: Since the release of this Hawks' edition Final version, trees provide musket cover. So if you place your troops in woods they will receive less musket fire damage from the enemy. And if you place your troops just at the edge of the woods (so they are still in it) they will have the same musket fire as if there were no trees thus having your casulites decreesed while having your troops inflicting the same causlites as on open terrain to the enemy. The same cover is provided if the troops are placed inside the newly added redoubts buildable by sappers.

That 's about it, hope you all have loads of fun :)

gexozoid

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Patch 4.1
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Patch 4.1

Jun 15, 2011 European Warfare : Napoleonica Patch 17 comments

Latest patch for Hawks' edition of European Warfare : Napoleonica Fixes just a few small bugs from the latest patch. No previous patches neeeded to run.

Dmcr.exe FIX
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Dmcr.exe FIX

Feb 18, 2011 European Warfare : Napoleonica Patch 1 comment

This file is only for thoes who have problem running HEW, cause their Antivir recognizes the dmcr.exe as a trojan an delets it. This dmcr should work...

European Warfare 2 Second Edition Demo
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European Warfare 2 Second Edition Demo

Feb 1, 2011 European Warfare 2: The Age of Reason Demo 1 comment

Here is the second edition mod with a few extra features for all you strategy lovers.

European Warfare Napoleonica Hawks' Release
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European Warfare Napoleonica Hawks' Release

Apr 5, 2009 European Warfare : Napoleonica Full Version 4 comments

This version encompasses both Single player and multiplayer, bunch of new goodies for the editor and a scenario editor for creating single and multiplayer...

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olskoolsouljah
olskoolsouljah Mar 18 2007, 7:07pm says:

Can someone please...PLEASE...make a mod for the first AC that makes the American soldiers look like 18th century continental troops instead of 1812-style soldiers? This game is so cool and realistic....except for the part where every other country's troops look 18th century but America's. This would be GREATLY appreciated.

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gexozoid
gexozoid Mar 29 2009, 7:26pm replied:

Actually such a mod is being made, that encompasses the seven years war plus the american revolution. Its called European Warfare 2. read more at moddb or at mastersofthefield.freeforums.org

+3 votes     reply to comment
Painkiller_DM
Painkiller_DM Mar 1 2007, 3:25pm says:

exactly, its great!;)

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flamemast321
flamemast321 Feb 23 2007, 11:04pm says:

This is a great game. I liked all the strategy parts and stuff and I like that it's not like some of those games where the units keep firing at each other forever.

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cccjohnnycashfan
cccjohnnycashfan Jun 7 2007, 5:17am says:

this is a great game yall really need to get it and if you live in the U.S you can get it from 10 bucks from target its worth every penny and more

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RedCoat67
RedCoat67 Dec 1 2006, 11:53am says:

I really dont like this game, online doesnt work -faulty cd probs, and it is not nearly as good a cossacks

+2 votes     reply to comment
Painkiller_DM
Painkiller_DM Nov 2 2006, 3:42pm says:

I just registered the Glory of the 19th Century mod for this game.

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