Genre Strategy -> Wargames
Today's Rank 26952
Date 2001-04-05
Publisher Strategy First
Date 2002-05-24
Publisher Davilex
North America Retail Box ArtUnited Kingdom Retail Box ArtWaterloo captures the excitement of the early 19th-century battle with all the color, pomp, and pageantry of the Napoleonic era. Take command ofNapoleon's troops or Wellington's army and change history in this epic gamebased on Sid Meier's Gettysburg engine. There are over 30 historical andspeculative scenarios depicting all phases of the battle. The game alsoallows you to design your own battles: pick your own forces and battleobjectives for unlimited play.The multiplayer mode allows up to eight players over LAN, the Internet, or on GameSpy Arcade. There are over 60 historical uniforms, including French Light Infantry, the Old Guard, the King's German Legion, Polish Lancers, and the Scots Greys. The dozens of historical landmarks include the all-important Chateau Hougoumont, La Haye Sainte, and Plancenoit Church. The game also features an exhaustively researched historical account ofNapoleon's return to the throne in 1815, and his ultimate defeat at thebattle of Waterloo.
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