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[edit] Background

In the year 1492, you travel to America as Christopher Columbus and light the spark that will kindle 300 years of heated battles for land, riches and freedom. In 8 historical campaigns spanning 50+ missions, you will play the part of great legends such as Pizarro and Washington and will delve into real-time battles with use of up to 16,000 soldiers. Utilise new technologies, unique weaponry, improved fighting units and the dangerous world of diplomacy. Play with fire! Conquer America!

[edit] 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

[edit] Hardware Requirements

PII 450MHz
1MB video card
1.3GB free disk space

Recommended Requirements:
16MB video card

Official URL

Official Site

Forum Posts


American Conquest: Fight Back! Announced

Stand-alone expansion pack for CDV's RTS game boasts five new nations

Apr 09, 2003, by Leo Chan | 0 comments
American Conquest Ships to Retail

Historical real-time strategy game for the PC changes the course of American history

Feb 06, 2003, by Leo Chan | 0 comments

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Release Dates
  • North America: Feb 7, 2003
  • Europe: Feb 14, 2003
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