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[edit] Background

Cossacks is a RTS set in 16th-18th century Europe, representing more than 85 large-scale wars and battles set during that time for single and multiplayer (including the Thirty Years War, the Northern War and the Seven Years War). Play as one of 16 nations, each with their own unique units and technology developments. Manage your resources well, and wage war on unfriendly nations using a variety of tactics and units (ground and naval). Up to 8000 units (total) can be in one battle!

[edit] Features

  • Grandiose battles of up to 8000 units.
  • Unlimited variety of tactical and strategic methods of land or sea war against enemies.
  • Original economic system with six resources: food, wood, stone, gold, coal and iron.
  • Full 3D landscape with real world physics.
  • Resolution: 800 x 600, 1024 x 768, 1280 x 1024, 1600 x 1024.
  • Huge maps up to 36x36 game screens at 1280x1024 resolution.
  • Special effects – smoke, fog, explosions, buildings' burning, explosion rebounds, real-time water rendering.
  • Multiplayer game supports up to 7 players via modem, local network, or Internet.
  • Random Map and Historical Battles modes.
  • Random map generator.
  • 16 rivaling nations with their original graphics, economic and technical development peculiarities.
  • Original game interface More than 85 real historical large-scale wars and battles of XVI-XVIII centuries.
  • A huge technological hierarchy of more than 300 upgrades.
  • Military formations: column, rank, or square. A formation includes an officer and a drummer, and units' abilities increase in a formation

[edit] Hardware Requirements

Pentium 200
1 MB video card
200 MB available hard disk space
Sound card

Recommended Specs
Pentium II 233 or better
64 mb of ram
4mb of video ram
200 mb HDD
12X CD-Rom
Sound card
DirectX 6.

Official URL

Official Site

Forum Posts


Cossacks: Art of War Announced

Art of War revealed as add-on for European Wars

Aug 27, 2001, by Leo Chan | 0 comments
Cossacks: European Wars Ships

Strategy First and CDV Software are proud to announce that Cossacks: European Wars has shipped and will be available in retail stores nationwide in days to come.

Apr 24, 2001, by Peter Judson | 0 comments
Cossacks Goes Gold, Coming April 24th

Strategy First and CDV Software announced today that Cossacks: European Wars' North American version has gone gold.

Apr 12, 2001, by Peter Judson | 0 comments
Strategy First Picks Up Cossacks For North American Release

Strategy First to publish CDV's Cossacks: European Wars in North America

Jan 15, 2001, by Leo Chan | 0 comments

Latest Activity

May 20, 01 5:39am

These chaps have done a great job!
I can sit for hours (which this game requires you to...

May 11, 01 10:21pm

Game is currently unavailable here, but from what I`ve seen of the demo - this is a...

May 03, 01 10:26am

Unlimited resource is a bit odd but I guess it is the only way to play this game, and...

Dec 08, 00 11:06pm
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Release Dates
  • North America: Apr 24, 2001
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