"We are very confident that our partner Strategy First will do a great promotion and distribution job for Birth of America, as we can tell from their previous achievements in historical strategy games" says Philippe Thibaut, Birth of America designer and CEO of AGEOD (and designer of the renowned game, Europa Universalis!)
Pro Sotos, Manager of Business Development for Strategy First Inc. said, "We are extremely happy to be publishing Birth of America. The development team has been responsible for some of the most addictive and challenging strategy games and we believe that Birth of America will surpass the level of quality and gameplay of the previous titles."
The year 2005 marks the 250th anniversary of the start of the French & Indian Wars. Twenty years later, the America Revolutionary War erupted. These two events marked the real start of a new era in the America’s and the end of British Colonial rule.
In Birth of America, the player controls one of the major contenders of these 2 conflicts, trying to achieve military and political victory. It is a complete and detailed simulation of the two most important wars in Colonial America - from 1755 to 1783 Scope of the game covers all of North America, from Florida to Quebec and New England to Mississippi, from 1755 to 1783. Control the military action of your nation. This includes such activities as drafting forces, building forts and depots, sieges and blockades, raiding enemy settlements and battles, both on land and at sea. Naval units come in the form of warship squadrons and flotillas. You can also manage supply wagons, water transport, forts and depots. Wide diversity of troop types are implemented, including: light infantry; dragoons; siege artillery; rangers; Indian warriors; marines; militias; ships of the line; frigates and lake flotillas. There are more than ninety different models of units in all.
- 18th century North American Map that covers 700 provinces, with diversity of terrain, climates and civilization levels.
- Dozens of unit models from the era
- Simple and intuitive handling
- Over 150 historical characters included
- 11 scenarios and 3 grand campaigns
- A very reactive AI
- Play by email option
Birth of America, rated E for Everyone, will be available in stores across North America August 28th, 2006 at a retail price of $39.99.
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