American Minutemen have just fired the shot heard 'round the world. Join in the war for independence with this exciting introductory historical game that lets you lead the fledgling forces of the Continental Army as General George Washington, Nathaniel Green or even the infamous Benedict Arnold! Your opponent (the British Crown) deploys its famous regulars against the small American forces in an effort to maintain their empire. This is an introductory level historical simulation where winning requires judicious control of the events that shaped the revolution while pursuing objectives of political control over the colonies. Lavish components and dramatic graphics abound in this two-player game.