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Birth of America 1

By: Matrix Games

Type: Software (boxed)

Product Line: Computer War Games - Age of Muskets (Matrix Games)


Last Stocked on 6/2/2020

Product Info

Birth of America 1
Publish Year
MFG. Part #
Software (boxed)


Game Genre : Strategic
Complexity : Intermediate
Game Theatre : Age of Muskets
Play Style : Turn-Based IGOUGO - Top Down

The birth of a nation…

From Colonial wars to American independence in Birth of America, you control one of the major contenders of the 2 conflicts that shape America trying to achieve military and political victory in either the French & Indian Wars or the war for Independence.

Immerse yourself in Birth of America for the PC. Birth of America, gives you command of the military forces vying for power. This includes such activities as drafting forces, building forts and depots, sieges and blockades, raiding enemy settlements and commencing battles that take place on both land and sea.

Birth of America covers both land, and sea power. Over 100 historical leaders are included each with abilities that can tip the scales of the battles they participate in. Political aspects of the conflict are taken into account, impacting militia levies, and shifting loyalties which will impact your overall global path to victory. Face off in a war over colonial power and independence in Birth of America!

Game Features:

10 different scenarios covering both the French & Indian War and the American War of Independence
Scenarios range in length from a few months to almost 9 years
Over 700 provinces, with a great diversity of terrain, climates and civilization levels.
Over 100 historical leaders at your command.
Troop types include dragoons, siege artillery, rangers, marines, ships of the line and lake flotillas over ninety different units in all
Troops are controlled at the regiment level and can be arranged into various needed detachments. Naval units come in the form of warship squadrons and flotillas. You can also manage supply wagons, water transport, forts and depots
Troops will lay siege to forts and towns or go for the quick and costly direct assault.
Weather effects troop movement, attrition and combat
A unique hand-made graphical design and work that reminds players of the boardgame spirit and quality handicraft of the 18th Century

Game Data:

Complexity: Adjustable Simple to Moderate
Field of Play: Campaigns
Historical Period: French & Indian War to the American war for independence.
Unit Scale: Regiments, Squadrons
Game Play: Monthly Turns
Players: 1-2
AI: Yes, either side
Game Editor: No
Resolution: Supports Multiple – Min: 1024x768 Max 1280x1024
Manual: PDF(Download) & B&W Printed(Physical), 44 pages


Windows 2000/XP
Pentium III or Athlon Equivalent required
384 MB RAM
1 GB of Free HDD space
DirectX 8.1+ compatible 32 MB Direct Sound card
64 MB Video Card

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