www.testfreaks.com

Reviews, reviews, reviews...

American Civil War: Take Command: 2nd Manassas
6.7 out of 10

American Civil War: Take Command: 2nd Manassas

Take Command: 2nd Manassas explores one of the American Civil Wa Read more

Great Deal: $49.95

Reviews and Problems with American Civil War: Take Command: 2nd Manassas

Showing 1-10 of 21
Overall 8
8.0

Ageod's American Civil War - The Blue and the Gray

GamesRadar
24 June 2012
  • Pros: Deep strategy, Front lines that move, Historically accurate feel
  • Cons: No depictions of battle beyond a meter, Not enough music, If you don't like historical war games
  • Read full review

AGEOD's American Civil War 1861-1865

Hooked Gamers
5 December 2007
  • Conclusion: Despite the fact that this game is essentially already a complete game, AGEOD intends to keep on improving it. The fact that it is almost entirely sold through the AGEOD website, and there is a dedicated forum that is VERY active and available, expansions, supplements, and patches look to be a...
  • Read full review
Overall 9
8.7

American Civil War: Take Command: 2nd Manassas

Game Vortex
17 August 2007
  • Excerpt: As far as strategy games go, Americal Civil War: Take Command: 2nd Manassas definitely looks good. Battlefields lack any intricate details, but still look better than the flat screens seen in most strategy games. Troops show off different uniforms, adding a touch of realism to the game.
  • Read full review

Expert Review

The Wargamer
22 June 2007
  • Excerpt: A complete, comprehensive, fine-grained AND playable simulation of the American Civil War has been one of wargaming’s most elusive holy grails for some thirty-odd years, and while many titles have gotten some aspects of that stupendous conflict right, and many others have achieved excellence in...
  • Read full review

Ageod's American Civil War: The Blue and the Gray

The Wargamer
22 June 2007
  • Excerpt: Will Trotter loads up that Springfield and heads for the fields as he takes a look at AGEOD's American Civil War: The Blue and the Gray.
  • Read full review
Overall 8
8.0

PC Review - 'Take Command: 2nd Manassas'

WorthPlaying
9 June 2007
  • Summary: Developed by MadMinute Games, Take Command: 2nd Manassas explores the titular 1862 battle of the American Civil War, which proved to be the pivotal engagement of the Northern Virginia Campaign.
  • Read full review
Overall 7
7.2
Gameplay 7
7.2
Graphics 5
5.0
Sound 7
6.7
Lifespan 8
7.8

Expert Review

PALgaming
15 October 2006
  • Summary: Take Command: 2nd Manassas is a game that will predominantly be taken up by a niche market as it's not a typical strategy game and the slow pace will deter many players who prefer a more action packed RTS.
  • Read full review

American Civil War Fortifications (1) Coastal Brick and Stone Forts

The Wargamer
25 September 2006
  • Excerpt: In Lloyd Sabin's latest book review, he explores the strategic and logistical value of brick and stone forts on the coasts of America during the Civil War in Osprey's American Civil War Fortifications series.
  • Read full review
Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

GamesFirst!
22 May 2006
  • Excerpt: Normally, historical war games cater to the hardcore. Learning to play them takes a significant investment in time, and you'll still find yourself losing after hours of gameplay. Now, Mad Minute Games has introduced Take Command: 2nd Manassas, a war game based in the U.S.
  • Pros: ups: Cool
  • Cons: downs: Still a little slow-paced for the casual RTS fan
  • Read full review
Overall 8
8.3

Expert Review

GameSpot
5 May 2006
  • Summary: Self-professed hole-in-the-wall game developer MadMinute Games made quite a splash at the start of 2005 with Take Command: The Battle of Bull Run. Although the company may be a tiny outfit with just two core designers in Adam Bryant and Norb Timpko, both the game itself and the War3D engine that...
  • Pros: Outstanding historical accuracy and little details provide a "you are there" feel, Realistic battle pace allows for time to strategize, Easy-to-use interface and camera system make it a snap to give orders
  • Cons: Very slow in comparison to typical RTS gaming, Presentation is generally lackluster
  • Read full review
Next page >>