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American Civil War: Take Command: 2nd Manassas

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

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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
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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.
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Overall 8
8.0

Take Command: 2nd Manassas

The Gamers Temple
9 March 2007
  • Excerpt: If you’re interested in Take Command: Second Manassas, and since you’re reading this review I assume that you are, the first thing that you need to know is that this is not a Total War type of game set in the Civil War. It is more of a real-time war game than a real-time strategy game and the pace of the game reflects this.
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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. MadMinute deserve a lot of praise for the effort they've put into the engine and it'll appeal to Civil War enthusiasts and fans of slow paced and intricate strategy games.
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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. Civil War that is almost accessible enough for casual gamers. Well, almost. With excellent A.I.
  • Pros: ups: Cool
  • Cons: downs: Still a little slow-paced for the casual RTS fan
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Overall 7
7.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 6
6.0
Sound 6
6.0
Lifespan 9
9.0

Take Command: 2nd Manassas review

allaboutgames.co.uk
22 June 2006
  • Conclusion: It's an excellent effort from such a small team who have delivered a deep and enjoyable game. However, it's not particularly accessible to newcomers to the genre, and remains firmly a brilliant choice for the hardcore wargammers.
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Overall 6
6.0

Take Command 2nd Manassas

speltidningen.se
3 June 2013
  • Excerpt: Innan jag ens börjar är det lika bra att erkänna.... Jag är gillar strategispel i allmänhet, och har en svaghet för Inbördeskrigsspel i synnerhet. Det gör att jag känner mig vänligt inställd till de två eldsjälarna på Mad Minute Games redan från början. Då ingen annan längre vill satsa på denna obskyra genre, då den inte varit tillräckligt lönsam, har de arbetat kvällar, nätter och helger under drygt fyra år.
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Overall 8
8.1
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 8
8.0
Control 8
8.2
Playability 9
8.8
Singleplayer 9
8.6

Take Command 2nd Manassas - Review (PC)

Konsolen-World
1 December 2009
  • Conclusion: Take Command 2nd Manassas ist ein wirklich gutes Echtzeit-Strategiespiel. Es macht wirklich Spaß die historischen Schlachten nachzuspielen. Dank vieler unterschiedlicher Einheiten und einem riesigen Schlachtfeld können sich Strategieexperten wunderbar auslassen. Durch die hohe Anzahl von Einheiten und dem riesigen Areal werden wir immer etwas zu tun bekommen und so wird eine Schlacht niemals langweilig. Außerdem bietet das Spiel viele taktische Möglichkeiten.
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Overall 8
8.1
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 8
8.0
Control 8
8.2
Playability 9
8.8
Singleplayer 9
8.6

Take Command 2nd Manassas - Review (PC)

Konsolen-World
1 December 2009
  • Conclusion: Take Command 2nd Manassas ist ein wirklich gutes Echtzeit-Strategiespiel. Es macht wirklich Spaß die historischen Schlachten nachzuspielen. Dank vieler unterschiedlicher Einheiten und einem riesigen Schlachtfeld können sich Strategieexperten wunderbar auslassen. Durch die hohe Anzahl von Einheiten und dem riesigen Areal werden wir immer etwas zu tun bekommen und so wird eine Schlacht niemals langweilig. Außerdem bietet das Spiel viele taktische Möglichkeiten.
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Overall 8
8.0

AGEod’s American Civil War

gamesector.dk
27 July 2007
  • Excerpt: American Civil War er en form for efterfølger til Birth of America, som vi tidligere har anmeldt her på GameSector. Spillet simulerer, som titlen antyder, den Amerikanske Borgerkrig, der som de fleste ved, rasede fra 1861 til 1865 og det er, desværre, en temmelig overset konflikt i spilverdenen.
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