10 Best Military Strategy Games to Play in 2015: Page 2 of 10

Command and conquer!
Command and conquer!

9. Scourge of War: Gettysburg

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A grim morning (Image by Norb Timpko, from norbsoftdev.net)

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Facing certain death (Image by Derek Fiedler, from norbsoftdev.net)

War is chaos, and few military strategy games simulate that feeling of absolute, out-of-control mayhem as well as Scourge of War: Gettysburg.

You play as a field commander in the American Civil War of the 1800s – an era of face-to-face exchanges of gunfire, tight unit formations, and spotty information dissemination. And when soldiers suddenly desert your forces for reasons unknown, or a runner delivers a message to you demanding you to spare some troops to assist another division, you’ll know the meaning of pure battleground confusion.

It’s a mentally taxing game that rewards sound tactics and quick decision-making skills. Definitely a unique entry on this list!

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(Image by Matt Clyburn, from norbsoftdev.net)

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(Image by Matt Clyburn, from norbsoftdev.net)

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