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KaiLarson Inactive Member15 Feb 2015 5:47 p.m. PST

I enjoy playing miniatures battles as part of a large grand strategy campaign.

I know of two computer war games that allow for use of miniatures for resolution of battles. (Battles are generally resolved via a computer program, but you can choose to play a miniatures battle and input the results manually into the program instead of resolving via computer.)

These two games are both Napoleonic.

Empires in Arms

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Campaigns on the Danube

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Does anyone know of any other computer wargames that allow you to manually input the results of battles into the game, in addition to resolving it via the normal computer game mechanics?

NappyBuff Inactive Member15 Feb 2015 10:54 p.m. PST

Those are the only two I know of as well.

AuttieCat Supporting Member of TMP16 Feb 2015 8:06 a.m. PST

Does anyone own and played either of these two computer games? If yes, what do you think of them?
TomS.

Terrement Supporting Member of TMP16 Feb 2015 2:16 p.m. PST

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Personal logo Ironwolf Supporting Member of TMP17 Feb 2015 11:35 a.m. PST

I'm looking forward to the release of Carnage&Glory II.
carnageandgloryii.com

oldnorthstate19 Feb 2015 5:51 p.m. PST

I don't know about Empire in Arms but I tried Campaigns on the Danube and it failed miserably.

Idler203 Inactive Member06 Apr 2015 12:31 p.m. PST

but I tried Campaigns on the Danube and it failed miserably.

ditto

davbenbak Supporting Member of TMP23 Apr 2015 10:12 a.m. PST

Carnage & Glory already has a tactical battle system. I play them regularly. It's the campaign feature that is under development and soon to be released.

Personal logo Ironwolf Supporting Member of TMP27 Apr 2015 4:04 a.m. PST

davbenbak, looking forward to the campaign feature!

PyrricVictory Inactive Member30 Apr 2015 6:16 p.m. PST

Hi KaiLarson

I use the Computer Strategies games which are for historical miniatures and they have battle as well as Campaign modules. You create an OB and move it over a map (you can set up your own map or use an existing one). The computer adjudicates scouting, attrition and battles. You can also export the OB for troops in the area where you contact an enemy and play the battle on tabletop. The OB with losses is then input back into the PC to continue the game.

Their web page is at

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I recommend them.

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