Great Campaigns of the American Civil War

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Great Campaigns of the American Civil War

Fans of the GCACW series. Titles include: Stonewall Jackson's Way, Here Come The Rebels, Roads to Gettysburg, Stonewall in the Valley, Stonewall's Last Battle, On To Richmond, Grant Takes Command and Battle Above the Clouds.

Check out the all new Stonewall Jackson's Way II from Multi-Man Publishing (includes the 1st Manassas Campaign; released summer of 2013)

Website: http://www.gcacw.com
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Latest Activity: Oct 25

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GCACW and Fog of War 16 Replies

Started by Giorgio Clavelli. Last reply by Anthony Hicks Aug 11, 2011.

Spring 1862 in the East

Started by David Willis Potter Jun 27, 2010.

Bringing along the "Noobs"--Where to Start in GCACW 2 Replies

Started by Eric Walters. Last reply by Ben Smith Jul 9, 2008.

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Comment by Edward Hollis on November 15, 2011 at 10:05pm

I did use the tutorial when I was trying to learn the game a few years ago but nothing like a real game to have the rules sink in a bit.

Comment by Ed Beach on November 15, 2011 at 9:40pm

Have you worked your way through the tutorial here?

http://www.wargamereplays.com/gcacw/start/tutorial1.html

Comment by Edward Hollis on November 15, 2011 at 9:38pm

Although I have all the games in the series,I have never had the time to do much with them.  I figure it is time to learn though.  I have been using Vassal with Skype for other wargames and hope I can contnue with one from this series.  Which game would be best to start off with?

Comment by Anthony Hicks on March 26, 2011 at 4:20pm
Anyone interested in a game of "Here Come the Rebels" on Vassal? I also recently got "Grant Takes Command" but have not played it yet.
Comment by Joey Sabin on December 12, 2010 at 2:23pm

Mark,

I'm up for a PBEM Campaign game if'n you are.

jus send me the turn

Joey

Comment by Mark Acres on December 12, 2010 at 9:54am

Haven't seen much posted here for a while. I'm looking for opponents who would like to play Battle Above the Clouds or Stonewall's Last Battle on Vassal. I can do live play or PBEM. One of the advantages of being retired with time on my hands.

Comment by Joey Sabin on May 20, 2010 at 6:59pm
...to his credit I should have sought permission before I made my post. Even more to his credit he's just toying with me, soon I'm in for it and I know it but I thought I'd bragg (pardon the pun) while I could.
Comment by Mark Acres on May 20, 2010 at 5:01pm
As the unfortunate Reb commander in the game Joey is discussing, let me say that the reports of Forrest's command being hors de combat are true but exaggerated in their impact. A couple of days back on our side of the Tennessee River and those boys will be in fine fettle again, and any Yankees who follow us had best bring their forgage caps along...

In the south, it's true that McCook has made excellent time towards the off map Rome box and Summerville.. However, there is a little matter of wagon trains to consider, as Joe Wheeler sits north of the Union columns, licking his chops and twitching his tail like big cat awaiting the moment to pounce.

Now, if Jeff Davis will just have the good sense to get Longstreet coming to our aid, we can yet save southern Tennessee for the Confederacy!
Comment by Eric Walters on May 15, 2010 at 8:24am
Joey, this analysis before you talked about the first few turns is AWESOME!
Comment by Jim Werbaneth on January 25, 2010 at 4:19pm
My copy of Battle Above the Clouds arrived today, and it looks terrific! This is a subject that has cried out for the GBACW treatment for a long time. I really like the updated counters, but also welcome the return of Charlie Kibler to doing the map art for the series.
 

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