imminent Napoleonic Wars computer game is Empire in Arms, a PC version
of the classic boardgame of the same name.
in Arms is a seven-player game of grand strategy during the Napoleonic
period and runs between 1805-1815. You
can play by yourself, by email or over the Internet.
is developed as a corps-level game with diplomacy playing a large
part in your efforts to make your nation the ruler of Europe.
are monthly, during which time you conduct negotiations and build
your forces, and there are separate phases for military movement.
the classic Diplomacy, moves are simultaneous and the resulting
battles are settled at the end of the phase.
on the battlefield get to pick a strategy before entering into a
series of rounds that will decide the outcome of the clash.
can rule your country as you wish and can be a good ally or a treacherous
one at your whim.
nations can be overrun and your armies are built from a force pool
that contains landwehr, regulars, guards, light cavalry, heavy cavalry
historical leaders from the period are included to command corps
and fleets, from Admiral Nelson to Marshal Davout (hooray!!!!) and
the Ottoman rulers.
win the game by having the highest number of glory points.