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HistWar : Napoléon

The Napoleonic Wargame (english)

HistWar : Napoléon

HistWarGames is honored to present to you HistWar: Napoléon, the natural sequel to Histwar: Les Grognards. This product will have completely new graphics and will offer a campaign mode to add a strategic layer showcasing the art of troop concentration to win battles. Relive epic battles where more than two hundred thousand cavalrymen, infantrymen, artillerymen and their canons clash on huge battlefields of 200 km 2.

A mix of wargame and simulation, this PC game will allow you to impersonate an army commander of the Napoleonic era and fight your opponents on the different theaters of operation spanning across Europe.

Join the players of Histwar: Napoléon and refight the engagements between the French, Russians, and Austrians accompanied by about 15 minor nations (Wurtemberg, Saxony, Poland, Italy, Sweden, Denmark...).

Histwar: Napoléon will include a campaign editor allowing theaters of operation of 1000 km per side. Place your corps, concentrate your troops and engage the enemy on a battlefield of your choosing. You will then go from strategist to tactician as your order your marshals to implement the plan that you have conceived. Win or lose, the war might not be won yet… nor lost.

The armies in Histwar: Napoléon include more than a hundred operational units divided into up to ten army corps or columns. On the battlefield, with the battle raging in continuous time, the player might not be able to micromanage all these units. A doctrine editor will help the player define a standard reaction for his units when faced with different situations.

Histwar: Napoléon will be released with twenty major battles (Austerlitz, Eylau, Friedland, Wagram, La Moscova...). A map editor and an order of battle editor will allow the players to create unlimited real or imaginary battles.

Histwar: Napoléon has three playable modes: Single player facing a grand tactical AI, Multiplayer with up to16 players (LAN or online) and Play by email.

In this strategy game, take command of the “Grande Armée” or coalition forces, devise a strategy, and lead your men of the field of battle. Put yourself in Napoleon’s shoes and rewrite the history of the 1 st Empire.


The HistWarGames studio is composed of a small group of military history enthusiasts with decades of experience in historical video gaming. It developed the two games “La Grande Armée at Austerlitz” published by MatrixGames and “Histwar: Les Grognards de Napoleon” that it published and distributed.

The team has now been expanded to offer yet another tribute to Napoleonic warfare. The experience gained while developing the previous titles has lead to HistWar: Napoléon. A game offering beautiful, up to date graphics, realistic sounds, and the right mixture of playability and historical accuracy. HistWarGames has a large community that participates continuously in the evolution of HistWar. The team listens to the community feedback and tries to implement their requests as soon as possible.

JM Mathé

HistWar Designer

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