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For the People

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For the People is a grand strategy game of the American Civil War covering the conflict from Texas to Pennsylvania, from the firing on Fort Sumter to the end at Appomattox Court House. For the People includes a deck of strategy cards for conducting campaigns and incorporating the many events and personalities of the war. The Confederate player can build ironclads, naval mines (torpedoes), submarines, conduct overseas purchases, and work towards foreign intervention. The Union player can build up his naval blockade, his ironclad fleet, fight draft riots, secure the Border States, and issue the Emancipation Proclamation.

Contains Five scenarios, including the campaign game, 1861, 1862, 1863 and 1864. Game is Medium Complexity, with Medium Solitaire Suitability. Includes 420 full-color two-sided counters, One 22x34" full-color mapsheet, One 6-sided die, RuleBook, and 110 Strategy Cards. Play specifics: 4 months per turn, point-to-point map, 6000 men per strength point, one to two players.


  • 420 full-color, die-cut counters
  • One 22x34" full-color mapsheet
  • One 6-sided die
  • 40-page Rule and Scenario Book
  • 110 Strategy Cards
Published By:     GMT Games
No of Players:     2
Playing Time:     360 Minutes
Mfr Suggested Ages:     12 and up


Release date NZ
March 10th, 2008
Board Game Mechanics
  • Card Driven
  • Dice Rolling
  • Point to Point Movement
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