The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Empire: The Deck-Building Strategy Game
100 Rogues
Auro: A Monster-Bumping Adventure
Galaxy Trucker
This War of Mine
Terra Mystica
Asteroids
Twilight Struggle
Pillars of Eternity
BLλCK MESA
Payday 2
Everything
X-COM: UFO Defense
Alan Wake
The Witness (2016)
Watch_Dogs
Transistor
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 5
Puyo Puyo Tetris
ARK: Survival Evolved
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Poly Bridge
Tumblestone
Fable
Final Fantasy VI
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II – The Sith Lords
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles
Chrono Trigger
Civilization
Planescape: Torment
Pokémon Red and Blue
Colossal Cave Adventure
StarCraft
StarCraft: Brood War
Maniac Mansion: Day of the Tentacle
Silpheed: The Lost Planet
A Boy and His Blob (2009)
Yakuza
Hunter: The Reckoning – Wayward
The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction
Combat Mission: Beyond Overlord
Tenchu: Stealth Assassins
The Witcher
Alien Swarm
Panzer General
Allied General
Fantasy General
Galaga
Amerzone
Information
Primary Name
The Mexican-American War
Alternate Names
Platform
Genre
Theme
Series
Mode
Minimum Players
1
Maximum Players
 
Release Date
2008-03-07
Developer
Publisher
 Corrections
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 79177
Releases
Pg. 1
The Mexican-American War
Nick: 
Windows Downloadable edition
Rel Date: 2012-02-03
Publisher: HPS Simulations
Windows
Developer: HPS Simulations, John Tiller Software
Media: Downloadable Content
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
The Mexican-American War
Nick: 
Windows CD-ROM edition
Rel Date: 2008-03-07
Publisher: HPS Simulations
Windows
Developer: HPS Simulations
Media: CD-ROM
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

March across the plains of southern Texas with the 4th US Infantry which included in its ranks the young Lieutenant Sam Grant. Accompany the elite US Engineers, its members including Lee, Beauregard, McClellan, Joe Johnston and other soon-to-be-famous officers, as they pry into the Mexican dispositions to find an opening that would lead to victory. Bounce across the arroyos at Buena Vista on the seat of a caisson in a battery commanded by Captain Braxton Bragg, or ride with the US Dragoons alongside Dick Ewell, back in the days when he still had hair. Mexican-American War is a grand tactical level simulation of this conflict using the Early American Wars engine.

The war with Mexico presents some fascinating parallels and contrasts with our current history. Mexico in 1846 had a standing army of about 35,000 men, while the Regular Army of the United States mustered only about 7,000 soldiers, with most of them scattered across the western borders of the country, protecting settlers and battling Indians. Employing advanced tactics and superior technology, especially that of the artillery, the US prevailed. Luck, boldness, and skill had something to do with it, too.
You have an opportunity with this game to rewrite the history of a forgotten war, fought in 1846 and 1847 between The United States of America and the nation of Mexico. In scope, in the sweeping panorama of deserts and mountains, from lush California to Mexico City's verdant basin, it is unrivaled in the Western Hemisphere, even by the American Civil War which began only fifteen years later. From Texas to the Pacific, from Northern California to Central Mexico, battles, skirmishes - and diplomacy - over a period of two years determined the ultimate outline of the continental United States as we know it today. You will also do battle in a conflict only slightly better known to Americans - the Texas War of Independence, fought in 1835-36. From "Come and Take It!" to "Remember the Alamo," you will fight until the decisive battle of San Jacinto settles the issue.

Additional Features:

-72 stand alone scenarios and 5 campaigns to choose from.
-A wide sampling of actions from small to huge actions.
-14 unique maps ranging in size from 2600 hexes to 113,000 hexes providing ample ground for scenario designers to create their own actions.
-An abundance of engine changes and enhancements that have been long-awaited for the EAW series.

Engine changes include:

- New weather feature allowing visibility, ground conditions and fire modifiers to be modeled.
-Several new weapon types, plus a new weapon.dat file allowing customization.
-Multiple additions to the PDT file for weapon flags such as:
-Can fire while mounted
-Can retire by prolong
-Can fire indirect
-Has no bayonets
-Small arms (50% melee bonus)
-Ability to destroy and repair bridges with Engineers impacting effectiveness.
-Bridge strength requirements for various unit types to pass.
-"Battalion Colors" display option, to help keep track of forces.
-Enhancements to improve the defenders stance of fortified positions. (Fort Defenders request from the Colonial Campaigns Club.)
-A variety of interface enhancements and hot keys.

Source: The Publisher Website.

Characters
Pg. 1
No Character Found
More Information Edit | History
This page does not exist. You can edit this page to create it.
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No videos found
{{video.numrecommend}} {{video.title}} {{video.language}} {{video.username|truncate:"10"}} {{video.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
Video Game Rank: N/A
Windows Rank: N/A
Num Ratings: 0
Average Rating: 0.00
Standard Deviation: 0.00
Num Views: 167
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 0
Users Owning: 4
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Has Parts For Trade: 0
Want Parts In Trade: 0
Price History: View
Total Plays: 0
Plays This Month: 0
Linked Items
Relationship: Sort: Genre: Theme: Mode: Media:
Pg. 1
No Items Found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.