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  • 1812 Title Info
  • Planning Maps
  • Game Documents
  • Further Reading
War of 1812 cover

-Of War Hawks and War Doves-

The War of 1812 is a tactical/operational level game covering the major battles of the War of 1812 from the pre-war Battle of Tippecanoe to the post-war Battle of New Orleans. The game includes the same detailed tactical game engine as the earlier game Campaign 1776 and a higher level campaign game so that a player can fight individual battles or campaigns.


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  • Over 100 historical and what-if battles are included in the game.
  • Tippecanoe
  • Lundy's Lane
  • Queenston Heights
  • Crysler's Farm
  • Bladensburg
  • Horseshoe Bend
  • New Orleans
  • and more...

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Campaigns Available:

  • 6 campaigns cover the War of 1812 in sections or in its entirety.
  • The Summer of 1814
  • Confrontation at Detroit
  • Flames Across the Border
  • Decision at Stony Creek
  • War of 1812
  • Washington -America Burns
Historical Battle of the Thames map

The Battle of the Thames: 5 October 1813 -Click to Enlarge



  • A Scenario Editor that allows the players to build their own scenarios.
  • A Campaign Editor that allows the players to build their own campaigns.
  • Play modes include A/I, Hot Seat, PBEM, LAN & Internet play.
War of 1812 - Eastern map
War of 1812 - Lake Erie map
War of 1812 - Niagara map
War of 1812 - Northern map
War of 1812 Southern map
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  • Developer: John Tiller
  • Scenario Design: Richard Hamilton
  • Artist: Joe Amoral
  • Uniform Research: Mark Adams
  • Background Music: Thomas Hook
  • Vocalist: Jennifer Davis
  • Campaign Maps: Mike Avanzini
  • Additional Research & Historical Overview: Pat Blackman
  • Playtesters: Al Amos, Garry Cope, Dave Frey, Greg Hanbuch, Curt Good, Terry Lubka, Dave Moser, & Ernie Sands
  • Special Thanks: Al Amos, A. R. Charles, Tom Ciampa, Tim DeLano, Curt Good, Terry Lubka, & Christian Orlander

System Requirements:

Windows XP, Vista, or 7
Processor: 1 GHz
Disk Space: 1 GB
Memory: 1 GB
Video Memory: 512 MB

Planning Maps
Beaver Dams map Bladensburg map Burlington Heights map
Beaver Dams: 5.34 mb gif Bladensburg: 4.56 mb gif Burlington Heights: 4.06 mb gif

Chateauguay map Chippawa map Crysler's Farm map
Chateauguay: 5.70 mb gif Chippawa: 1.13 mb gif Crysler's Farm: 1.35 mb gif

Detroit map Fort Erie map Fort Meigs map
Detroit: 602 kb gif Fort Erie: 5.91 mb gif Fort Meigs: 1.16 mb gif

Fort York map Horseshoe Bend map Longwoods map
Fort York: 1.05 mb gif Horseshoe Bend: 4.33 mb gif Longwoods: 5.58 mb gif

Lundy's Lane map Mackinac Island map New Orleans map
Lundy's Lane: 5.19 mb gif Mackinac Island: 6.28 mb gif New Orleans: 1.12 mb gif

Niagara map North Point map Plattsburg map
Niagara: 9.03 mb gif North Point: 5.07 mb gif Plattsburg: 2.21 mb gif

Queenston Heights map River Raisin map Sackett's Harbour map
Queenston Heights: 5.29 mb gif River Raisin: 3.86 mb gif Sackett's Harbour: 3.17 mb gif

Stoney Creek map Thames map Tippecanoe map
Stoney Creek: 4.64 mb gif Thames: 3.49 mb gif Tippecanoe: 508 kb gif


From the US Army Center of Military History
Defending a New Nation 1783 - 1811
The Campaign of 1812
Defending a New Nation: 1783-1811 The Campaign of 1812

The Canadian Theater 1813
The Canadian Theater 1814
The Canadian Theater 1813 The Canadian Theater 1814

The Chesepeake Campaign: 1813-1814
The Creek War: 1813-1814
The Chesepeake Campaign: 1813-1814 The Creek War: 1813-1814



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