LOSS OF THE OLD WEBSITE.
The New Grand Tactician Website Opens.
Continued Excitement among Strategy Gamers.
Highly Important Announcement From Grand Tactician.
3rd MAY 2018, Special Dispatch.
this day, which has been more exciting than any of its predecessors, General Oliver Keppelmüller has announced the first Grand Tactician title. After much theorizing, and many most absurd rumors, it is now most likely that a Civil War cannot be avoided!
You may watch the trailer at:
Grand Tactician YouTube channel
The Civil War Brought to Life.
Grand Tactician Partners with LionHeart FilmWorks.
3rd MAY 2018. Grand Tactician has proudly partnered with a company in the United States — LionHeart FilmWorks — to provide amazing Civil War re-enactment and combat footage that they are integrating into the game, adding an even greater level of authenticity in bringing the story Civil War to life!
Readers may see for themselves by visiting:
Recordings of an Original Soundtrack Underway.
3rd MAY 2018. Grand Tactician are happy to announce of teaming up With Wasel Arar and his Corps of Old Time and field musicians to produce an original soundtrack for Grand Tactician: The Civil War (1861-1865)! Included will be most favorite classics such as “Battle Cry of Freedom” and “Bonnie Blue Flag”. Also included is music to raise spirits in the battlefield performed by a band of drummers and fifers!
Grand Tactician Telegraph Company Delivering Accurate Information.
3rd MAY 2018. Our readers are expected to be most pleased hear that they can read the latest news from the front-line in the Grand Tactician: The Civil War (1861-1865) Engineer Corps Log. Readers may also share their comments with the Engineer Corps Liaison Officers and learn more particulars as the work on the game progresses.
As has been brought to the attention of followers of Grand Tactician, and as many may have made early presumptions, our first title will be about the American Civil War, fought between 1861-1865! In the case you are pondering, why the Civil War, allow me to present you the Engineer Corps Log Book, where the answer can be found!
In Grand Tactician you, Gen'l., will have hundreds of legendary, historical commanders available for commission. They all have their personal attributes, making them unique, but they also develop during the campaign game. Managing your commanders will be important, as right generals in right positions will be a true force multiplier.
With the deterioration of relations between the southern and northern states, the Union seems to be heading towards a full blown civil war. On both sides, Grand Tacticians are soon needed to take command of the opposing armies and to lead them to victory.
If the worst should happen, be ready to prepare your nation for war, plan cunning maneuvers, defeat your enemies in the field of battle, and become one of the greatest Grand Tacticians in history!
The development of the game is in full speed by our small, but dedicated detachment of Engineers. Release date to be announced.
Grand Tactician: The Civil War (1861-1865) is a real time strategy game, where you will run your nation, muster, manage and support great armies, and maneuver them to defeat the enemy. Once the opposing armies meet, command your troops to victory in battles fought on historical battlefields.
*The images are from pre-alpha version of Grand Tactician: The Civil War (1861-1865), and everything shown is subject to change during the development.
“Ultimately, despite their incredibly low numbers throughout the war, Army Engineers played a pivotal role in the eastern theater. The Engineer Brigade carried the Army of the Potomac across rivers and streams from the Potomac to the James, laid siege to Confederate fortifications, and designed earthworks that protected the Army during prolonged engagements. To a lesser extent, the engineers developed and deployed reconnaissance measures like hydrogen balloons, from which they could map and survey battlefields. And, when necessary, they served as skirmishers and guarded their bridges in the face of enemy assaults. Around Washington, D.C., engineer officers surveyed, designed, and managed the massive system of defenses to protect Washington from enemy attack. By design, the strong defenses effectively freed up Union forces for offensive maneuvers by rendering unnecessary a massive troop presence around the capital. Those engineers officers not involved with the Defenses of Washington were generally on fortification duty elsewhere, ensuring that America’s borders were well-protected in the event of invasion from Confederate-sympathizing European nations. Finally, other officers took leave from the agency to serve as engineer aids to field armies or to lead troops themselves. Famous names like George Meade, George McClellan, Andrew Humphreys, Robert E. Lee, P.G.T. Beauregard, and Gouverneur Warren were Army Engineers for most of their adult lives. Trained at West Point in engineering and the art of war, they had a tremendous impact on how the American Civil War unfolded.”
— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the American Civil War
Gen'l. Oliver Keppelmüller
Chief of Engineers,
Assistant Chief Designer,
Engineer Corps Paymaster.
"If one doesn't have it in the brain, he will have to have it in the feet!"
Maj. Gen'l. Ilja Varha
Chief Communications Liaison, &c.
“Ilja Varha's our designer,
He takes his whiskey strong.”
Brig. Gen'l. Peter Lebek
Chief War Artist,
Chief of the Bureau of Yards and Docks,
Provost Marshal General.
"A collision at sea can ruin your whole day."
Brevet Brig. Gen'l. Wasel Arar
Chief Communications Designer,
Tintype Coloring Artist,
Chief of Musicians,
Drum Major, &c.
Brevet Brig. Gen’l.
Chaim "Tinjaw" Krause
Assistant inspector general.
Chief of Artillery.
Independent Company of Sappers and Miners.
National Field Music School,