Published on December 22, 2006
Matrix Games and Hussar Games are also happy to announce that this latest update for For Liberty! will also include an updated version of the free strategy game 1848. Based on the Hungarian Independence War of 1848-49, 1848 comes complements of the Hungarian Ministry of Education who largely sponsored its development.
For Liberty! is a turn based strategy game covering the American Revolutionary War from 1775 - 1783 and the Hungarian Rakoczi Independence War which was the eastern theater of the War of Spanish Succession from 1703 to 1711. Each campaign in For Liberty! has a unique soundtrack, a meticulously crafted map covering over 3,000 hexes each, and accurately portrayed and deployed units for each side and time period. There are 8 total campaigns, 4 for each theatre of revolution. At the strategic level, players can manage resources such as recruits, horses, muskets, cannons, money, and supply. Armed with a diverse and realistic military, players can wield fantastic might via four hundred historic leaders and a variety of strategic orders like siege, defend, attack, retreat, and rest.