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Game #1375
Charge of The Light Brigade  
War   Miniature or squad

Rating: 6.86 (15 votes)

Charge of The Light Brigade box cover

Charge of The Light Brigade screenshot
Charge of the Light Brigade is Impressions' recreation of one of the most idiotic military "battles" ever fought: the Crimean War of 1854 - 56 between Turkey and Russia, which led to a famous poem of the game's name by Lord Alfred Tennyson.

In common with Impressions' other "Micro Miniatures" games, Charge of the Light Brigade suffers from mediocre graphics and poor user interface. The depiction of the charge itself is accurate in many respects: it has five regiments attacking in line, along a very wide valley. However, poor AI and confusing interface soon make any strategy you plan completely unnecessary. The bottom line: read Alfred Lord Tennyson's poem instead, or watch the movie of the same name that sent Erroll Flynn to stardom.

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Ed Grabowski
Developer: Impressions
Publisher: Impressions
Year: 1991
Software Copyright: Impressions
Theme: Historical
None that we know of
System Requirements: DOS
Where to get it:
Related Links: Battle background, Movie synopsis
If you like this game, try: Fields of Glory, Rorke's Drift, Fort Apache

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