Pre-release version of Making History: The Great War can now be purchased here at GHQ

Posted on Apr 18, 2014 at 01:00 PM by Chris

We are now offering Making History: The Great War here at our own Making History Gaming Headquarters. Just like the Steam version, this pre-release alpha only costs half of what the release version of the game will sell for. The game is still in development so only purchase if you want to be involved as we test and complete the game. You can find it right HERE!

Making History: The Great War Updated!

Posted on Apr 08, 2014 at 11:00 AM by dave

We have released our first update to The Great War to add features and content and address some issues that came up over the opening weekend. Complete release notes here

Update 4/10/14: We have posted another game update - wanted to get some stuff in ahead of PAX East this weekend. If any of you are coming we are in Booth #598 and will be showing The Great War, including Steam Controller support!

Update 4/17/14: New update posted! France added as playable, trade and supply significantly improved, and a raft of UI and content improvements. We also plan to start offering the game for sale on our site with this release.

Turco-Italian War

Posted on Mar 26, 2014 at 08:00 AM by ralph

Get Early Access to The Great War on Steam starting April 4th!

Posted on Mar 19, 2014 at 09:00 AM by Chris

For those who want to be part of the development process, now's your chance!
Get Making History: The Great War starting April 4th as part of Steam's Early Access program!



Posted on Mar 18, 2014 at 08:10 AM by ralph

Making History: The Great War to release on July 28, 2014

Posted on Feb 04, 2014 at 10:00 AM by Chris

One hundred years after the start of the war to end all wars, "The Great War" will officially launch. News about opportunities to participate in the beta are coming soon. Stay tuned!

Press Release can be found here

Here's a brand new screenshot of the Empire View:

Official 1.29 release is here, including free scenario "The Grand Finale"

Posted on Jan 16, 2014 at 03:00 PM by Chris

An updated map, improved AI, easier multiplayer and the new scenario "The Grand Finale" lead the list of new additions in this update. Thanks to everyone who participated in the pre-release!

Release notes for the 1.29 update are HERE

1.29 Pre-release update -- Send in the Marines!

Posted on Jan 02, 2014 at 03:00 PM by Chris

More content added to The Grand Finale. Marines added to various places in the South Pacific, lots of airfields added to facilitate island hopping. Lots of bunkers and AA added to Japanese-held islands. Many fleets in South Pacific theater now have troopships to move troops forward. In Europe, Airborne troops and air transports added. Also various fixes, including art for Japanese and Italian tanks.

Try out the new scenario some more! Playing the US should be fun moving across the Pacific towards Japan and playing Japan your troops should have a chance to make a good fight of it.

Update 1/2/14: New pre-release with more resources, more airbases, and a few engine fixes - try it out!


Posted on Dec 08, 2013 at 09:00 AM by ralph

Empire of Japan

Posted on Dec 05, 2013 at 09:00 AM by ralph
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    April 01, 2014 

    Wargamer gets a detailed look at the upcoming WWI game from Muzzy Lane.

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    March 24, 2014 

    Developer Muzzy Lane are spinning back the hands of time with their upcoming grand strategy title Making History: The Great War. This new game focuses on World War I – a global clash that saw the rise of world-changing technologies, political shake-ups and a chilling death toll – but will also allow players to alter the course of time. With alternate timelines and a thirst for historical knowledge in mind, we caught up with Muzzy Lane's Dave McCool and Chris Parsons to find out what we can learn from Making History: The Great War.

  • Venture Beat interviews Muzzy Lane about Making History: The Great War
    February 05, 2014 

    Muzzy Lane Software has announced Making History: The Great War, the company’s latest educational video game for both classrooms and recreational play. The multiplayer game allows players to become the leader of one of the great powers during World War I, a conflagration that consumed the lives of tens of millions of people.

  • Muzzy Lane’s Strategy game Making History: The Great War to release this July
    February 04, 2014 

    Newburyport, MA, February 4, 2014--Developer Muzzy Lane has announced their highly anticipated WWI era game “Making History: The Great War” will release for the Mac and the PC on July 28th, 2014. The latest game in the Making History series, The Great War will immerse players in an era of transition and intrigue, backdoor diplomacy and naked aggression, unstable empires with conflicting interests and military strategies rendered obsolete by modern, industrialized warfare. Players will get to control autocratic leaders who, at that time, had almost unlimited power. They control their economies, can raise armies, and make diplomatic deals. As the game progresses, they may find that power slipping away amidst a rising tide of new ideologies and nationalism.

  • World War I Strategy Game "Making History: The Great War" currently in development
    March 29, 2012 

    Newburyport, MA-- March 29, 2012--Developer Muzzy Lane Software is excited to announce the next game in its Making History series: "Making History: The Great War". A turn based strategy game of global war set in the volatile period of the early 20th century, The Great War places you in the role of national leader with the power to choose your own path and alter the course of history. It is primarily a game about conquest, but with a twist - skillful governing of your conquests will be required to achieve victory. Can you conquer and hold a global empire?

  • Making History II releases detailed Game Editor and cuts price by 33% for both Mac OSX and PC versions
    March 21, 2012 

    NEWBURYPORT, Mass. - March 21, 2012 - Muzzy Lane Software is proud to announce that its grand strategy game Making History II: The War of the World has been reduced in price to $19.99 and now includes a full-featured Game Editor to let players create and play their own scenarios of global conquest. MHII is available in English, German, and French on the PC and on Mac OSX.

  • Game Industry News nominates "Making History II: The War of the World" for Game of the Year
    February 16, 2012 

    Game Industry news has announced their nominees for Game of the year in multiple categories. "Making History II" has been included as a nominee in the Strategy Game Genre. Voting now begins to determine the winners in each category, and the overall game of the year.

  • New Making History II review up at Adrenaline Vault
    December 02, 2011 

    "... Making History II will eagerly stoke your slow-burning fires into world-consuming flames of conquest. Or peaceful Hegemony, if you wish." Adrenaline Vault gives Making History II 4/5 and a "Buy It" recommendation!

  • Excellent Making History II review posted at Game Industry News
    November 15, 2011 

    "Whether you are a history nut or just love the challenge of strategy games, this game will challenge you." - Game Industry News gives Making History II 4.5/5 and recommends it for Strategy Game of the Year!

  • Making History II Releases Mac Version and PC Update
    September 27, 2011 

    Muzzy Lane announced today that its grand strategy game Making History II: The War of the World is now available for Mac OSX. Making History II: The War of the World is priced at $29.99 and will be available in English, German and French. The PC version received a huge update to bring both versions up to date.