The first game in the MAKING HISTORY series, MAKING HISTORY: "The Calm & the Storm" was released in March 2007. With its streamlined interface, "3D virtual board game" art style, completely open-ended gameplay, and highly moddable content, MAKING HISTORY is an ambitious step forward in the Strategy Wargame genre. Players must balance economic, diplomatic, and military priorities to achieve success. Since its initial release, input and content from the user community have resulted in a game that continues to grow and develop..
Includes over 80 nations and 800+ regions. Each nation is given detailed characteristics built on extensive research, including economic and military strengths, diplomatic relations, ideology, and technical advancement. Each region features terrain, infrastructure, resource production and more.
|You are your Nation: Devise strategies based on your nation's historic strengths and weaknesses and those of the world's other nations. Play as the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the USSR, the United States, or China.|
|Effortless Game Navigation: Player's console provides one-click access to all critical information and actions. Play on the 3D world map with beautifully detailed city, military, and other models.|
|Multi-Turn Combat: Take many approaches to engagements from massive assaults to holding actions. Supplies, reinforcements and geography all affect your battle plan.|
|Sophisticated World Economy: Economic system models the connections between world power and economic strength. Players control trade, aid, industrial development, infrastructure investments, and a deep field of research.|
|Powerful Alliance System: As you make and break alliances, declare war and propose peace, each action affects your relations with other nations, and their willingness to ally with you. If you lack strong allies, you may find other nations are more are more likely to attack.|
|Single and Multiplayer Turn-Based Gameplay: Innovative simultaneous-turn-based play keeps you in control with no waiting. Play with up to eight others in multiplayer mode, using in-game chat to devise joint strategies and secret pacts.|
|Historic Scenarios: Start at a crucial historic moment, focus on a specific event, or play the whole war. Scenarios cover the fall of France, Pearl Harbor, the D-Day invasion of Europe, the Sudeten crisis and more, and each is based on detailed research.|
|Superb replayability: Each scenario drops you into a different firestorm. Each nation you play presents unique challenges. Everything evolves from your economic and military choices, the alliances you make, and the actions and reactions of the world's other nations.|
|Three Ways to Win: Pursue victory for your Nation, your Alliance, or your Ideology (Democracy, Communism, Fascism, or Authoritarianism|
|Built for Modding: Use included Scenario Editor to modify scenarios or create your own.|
|Share Game Reports: Save complete reports of a game session to share on the web, analyze strategies and results.|