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Mosby's Confederacy released on Steam

It's been a busy day for Valve's Steam service and we have one more bit of news from the game download service. Today saw the official release for Mosby's Confederacy, the historical strategy game from developer Tilted Mill. The game, which sells for $19.99, is the second such original downloadable title from Tilted Mill (the first was Hinterland).

The game itself combines both turn based strategy in building towns with real time strategic combat and is based on the real life exploits of the real life Confederate general John Singleton Mosby during the US Civil War. You can get a lot more info on the game in our exclusive interview.

Mosby's Confederacy trailer braves the civil war

These days, it seems all the attention goes toward World War II or modern warfare games. So, it's refreshing when a strategy game like Mosby's Confederacy comes along, centered on the American Civil War. This trailer shows first looks and gameplay.

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First Mosby's Confederacy screenshots emerge

Tilted Mill gave Big Download some of the first details about their next original downloadable game Mosby's Confederacy. Now the developer has released the first in-game screenshots from the historical strategy title that's based on the real life exploits of the Confederate general John Singleton Mosby during the US Civil War.

Conbining both turn based strategy in building towns with real time strategic combat, Mosby's Confederacy is the second such original downloadable game from Titlted Mill (the first was Hinterland). There's no word yet on a exact release date for the game but Tilted Mill expects it to be made available before the end of 2008.

Interview: Tilted Mill talks about Mosby's Confederacy

Tilted Mill surprised many in the game industry with their plans to release a series of downloadable original games on their own without any publisher support. Their plans have already started with the release of their fantasy RPG-village building game Hinterland.

But Tilted Mill isn't done yet for their plans for new downloadable games. This week they announced plans for Mosby's Confederacy, a historical strategy title set during the US Civil War. In their first interview about the game Tilted Mill president Chris Beatrice, senior designer Jeff Fiske and lead designer Matt Zimmitti talk about Mosby's Confederacy and its different take on the historical strategy genre.

Tilted Mill reveals Mosby's Confederacy

Last week developer Tilted Mill released Hinterland, a fantasy RPG-village building game that was the first of a series of planned downloadable original games. Today the developer wasted no time in announcing their next project: Mosby's Confederacy. This tactical RTS game is set during the US Civil War and in a move that some might see as a bit unusual gives the player control of a squad of Confederate soldiers.

The company's press release for the game states, "In Mosby's Confederacy you command small bands of skirmishers, scouts and guerilla fighters on opportunistic missions to scout, ambush, steal supplies and harass a larger and better armed force of Union soldiers, in this game of turn based strategy and real time tactical combat for the PC." The game also has you trying to win the respect of the local population as well. The game is based on the real life US Confederacy leader John Singleton Mosby, also known as the "Grey Ghost" for his ability to elude Union forces. The game's official web site has more info on the title which should be released later this year.

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