Making History: The Great War


Making History: The Great War is a turn-based grand strategy game set during the turbulent WWI era. Experience battles of attrition and punishing artillery barrages. Play as any nation of the period as the modern world of industrialized warfare replaces an age of kings with a struggle of ideologies. The game is filled with historical events and challenges. Playing as the Head of State, you are responsible for managing all facets of your nation’s economy, diplomacy and military. Your actions will alter history as you lead your armies in the most in-depth WWI grand strategy game ever made.


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WINDOWS, MAC, LINUX (Steam License Only)

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Licenses are available for Steam or Non-Steam General License.



  • Play as any independent nation during the World War 1 era.
  • Choose how best to control your conquests: colonies, protectorates or puppet states.
  • Build trenches to grind down attacking forces.
  • Soften up your enemies defenses with adjacent region Artillery bombardments.
  • Bomb with Airships and BiPlanes, counter with Fighters and Anti-Air units.
  • Control the seas and the lines of supply by waging unrestricted submarine warfare, sinking both naval and trade vessels.
  • Buy and sell in a global economy, trade for vital resources or manufactured goods.
  • Expand your sphere of influence using foreign aid to increase ties with other nations.
  • A sophisticated economic system meant to simulate the interdependency of technology, industry and war. You must produce the munitions to fire your big guns and food to feed your people.
  • Employ government spending to keep the populations from radicalizing towards rebellion and ultimately, national collapse.
  • Over 275 different nationalities represented, many with unique model sets.
  • Hundreds of unit models representing the historic weapons of the period.
  • Create customized scenarios with our detailed editor. Share your mods on Steam Workshop.


  • Single-player
  • Steam-based Multiplayer




OS: Windows 10 / Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows XP with Service Pack 2
Processor: Pentium 4 or better
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Graphics: 256 MB DirectX 9.0c-Compliant, Shader 2.0 3D Video Card
DirectX: Version 9.0c
Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
Sound: DirectX 9.0c Compatible Sound Card
Other Requirements: Windows-Compliant Keyboard & Mouse



OS: OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard or later
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo (PowerPC not supported)
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Hard Drive: 1 GB available space



OS: Ubuntu 12.04 or later
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4Ghz or Higher / AMD 3Ghz or Higher
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Hard Drive: 1 GB available space