Battle of Nations

The Encirclement at Leipzig, October 16-19, 1813

Screenshot of a game of Battle of Nations in progress.

The Battle of Nations is an operational level simulation of the battle between Napoleon's Grande Armee and four Allied armies (the Army of the North, the Army of Poland, the Army of Silesia, and the Army of Bohemia), which occurred on October 16-19, 1813, near the town of Leipzig in Saxony. Also known as the Battle of Leipzig, the 1813 contest saw the French surrounded and defeated by the combined forces of Prussia, Austria, Sweden and Russia in the largest and most decisive battle of the Napoleonic Era.

To play this game

Number of Hexes: 899
Number of Units: 99
Number of Game Turns: 20
The PC game interface
Exclusive Rules
Designer's Notes
Player's Notes
Terrain Effects Chart
Combat Results Table
Unit Images
Battle of Nations Game Map
Hot Seat Mode
All players can complete the first two turns in Hot Seat mode. Only members can complete the whole game in hot-seat mode or against other HexWar members
Mac OS X Mac OS X
Microsoft Windows Windows

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