The year is 1812. Great Britain and her allies are battling Napoleon for control of Europe. In response to British seizure of American ships and goods, the young United States declares war on Britain and invades Canada. Now you and your friends command the armies of the British Redcoats, Canadian Militia, Native Americans, American Regulars and American Militia to decide the fate of the Americas. The actions takes place on a huge historically accurate map that spancs the United States and Canada from Detroit to Montreal. Players from each faction cooperate to gain control of key towns and forts. Share the fun in this light and fast paced multi-player game! 1812 is an area control game that is great for head-to-head or up to 5-player team play.