General Patches for BG Series Games Files:  
  Instructions for downloading updates:
  1. Locate the file which pertains to the game you wish to update. Updates are available for both the US version and the UK version of the game. All updates include all changes made in prior updates, it is not necessary to find a previous update.
  2. When prompted to, save the update to your hard disk. For easier installation, download the saved file directly into the game folder. The default directory for Gettysburg is C:\BGG. If you have loaded the game to a different directory, download the update there.
  3. Open the zipped file and extract the contents into your default directory.
    Note: The update will not work if you do not have the file INSIDE the game directory.
  4. Double-click on the *.exe file inside your game directory. This will execute the update, and your game will begin the update process.
  5. Once the game has been updated, and you receive the update confirmation, you can remove the update from your system.
    Note: If you do this, and for any reason you need to reinstall the game and update a second time, you will need to download the file again.

For more information about these files visit Talonsoft.

 

Gettysburg:

BG-Gettysburg v1.34 US edition

BG-Gettysburg v1.34 UK edition

 
  Shiloh:

BG-Shiloh v1.12 US edition

BG-Shiloh v1.12 UK edition

 
  Antietam:

BG-Antietam v1.12 US edition

BG-Antietam v1.12 UK edition

 

 
  Bull Run:

BG-Bull Run v1.02 US edition

BG-Bull Run v1.02 UK edition

 
   
  Instructions for downloading BGC gateway update:
  1. First, locate and DELETE the BGC.ICD file from your BGC folder on your hard drive. This is very important! Note: If you are applying this update to a fresh install, you will not have a BGC.icd file on your system.
  2. When prompted to, save the update to your hard disk. For easier installation, download the saved file directly into the game folder. The default directory for Battleground Chickamauga is C:\Program Files\TalonSoft\Battleground Chickamauga. If you have loaded the game to a different directory, download the update there.
  3. Once the file is downloaded, double-click on the downloaded file. This will execute the update, and your game will begin the update process.
  4. Once the game has been updated, and you receive the update confirmation, you can remove the update from your system.
    Note: If you do this, and for any reason you need to reinstall the game and update a second time, you will need to download the file again.

For more information about this file visit Talonsoft.

Chickamauga:

BG-Chickamauga v1.00 US edition

 

 
       
BG-Chickamauga Windows 2000 & XP Patch Files:  
  Download the file by clicking on the link to the right.  Extract the contents into your <<C:\Talonsoft\BGC>> folder overwriting the old file. BG-Chickamauga 2000&XP  
       
   
BG-ACW Scenario Editor Files:  
  Download the file by clicking on the link to the right.  Extract it into your games (BGG, BGS, BGN or BGC) main directory i.e. <<C:\Talonsoft\BGG>>.  BGBR should not need this since it came with the original game.

For more information about this file visit The Real Unofficial War Game Page.

Civil War Scenario Editor v1.07

 

 
     
   
32-Bit Upgrades for BG Series Games Files:  
  Note:  You must have the Microsoft Visual C++ DLL files installed on your computer, either in the appropriate Battleground directory or your Windows system directory.  If you have downloaded the full Scenario Editor package (see BG-ACW Scenario Editor above), then you have them.  If you’re not sure, or need them separately, then click here.  Save the Zip file into the appropriate Battleground directory or in your Windows system directory and then UnZip the files.

Additionally, you must install the general game patches (see above) before applying these upgrades.

For each Main Program listed to the right, click on its link and save the Zip file into the appropriate Battleground directory and UnZip it.

For more information about these files visit The Real Unofficial War Game Page.

 

32-bit Battleground™ Gettysburg v2.07  
  32-bit Battleground™ Shiloh v2.04  
  32-bit Battleground™ Antietam v2.02  
  32-bit Battleground Bull Run™ v2.02  
     
Wakeman & Bassotti's Units File for BG Series and Campaign Corinth Games  
  This unit files can be used to design new scenarios and games.  The Campaign Corinth units file is fully compatible with the original game and all custom battles. BG Series

BGBRUnits.zip(1,211 kb)

BGCUnits.zip(1,211 kb)

Campaign Corinth

CCUnits.zip (1,252 kb)

 
Wakeman's ACWCO Launcher
 

This program is an aid to launching ACW-BG Series games from a single application.  Works great with most custom games and all of the original games as well.

 

Version 1.1.6

ACWCO Launcher.zip (702 kb)

Mark Tuttle's OBD Calculator
This progam allows you to calculate the OBD points you have earned after completing a battle or maneuver.    (also includes an Excel version) OBD Calculator.zip (9 kb)