“Clad in Iron: Chincha Islands 1866” is a Chincha Islands War history naval game in which a turned-based digital board strategy and a real-time simulation are combined.
The Chincha Islands War, also known as Spanish–South American War (Spanish: Guerra hispano-sudamericana), was a series of coastal and naval battles between Spain and its former colonies of Peru, Chile, Ecuador, and Bolivia from 1865 to 1866. The conflict began with Spain’s seizure of the guano-rich Chincha Islands.
In the face of unresolved diplomatic problems, unpaid debts, mutual distrust, distortion of information, the accidental presence of the Spanish naval flotilla on the Pacific coast led to an aimless military conflict.
Manage your fleet and army, hunt the enemy’s fleet, hide your weak squadrons in protected ports until reinforcements arrive, blockade enemy trade routes, amphibious assaults and harbour sieges, struggle for dominance over the seas in turned-based strategy mode – all of these actions are possible in CLAD in IRON: Sakhalin 1904.
The real time tactical battle (simulation) mode allows you to set up battles and squadron groups with their formations and management using realistic ship models and characteristics as well as advanced ballistics and weapon models. Choose your ships, increase the experience of your crews and send your squadron into the high seas. Command a battle formation and experience the power of iron and Steam in a turned-based maritime strategy mode while fighting battles with a tactical real time naval simulation game.