The year is 1754. France and Britain have thriving colonies in North America. New England has begun expanding into the Ohio River Valley, but France has built a chain of forts extending from Lake Erie to protect their claim on the land. Now fighting has erupted! France and its Native American Allies control the Ohio Valley, but George Washington prepares an army to take it from them! 1754: Conquest is an area-control game that continues the award-winning Birth of America series.