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    Review: Patriot Battles

    Back in the early 90’s when I was a young teenager, you’d often find me with my eyes glued to the computer screen as I was playing one of my favorite strategy games; Defend…

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    Review: Cold Waters

    Cold Waters is a game that is trying to tread a fine line. Whilst it stumbles in some places, for the most part it’s a game that succeeds in what it sets out to…

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    Review: Hard West

    With so many strategy games treading the same tired, old mechanical paths, it takes considerable creativity to stand out. The hard route is to do it with new, clever game systems but it’s a…

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    Review: Wars Across The World

    An engine that spans the centuries with accurate historical battles has been the Philosophers Stone for developers since the dawn of computer gaming. Several have tried, most have failed. Strategiae has taken a turn…

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    Review: The Banner Saga 2

    It’s perhaps a stretch to label the ten odd hours of the original Banner Saga as an actual saga. From the length and the ending it was clear there was always going to be…

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    Review: Civil War: 1863

    It all begins rather familiarly – which can be, as I have mentioned elsewhere, both good and bad. In the case of HexWar Games’ Civil War: 1863, it’s good, primarily because, if one has…

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    Review: Kursk – Battle at Prokhorovka

    YOBO Wargames’ publisher and lead developer, Lance Craner, loves the old, simple cardboard games of yore. He has already released a free game, Operation Typhoon, making his trial attempt to judge the popularity of…

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    Review: Scourge of War: Ligny

    Expansion modules for computer games (or DLC, Downloadable Content, to be politically correct) are not normally known for revolutionary game changes other than whatever updates the original package receives. Instead, most DLCs garner their…

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    Review: Tank Battle: North Africa

    A few months ago this site reviewed HexWar Games’ Tank Battle: 1944. Recently, the company released Tank Battle: North Africa (TB:NA) for Windows/PC, which, as one might surmise, takes the series’ venue to the…

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    Hearts of Iron IV Review Part One: Road to War

    Grand strategy games have always had two components: civilian and military. Although intertwined, one part usually dominates the other. Paradox Interactive’s fourth rendition of its World War II series, Hearts of Iron, may have…