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August 2019

  • Games Reviews

    Review: Wars of Napoleon

    Observers of computer war gaming may ask why AGEOD has come out with another Napoleonic game after 2013’s Napoleon’s Campaigns. After all, Wars of Napoleon and the older game share virtually the same graphics,…

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    Review: Drive on Moscow

    Back in the days of boxed computer games I would read entire game manuals, often before booting up the game itself, constrained from essaying even ‘a quick look’ while reading. It felt like cheating…

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    Review: Old School Tactical Vol 2

    Flying Pig Games (I have really got to find out why about this name . . .) has followed their successful Old School Tactical Vol 1 cardboard counter wargame with a recently released second…

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    Review: Travel Battle

    Miniature wargame sculptors Alan and Michael Perry are about as close to tabletop royalty as you can get. Formerly designers for both Games Workshop (as in Warhammer) and Wargames Foundry miniatures, they even snagged…

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    Review: Kill Team

    Firstly, it’s confession time: beyond my beloved and now doomed Conquest card game, I have never played 40K before. I will admit to staring longingly at player’s beautiful Forge World models, approaching, asking a…

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    Review: Total War: Warhammer

    In the original Total War: Shogun, I once watched a Kensai successfully defend a bridge against an entire brigade of enemy Samurai. In that moment the last vestiges of historical accuracy drained out of…

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    Review: Land Doctrine

    Land Doctrine is a tough ask. A territory control game of point-to-point armoured combat, underpinned by an ongoing R&D technology race. A pastiche of pulp Great War hardware that doesn’t fall too far into…