Monthly Archives:

September 2019

  • Games Reviews

    Review: 1812: The Invasion of Canada

    The reasons why the War of 1812 is America’s most forgotten war are simple: it was a shameless land grab and a military disaster. The rhetoric of “Freedom of the Seas” rings hollow as…

  • Games Reviews

    Review: Civil War: Wilson’s Creek

    Early control of Missouri was vital to the Union in the American Civil War. Without it, the campaigns to control the Mississippi would have been set back by at least a year. This control…

  • Games Reviews

    Review: Command LIVE Episodes 3 & 4

    Command Modern Air and Naval Operations (CMANO) LIVE continues to pump out scenarios dealing with situations “ripped from next year’s headlines”. The latest DLCs are “Spratly Spat” and “Don of a New Era” Getting…

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    Review: ArmA III: Tac-Ops Mission Pack DLC

    Shoot, move, and communicate. I learned about this basic dictum of infantry tactics during a sweltering hot September at Fort Benning, Georgia, many years ago during basic combat training. And it’s a central tenet…

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    Review: Command LIVE: Pole Positions

    Command Live scenarios usually are rife with noisy things like missiles, bombs, acrobatic jets, burning buildings and exploding ships. Pole Positions takes another approach. The stars of the action are submarines and their branch…

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    Review: Panzer Corps – U.S. Corps DLC

    To a self-proclaimed ‘veteran’ of the series (1300+ hours recorded by Steam. Witness.), it is evident from the off that U.S. Corps – the latest DLC for Slitherines’ Panzer Corps – Wehrmacht (PC) –…

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    Review: Campaign Petersburg

    All good things end. Using John Tiller’s engine with first HPS and then John Tiller Software as publishers, Richard Walker and his team spent seven years documenting the military history of the American Civil…