Monthly Archives:

September 2019

  • Games Reviews

    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: 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: 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: 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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    Review: Assault on Arnhem

    While my initial reaction on trying Assault on Arnhem (AoA), released a few months ago by HexWar.com, was to cry, “Impossible!” I am disinclined to give short-shrift to anything, especially when reviewing. Therefore, I…

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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…

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    Review: Tanks

    The first time I heard about Tanks it was presented as a bit of a joke – nothing more than another X-Wing clone only with lumbering, earth bound hunks of metal replacing zippy space…

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    Review: Rising Storm 2

    The Vietnam War was a polarising conflict. Fought on the marble steps of Washington D.C. as much as in the streets of Saigon, the 20 year-long proxy war was the first and only major…