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    Sengoku Jidai: Shadow of the Shogun Review

    Meta-historians have noted that, throughout the centuries, similar developments have occurred in fairly unconnected cultures at the same time. For example, European tacticians grappled for the best combination of fire power, shock combat and…

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    Review: Jutland Pro

    For a miniatures flunky, you might notice I play a lot of computer wargames. Given in pewter pusher circles I’m sort of a Renaissance man due to my playing multiple periods of history (most…

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    Review: TransOcean 2: Rivals

    With all the rugged, reliable charm of an FJ Holden, the classroom BBC Micro was my gateway to the trading simulator. The bulletproof glass, Silent Running aesthetic and arsenal of edutainment set me on…

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    Review: Mark Walker’s ‘65

    Well color me giddy and surprised, so BLUF – Bottom Line Up Front. This is an exceptional game, a verdict you might not expect from me on a game about subtactical combat in Vietnam.…

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    Review: Order of Battle: Panzerkrieg

    This year, Order of Battle has traveled to two rarely-if-ever seen theaters of World War II combat: Kriegsmarine focused on German naval engagements and several alternative history scenarios, while Burma Road took us to…

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    Review: CIVIL WAR: 1862

    HexWar Games has ported to PC their prequel to Civil War: 1863 – which we reviewed here a while ago – now time-warping back into 1862. (Civil War: 1861 also recently released for PC/Steam;…

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    Tastee Lethal Tactics Review

    By using the tag line “Is XCOM 2 too easy for you?”, Skybox Labs seems to be leading with their chin. XCOM 2 is very challenging and popular. Does the turn-based, third-person Tastee Lethal…