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....

Strategic Mind: The Pacific Review

Oh Boy. I’ve been on a bit of a rollercoaster of emotions over the past couple nights. I started out being impressed at the...

Review: Heliborne

One of my major disappointments in games is the consistent lack of flight titles. The industry seems to have an aversion to three dimensions,...

Steel Division 2 Review

Up near the Korean DMZ there's a place called Rodriguez Range. If you make the trek up the hill to the control tower, you...

Review: Barbarroja

OK, this was unique. As a mini guy I’ve always been a sucker for great, colorful graphics in computer games. This was what drew...

Review: Peninsular War Battles

Despite its crucial role in the downfall of Napoleon, the Peninsular War in Spain and Portugal from 1808 to 1814 has not received much...

Review: Total War: ROME II – Empire Divided DLC

The Fall of the Roman Empire was one of the saddest moments in history; almost as sad as that scene where the dog dies...

Review: Field Commander: Rommel

For normal people, death and taxes are the things that are always with us. For wargamers, it’s death, taxes and Rommel. Movies, books, articles...

Review: WARTILE

I recently discovered the corner of YouTube given over to obsessive model-builders, that obsessively caring bunch of people who take pride in their painstaking...

Seven Days to the River Rhine Review

One of the neat things about historical miniatures wargaming is its cottage industry status. In other words, although there are some full-time major players...

Review: Clad in Iron: Gulf of Mexico 1864

The nineteenth century was the incubator for modern naval warfare. Steam, rifled cannon, iron armor, advanced communication – all these essential components of modern...

Marching Eagles: Waterloo Review

OK, this was a tough one. After Talonsoft tanked so many years ago, a small firm called HPS Simulations took up the mantle of...

Review: Command: The Silent Service

It’s fair to say that Command: Modern Air and Naval Operations, (CMANO or simply Command to its friends), is the Harley-Davidson of computer war...

Armored Brigade Nation Pack: Italy – Yugoslavia Review

The recently released “nation pack” for last November’s Armored Brigade is a great example of why you can never have too much of a...

Legacy Review: Upfront! The Squad Leader Card Game

Avalon Hill’s Upfront! is easily my favorite wargame of all time, and one of my favorite games in general. Is it perfect? No, but...

Review: Battles of North Africa 1941

It’s midnight across the rugged plains south of Tobruk. The men of the 2/3rd Australian Infantry Battalion crouch, weapons at the ready, eager to...

Review: Sudden Strike 4

The problem facing any developer setting out to make a real-time strategy game today, particularly one set in World War II, is how to...

Review: Order of Battle: World War II: Burma Road

The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941 was only part of Imperial Japan’s plan that fateful day. Over the next several...

Review: ZuluDawn! The Battle of Isandlwana

One of the very first strategy and war games I ever played was the Defend the Alamo demo. This was back in the 1990s...

Review: At Any Cost: Metz 1870

OK, I’ll admit it, there are areas in which board wargames of the hex and counter variety still shine, and at Historicon recently I...

Review: Oriental Empires

Ancient China really doesn’t get the attention it deserves in gaming. Stalwarts like Ancient Rome and Greece are depicted time and again by genre...

Review: Strategic Command Classic: WW2

If you are wondering what exactly is on offer with this package, then you’re not alone. The latest Battlefront re-release by Matrix Games is...

Review: Field of Glory II

BLUF – Bottom Line UP Front. Yes, Field of Glory II (FOG2) from Matrix-Slitherine Games is not only well worth while, but especially when...

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...

Review: Gary Grigsby’s War in the West

War in the West is my dream game. In every World War II game I've played; be it Graviteam Tactics, Hearts of Iron or any...

Necromunda: Dark Uprising Review

In the grim darkness of 1995, there was only Necromunda. It was virtually the lone skirmish game on the scene and it had everything...

Review: Field of Glory 2: Rise of Persia

Autumn is here. How can I tell?  Well, the air is crisp, leaves are turning golden yellow and orange, pumpkin spice everything (seriously, I...

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