The Best Mods for Pike & Shot: Campaigns

Last week, I noted that one advantage computer wargames had over their cardboard cousins was the number of scenarios that came with each product,...

Wargamer Weekly: The Best Man

As you read this I’m probably somewhere along the M4 taking one of my best friends to his bachelor party (I’m the best man,...

Wargaming for Beginners: How to make the most out of a daunting hobby

Wargames are fun, but they can also be difficult to get into. While it’s generally not as daunting a hobby to pick up as...

Battlefield V’s Battle of Narvik is fun, but masks the real history of the...

Historical accuracy in games has always been a fluid affair. Whether the game introduces some out-of-place weaponry or compresses some complex political issue, history...

A Quick Look at Hearts of Iron: The Board Game

At this year’s PDXCon in Berlin, I took some time to catch up with the Hearts of Iron board game project that was announced...

We don’t think we can wait till July for Thrustmaster’s new F/A-18C Hornet Flight...

I've been doing this for a long time, so it takes a lot to impress me. When I saw Thrustmaster's secret announcement of its...

Wargamer Weekly: Via Egnatia

Fun fact: The Via Egnatia is a road that was built in Macedon sometime between 140 – 120 BC. It stands as a historically...

Unity of Command 2 Releases November 12th

Update: We've had a communication through from 2x2 HQ - Unity of Command 2 is officially releasing on November 12th, 2019. We've got review code...

At first light of the fifth day, at dawn, Order of Battle looks to...

Because of travel we’re not having our usual ‘Wargamer Weekly’ update this week (not much has gone on anyway), but there was one important...

Wargamer Weekly: Onslaught

It’s another lean entry this week, mainly because the lack of news mean’t I had to write some of it up mid-week. The highlight...

The Best WW1 Table-Top Wargames

Last year marked the 100th anniversary in remembrance of the end of the Great War. Even though an important milestone is now behind us,...

What is a WarPlan, and how do we get one? New WW2 Grand-Strategy Simulation...

Matrix Games have a new game announcement for us: WarPlan is an “incredibly accurate” World War 2 simulation that aims to incorporate 50 years of...

First Look: Ultimate Admiral: Age of Sail Backer Build 3

Avast, ye bilious landlubbers! Talk Like a Pirate Day looks to be stayin’ just a wee bit longer. Translation – I’m one of the...

Hearts of Iron 4 is getting thematic radio stations

There’s a new Hearts of Iron IV dev diary out today, and in it, Paradox goes into some detail on features coming to the...

Games Workshop are reviving Warhammer Fantasy and the ‘Old World’

It’s not quite my area of expertise, but I got the impression that quite a few people were upset when Games Workshop shut down...

Why Kaiserreich is the Ultimate Hearts of Iron 4 Mod

On Sunday, April 19, 2019, Kaiser Wilhelm II returned from his long exile to reclaim his throne. By which I mean to say that...

Wargamer Weekly: Wolves of the North

Matrix/Slithrine have pretty much dominated the news beat this week: first they had their latest monthly stream, then they announced a new game, followed...

The 1. SS-Panzerdivision is coming to Steel Division

As Steel Division: Normandy ‘44’s first anniversary draws near, Eugen have revealed a few more details as to what the free ‘First Blood’ update...

Field of Glory 2 ‘Age of Belisarius’ DLC Announced

Matrix Games have announced the next DLC pack for their rather excellent turn-based historical wargame, Field of Glory II. The last DLC looked at...

Field of Glory II Tabletop Mod

The Boss often raises an eyebrow or two about my obsession with visuals, so when I got the green light for this article, I...

13 Days: A ‘Micro’ Cold War Game you can play via a Browser

While my fellow North Americans were enthralled by the World Series of baseball, a handful of enthusiasts watched over another contest. In this one,...

We Were Soldiers: A Veteran’s Take on Radio Commander

I have to admit this has been the toughest thing I’ve ever written for Wargamer. Last week we ran our review of Radio Commander, a game...

Further Reading: Winter Wars

Winter is coming. This means snow, ice and temps so low that Punxsutawney Phil has already started his heart pump. And to close out...

The Art of War in Imperator: Rome

Paradox can’t really be considered a ‘house name’ in computer war gaming anymore, although between third-party projects like Steel Division, BattleTech and their hardcore...

Watch 40 glorious minutes of Panzer Corps 2 Gameplay

Slitherine & Matrix Games have started running monthly streams covering everything from new announcements to behind-the-scenes looks at upcoming games. Last month they dropped...

Wargamer Weekly: Blood Brothers

Now that I've returned from holiday we can get back to the very serious business of computer war games. My own game-time has been...

Axis & Allies 1942 Online Launches Into Early Access Today

While there have always been ways to play iconic war game Axis & Allies over the internet, there hasn’t really been a decent, bespoke...

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