Ultimate Admiral: Dreadnoughts Teaches You to Watch Your Weight (And Fire *Everything*)

Most folks know I’m a miniatures guy, so it makes sense that I gravitate towards computer games that mimic the graphics and play thereof....

Wargamer Weekly: And Updates for All

There is actually quite a few things to catch up on today, and probably more I may have missed, so do jump in in...

Old Dogs: Win 7 & 10 Compatibility Guides for Classic Wargames

Wargamers will have little difficulty naming some of their favourite titles. From decades of releases to choose from, there will always classics worth coming...

Wargamer Weekly: Thank God For Rain

I’m not going to lie; all this unnecessarily good weather was starting to get on my nerves. It’s been raining for most of today...

New Warlords mode comes to ARMA 3

ArmA 3, despite being five years old at this point, is still receiving a lot of love and attention from developer Bohemia Interactive. As...

Total Warthenticity: How Thrones of Britannia is (surprisingly) true to the period

When you think of the Creative Assembly’s Total War series of computer warGAMES, the first thing you think of is the incredible eye candy,...

Wargamer Weekly: Get in the Sea

By wargaming standards, having two games to review in the space of the week seems like a veritable tidal wave of new games to...

Further Reading: GMT Game’s Pendragon – The Fall of Roman Britain

Volume 8 in GMT’s successful COIN series of board wargames, Pendragon: Fall of Roman Britain sits unique amongst the releases so far. First up,...

The Wargamer’s Guide to Painting Historical Miniatures

It’s either the best thing going or the bane of one’s existence if you are into miniature tabletop wargaming. By this I mean, of...

Wargamer Weekly: The Endsieg Times

It feels like it’s been a while since we’ve had one of these – they’ve definitely been a bit less consistent. As we approach...

My First Unity of Command 2 (Playthrough)

It took me three attempts (and quick blitz through the tutorial after no.2) to complete the first scenario of Unity of Command 2. As...

Blast from the Past: Avalon Hill’s Firepower

I recently received Firepower as a gift out of the blue. My wonderful friends, who happened to find it in a bargain bin and...

Hidden Gem: Sinking Ships is the Napoleonic Naval Warfare mini-game you never knew you...

We’re no strangers to low-poly or out-dated graphics here on Wargamer. Some of the finest wargames available use little more than pixel graphics -...

Wargamer Weekly – Dakka Dakka

The thing I struggle most when writing this column is that I'm perpetually paranoid that I've forgotten something. It's like going on holiday -...

Wargamer Weekly: Is Available for Pre-Order

It’s been a fairly low-key week here at Wargamer HQ. We started off with a deep-dive into the surprisingly deep warfare mechanics of Imperator:...

Command Modern Air/Naval Operations DLC Guide

Command Modern Air/Naval Operations (CMANO) is a bit of a dream game for me. Naval warfare games in general have always appealed to me...

We like the look of Steel Division 2’s new Conquest mode

Normally we’d have saved something like this for tomorrow’s Wargamer Weekly but… well, it’s been a bit of a slow week in computer wargames....

Armored Brigade is Getting a Mission Editor

We haven’t heard much regarding Matrix Games excellent real-time tactical WW3 war game Armored Brigade since the Italy-Yugoslavia DLC pack launched earlier this year....

Wargamer Weekly: Wait, why is this on a Thursday?

Good question, why IS this coming out on a Thursday? Well, by the time you read this, I’ll actually be in Stockholm attending Paradox’s...

Wargamer Weekly: Back to the War

It’s been a good an diverse week for wargame news, which always makes the Friday update easier to write, although in terms of ‘big’...

Strategic Mind: The Pacific highlights the problem with depicting the Pacific Theatre within a...

Playing the early access release of Strategic Mind: The Pacific has definitely made me think. Probably not in the way the game had hoped,...

Watch 12 Minutes of General Staff in Action

The General Staff digital war games software being developed by Dr. Ezra Sidran is something we’ve been following on and off through-out most of...

Historicon 2019 & The Rise of the Cigar Box Battle Mat

Looking last week at what to write for today, the Boss asked me if I noticed any trends in miniature wargaming coming out of...

Social Warfare: Holdfast: Nations at War’s struggle with collective action

Holdfast: Nations at War is a multiplayer game set in the Napoleonic Wars, and it’s all about teamwork. Every player plays a soldier, with...

The Best Korean War Games

When it comes to the Korean War (1950-53) the shortage of games that I complained about here previously persists. Unlike World War II, the...

Wargamer Weekly: The Curious Case of the Missing Game

A short intro from yours truly today, as there’s been plenty of things happening this week that we can catch you up on, even...

Wargamer Weekly: Easter Front

It’s a bank holiday here in the UK today, so we’re keeping this update short. Coming up to the end of the month again...

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