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Wars in America Review

Review - posted by Burning Bridges on Sun 13 September 2009, 12:33:58


Today I take a closer look at Ageods Wars In America. I announced this review to Jason so many times that it's almost ridiculous. But it now also includes a beginners guide to playing the game, and that might actually be more interesting than my lousy attempts to write an objective review.

Other: confusing references to other games, fanboi bias, contains Indian porn.

 

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Combat Mission: Shock Force AAR

Information - posted by Jason on Mon 24 August 2009, 07:10:22


Trash lets little men murder each other in this Combat Mission Shockforce AAR.

I've been given two battalions of infantry with Strykers and a battery of mortars as backup with some snipers and machineguns for good measure. There are also supposed to be two Abrahms tanks that will show up later. Three of the Strykers have grenade launchers besides their machineguns.

The probability is large that I outgun the insurgents, especially with the Strykers. That means that the open space around the town favors me. However, once I enter the town that advantage will soon evaporate. I mostly worry about RPGs and IEDs.

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East India Company Reviewed

Review - posted by Jason on Sat 15 August 2009, 22:23:39


GlobalExplorer has been spending a good deal of time with East India Company as of late and is ready to render his verdict.

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Combat Mission: Shock Force - British Forces

Preview - posted by Jason on Mon 10 August 2009, 08:16:08


Our man on the scene in the Netherlands, Trash, has given Combat Mission: Shock Force - British Forces the once over.

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Majesty 2 Full Preview

Preview - posted by YourConscience on Tue 28 July 2009, 05:57:07


When talking about exciting upcoming releases, Majesty 2 should not be omitted. Why is that so? Head on over to our preview based on the full beta and read why it is so!

An interesting addition over the original Majesty is the introduction of special places on the map, such as holy places and mule stations. On the latter you can build trading posts which will spawn mule carts full with gold from time to time. If such a mule cart manages to arrive at your market in one piece (as opposed to in the stomach of that hungry ogre) that gold is yours.

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Hearts of Iron 3 Preview

Preview - posted by Jason on Sat 27 June 2009, 23:45:43


Our man in Sweden, kris, spent some time with a recent preview build for Hearts of Iron III.

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East India Company - Updated Impressions

Preview - posted by Jason on Fri 26 June 2009, 06:30:00


GlobalExplorer immersed himself in the most recent build of East India Company and filed this preview.

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East India Company Previewed

Preview - posted by Jason on Wed 20 May 2009, 05:21:55


Local ruffian GlobalExplorer had a go at a preview build of East India Company.

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AGEOD's American Civil War Reviewed

Review - posted by Jason on Mon 27 April 2009, 04:45:40


Our old pal Trash took AGEOD's American Civil War for a spin and provided this here review.

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War3DII: Gettysburg Interview

Interview - posted by Jason on Sat 11 April 2009, 21:16:53


Norb Timpko and Jim Weaver of NorbSoftDev answered our questions about the upcoming American Civil War RTS, Ward3DII: Gettysburg.

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Trash joins the Marines

Review - posted by Jason on Tue 17 March 2009, 05:32:10


Local degenerate Trash gave Combat Mission: Shock Force - Marines a run through the desert.

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Gratuitous Space Battles Interview

Interview - posted by Jason on Wed 25 February 2009, 05:46:23


Cliff Harris took a moment away from Positech Games to let us know about his upcoming space strategy title, Gratuitous Space Battles.

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Dawn of War II Multiplayer Report

Preview - posted by Jason on Thu 19 February 2009, 07:08:21


Ryuken has been flexing his RTS nerd muscles for the past month in the Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II multiplayer beta. Here is his story.

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Majesty 2 Preview

Preview - posted by YourConscience on Mon 9 February 2009, 02:39:32


Majesty receives a sequel! Oh, you knew that already? Then head over to our preview of Majesty 2 if you are curious whether it will live up to your expectations or not. If you are a pessimist, chances are it won't. For all others, read further.

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Man of Prey Interview

Interview - posted by Jason on Fri 16 January 2009, 08:39:24


Apeiron, some of the fine folks behind Brigade E5 and 7.62, answered our questions about their upcoming, post-apoc tactical RPG, Man of Prey.

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Solium Infernum Interview

Interview - posted by Jason on Tue 23 December 2008, 06:28:50


Vic Davis of Cryptic Comet gave us the lowdown on Solium Infernum, Armageddon Empires, and beyond.

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Multiwinia: Survival of the Flattest Reviewed

Review - posted by Jason on Sat 22 November 2008, 20:48:43


TCancer's Belgian correspondent and RTS connoisseur Ryuken put Multiwinia: Survival of the Flattest to the test.

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TCancer interviews JA2 modmaker the_scorpion.

Interview - posted by LCJr. on Sun 7 September 2008, 03:46:15


Recently TCancer had the opportunity to do an interview with the_scorpion, perhaps the most prolific mod-maker in the history of the Jagged Alliance community.

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Pretty Soldier Wars A.D. 2048 Review

Review - posted by Jason on Sun 6 January 2008, 02:29:47


Our old pal Section8 had his first "H-game" experience involving Pretty Soldier Wars A.D. 2048, a turn-based tactical title with a twist. And he survived to tell the (NSFW) tale.

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Galactic Assault: Prisoner of Power

Review - posted by YourConscience on Wed 14 November 2007, 07:55:47


Here we go with yet another review, this time of Galacitc Assault: Prisoner of Power. It can be described as a Battle Isle clone with 3D graphics and a tie-in with a very interesting book (Prisoner of Power). But is it any good?

Concludingly I have to say that this is a nice little game, but mostly because the turn-based hexagonal style of gameplay is just nearly unkillable.

 

Looks good, doesn't it? But there are other pieces in the review that don't:

Given that it's nothing more than a simple hex-based wargame with rather small maps and few different units, it's really embarrassing to have to suffer through the long loading times only due to the overvalued visuals.

So not all is well with this title, unfortunately. And I say unfortunately, because the idea of making a turn-based game nowadays should be praised, perhaps even more than the equally good idea of taking a non-western and non-asian story background, for a change. Therefore, if this title isn't a hit, publishers will continue to think that turn-based has no future, ignoring the fact that it's perhaps just the execution that's lacking recently.

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