A few years ago I picked up a read for a brief vacation, “With Wings Like Eagles” by Michael Korda. My knowledge of the Battle of Britain was pretty basic, a general idea of the smackdown, but never a deep dive. Michael Korda’s book lays it all out and really pins how unwinnable the Battle of Britain was for Germany. About the same time my Matrix Anniversary coupon arrived, and well, I ended up getting Gary Grigsby’s Eagle Day to Bombing the Reich… and didn’t play it for a few years. Until…Continue reading…
The Highway to the Reich scenario pack contains 13 scenarios ranging from 55 units all the way up to 881. It covers Operation Market Garden and makes for a very challenging Allied experience. We’re going to take a closer look at a smaller, and shorter, scenario : Arnhem Second Wave.Continue reading…
In Episode #4 we discuss the real time pause-able WW2 game Panther Games Command Ops 2. My guest for this show is YouTuber TortugaPower. This game has one of the most innovative AI systems where instead of you micro-managing the units all you have to do is give an order to an HQ and watch as it’s executed intelligently. Plans can be coordinated, combined arms teams form, and artillery flies, all on a divisional scale with just a few clicks.
The game is available on Steam for the whopping price of $0. This comes with 4 missions. Scenario packs cover anywhere from Arnhem to Germany 1945 and are about $30.
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There is an unfortunately low amount of quality strategy games for mobile. This amount is about to get even smaller with the upcoming app store apocalypse where anything not 64 bit will be pulled from sale.
Yobogames is stepping in to fill the gap with a couple of titles. First up is Moscow 41, and they also have a Kursk game too. So how does it stack up in hex and counter land?
Finally. Steel Division.
The info is still pretty sparse but it looks like Paradox Interactive, the studio who developed Hearts of Iron, Crusader Kings, Europa Universalis, and Stellaris, are publishing a Tactical RTS WW2 strategy game developed by Eugen Systems. You might remember Eugen from RUSE and the Wargame series.
This is gonna be good. Here’s a few things that caught me eye in an otherwise sparse press release.