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  • HistoryNet, Reviews

    Game Buzz- Armchair General July 2014

    Battle Worlds: Kronos harkens back to games such as Battle Isle and a time when turn-based strategy ruled the PC. Funded through Kickstarter, it puts players in control of the forces of either the Yerla or the Rebels as they wind their way...

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    Wargame Reviews- Armchair General September 2014

    Unity of Command: Black Turn Unity of Command: Black Turn based prequel to of Command: Stalingrad is a turn- Unity Campaign. It covers Operation Barbarossa, the Wehrmacht’s 1941 invasion of the Soviet Union, offering 13 linked scenarios...

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    Game Buzz- Armchair General September 2014

    In Call of Duty: Ghosts, gamers get to have shootouts in space, shootouts on top of a speeding train … basically, just massive shootouts. Granted, any acquisition editor at Tor would laugh the single-player campaign into the trash, but...

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    Wargame Reviews- Armchair General November 2014

    Piercing Fortress Europa Piercing Fortress Europa is an innovative operational-level wargame depicting the grinding World War II campaign in Italy, including the invasion of Sicily Players maneuver division- and brigade-sized units across...

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    Game Buzz- Armchair General November 2014

    Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes is the latest in a long line of excellent games by the franchise that invented the stealth shooter. It is one of the prequels to the original Metal Gear game and is a sequel to Peace Walker. Gamers play the...

  • Aviation History Magazine

    Multi-Media Review: Air Conflicts- Vietnam

    Vietnam War flight simulations are usually interesting because they’re rare. This controversial period in history saw pivotal policy changes in military aviation, with valuable lessons learned on the battlefield, such as the folly of...

  • Aviation History Magazine

    Multi-Media Review: Kerbal Space Program

    Kerbal Space Program Though some predicted they’d be dead by now, flight simulations continue to thrive in various forms. Kerbal Space Program (kerbalspace program.com), which costs $27, puts the gamer in charge of the space program for...

  • Aviation History Magazine

    Multi-Media Review: DCS World

    New to the free-to-play movement, DCS World is a high-realism simulation integrating formerly separate products such as DCS: Black Shark and the Flaming Cliffs series to a common digital battlefield. DCS (Digital Combat Simulator) products...

  • Aviation History Magazine

    Multi-Media Review: MS Flight Simulator Reboot

    MS Flight Simulator Reboot  A classic sim is about to get a new lease on life For a change this time I’d like to share a story from real life about the intersection between simulation and reality. It’s inspired by the recent...

  • World War II Magazine

    Review: Red Devils- Board Game

    RED DEVILS By Lost Battalion Games. Ages 12 and up, 2013. $89.95. Before the rise of the computer game in the 1980s, an armchair general looking to strut his stuff found his theater in board games. Military board games haven’t entirely...

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    Game Buzz- Armchair General January 2015

    Why write a Titanfall review? The previews anointed this MechWarrior wannabe the new king of games long before the first customer ever played it. Bestowed more Best of Show awards than a Jim Gaffigan Las Vegas tour, the game’s...

  • Reviews

    Game Review: Commander- The Great War

    Commander: The Great War of a traditional turn- based war game played on takes the mechanics a hex field and transfers them to the touch screen of the iPad. Players control coalitions of the Entente Allies or the Central Powers, jumping...

  • Reviews

    Game Review: Desert Fox- The Battle for El Alamein

    Desert Fox: The Battle for El Alamein covers the World War II battles in the North African desert in the summer and fall of 1942. Players maneuver Axis or British Commonwealth forces of brigade and regiment sizes over a map divided into...

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    Game Buzz- Armchair General March 2015

    World of Tanks is an online multiplayer game chock full of massive, swirling, dusty tank battles that revolve around players defending their bases, capturing enemy bases, and destroying opposing tanks. These exciting clashes unfold on a...

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    Game Review: Lords of the Fallen

    Lords of the Fallen is one of the latest titles in the much-loved action role-playing game genre. Gamers assume the persona of Harkyn, a convicted criminal, master swordsman and expert magic user. They view the action from a third-person...

  • World War II Magazine

    Game Review: Escape from Colditz

    World War II's resident gamer Chris Ketcherside reviews Osprey Games' reissue of a classic....