The View From The Bunker – Order of Battle: Pacific ain’t your grandfather’s Panzer General!

The View From The Bunker – Order of Battle: Pacific ain’t your grandfather’s Panzer General!

Before you dismiss this statement as sacrilegious, please remember that I still have that life size poster of Gary Grigsby hanging on my bedroom wall. But with all due respect to one of our founding fathers, given the vast complexities of the particular conflict, like Goldilocks in that ursine abode, no one has managed to get that Second World War Pacific theatre just right. Until now! So at the risk of exposing my blatantly bald head, my hat’s off to The Artistocrats for finally doing that island hopping campaign justice. Though I still say they’re tied with Muzzy Lane for strangest wargame developer company name ever.

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The Second War of Armageddon turns blue

The Second War of Armageddon turns blue

First there was Armageddon where the main forces of the Imperium of Man were the Armageddon Steel Legion. Then came the Salamander Space Marines followed by the Blood Angels. Now it is the turn of the third, and we think final, chapter to have a pop at the invading Orks – the Ultramarines.

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War Tapes – Jake Tucker kicks in a few doors

War Tapes – Jake Tucker kicks in a few doors

War Tapes is an almost monthly column by Jake Tucker which looks at some of the finest strategy games of years gone by. This month we pop a spy camera under the door to look at Killhouse Studio’s Door Kicker. Flash Out!

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YAAH! Magazine and Game Review

YAAH! Magazine and Game Review

Last week in his regular The View From The Bunker column, Jeff Ward mused on his abiding love for Strategy and Tactics Magazine. So even in this age of the seemingly all pervasive internet there is still a place for the printed magazine – and I for one am certainly grateful. And now there is a new gaming mag on the scene and Wargamer.com regular Richard Martin takes a look at YAAH! Over to Richard …

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More Matrix – do they ever stop?

More Matrix – do they ever stop?

Just when we thought we’d caught up with the news coming out of the Matrix Games press machine they spring another couple of pieces on us. Another patch and how to get involved with their annual conference is the order of the day today. No doubt there will be something else later this week …

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2K Announces Sid Meier’s Civilization®: Beyond Earth™ – Rising Tide Expansion Pack

2K Announces Sid Meier’s Civilization®: Beyond Earth™ – Rising Tide Expansion Pack

Reception at the initial release of Beyond Earth was a touch mixed and some even suggested that waiting for an expansion might be a wise move. Well now there is an expansion that brings aquatic gameplay, an overhauled diplomacy system, hybrid Affinities and more (apparently) so perhaps it’s time to look again if you didn’t on release.

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HexWar aiming for another Greenlight

HexWar aiming for another Greenlight

Only last week we brought you news of HexWar looking to get Tank Battle: Normandy through the Steam Greenlight process; well it looks like we missed that they also have another game going through the same thing. Click to read more.

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Matrix Games news a-go-go !

Matrix Games news a-go-go !

A whole load of news and updates from Matrix Games to bring you this morning covering the weekly discount, an update and a new beta program for you to participate in. Click the link for the nitty gritty …

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