28 November 2014

Editorial: The Wargamer Games of the Year 2013

The judges verdict is in

Published on 12 FEB 2014 7:35am by Wargamer Staff
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After due consideration the winners are:


PC/Mac Game of the Year

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A close run category which has just been won by Flashpoint: Red Storm developed by On Target Simulations and published by Matrix Games. A classic “Cold War gone hot” game based in the 1980’s with NATO facing the Soviet tide.

Read our review of the game here - http://wargamer.com/article/3480/Flashpoint-Campaigns:-Red-Storm-Review-and-Interview


Mobile Game of the Year

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The runaway winner in this category was iOS game Drive on Moscow published by Shenandoah Studio. The initial Nazi invasion of Germany in WW2; playable as either German or the USSR on your iPad or (in v2.0) your iPhone.

Our review is here - http://wargamer.com/article/3477/Start-the-Drive-on-Moscow - and the review of v2.0 is here - http://wargamer.com/article/3515/Drive-on-Moscow-2.0


Boardgame of the Year

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Another tight category, however, in the end Freedom – The Underground Railroad by Academy Games came out the winner. A game that deals with what is still a difficult subject for many.

Read our review of the game here - http://wargamer.com/article/3500/Freedom-The-Underground-Railroad



Congratulations to all the winners.