MISC. REVIEW posted on 16 SEP 2005 by Scott Parrino
Jim Zabek takes a look at an interesting find at GenCon this year in his review of two Steel Sqwire products for avid boardgamers and role players alike.
INTERVIEW posted on 15 SEP 2005 by Scott Parrino
The Wargamer got this exclusive with developer Jean-Michel Mathé to learn all the details on Histwar: Les Grognards. Learn about this new wargame from the man who knows the game best, the creator.
BOARD GAME REVIEW posted on 8 SEP 2005 by Scott Parrino
So DOOM 3 wasn't all that. Does the board game fare any better? Michael Eckenfels takes a look at this new release from Fantasy Flight Games.
INTERVIEW posted on 3 SEP 2005 by Scott Parrino
The Wargamer just got some intel on a guy who is selling his gaming sk1llz as a mercenary in Battlefield 2. Jim Zabek caught up with him and asked a few questions.
BOARD GAME REVIEW posted on 15 AUG 2005 by Scott Parrino
So how do you actually make a game out of such an attritional slugfest – at least an interesting one? To be sure, World War I has become an increasingly popular topic for game designers over the past several years. In his review of The Big Push, Steve Pfarrer takes a look at its success despite history being against it.
BOOK REVIEW posted on 3 JUL 2005 by Scott Parrino
Mike Dorn gives his impressions on three separate books about the Knights Templar with each book bringing a different spin to coverage on the Knights Templar, and all three offer a wealth of information that assist in the understanding of the Order, though with much different approaches.
PC GAME PREVIEW posted on 7 JUN 2005 by Scott Parrino
Wartime Command is back from the dead! 1C's ambitious armored warfare simulation has been rescued from the failing Codemasters, and The Wargamer's Chris Abele got to see it at E3.
BOARD GAME PREVIEW posted on 21 MAY 2005 by Scott Parrino
You asked for details, and we have them. Get an early look at the Axis & Allies Miniatures in this special edition of On Board.
BOOK REVIEW posted on 15 MAY 2005 by Scott Parrino
Colonel Bill reviews two volumes of work that examine the deadliest weapon in Napoleon's vast military arsenal.
PC GAME PREVIEW posted on 12 MAY 2005 by Scott Parrino
A T-72? Yes, the old Russian beast is the subject of this hardcore sim title from Battlefront and two Russian developers, IDDK and Crazyhouse. Scott Udell takes an early look at this promising modern warfare sim.
SCREENSHOTS FEATURE posted on 3 MAY 2004 by Scott Parrino
Combine a 3D military training tool with control a la Close Combat, and the result is Pandemic Studios' Full Spectrum Warrior. Read on as Chris Abele introduces the title.
PC GAME REVIEW posted on 23 JAN 2004 by Scott Parrino
"The battle of Franklin was the South’s last chance to win the Civil War in the West. This lost campaign can now be replayed in a game which offers the hopes of the Confederates and the fears of the Union."
FEATURED GAME SECTION posted on 7 DEC 2003 by Scott Parrino
Supporting John Tiller's Squad Battles wargame series, the Task Force Echo Four site is led by F.Lee Harmon. The site offers a series of scenarios and tactical tutorials, carrying on the tradition of Wild Bill's Raiders.
PC GAME REVIEW posted on 19 NOV 2003 by Scott Parrino
"...Matrix Games and Freedom Games have produced Squad Assault: West Front, a 3D pausable continuous time game covering actions in France during 1944. Is this game a step forward in the genre or will it fall by the wayside like G.I. Combat and Frontline Command?"
BOARD GAME REVIEW posted on 15 NOV 2003 by Scott Parrino
"The wars of the GMT Games second entry into their Musket & Pike Battle System recreates the issues of command confronting newly emergent leaders of the Imperial and Swedish forces attempting to maneuver infantry armed with either early muskets or ancient pikes while managing bulky cavalry and awkward cannons."
PC GAME REVIEW posted on 14 NOV 2003 by Scott Parrino
"The ninth episode of the Panzer Campaigns series returns to vicinity of Smolensk and looks at the Soviet attempts from August to December 1942 to reduce the Rzhev salient, whose eastern most extremity placed German forces within 150 kilometers of Moscow."
AFTER ACTION REPORT posted on 4 NOV 2003 by Scott Parrino
In this AAR, Jim Zabek and Lloyd Sabin battle on the desert plains of Medieval: Total War. Which general would be victorious and which would be made the fool?
AFTER ACTION REPORT posted on 10 OCT 2003 by Scott Parrino
Two Afrika Korps testers, Wyatt Barnett and Thomas Kiilerirch, square off in Operation Fruelingswind. This is the first part in a series of exclusive previews on the next Combat Mission.
PC GAME PREVIEW posted on 23 SEP 2003 by Scott Parrino
Neil Stalker takes this in-depth look at the next World War II tactical title from Close Combat developer Eric Young.