PRESS RELEASE posted on 7 MAR 2008 by Scott Parrino
HPS Simulations is proud to announce the upcoming release of a new John Tiller Game, a tactical level simulation of the Mexican–American War using the Early American Wars engine.
BOARD GAME REVIEW posted on 28 JAN 2007 by Brant Guillory
"Cactus Throne is a straight-ahead, no-frills, no-gimmicks board wargame. In this day and age of flashy components, photo-realistic maps, card-game mechanics, and dice with sides that can go up to 100, it's almost downright nostalgic to punch out counters and chase each other around an unfolded map..."
PC GAME REVIEW posted on 28 OCT 2003 by Scott Parrino
Set in the American Frontier, No Man's Land is the latest historical strategy from CDV. Jeff Vitous reviews this new offering in the crowded RTS market.
BOOK REVIEW posted on 16 NOV 2002 by Scott Parrino
"...is biographical writing at its best. It clearly details the facts of Jesse James's life, and separates them from the mythology that has gained power over time. It also provides deep insight into the many conflicts during a turning-point in American history. Above all, however, it tells an extremely good tale."
PC GAME REVIEW posted on 13 DEC 2000 by Scott Parrino
The right to call a game by the title Civilization sparked rivalries and lawsuits that eventually led to the collapse and acquisition of game companies, the firing, resignation and hiring of new designers and public duels (mostly but not always just in print) between many interested and afflicted parties. Activision was a major player in all of these donnybrooks. Regardless of all that, and no matter what the title printed on the box, Call to Power II IS Civilization - and except for the multi-player bugs and a time-consuming scenario editor - it is Civilization done right.