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UFO: Aftermath

05 Nov 2003 0

"This seeming conundrum is Cenega's and Altar's rationale for saying their UFO: Aftermath is not a re-make of Microprose's classic X-Com: UFO Unknown. Nonetheless, the similarities between the two games are striking enough that gamers will compare the two."

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Forsaken Army

30 Oct 2003 0

"History has, of course, provided us with a plethora of documentation...on the topic of Stalingrad. This book, however, is unique in that it is not told in the cold, analytical manner of a battle analysis; instead, it is told from the perspective of the soldiers."

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"Glittering pinholes in the cosmic curtain of space serve as the backdrop for Fantasy Flight Games' MagBlast: Second Edition, a card game of fast-paced, interstellar conflict."

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No Man's Land

28 Oct 2003 0

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.

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"For you, and others like you, there is a chance to relive the glory of Rome and redress the wrongs committed against you, in GMT’s magnificent and multifaceted game, The Rise of the Roman Republic."

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Backhand Blow

17 Oct 2003 0

"The Schwerpunkt series of GMT games is aptly named: a focused, cohesive effort on a relatively contracted part of World War II. The first (and currently, only) game in this series, Von Manstein's Backhand Blow, contemplates admirably the dire situation facing the Wehrmacht in early 1943, with a beautiful map, colorful playing pieces, and an easy system of play."

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Lost Over Laos

15 Oct 2003 0

A true and moving account of friendship, loss and the obligations the living owe the dead, set against the backdrop of journalism in the later phases of the Vietnam war.

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Vietnam MedEvac

14 Oct 2003 0

Vietnam MedEvac simulates the Huey helicopter and its role in the Vietnam conflict. Does it soar high or crash and burn?

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"Massive Sieges. Grand flanking maneuvers. Armored clashes so large and utterly fierce, George Patton may have considered them with caution. The Eastern Front of the Second World War has always served as an armor advocate's dream come true and the operational wargamer's filet mignon."

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"Together, they provide over eight hundred pages of detailed information relating to the composition and organization of the armies of all the powers involved in the Napoleonic wars."

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