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by Talorgan
Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: Computer Games
Topic: Wargame construction kit
Replies: 2
Views: 11888

Re: Wargame construction kit

I'm hoping that Vic takes his game concept forward after Shadow Empire.
by Talorgan
Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: Wargamer Front Page Discussion
Topic: Do not be afraid of Command: Modern Operations
Replies: 5
Views: 358

Could it be modded into a WW II game?
by Talorgan
Wed May 20, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: Wargamer Front Page Discussion
Topic: Editorial: I want Ultimate Admiral: Dreadnought and Rule the Waves 2 to have a baby
Replies: 3
Views: 298

I want Advanced Tactics Gold to have sexual relations with Combat Mission and probably Close Combat. No contraception.
by Talorgan
Wed Feb 26, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: Wargamer Front Page Discussion
Topic: Upcoming Board & Miniature War Games 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 10232

Computer games score in that they usually include an opponent, the AI. Board and miniature games score in that their designs are open to manipulation, adjustment and bending. It's a great pity we can't have both.
by Talorgan
Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Wargamer Front Page Discussion
Topic: These Eight (and more) Classic free War Games have been preserved by the Internet Archive
Replies: 2
Views: 939

What's your opinion of XConq?
by Talorgan
Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Computer Games
Topic: Wargame construction kit
Replies: 2
Views: 11888

Wargame construction kit

Is Advanced Tactics Gold the most modern, de-facto, wargame constuction kit?
by Talorgan
Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Computer Games
Topic: Intel as a game mechanic
Replies: 1
Views: 12275

Re: Intel as a game mechanic

I have never come across it in somebody else' game but have wondered about mechanisms by which this might be simulated. One might be to give spies, agents and intelligence officers the chance of spotting enemy units. In the case of intelligence officers that might be at sporadic and at ridiculously ...
by Talorgan
Mon Sep 16, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Wargamer Front Page Discussion
Topic: Two Scenarios for The Operational Art of War 4 That Push The Limits of Scenario Design
Replies: 1
Views: 693

"a drive to rework a new system to do something else entirely"

Correct

The good thing about tabletop and board games is their flexibility. The computer-AI opponent is bought at the price of reduced flexibility, hence the need to rework.
by Talorgan
Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Wargamer Front Page Discussion
Topic: The Wargamer's Guide to...The Best Naval War Games
Replies: 22
Views: 14111

He's dead, Talorgan.
Damn

And I just gave them the excuse they needed for a whole other review.
by Talorgan
Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Wargamer Front Page Discussion
Topic: Urban Nightmare: The tactical challenges of urban fighting in Armored Brigade
Replies: 1
Views: 1945

Do we know yet whether there's a map editor in this game?

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