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by RogerCoop
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: Wargamer Front Page Discussion
Topic: Field of Glory: Empires Review
Replies: 9
Views: 2911

<r><QUOTE><s>[quote]</s> My thought here is that the casualty count is rigged to approximate what historians believe really happened, not what Caesar said happened. Obviously, his and other accounts are all we have so we will really never know. <br/> Colonel Bill<e>[/quote]</e></QUOTE> Even the most...
by RogerCoop
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Wargamer Front Page Discussion
Topic: Field of Glory: Empires Review
Replies: 9
Views: 2911

<t>The battle description shows perfectly the problems I have with FOG. The winning side in an ancient battle took 30% losses. That would an unusual thing, most pre-gunpowder battles were rather one-sided in losses. If you play any FOG battle and then read an account of the battle on Wikipedia you w...
by RogerCoop
Sun May 27, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Wargamer Front Page Discussion
Topic: Review: Mare Nostrvm
Replies: 3
Views: 2440

<t>I find ancient naval warfare interesting and had high hopes for Mare Nostrum. However, I have found Mare Nostrum disappointing both as simulation and a game.<br/> <br/> Most fundamental problem is the WEGO system. Given the high movement rates in the game, it makes contact with the enemy a matter...

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