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¿Pasáran?

14 Apr 2004 0

"What drew Hemingway and the idealists of the International Brigade to join the conflict between the Falangist forces of Francisco Franco and the military forces of the elected Spanish government with its Communist and Anarchist allies? ¿Pasáran? examines this bloody rehearsal for World War II."

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Rick Fehrenbacher examines the 4th edition of this venerable GMT Games board game which recreates ten of the battles fought by Alexander and his Macedonian army between 338 and 326 B.C.

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Jim Zabek reports back with his first impressions of this stunning new action shooter from Ubisoft.

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Moving a masterpiece from one medium to another is never easy; books rarely translate well into movies. Will porting a classic pen & paper Dungeons & Dragons adventure to the PC end in victory or defeat?

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Can a marriage between Role Playing and Real-Time Strategy work? The developers of Spellforce: The Order of Dawn seem to think so. Brian Rubin finds out if this is indeed a successful marriage, or one that should seek counseling.

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The Russian Campaign

29 Mar 2004 0

"...supersedes most of them with its spot-on combination of playability and historical effect. It’s also a great game for introducing beginners to the hobby, and gamers who have been thinking about making the jump to play-by-email, it comes with an Aide-de-Camp 2 Limited version of The Russian Campaign."

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Silent Storm

26 Mar 2004 0

"Even though X-Com generated many sequels, one wonders why a title like Silent Storm did not come around sooner: a marriage of one of the penultimate...gaming experiences into one of the most popular gaming themes: World War II."

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Highway to the Reich

25 Mar 2004 0

"...is an ambitious attempt at blending old and new in order to leapfrog the traditional boundaries of hex-based wargames. At issue is whether the designers at Panther Games have delivered a stunning breakthrough or, like Monty, bit off more than the troops can chew."

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Fortress Third Reich

24 Mar 2004 0

"In addition to the land defenses on the Atlantic coast and the Franco-German border, there were the East and South Walls, field works, submarine pens, underground factories, and of course shelters for Adolf Hitler and his aides. One gets the impression that the Germans tried to put everything of value under a thick shield."

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Blood on the Snow

19 Mar 2004 0

"Name one other wargame that has a counter for a Soviet brass band, and a motorized brass band at that. Avalanche Press's Blood on the Snow offers one up in all its cardboard glory and is an indicator of the top-heavy order of battle that Soviets brought to bear against the Finns in the Winter War of 1939-40."

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