There’s been something of a resurgence in American Civil War strategy games lately, with AgeOD and Western Civ both delivering very different visions of the conflict in recent years. Now Gary Grigsby is turning his eyes to the War Between The States. Taking gamers back to the American Civil War, Gary Grigsby’s War Between the […]
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February 28th, 2008 · 7 Comments · AGEOD, Civil War, Gameshark, Review
My review of AGEod’s American Civil War is now up at Gameshark. I really like what AGEod has been doing, and this title is a smart pickup for CDV.
April 21st, 2007 · 5 Comments · AGEOD, Civil War
Memo to developers: When you create an ingame tutorial, do everything you can to help the player. Telling me to move my troops to a region “three to the west” isn’t very helpful when the number of possible routes to the west is greater than one. It doesn’t hurt to highlight the key region, or […]
April 12th, 2007 · 3 Comments · AGEOD, Civil War
Ageod’s American Civil War is finished and ready for purchase at the AGEeOD website. Given the hours of pleasure I derived from Birth of America, the best wargame of 2006, I’m happy to see that the game is keeping the same board game look. I have a few half-finished essays on the importance of map […]
March 1st, 2006 · 1 Comment · Civil War, Interview, Mad Minute
Last year’s Civil War Bull Run:Take Command 1861 was one of last year’s big surprises. A game that could have been just Bull Run: Total War was in fact a compelling and endlessly replayable masterpiece. I had some minor misgivings related to the low res graphics at the action level, but I was mostly impressed. […]