It was probably when I replayed the Battle of Teutoberger Wald from the Roman side for the 20th time that I realized just how deeply Field of Glory has sunk into my gaming routine. It’s a not daily fix like Dungeon Crawl is or Civ 4 was for many years. But it is a game […]
Entries Tagged as 'Slitherine'
March 9th, 2011 · 11 Comments · Ancients, Matrix, Slitherine, Wargames
May 25th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Slitherine, WW1
Lordz Games and Slitherine have just announced a new entry in their Commander series. Commander: The Great War will cover World War I in both a grand campaign and smaller scenarios. A list of features with comments follows: A huge hex based campaign map that stretches from the USA in the west, Africa and Arabia […]
May 10th, 2010 · 5 Comments · Industry, Matrix, Slitherine
My life has been a bit of a mess lately, so this is my first opportunity to post on last week’s big strategy business move. From the press release: Slitherine Ltd and Matrix Games today announced that they have signed a comprehensive agreement to merge the companies creating the world’s largest wargaming specialist publisher. Both […]
January 29th, 2010 · 3 Comments · AAR, Ancients, Slitherine, Wargames
Ian Bowes and I are playing out the Battle of Cynoscephalae in Field of Glory. He’s still learning the system, but he wanted to play another MP game and kindly asked that I join him. I gave him the Romans and took the Macedonians for myself. He is blogging the game over at his blog.
November 23rd, 2009 · 10 Comments · Ancients, Slitherine, Wargames
The computer version of Field of Glory satisfies two itches at once. First, it is a very simple and very fast playing wargame, well adapted from what is, by all accounts, a very good miniature rule set. Second, it is an ancients game, and we all know that I can go on forever about that […]
November 1st, 2009 · 1 Comment · Ancients, Slitherine
I just finished teaching about this stuff. Egypt is the first in a series a turn based grand strategy games with important economic and military aspects linked to the History TV channel series Engineering an Empire. You must engineer an empire from its roots to the height of its power. You take the role of […]