Mission and Opposing Forces “The front line has been swinging back and forth here for several days, and the litter of the battle lies all around. Our main defensive position is several hundred metres to the south, with several forward … Continue reading AAR Digest- Combat Mission Battle for Normandy- Undermanned, Not Outgunned
Previous less-than-friendly interactions between NATO and Syrian forces on the hogbacks of the desert made me accutely sensible of the dangers lurking around every dune while bomb defusing, compound raiding, insurgent hunting and all other desert related olympic sports. Tucked away rebels packing soviet-era automic roscoes-47, well placed man-carried cannonry amongst dead-ends and alley-ways and syrian agitators concealed between civilians made sure that Al-Amarah won’t soon be forgotten by those in charge (mainly me, myself and I). The battle for Al-Amarah- while considered by the Office (my, myself and I) as a clear tactical victory during the first days of … Continue reading An Exercise in Cautious Agression- Combat Mission Shock Force 2 AAR
If there was ever a thing I really didn’t enjoy until these very last couple of years was the advent of firearms in videogames. Tainted by movie-like perceptions of what a battle was like: Men would bravely form up on … Continue reading First hours at Gettysburg.
The Universe of Star Wars is richly populated with it’s stories of palatial intrigues in the Royal and Mercantile circles. Light and Dark- Jedis and Sith- have been battling since aeons past, making merciless use of whatever means necessary for … Continue reading Capturing the Tragedy of War in Star Wars
Since I started playing strategy games I loved artillery units. Be it cannons, trebuchets, howitzers, mortars, SPGs, etc. If it can trow big round things over my head into the enemy chances are I love them. Watching the little animations, … Continue reading The joys of artillery- Flashpoint Campaigns