We’re finally nearing the end of the summer season, thank God. The scorching heat is killing me slowly. The beach-goers cease to show and the incessant wail of screaming teenagers give way to quieter nights by the sea. The gaming … Continue reading Strategy and Wargaming News – 12th September – World War 2 Operation Husky, Hearts of Iron, Cauldrons of War Stalingrad
Privet, tovarishch! A new DLC for Unity of Command II is coming as swift and silent as the Russian winter. Moscow 41‘ is the most recent endeavour of 2×2 Games. These veterans of the Eastern Front bring their previous game … Continue reading REVIEW- Unity of Command II – Moscow 41
There are some big commitments one can bestow upon him or herself while in this world – a long and loving marriage. Raising a happy and healthy kid. Having a pet. Buying or building a dream house. Be a Star … Continue reading Strategy and Wargaming News 15th of August- Giveaway Announcement, Unity of Command 2 DLC, Victoria 3
Dearest reader! I’ve been watching you! You’ve been flocking to the SaW Inn this week only to find it with it’s door semi-open, with no new content and me nowhere to be seen. Worry not, I have returned. Actual, real … Continue reading Strategy and Wargaming News – 11th April – Age of Empires 4 Gameplay revealed, release date, new details, in-depth analysis
Good afternoon Ladies and Gentlemen, this is your captain speaking. I would like to welcome you to Can you really fly an Airplane? Airline This is flight number somewhere between 0 and 7 going around and roundabout Porto, Portugal. We … Continue reading How accurate is Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 to Real Life? City of Porto Comparison and History.
Happy New Year’s Eve, everybody! Have you noticed that OneHexAway is now an official website? Look at my baby, with his dot-com domain, all fancy! As the sole word masher of OneHex it is my pleasure to annouce that during … Continue reading OneHex is going dot-com! Here’s what to expect in 2021
After successfully painting the American cornfields with lead, gunpowder and blood across two of the most excellent strategy games of the last decade, game developer Game-labs- whose headhoncho worked on the iconic Darthmod- is now tip-toeing into the beaches of … Continue reading Deep Tactical Combat in Shallow Waters- Ultimate Admiral: Age of Sail- REVIEW
This piece will focus on taking a closer look -mainly- at the Medieval and Age of Sail periods. I will split the article in two. The next article will cover the remaining centuries (17th-onwards) until the world of today. From … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Portugal in Videogames (and a very, very brief History of Portugal)
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.
Usual disclaimers apply, as this is nothing more than a collection of thoughts and ideas, which lack any empirical evidence and need to be subjected to deep research, data collection and analysis and peer-review. This series aims to raise questions, … Continue reading Engaging with History Through Videogames 101