STRATEGY AND TACTICS ARTICLE posted on 12 FEB 2010 by Scott Parrino
Star Fleet Intelligence has just shared some info on two enemy factions in Star Trek Online.
STRATEGY AND TACTICS ARTICLE posted on 4 MAR 2009 by Scott Parrino
Sgtshaggy is loving the Orks in Dawn of War II, and in this piece he takes a look at the the Ork Warboss.
STRATEGY AND TACTICS ARTICLE posted on 26 FEB 2009 by Scott Parrino
In Part 2 of this two part series, Chris Beck looks at the Eldar's three tiers of units in Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II.
STRATEGY AND TACTICS ARTICLE posted on 25 FEB 2009 by Scott Parrino
The Wargamer's Chris Beck Takes a look at the Eldar in this two part series on their strategy and tactics in Dawn of War II.
STRATEGY AND TACTICS ARTICLE posted on 11 AUG 2008 by Scott Parrino
What happened to the attack on Cemetery and Culp’s Hill on the evening of July 1st, 1863? On the 145th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, Al Berke takes a look at some of the brigade and regimental level games that cover this battle from the American Civil War and how they incorporate command and control mechanisms.
STRATEGY AND TACTICS ARTICLE posted on 17 MAY 2008 by Wargamer Staff
In Part I, Bill Macon described how the AI evolved in the Strategic Command 2 series and provided some developer comments about his own Advanced Third Reich custom campaign. In this Part II article, he provides an after action review of a hands-off AI versus AI game to demonstrate some of the capabilities of both Axis and Allied AI scripting in Advanced Third Reich.
STRATEGY AND TACTICS ARTICLE posted on 15 MAY 2008 by Wargamer Staff
What does it take to get a computer opponent to think in a game of World War II grand strategy? For the past couple of years, Bill Macon has been developing a custom campaign using the comprehensive editor in the Strategic Command 2 series, specifically to adapt the classic Avalon Hill board game Rise and Decline of the Third Reich to this computer game engine. Follow along as he shares his experiences with AI development and perhaps encourages others to try their hand at an exercise both frustrating and rewarding.
STRATEGY AND TACTICS ARTICLE posted on 13 NOV 2005 by Scott Parrino
Overwhelmed by barbarians? Frustrated by the legions of Rome? Sean Drummy offers tactics and strategies to beat these ancient armies.
STRATEGY AND TACTICS ARTICLE posted on 27 JUN 2005 by Scott Parrino
"This guide provides strategic suggestions for playing the USA in the 1936 start of Hearts of Iron 2. It is a strategy guide against the AI, not a human opponent. This is a guide for shaping overall strategy, research, and production to win the 1936 USA game."
STRATEGY AND TACTICS ARTICLE posted on 1 MAR 2005 by Scott Parrino
For players wanting better control of the newly released naval simulation, check out these hotkeys for the game.
STRATEGY AND TACTICS ARTICLE posted on 16 FEB 2004 by Scott Parrino
Guest columnist Ray Rivers explores Sun Tzu's Indirect Approach and its actual applications in famous historical battles.
STRATEGY AND TACTICS ARTICLE posted on 26 JUL 2003 by Scott Parrino
The Wargamer offers this helpful guide to get players started on the right scenarios in this challenging World War II grand strategy game.
STRATEGY AND TACTICS ARTICLE posted on 3 SEP 2002 by Scott Parrino
Gary Morgan offers this comprehensive strategy guide for the Napoleonics era war game from Shrapnel and Breakaway Games. Included are helpful historical Napoleonic and game tactics which may prove helpful to player success and enjoyment when playing this game.
STRATEGY AND TACTICS ARTICLE posted on 1 SEP 2002 by Scott Parrino
"Advice like, "don't be complacent" and "always keep a reserve" aren't going to set off any light bulbs in experienced wargamers' heads. To their credit, the folks at Panther Games would rather have users learn by playing. But we're going to try and be a bit more specific about strategies and tactics here."
STRATEGY AND TACTICS ARTICLE posted on 7 JAN 2002 by Scott Parrino
The Wargamer and Schwerpunkt are pleased to offer this exclusive Russo-German War '41-'44 user manual, created by Simon Mellick.
STRATEGY AND TACTICS ARTICLE posted on 3 FEB 2001 by Scott Parrino
Historically the phalanx was an awesome fighting formation. When confronted by the ultimate ancient war machine, the Roman Legion, the phalanx could give a creditable account of itself, even after having passed its peak. Having held sway over the western way of war from the time of the early Greeks, through the conquests of Alexander, and on to the conflicts of the Diadochi (Alexander's successors), the phalanx was gradually giving way to smaller, more maneuverable units.
STRATEGY AND TACTICS ARTICLE posted on 1 FEB 2001 by Scott Parrino
Battles within a campaign are spontaneously set up with the appropriate forces, terrain, logistics, and other contextual campaign elements. This is a significant departure from other wargames where a campaign is simply a series of linear, pre-built battles, to be fought in sequence.
STRATEGY AND TACTICS ARTICLE posted on 1 JAN 2001 by Scott Parrino
Multiman Publishing has made an effort to revive the hobby magazine that used to be called the Advanced Squad Leader Annual. While the name may have been changed to Advanced Squad Leader Journal, the magazine retains all the elements of its predecessor such as series replays, loads of excellent and informative articles, and of course, enough scenarios to last a lifetime.
STRATEGY AND TACTICS ARTICLE posted on 1 DEC 2000 by Scott Parrino
The purpose of this strategy guide is to describe each of the elements of the game system. The idea is that if the player has a fuller understanding of how each element functions, it will improve his play.
STRATEGY AND TACTICS ARTICLE posted on 16 AUG 2000 by Scott Parrino
BattleCry is easy to customize. There are enough toys and moveable terrain pieces to allow players to recreate other historical battles and situations, or to create their own games. (Those who buy more than one copy of the game will have more toys and terrain pieces - and a bigger map - to allow them to go beyond the limitations of the basic mix).