The Wargamer

27 May 2017

The Civil War is Over - The Confederacy is VICTORIOUS

AFTER ACTION REPORT posted on 27 AUG 2014 by Jean Marciniak

Jean Marciniak concludes his Civil War II game

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Birth of America 2: Wars in America

PC GAME REVIEW posted on 14 AUG 2014 by Jean Marciniak

We look back at this 2008 release to see how it has stood up to the passage of time

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The South Still Stands

AFTER ACTION REPORT posted on 28 FEB 2014 by Jean Marciniak

Civil War II Live Action Review - Part 7

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Custers Last Command 2 Review

PC GAME REVIEW posted on 27 AUG 2013 by Jean Marciniak

Jean Marciniak gives us an extensive gameplay video review of a game with an out of the ordinary subject

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Mexican–American War

PRESS RELEASE posted on 7 MAR 2008 by Scott Parrino

HPS Simulations is proud to announce the upcoming release of a new John Tiller Game, a tactical level simulation of the Mexican–American War using the Early American Wars engine.

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Cactus Throne

BOARD GAME REVIEW posted on 28 JAN 2007 by Brant Guillory

"Cactus Throne is a straight-ahead, no-frills, no-gimmicks board wargame. In this day and age of flashy components, photo-realistic maps, card-game mechanics, and dice with sides that can go up to 100, it's almost downright nostalgic to punch out counters and chase each other around an unfolded map..."

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No Man's Land

PC GAME REVIEW posted on 28 OCT 2003 by Scott Parrino

Set in the American Frontier, No Man's Land is the latest historical strategy from CDV. Jeff Vitous reviews this new offering in the crowded RTS market.

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Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War

BOOK REVIEW posted on 16 NOV 2002 by Scott Parrino

"...is biographical writing at its best. It clearly details the facts of Jesse James's life, and separates them from the mythology that has gained power over time. It also provides deep insight into the many conflicts during a turning-point in American history. Above all, however, it tells an extremely good tale."

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Call to Power II

PC GAME REVIEW posted on 13 DEC 2000 by Scott Parrino

The right to call a game by the title Civilization sparked rivalries and lawsuits that eventually led to the collapse and acquisition of game companies, the firing, resignation and hiring of new designers and public duels (mostly but not always just in print) between many interested and afflicted parties. Activision was a major player in all of these donnybrooks. Regardless of all that, and no matter what the title printed on the box, Call to Power II IS Civilization - and except for the multi-player bugs and a time-consuming scenario editor - it is Civilization done right.

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