The Wargamer

24 July 2017

Will Venice rise - time to set sail

PC GAME REVIEW posted on 11 DEC 2013 by Martin Lampon

Martin Lampon reviews this trade sim for The Wargamer


Advanced Civilization and I

BOARD GAME REVIEW posted on 23 OCT 2013 by Russell Harley

Russell Harley writes about his love of this classic boardgame adapted for playing electronically


Rise of Venice New Screenshots

SCREENSHOTS FEATURE posted on 26 SEP 2013 by Wargamer Staff

Kalypso have sent us some more screenshots from their Rise of Venice game due to be released imminently


A Game of Thrones: Genesis

PC GAME REVIEW posted on 4 OCT 2011 by James Allen

James Allen from battles assassins, spies and enemy armies in the PC game creation of George R.R. Martin's novel series A Game of Thrones.


Tropico 4

PC GAME PREVIEW posted on 25 AUG 2011 by Lloyd Sabin

Lloyd Sabin travels to the island of Tropico to give the Wargamer a first look at upcoming Tropico 4.


Commander: Conquest of the Americas

SCREENSHOTS FEATURE posted on 15 JUN 2010 by Scott Parrino

We have scored some screnshots and info on the trade system of this upcoming strategy game set during the Age of Sail.


Strength And Honour 2

PC GAME REVIEW posted on 12 JAN 2010 by Scott Parrino

How close does Strength and Honour 2 come to beating Rome: Total War?


East India Company - Directors Cut And Privateer Add-On

PC GAME REVIEW posted on 24 NOV 2009 by Scott Parrino

A mixed bag is Jim Cobb's assessment of this highly anticipated trading game. Sail into port and get the scuttlebutt here.


Matrix Games Signs Armada 2526

SCREENSHOTS FEATURE posted on 23 OCT 2009 by Scott Parrino

Matrix Games has inked a deal to bring on the next game from R.T. Smith, recently the lead designer of Medieval II: Total War. We've also scored some exclusive screenshots from the game that are definitely worth a look.


Smugglers IV

DEVELOPER FEATURE posted on 16 OCT 2009 by Scott Parrino

Some background and inspiration behind this turn-based latest space trading game.


East India Company

INTERVIEW posted on 22 JUN 2009 by Scott Parrino

The Wargamer's Jim Zabek just got some inside scoop in the highly anticipated East India Company game from Paradox.


1701 - Gold Edition

PC GAME REVIEW posted on 5 NOV 2008 by Scott Parrino

Fans of strategy games looking for an alternative to combat-focused games should check out 1701


Europa Universalis III December Screenshots

SCREENSHOTS FEATURE posted on 29 DEC 2006 by Scott Parrino

Europa Universalis III developer and publisher, Paradox Interactive, has released the latest screenshots for their highly anticipated grand strategy sequel. Read on to take a closer look EU III's progress.


Europa Universalis III: The War of Castilian Succession

AFTER ACTION REPORT posted on 11 DEC 2006 by Scott Parrino

Paradox's own Chris Stone offers a brief AAR for their highly anticipated grand strategy sequel, Europa Universalis III. Read on to find how development is going for their latest beta build of the game.


E3 2006: Sid Meier's Railroads!

PC GAME PREVIEW posted on 31 MAY 2006 by Scott Parrino

Choo-choo! Sid Meier is returning to an old haunt with this remake of the popular management/strategy/simulation game about locomotives. Bill Trotter conducts this new preview.


Puresim Baseball 2005

PC GAME REVIEW posted on 15 APR 2006 by Scott Parrino

Mike Dorn steps up to the plate and reviews Matrix Games' foray into the sports genre with Puresim Baseball 2005. Will Puresim Baseball strike out or knock one into the grandstands? Either way, expect gratuitous baseball cliches.


Civilization IV

DEVELOPER FEATURE posted on 21 OCT 2005 by Scott Parrino

Firaxis Games has filled in some of the blanks about the civilizations included in their highly anticipated strategy title, Civilization IV. Get a crash course on Incan, Arabian, Persian, and Malian history inside.


Children of the Nile Demo

FEATURED DOWNLOAD posted on 19 NOV 2004 by Scott Parrino

City-building from the creators of Pharaoh, Caesar, and Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom returns in this new 3D strategy game. Try out the single player demo with two scenarios.


Railroad Tycoon 3

PC GAME REVIEW posted on 26 DEC 2003 by Scott Parrino

Mike Dorn spends time with this latest 19th century railroad management sim and reports back on his findings.


Patrician II Review

PC GAME REVIEW posted on 20 DEC 2001 by Scott Parrino

“For players willing to invest the time to learn the game system, Patrician II offers engrossing, historically accurate game play.” Mike Russo reviews this Middle Ages-themed trading-sim from Strategy First and Ascaron.