Posts Tagged ‘Battles From The Bulge’

Good Greif: Battles From The Bulge Demo

By Tim Stone on July 19th, 2010.

By striking wallet-scouring operational wargame Command Ops: Battles From The Bulge repeatedly with sledgehammers, Matrix Games have managed to chip off a small scenario-sized piece. Eight tutorial vids make up the lion’s share of the 525MB fragment. If you’re new to the unique Airborne Assault/Command Ops approach, you’ll definitely want to watch these before attempting to dislodge the┬áregiment of doughty Volksgrenadiers defending St Vith. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Cost Of War: Battles From The Bulge

By Tim Stone on May 27th, 2010.

A wargame dev can disappoint his customers in thousands of ingenious ways. Getting the armour thickness wrong on a Panther glacis plate usually works, as does neglecting to model Russian anti-tank dogs, Polish cavalry, and Bren gun tripods. Strangely, one of the least used methods is steep pricing. Command Ops: Battles from the Bulge a game I talked about excitedly earlier in the year has just vaulted out of its halftrack and sadly, the initial hubbub seems to be more about the price than the promising AI advances.

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