Posts Tagged ‘Montjoie’

Wicked Defense

By Tim Stone on January 18th, 2008.

AGEOD had a busy year last year. In between making my favourite wargame of 2007 and my second favourite wargame of 2007 they somehow found the time to sign-up promising projects from Tchounga Games and Ixchel Studios. Montjoie, a stripped-down Hundred Years War TBS based on the board game of the same name, turns out to be one of their pigeons, as does Wicked Defense, a spangly Darwinia-scented strategy affair obviously inspired by Warcraft 3′s Tower Defence maps. The English demos for both games are barely a day old and well worth a look.

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Mountain of Joy

By Tim Stone on December 31st, 2007.

Avez-vous joué la démo de Montjoie? You should. It’s tres bon. Tchounga Games, a fledgling French studio, have taken a relatively obscure Hundred Years War board game and turned it into the kind of light, lively historical TBS that weary wargamers like moi adore.

The catch is the demo isn’t available in English yet. To maximise your chances of conquering 15th Century France you’re going to need either a smattering of French or a play primer like the one that follows the jump.

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