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Feature: Fantasy General > Panzer General

The Flare Path: A breath of fresh Aer

This year I picked/packed a better holiday game than holiday book. Although J.P. Kenyon definitely knows his onions (his onions being 17th Century England) his descriptions of the myriad squabbles between king and parliament that led to civil war are pretty dense and difficult to follow, even for someone who knows his ship money from his tonnage and poundage. Factor in glorious sunshine, post-hike weariness,…

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Fantasy General 2: Invasion announced and due in 2019

Fantasy General was probably the first hex-based strategy game I was able to wrap my head around as a kid, so today's announcement of Fantasy General 2: Invasion fills me with curiosity. Developed by Owned By Gravity and to be published by mostly-serious strategy house Slitherine, it is, once again, a hex-based wargame packed with elves, goblins and wizards. Unlike the original (a fun but…

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Feature: More pikes, less panzers

Have You Played… Fantasy General?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game recommendations. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time. Fantasy General [link to GOG page] is a 1996 game best described as Panzer General with Dragonknights and centaurs. Hexes, turn-based warfare and an enormous variety of weird and wonderful units.

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