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Posts tagged “Gary Grigsby’s War in the West”

Feature: Simulation & wargame blather

The Flare Path: How To Draw An Eagle

(Next week in The Flare Path: How to Draw a PMD-6 Anti-Personnel Mine) Going by the number of sketches arriving in the FP inbox at the moment, this column's recent foray into art tuition is going down extremely well. For every RPS reader keen to spend their Friday lunch hour reading about upcoming quadruplex transport sims, imminent Seven Years War strategy offerings, ill-conceived wargame patches,…

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Feature: Simulation & wargame blather

The Flare Path: Wages War In The West

Grigsby, Billings, and Brors are to PC wargaming what Stock, Aitken, and Waterman are to pop music... what Freeman, Hardy, and Willis are to shoe retailing... what Rock, Paper, and Shotgun are to outdated Anglocentric intro references. They started making hexagonal militaria in the days when Tyrannosauri and Triceratopses grappled, and dragonflies the size of Dragonflies dragonflew. Their latest release, War in the West, is…

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Gary Grigsby’s War In The West (Isn’t A Mission Statement)

My first thought on watching Gary Grigsby's War in the West's launch trailer was "Who the devil is Gary Grigsby?" My second was a curious, vague disappointment that all the black and white archive footage wasn't accompanied by Laurence Olivier's dulcet tones orating sombrely about World War II. It wasn't until some nifty hex-based picture editing appeared that I remembered I was watching a game trailer.

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