Posts Tagged ‘Twilight Struggle’

The Flare Path: Topical Titbits

Q’s tail is a trip hazard. V and J often fall over in high winds. B lacks dignity*. Rain tends to collect in M and U… Many letters of the alphabet have inherent flaws but here at The Flare Path we treat all 26 with equal respect when we’re compiling one of our breathtakingly superficial alphabetical sim and wargaming news round-ups.

* It’s easily transformed into a cartoon bum.

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From Card To Computer: Twilight Struggle

I’ve heard lots of good things about two-player cold war strategy game, Twilight Struggle. Admittedly, I heard the majority of those good things on Saturday night when I mentioned that the PC was due to receive a digital apaptation of the card-driven board game. Over a few bottles of Adults Only Jollification Juice, two cardboard-cuddlin’ friends became quite excitable about the intricate plotting and deviousness that occurs when superpowers go to war by avoiding directly going to war. GMT Games have taken to Kickstarter to fund the digital struggle but will people be willing to back a computerised boardgame? Could be a close thing…oh. It has $167,000 after one week, three times its target.

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