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Solium Infernum – First Thoughts

Over Christmas I’ve been getting stuck into Solium Infernum – a turn based politicking game played on a hex grid based in Hell. So extremely Christmassy. It goes something like this: Lucifer has left and the crown for ‘King of Hell’ is up for grabs. 6 players are competing but it’s not a simple case of bashing each other over the head until there is one left. Solium works off a prestige system and after an amount of time (depending on a set game length and a few other variables to a minor extent) whoever has the most prestige is…

War Never Changes: Why I like playing the American Supersoldier

It probably wouldn’t be a stretch right now to claim that more people have played an electronic version of the Omaha beach landings than were actually there. Especially seeing as the series of games in which these landings have appeared at least twice has itself gone on longer than the war it is based upon. As time has gone on, there’s been a group of gamers demanding that war games be more realistic, and this had led to games like Armed Assault 2 (which would seemingly fulfil this wish if it bothered to work properly) and the upcoming Operation Flashpoint:…