Tag Archives: Tanks

Steel Armor: Blaze of War

Covering the military operations that took place in the Middle-East during the late ’70s and ’80s, and then trundling into South Africa during Operation “Hooper”, Steel Armor is a tank sim with some scope. It puts you squarely in the driving seat of these conflicts, and tasks you with directing skirmishes through an incredibly complex layer of strategy. From a campaign over-map with counters denoting your troops, to a full on (and sometimes bewilderingly complex) tactical map, allowing you full control of forces – both tank and infantry – Steel Armor tries to cover it all. And it’s bloody hard. Not…

X-Com Diary – Terror Down Under

Hello and welcome to the fourth instalment in Gaming Daily’s attempt to save the world! We’ve now made it to the end of the month, and that means we get our report card. At the end of each month the council of funding nations decides how well you’ve protected the earth from the scum of the universe and adjust your spending accordingly. Since we’ve set up shop in the US we’re not getting intel on attacks far from home, and as a result of this the Australian government has pulled a little of our funding, since they’re the other side…