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Posted on Feb 15, 2011 in Books and Movies

First to Die – Book Review

The book First to Die: The First Canadian Navy Casualties in the First World War by Bryan Elson covers the creation of the Royal Canadian Navy, the Battle of Coronel, and the four midshipmen referred to in the title.

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Posted on Nov 23, 2010 in Games PR

Strategic Command: World War I Exclusive Screenshots

Our courier has just arrived in his Sopwith Camel and has rushed these screenshots over to Intel. As you can see, Hubert Cater at Fury Software has been hard at work on his upcoming new strategy game, Strategic Command: World War I – The Great War 1914 – 1918.  Check out these maps, events, and decisions that players will be enjoying.  Strategic Command World War I: The Great War 1914-1918 contains a number of major campaigns that span the Great War including a monster campaign featuring the biggest map of Europe and the Atlantic yet, at over 39,168 tiles, or 384×102. New unit types and completely new features have been created to cover trench warfare, aerial reconnaissance, shell supplies, national morale and more  The game engine has been entirely redesigned to represent World War I. The flagship campaigns that come with this release cover the war in Europe starting with the great German offensive into France in August 1914 and ending with the final grand battles in France and...

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Posted on Nov 22, 2010 in Games PR

Commander: The Great War Dev Diary 3 Published

The Lordz Game Studios have released the third of their ongoing series of developer diaries about their upcoming game Commander: The Great War.  This diary takes a look at British and American troops, and gives special emphasis on landships and battleships, including how they were used in war and how the game makes use of them.  There is a discussion of the tech tree, and the cost/benefit of launching early model tanks versus more advanced late model ones.  There is also a discussion of air units, bombers, and cruisers. To read the diary, head on over to Slitherine’s...

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