Gaming World War III: The Future For NATO-WP Games Is Bright Part I

A couple of weeks back I made an observation on Twitter that 30 years from now wargame companies will likely still be churning out new games based on a NATO-Warsaw Pact conflict in Europe set in the 1980s. At present, we are a shade past 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall. New …

Gaming World War III: Reboot Candidates

Reboots are in style again these days. Movies, TV shows, music and novels have all been bitten by the reboot bug to varying extents. The reboot craze can be partly attributed to a lack of creativity in the arts, so to speak. We seem to have reached a point where the majority of modern releases …

Gaming World War III: Tabletop Armageddon Part III

Ultimatum bills itself as “a game of nuclear confrontation.” While true, the game also includes other aspects beyond the nuclear battle that are important as well. Players choose to lead either the United States or Soviet Union and have to develop their economies in order to invest in, and produce nuclear and defensive weapons. Weapons …