Gaming WWIII: Arabian Peninsula/Persian Gulf Theater Modeling Tools Part II

Mark Herman’s Gulf Strike is a classic. Not only did it present a contemporary (at the time) conflict in a theater outside Europe, it did so with a high degree of detail. In fact, given the geopolitical complexities in the Persian Gulf region in the 1980s, a number of conflagrations could be explored, from the …

2021 Holiday Tournament Semifinals: Operational Outside Europe and Naval Operational

Semifinals: Operational Outside Europe and Naval Operational We’re at the point in the tournament now where the margins of victory can be microscopic. Two titles remain in each game category from an original field of eight. To aid with scoring I’ve broken each semifinal matchup down into five subcategories. If this system works out, I’ll …

2021 Holiday Tournament: Round 2 Operational Outside Europe, Naval Operational

Operational Outside Europe #1 Gulf Strike vs #3 Korea 1995 The mark of a classic wargame is the title’s ability to accurately simulate the changing realities in a particular theater’s era of conflict. Gulf Strike exemplifies this, having offered not only a game but a simulation tool that served gamers well through the volatile period …