Tag: Turn-Based Strategy

Fort Triumph Review

People In Weak Houses Shouldn’t Throw Fire Arrows

HIGH The fusion of two strategy types is a joy.

LOW A 97% chance to hit means nothing.

WTF Goblins of the world unite.


King’s Bounty 2 Preview

King’s Bounty is one of the oldest names in computer strategy gaming, with the first edition released 31 years ago. Its mixture of RPG-style open-world adventuring and grid-based combat found great acclaim, although not as much as it would after being adapted into Heroes of Might and Magic. That series pivoted towards the grand strategy genre, with the player focusing on controlling resources and building epically-huge armies.


Dark Deity Review

I Can’t Believe It’s Not Fire Emblem

HIGH Classic TRPG gameplay without the fat.

LOW A barebones tutorial.

WTF Boob plate armor — are we still doing this in 2021?


Star Renegades Review

If At First You Don’t Succeed, Jump To A New Dimension

HIGH Finishing a boss by forcing him to miss two turns.

LOW Not being able to fast-forward through easy fights.

WTF Watching the drone roast virtual marshmallows.


This Is Not A Review: Wintermoor Tactics Club

Welcome to This Is Not A Review. In these articles we discuss general impressions, ideas and thoughts on any given game, but as the title implies, it’s not a review. Instead, it’s an exercise in offering a quick recommendation (or dismissal) after spending enough time to grasp the ideas and gameplay of a thing without necessarily playing it from A to Z.

The subject of this installment: Wintermoor Tactics Club, developed by EVC and published by Versus Evil.