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on: March 10, 2024, 10:26:03 PM
First Impressions of Headquarters WWII from Slitherine Games

HQWW2 rewards good tactics, and is appealing on all other wargaming fronts. What more could you ask for? Is this the spiritual successor to Battle Academy 2 that we’ve all been dreaming about? I think we need to hold off on that level of kudos until we get to see the final product in its full glory. This demo does hint at being a great modern successor to the classic wargame (and as far as I know currently, no developers from that game series were involved in the production of this game) but I don’t yet want to step into the minefield of giving it that gilded prize.

https://www.armchairdragoons.com/articles/reviews/hqww2-1st/

« Last Edit: April 12, 2024, 09:07:32 AM by bayonetbrant »

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Reply #1 on: March 11, 2024, 07:36:36 AM
Good overview. I agree that this should turn out to be a good fun game. 👍🏻

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Reply #2 on: March 11, 2024, 07:58:26 AM
I just can't remember I played a computer war game  :o

It really used to give me a buzz...but now, I just play boardgames.

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Reply #3 on: March 11, 2024, 09:09:34 AM
I'm with you, JD. It's been a while as I've been playing physical board games almost exclusively for a while now.
That said, this looks really good. I also stumbled across this one that looks good: Classified: France '44

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Reply #4 on: March 11, 2024, 09:39:24 AM
I've been restraining myself from buying Classified: France '44.  :whistle: I was impressed by the demo.

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Reply #5 on: March 11, 2024, 09:50:22 AM
I'm with you lot - I really only play board games these days.

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Reply #6 on: March 11, 2024, 12:03:12 PM
HQ Looks pretty damned good to me. I will definitely follow faithfully.  :bigthumb:

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Reply #7 on: March 11, 2024, 04:29:28 PM
I've been restraining myself from buying Classified: France '44.  :whistle: I was impressed by the demo.

Failed my saving throw today and bought Classified.   ::) Lots of fun so far.

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Reply #8 on: March 17, 2024, 10:26:19 PM
Second Impressions of Headquarters WWII from Slitherine Games
“The best way for me to describe HQWW2 is this. It is as if Call Of Duty WW2, Battle Academy 2, and Panzer General 2 had a really awkward threesome, and this was the result."

https://wp.me/pae4WL-8RD
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Reply #9 on: April 12, 2024, 09:08:16 AM
Watch Peter and Jan go head-to-head here


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