Operation Barbarossa: The Invasion of the Soviet Union
Operation Yellow: The Invasion of France and the Low Lands
Trial Game (1): 1937-1947
This game will start the game date at July 1, 1937. Until that
time the historical pattern has been followed. Situation: in the
Soviet Union, Stalin has just started a purge of the Red Army.
France and Britain have new PMs and Japanese Army officers are
about to invade China.
How will (human) colonization of our galaxy proceed? Galactic
Expansion tries to answer this question using
your genius. Priority: none.
If you've never heard of Civilization you should
wonder where you've been in the past eight years. Anyway, the
computer game Civilization (by
Microprose) and the board game Civilization (by Avalon Hill)
both adopt the Anglo-Saxon concept of civilizations.
Civilizations in the plural sense are super-cultures, as
opposed to civilization in the singular sense, which is the
opposite of barbarism. These games adopt the plural sense.
Therefore Professor Samuel P. Huntington, author of
The Clash of Civilizations, would love these games.
You start out with a
single city and gradually expand your power across the earth,
eventually competing with other cultures (civilizations) in a
space race to reach the closest star to the Sun,
Sounds interesting? It is! And why should someone like me
wish to create a clone if Civilization is so great?
Because it has many flaws as well, and because so much could
have been added. The game is quite simple when you think of it
and I prefer realism to simplicity. More information to follow.
With the help of Daniel Radakovich's superb historical
knowledge about the Napoleonic era, it will be possible to
construct a game about Napoleonic warfare. Priority: low.