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Recommended October 7, 2014
"Though frankly not as good as Warband, Fire & Sword's firearms and East European setting makes for a quite different (and more difficult!) experience."
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Recommended October 7, 2014
"Build up the fortunes and status of a merchant or craftsman dynasty in a medieval German city. Getting a bit on in years, but still a great gane."
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Recommended October 7, 2014
"A classic castle-builder sim; honestly just as good as if not better than its more recent sequel."
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Recommended September 26, 2014
"This Cold War-inspired game is probably the first game to examine the depths of totalitarianism and the "banality of evil", and it does so very well."
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Recommended September 26, 2014
"Even after the release of Civ 5, the predecessor very much holds its own with great gameplay and some fantastic mods available."
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Recommended September 26, 2014
"Civilization is the great-grandfather of history-themed strategy games. Be sure to get the Complete Edition with the Brave New World expansion."
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Recommended September 26, 2014
"It may not be obvious to think of GTA as a 'historical' game, but Vice City draws on American 80's culture at its most 80s-ish."
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Recommended September 23, 2014
"Without a doubt the best 'ride around and hit people in the face with a sword'-simulator anywhere."
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Recommended September 23, 2014
"Another great grand strategy game, but with some RPG elements and a more personal touch as you guide a medieval dynasty to prosper – or just survive."
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Recommended September 23, 2014
"One of the best grand strategy games on the market, EU IV puts you in charge of a nation during the Renaissance and Early Modern periods."