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Congo Merc – PC/Mac Game Review

Posted on Jul 22, 2015 in Electronic Games, Front Page Features

A light operational-level war-game set in the Congo during the decolonization in the 1960s. The digital game Congo Merc is based on the mini-board-game Congo Merc, the Congo 1964. The digital game is easy to learn and quick playing, but unhappily the game-play rapidly becomes repetitive.

Men of War – Book Review

Posted on Jul 17, 2015 in Books and Movies

In “Men of War” John Rose examines Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, and Iwo Jima, focusing on “the overlooked and the ordinary, the men whose names are catalogued in muster rolls and inscribed on gravestones, the men who are otherwise forgotten.”

Samurai and Ninja – Book Review

Posted on Jul 7, 2015 in Books and Movies

‘Samurai and Ninja: The Real Story Behind the Japanese Warrior Myth that Shatters the Bushido Mystique’ lives up to its title’s promise, using in-depth research and a wealth of illustrations.