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I have Order of Battle, Pacific and Decisive Campaigns, Barbarossa. I like them but the second one is hard to play against the computer. I have a hunch the AI cheats a little!

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Their excuse was it is a "niche" market and they do not control shipping costs.What a disaster. Of course the Matrix forum bag lickers sided with Matrix and anyone who complained was ostracized.
'Niche market' is the codeword for 'Crappy game at Ridiculous Price'. There are plenty of games that were supposedly for a niche market, but they sold very well because they were actually well designed and fun to play.
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Related rant.

Some good games but the publishing makes it very hard to find them.

http://grogheads.com/forums/index.php?topic=17049.0
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I have:

Civil War 2, excellent, posted an AAR on the board a while back.

Pike & Shot, very good.

Commander OPs series, very good

Lock & Load, good

War in the Pacific, Admiral's Edition, excellent, posted an AAR on the board a while back.

War in the East, not too impressed with.
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Related rant.
The game support seems to match their forum tech support. They just close the threads and get rid of those who find too many problems.
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I've been spoiled by the Devs of Dominions 4. A indy game that the developers chat with the buyers. They listen and take direct action in a positive way. They don't bust the chops of their customers but fix issues and give free upgrades. It's nice to be treated like a valued customer. (Also the fans of the series tend to be more civil...)

In a decade I've only seen one banning and imo that troll deserved it...
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Let me guess, they do not continuously drop references to highly technical terms, use an endless stream of acronyms, or heavily lace their text with jargon in a desperate attempt to sound smart and superior.
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Let me guess, they do not continuously drop references to highly technical terms, use an endless stream of acronyms, or heavily lace their text with jargon in a desperate attempt to sound smart and superior.
They got screwed by Desra. Totally screwed. Yet they stood by their product and did the right thing. These people deserve our commitment.
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Matrix games has dozens of turn-based strategy games in their online store.

But which ones are worth playing?
There are some really good games in there but it can be hit or miss. Like I saw mentioned somewhere else in this thread, if they have a Demo, I'd also recommend testing the game out that way first.
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I bought To End All Wars, uses the same engine as Civil War 2. Very interesting, not a CW2 clone, but a very dynamic game. I will be posting a review and possibly an AAR in the future.
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