Thursday, January 24, 2013

FTE Classics: Tactics II

Today we have the first of new segments on classic games. In this video we’ll be looking at one of the games that began the war gaming genera Tactics II, now this isn’t the first war game featuring chits on a map, but it is one of the earliest to really take off in popularity.

Tactics II is a Army Group level war game that takes place on an imaginary island continent, where the Red and Blue nations are fighting a war for control of the land mass.

This video looks at game components and some gameplay basics, we plan a more in depth tactical video and article in the future.

Well I hope you enjoyed this brief look at a true war game classic, we look forward to covering more classic games in the future.

Program note: The game board is not pink, the camera’s white balance was set incorrectly, we’ll try and make sure that doesn’t happen in the future.

Happy gaming.