Iain wrote this one.
WAR! (HUH!) What is it good for? Oh, we’ve already done that one. And the much more celebrated Cannon Fodder does, at a basic level, quite resemble North & South, or at least the portion of it that involved moving tiny soldiers around the screen and shooting each other dead. It narrows down and sharpens the basic mechanic — move a smaller team, with left-click to move and right-click to shoot — and adds more thoughtful strategic complications around it. Read the rest of this entry »