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Theater of War 2 demo – Tutorial AAR

April 5, 2009 2 comments

tow2-a5-tnSo I got around to trying the Theater of War 2 demo and thought I would provide my impressions via the AAR format. I’m new to the Theater of War series but had heard that this episode would be the one to watch for. Lets see if that’s true… Read more…

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Theater of War 2 demo + Adware. Available now!

March 15, 2009 1 comment

tow2-a5-tnWord on the street is that the Theater of War 2 demo is out! I was planning on playing and writing up a bit of an AAR along with impressions, but before I’d even got it installed I noticed an interesting observation from forum poster flyinj on QuarterToThree.com. What he observed is that when you install the demo (or, reportedly, just about anything from Battlefront), the demo wants to install a “Battlefront Toolbar”. “Toolbar?” I hear you say. Yes, those things that were all the vogue for marketing companies back in 2003 and are now considered homes of spyware, adware and general evilness. So what’s the story with this thing? Read on for our analysis. Read more…

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Theater of War 2 AARs and videos

February 8, 2009 Comments off

tow2-a5-tnWhen Theater of War was first announced I was working at Codemasters, which was due to be the game’s publisher. The wargame geeks among us were very excited, TOW seemed to offer all the groggy geekiness of Combat Mission combined with great visuals, and we were going to get to see it first! But after some delays the game ended up being published by Battlefront instead, gathering mixed reviews in the process.

Six or so years on from those early Codemasters days Theater of War 2 is on the horizon, and I’m quietly optimistic that the problems with the first version will be fixed. Read more…

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