Friday eXcursion: Hearts Of Iron IV

Let me start with a confession: I’ve been fighting with the Hearts of Iron franchise for years. It’s a tough series to learn - I’ve tried. I’ve really tried. I’ve read about others trying; I’ve even watched others try (and succeed) online. Still, I’ve bounced off of each iteration every time, even with a few … Continue reading Friday eXcursion: Hearts Of Iron IV

Friday eXcursion: Offworld Trading Company

I like to think that I’m a moderately intelligent human being. I can walk on two legs, and even in a straight line if need be. I can speak in complete sentences, if I’m not trying to walk. When I’m hungry, I’m quite capable of whipping up a meal and feeding myself. I’ve even been … Continue reading Friday eXcursion: Offworld Trading Company

Galactic Civilizations III: Mercenaries Review

Hello, Old Friend I’ve had a strange relationship with Stardock’s Galactic Civilizations III. When it was first announced I was mad excited, ready to fork over a hundred bucks for the Founder’s Elite version. I could name my own planet? Count me in! However, this initial exuberance slowly faded into Early Access reticence. By most … Continue reading Galactic Civilizations III: Mercenaries Review