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 […]

Early Impression: Oriental Empires

A handful of intrepid eXplorminaters were lucky enough to be welcomed into the closed beta for Oriental Empires – the upcoming 4X developed by Shining Pixel Studios. You may not have heard of Shining Pixel, but you almost definitely are familiar with their lead designer, Bob Smith, who […]