All posts by war-games

  • Risk

    Risk is a strategic board game, currently produced by Hasbro, which dates back as early as 1957. It is a military-themed game for 2-6 players....

  • War Games (Movie)

    The famous movie ‘War Games’, released in 1983, arrived at a time when many people did not own or use a computer in daily life....

  • War Games (1984)

    The inspiration for modern day real time strategy war games. WarGames was based on the movie of the same name from 1983.

  • Dune (Movie)

    The planet is home to two families, House Atreides and House Harkonnen, who occupy the planet solely for the purpose of mining the valuable resource...

  • Balance Of Power (1985)

    A turn-based strategy game developed by Chris Crawford in 1985. The player controls one of two factions, the United States or the Soviet Union, in...

  • Nuclear War (1989)

    Nuclear War is a turn-based strategy game developed by New World Computing in 1989. It pits players against four opposing countries/factions with a satirical take...

  • Brinkmanship (Definition)

    Force your opponent's retreat through sheer display of threat without having to ultimately go through with it. Brinkmanship is an age old tactic of pushing...

  • Dune (1993)

    Based on the 1984 Sci-Fi film, Dune is one of the earliest trendsetters in the real time strategy genre of computer games. The game had...

  • Chess – The Oldest War Game

    Chess is the oldest and most popular war game of all time, requiring a great use of strategy to win. For hundreds of years, people...

  • Mah Jongg

    The game was originally played with cards in China, during the time of the Ming Dynasty. Back then it featured four suits, not the three...