All posts by war-games

  • Mancala

    Mancala dates back to the 6th centruy. Mancala means to “to transfer” or “to move” in Arabic, which refers to moving stones in the game.

  • War Games and MMO: A History

    War games have changed over the years from simple single-player games to huge MMO titles. War games have adapted and improved to massive online virtual...

  • Matthew Broderick – Movie Star of War Games

    Learn about the man who (thankfully) failed to start a nuclear war but (again, thankfully) succeeded in popularising the real-time-strategy genre of computer gaming. Matthew...

  • DEFCON (Definition)

    Defence Readiness Condition - DEFCON is probably the most used acronym in war movies and real-time-strategy computer games that feature nuclear weapons. It a state...

  • Go

    Chinese board game, with origins that lie more than 3,000 years ago. Two players take turns placing stones at the intersecting points on the grid....

  • Settlers of Catan

    The game is on a board of hexagonal tiles themed around settling an island, with players trading resources, building roads and towns to win. Players...

  • DEFCON (2006)

    Real time strategy game with a nuclear war theme. Gameplay takes place through a board, or map of the world. Players take part as one...

  • 10 Interesting Facts About Chess

    There are 400 possible positions after each player has made the opening move. The longest recorded game of chess lasted 20 hours and 15 minutes....