One-Eyed Willy’s Guide to a Good Game of VGA Planets

Jul 7, 2011

One-Eyed Willy’s Guide to a good game of Planets [Steve Andrews, 2005][1] Everything here isn’t strictly true and should always be seen in the context of an actual game. As Egg Shen would say: take what you want and leave the rest:) 1. Start of game Max factories. Max mines. Raise engine technology to level 10. Lower tax rate to 0%. Do not waste resources on defence posts or starbase defence.

Frozen Synapse

Jul 6, 2011

Just been gifted a copy of this fantastic game and it made for an entertaining evening of carefully planned tactical moves, mostly going terribly wrong. If you are a fan of tactical games then you will love this game – with it’s simple yet deep gameplay it is rewarding and frustrating in equal measure. So far my online score is 4 wins, and 4 losses – here are some of the highlights… More about Frozen Synapse Each match immediately places you in an intense tactical situation: there’s no waiting around for the fun part.