Why you need to play Company of Heroes 2

  When people talk about their favorite RTS, a couple of names come up again and again. StarCraft: Brood War is one of the “premier” RTS titles, as are several Command and Conquer titles, notably Generals, Red Alert 2 and Tiberian Sun. Supreme Commander also is mentioned as a paragon of RTS design along with…

Losing and learning

I had a bad night in Company of Heroes 2 last night. I was in a 2v2 with an American (the faction) ally against 2 Oberkommando West players. Things started off OK but quickly spiraled out of control, and ended with us bowing out of the game, trapped in our bases with a Sturmtiger knocking…

More thoughts about “character” in RTS games

Yesterday, I wrote what ended up being a fairly well-recieved (somehow) but rambling and ill-focused article for the site RTSGuru.com about how real-time strategy games need more iconic characters, like Kane, Kerrigan or Arthas. I think I may have missed the mark a bit, however.