Wayward Strategist

From humble beginnings, Petroglyph’s “8 Bit” series has some quite a long way. They’ve gone from 1 faction at launch to 6, with army themes including near future military, WarCraft 2-esque...

This is my 4th patron-supported article. Thanks to everyone who supports me, both financially and otherwise. I deeply appreciate everyone who pays attention to what I write, challenges my ideas, and...

This is my 3rd patron-supported article. Thanks to everyone who supports me, it means the world to me.  Every so often, I return to one of the RTS I played when...

This is my second patron supported article! If you enjoyed it, please consider supporting me on Patreon. Thanks! https://www.patreon.com/waywardRTS I’ll admit, despite the popularity of mobile or web-based strategy games, I...

I have made no bones about proclaiming Deserts of Kharak my most-enjoyed RTS experience this year. Its visual direction and mechanical design are compelling: capturing the haunting, stark brutality of the...

This post is supported by Patreon. The MOBA genre of games grew into popularity with the WarCraft 3 mod Defense of the Ancients or Dota Allstars, and took off like wildfire with the...

NOTE – this article was originally published in June of 2014 on the website RTSGuru.com, a website which has since closed down. In an effort to preserve the writing it has been reposted,...