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 on Random Numbers in Company of Heroes 2

Earlier this week, I published a piece on RTSGuru.comĀ entitled “Random Numbers: The Cinematic Experience and Company of Heroes 2“. In it, I attested that the random number generation model used in Relic’s RTS games is core to the Company of Heroes and Dawn of War experience, (which essentially amounts to dice rolling for the outcome…