An argument against the turtle

OK, this post is really not about the animal the turtle. I have nothing against those, and in fact think that turtles are kind of interesting. No, this is about the phenomenon of ‘turtling’ in strategy games.

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…