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Posted: 8/21/2004 7:25:55 AM EST
  anyone know of a good strategy game I can put on a laptop to kill time on tdy?
p.s. I'm from Boston and everyone there knows what a phony pos john effin kerry is
Link Posted: 8/21/2004 8:10:41 AM EST

Civilization 2 and Sid Meier's Gettysburg! are two really good ones.
Link Posted: 8/21/2004 8:32:00 AM EST

Originally Posted By raven:

Civilization 2 and Sid Meier's Gettysburg! are two really good ones.

Both of those are good. Civilization 3 is also good, but takes alot of time to play.
I like the Battleground series as well. (Battleground Gettysburg, Anteitam, Shiloh, Waterloo, etc)
Chess is always good for an old school approach.

Axis & Allies, while a good board game, sucks on PC because the computer simply will not fight back. No challenge in it then.

Risk is suppose to be available in PC form, though I've never played it, I like the board game. It could be the same issue as A&A though so watch for that.
Link Posted: 8/21/2004 12:18:06 PM EST
Depends on how hard-core you are of a strategy gamer.

If you are really into nuts'n bolts and operational-level detail, I woul recommend "Highway to the Reich" or "Uncommon Valor"; both are by Matrix Games.

Both have the advantage of also being able to play vs. a human player.

Doc H.
Link Posted: 8/21/2004 12:20:19 PM EST
can always go old school with starcraft..


rise of nations is a good real world strategy game also, along with the age of ... series.

Link Posted: 8/21/2004 12:21:27 PM EST
Civ3, if you've got the time.
Link Posted: 8/21/2004 12:25:27 PM EST
about 80mb's each WWII and Modern ver's and they are free

(last one is win native and is 500mb first two are smaller and are DOS but will run in win)
Link Posted: 8/21/2004 12:46:42 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/21/2004 12:50:23 PM EST by iamblades]
also forgot to mention empire earth..

Got the gold edition for $19 at walmart. the second one is out now too i think..
Link Posted: 8/21/2004 12:47:19 PM EST
I live on the road..My games are
Age of empires
sid meier's gettysburg
Link Posted: 8/21/2004 12:48:52 PM EST
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