Conclusion: Combined, these three types of cards might see you sneaking in early bombing runs to surprise your foes, sending in flanking snipers while your tanks plow head-on, or simply boosting your offenses and defenses during battle. Of course, you can’t just toss out cards willy-nilly and hope for the best.
Conclusion: Those, like myself, who have a fever, a fever for more strategy games. If you have the fever, and haven't felt it cooled in a while, I'd say give Panzer General a chance. For the ten dollar price tag you'll receive lengthy single player content, good unlockables, in the form of cards for your...
Excerpt: In the early days of the Xbox Live Marketplace, we were treated to a number of high-quality “video-game board games”. No, not Sorry! and Mousetrap, but the strategic classics like Carcassonne, Catan, and even UNO.
Summary: Panzer General: Allied Assault is not the game that you might remember. The beer-and-pretzels SSI wargame from the 1990s has been revived in name only for Xbox Live Arcade by Petroglyph Games, returning to life a decade after the fact as a card-based game.
Pros: Simple, elegant card-based battle system, Strategic depth provided through card variety, support rules, and terrain effects, Lengthy campaign
Cons: Somewhat repetitious, A little sluggish due to too many "do this" prompts and unskippable animations
Excerpt: At first glance, Panzer General: Allied Assault looks a bit like a glorified Stratego. After a few minutes, it begins to look more like a wartime collectible-card game than the classic board game. But after a few hours, it starts to look more and more like our next tactical addiction.
Pros: + Wonderfully deep gameplay underneath layers of complexity., + Huge amount of variety in both cards and maps.
Cons: - Steep learning curve., ? Why not use those gigantic dice to crush your opponents?