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.
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?
Excerpt: Board games have carved an understated niche on the Xbox Live Marketplace in the last two year. Panzer General: Allied Assault is a revival of a popular strategy game from the early 1990s. Using World War 2 as backdrop, the game takes place on a tiled board pitting your army against the Axis.