Feb. 27, 2014 (posted in Medieval Warfare editor's blog)
In my previous blog, I introduced you to the game Civilization, adding some basic info on the available units as well. In this third part of the series on medieval-themed games, I will focus on combat mechanics in the game, and the way the developers tried to assign certain historical...
Feb. 24, 2014 (posted in Medieval Warfare articles)
One of the most celebrated combat sequences in cinema is the 'Battle on the Ice' from Sergei Eisenstein’s Alexander Nevsky (1938), which depicts the Novgorodian prince’s victory over a crusading army led by the Teutonic Knights at Lake Peipus in 1242, the theme of the latest Medieval Warfare...
Feb. 19, 2014 (posted in General News)
Very recently we updated and consolidated our magazine subscription and renewal system: Ancient Warfare, Medieval Warfare and Wargames Soldiers & Strategy paper subscriptions and renewals, regardless of length or other features, are all available in the shop through one single product per...
Feb. 13, 2014 (posted in Medieval Warfare editor's blog)
About 2 weeks ago, I started my series on games with a medieval military theme by looking at a supposedly realistic Role-Playing Game called Kingdom Come: Deliverance. The Kickstarter for that game was quite a success (it took them only a few days to reach the intended sum). Of course, the...
Feb. 12, 2014 (posted in Medieval Warfare editor's blog)
The new feature Game of Thrones Season 4: Ice and Fire: A Foreshadowing ends with a view on the city and citadel of King’s Landing, with the all too modern buildings of Dubrovnik, Croatia, supplying the foreground for the computer generated castle. The flight over the city towards the citadel...
Jan. 31, 2014 (posted in Medieval Warfare editor's blog)
A few days ago, I realized that many of the topics I have been working with these past months triggered my memory of quite a few scenes from recent and not so recent popular media. The soon to be published issue MW IV-1 focuses on Alexander Nevsky, also the protagonist of Sergei Eisenstein’s...
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