War-gaming marches on. First Impressions of Hearts of Iron IV

Geeky Talk

Have you ever thought about what if scenarios involving major historical combat events? Have you ever wanted to play out those scenarios for yourself via simulation? In the previous series, we got to follow the conquests of the Golden Horde in Europa Universalis IV a game that lets you play out what-if scenarios like what if the reformation had been stomped out or what if China had developed its gunpowder technology into the first major armies using cannons.

Today we look at a time frame from the more recent past. The Hearts of Iron series has been simulating scenarios from 1936 all the way up through the end of World War II and beyond. You are given the position as a guiding force of one of many selectable nation states and can play our what if scenarios like; what if the big three Moscow, Stalingrad, and Leningrad had fallen to…

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About Jack

BRIEF BIO: Jack Gunter is a writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and songs. He is the co-owner of Open Door Communications, a copywriter, an inventor, and a former broker and private investigator. He is a naturalist and an amateur scientist and cryptologist. He likes to compose music and to design and play games and puzzles of all types. He homeschooled his children. He lives in the Upstate of South Carolina with his beautiful wife, talented two daughters, his old friend and Great Dane Sam, and his three Viking Cats.

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