Roger's Scenario Thread



  • Name Roman Invasion-Alternate Alliances
    Description Roman invasion of Britain in 43
    link

    ** Good Points

    • Interesting situation
    • Good unit art

    **Bad Points

    • No victory conditions
    • Little effort to simulate the specifics of classical warfare


  • Name Hearts of Iron 2: Clash Of The Titans-Winter1942
    Description World War 2 starting in late 1942, on a large map
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    Good Points

    • Some interesting unit types
    • China requires a major Japanese effort

    Bad Points

    • No victory conditions
    • Allies don't have enough income to offset Russia's isolation


  • Name Iron Blitz 1942A Russia in the Axis
    Description Classic game with neutral Russia
    link

    Good Points

    • A different hypothetical situation

    Bad Points

    • Hard to achieve victory especially for Allies
    • Limited options


  • Name Lord of the Rings" Middle Earth
    Description The War of the Ring from the works of Tolkien
    link

    Good Points

    • Nice map

    Bad Points

    • An uphill struggle for the evil forces, unlike the book where evil is stronger but need to move fast
    • Mass production of unique units
    • No victory conditions


  • Name Caribbean Trade War
    Description The Caribbean in the Age of Sail
    link

    Good Points

    • Interesting dynamic situation
    • Some effort made to show the importance of fortresses

    Bad Points

    • Arbitrary alliances
    • Ahistorical territory values
    • Events not explained in notes or by notifications
    • Sea movement too slow
    • Fortresses not important enough


  • Name Europe - Alpha v3 Rules
    Description AAE game using AA50 rules
    link

    Good Points

    • Fast-playing
    • AA50 rules work well

    Bad Points

    • Favors Germany strongly (but can be interesting to play as an Allied nation with AI)
    • Victory conditions not implemented


  • Name Global 40 House Rules
    Description Global game with lots of house rules
    link
    Note: I played this with all the options on

    Good Points

    • Lots of interesting options, many adding realism

    Bad Points

    • Some the options are glitchy
    • Still the favors the Axis substantially


  • Name Viking 2
    Description Viking raids & conquests
    link

    Good Points

    • Nice unit art

    Bad Points

    • Poor unit balance
    • Little attempt to reflect the realities of Medieval warfare


  • Name Big World 1942: Factions
    Description Big World with some extra nations added
    link

    Good Points

    • Lots of interesting unit types
    • Russia starts strong

    Bad Points

    • The unit types can confuse the AI (this is mentioned in the game notes)


  • Name Classic-Gold
    Description The classic edition with some optional rules
    link

    Good Points

    • Fast-playing
    • Balanced

    Bad Points

    • Lacks some of the subtleties of the later editions

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