Tag Archives: Video Games

Real Time Strategy 4 – Command and Conquer: Generals

RTS_Logo2The RTS crew kicks off 2016 with a discussion of the Command & Conquer series with a focus on “Generals.” Join us as we dive into how the geopolitical environment of 2003 shaped the game, what makes the C&C series so great, and how one of our members potentially looted his copy during Hurricane Katrina.
 
“Real Time Strategy,” is a discussion on the lessons and non-lessons of the simulations we use to both learn and entertain in the realm of military strategy, tactics, and history.
 

 

Sea Control 103 – CRIC Fleet Battle School on Midrats

seacontrol2This week, we jumped on the Midrats podcast with Chris Kona and Paul Vebber to discuss the CNO Rapid Innovation Cell Fleet Battle School project  – which is now available for those interested in the beta test. With CDR Salamander at the helm, we discuss the history, purpose, and mechanics of the project and the drive to make a mobile game that is fun, educational, and embodies/tests core naval warfighting concepts and capabilities.

Beta Test Forum Link

Videos:
Installation Instructions (with download links)
Gameplay 1
Gameplay 2
Theater ASW Scenario

DOWNLOAD: Fleet Battle School on Midrats

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REAL TIME STRATEGY 3 – STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT

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The RTS crew discusses the recently released Star Wars Battlefront just in time for the new movie.  Join us, and new RTS stars August Cole and Crispin Burke, as we discuss everything from Battlefront’s gameplay to galactic TRICARE for the stormtroopers.

“Real Time Strategy,” is a discussion on the lessons and non-lessons of the simulations we use to both learn and entertain in the realm of military strategy, tactics, and history.

DOWNLOAD: STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT

iTunes Link

Real Time Strategy (RTS) – Pilot Episode

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CIMSEC introduces its new podcast, “Real Time Strategy,” a discussion on the lessons and non-lessons of the simulations we use to both learn and entertain in the realm of military strategy, tactics, and history.

In today’s pilot episode, we introduce a crew of podcast greenhorns to discuss EVE Online, Civilization, Call of Duty, and general nerdity.

DOWNLOAD: Real Time Strategy Pilot