Looking back at tactical level combat games

The sad passing of hobby legend (and Squad Leader designer) John Hill, has generated some wonderful reflections and recollections of times past. Rodger MacGowan‘s C3i Ops Center┬áhas done more than its fair share, and there is a rich trove of material there. I particularly recommend this piece which brings together snippets from several old issues of Fire & Movement magazine, to provide an interesting look back at tactical level combat games and their development. Even if you do not like tactical level games, you are likely to find much of interest, especially about part of the history of the hobby.

Here’s one morsel: