Review: Roll Call To Destiny PDF Print E-mail
Review: Roll Call to Destiny: The Soldier’s Eye View of Civil War Battles

Brent Nosworthy. Roll Call to Destiny: The Soldier’s Eye View of Civil War Battles. New York: Basic Books (March 2008). 352 pages, notes, bibliography, index, 14 maps. ISBN: 978-1567923247 $27.95 (Hardcover w/DJ).

Some very good things can result when an author has extra material left over from a previous book. Such is the case with Roll Call to Destiny, Brent Nosworthy’s worthy follow-up to his earlier work The Bloody Crucible of Courage: Fighting Methods and Combat Experience of the Civil War. In Roll Call, the author looks at varied and unconnected small unit actions from throughout the war from the soldiers’ perspective. The ultimate goal is to give readers a “you are there” feel while also reinforcing Nosworthy’s conclusions from The Bloody Crucible of Courage.
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Review: One Continuous Fight (Gettysburg Retreat) PDF Print E-mail
Who knows anything about Lee’s retreat from Gettysburg? Despite copious amounts of literature dedicated to the opening portions of the campaign and the battle itself, very little has been written (and hence read) about Lee’s difficult withdrawal across the South Mountain range to Williamsport and Falling Waters, and the eventual retreat across the flooded Potomac River, all while actively facing the pursuing Army of the Potomac.
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Dev Diary - January 2009 PDF Print E-mail
You certainly learn a lot coding an entire game by yourself.  When you work on a coding team, usually you just focus on one section of the code.  But by having only myself to count on, I find that I have to master many different technologies.
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English version of the first preview article for "War3DII: Gettysburg" PDF Print E-mail

That's the way veteran strategy gamers like their new year to start! Norb Timpko and his new team announced their return to the bloody battlefields of the US-Civil War with their newest RTS-game War3DII: Gettysburg. We where granted an exclusive look behind the scenes, had a talk with the boss and master mind behind the game and checked what the players can expect from the historical battle simulation set during one of the most famous clashes during the War Between The States.

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