Category: Norb Software Development
The Death of Mad Minute Games
As a playtester for Take Command: 2nd Manassas and one of the OOB creators on Scourge of War: Gettysburg, I knew some things about the Norb Timpko/Adam Bryant relationship I couldn’t really share with the public. That relationship ended on a sour note with the dissolution of their war gaming company, Mad Minute Games, several […]
Interview with SOW: Chancellorville Order of Battle Designers Jim Weaver and Larry Tagg
Editor’s Note: I’ve got an interesting interview today for those of you into wargaming the Civil War. NorbSoftDev’s latest release, Scourge of War: Chancellorsville, was released in mid-November 2012. It’s the latest in their real time tactical simulator line of computer games which recreate Civil War combat at the regimental and battery level. I’ll be […]
Scourge of War: Chancellorsville in Images
Those of you who’ve followed along with me over the years know I’ve been involved first in the “Take Command” series of games on First Bull Run and Second Manassas and then in the “Scourge of War” series, which until recently had produced Scourge of War: Gettysburg along with add-ons for Pipe Creek and Antietam. […]
Scourge of War: Antietam Released!
Full Disclosure: I worked on the Scourge of War: Gettysburg game for a period of time, completing OOBs for the first two days before leaving due to the birth of my son Brock in late 2008. I did not work on Antietam or Pipe Creek, and paid the full amount for both add-on map/scenario packs. […]
Try the Scourge of War Gettysburg Demo Today!
As the team at NorbSoftDev gets close to finishing Scourge of War: Gettysburg, a tactical battle simulator of the Civil War’s most famous battle, they’ve released a short DEMO of the game. The demo contains a tutorial scenario and one multiplayer scenario. That’s right, this game can be played with numerous friends, competing on the […]
NorbSoftDev Announces War 3DII: Gettysburg!
I am pleased to announce a new Civil War computer game I played a major role in creating, War3d II: Gettysburg! The game is a real time tactical simulator dedicated to the Battle of Gettysburg. I was in charge of creating the Order of Battles for each of the three days, which is worthy of […]
TOCWOC’s After Action Report Contest for Civil War War Games, March-April 2008
As promised, TOCWOC will be holding an After Action Report Contest for Civil War wargamers. The winner will receive a FREE copy of HPS Simulations’ Campaign Chickamauga. Details are on the dedicated contest web page!