Reviews by Karl F. Davie Burgdorf

Civilization V: The Complete Edition Icon
Perfection!
by Karl F. Davie Burgdorf, USA - Nov 30th 2015

This is my favorite of the Civ games to come along! I've played them all from the beginning and the full version with all of the expansions with the new civilizations makes this an even more challenging and fun game to play. I especially love the ability to mod to set the stage of a game just the way I want to play.

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Risk Icon
Like the board game, Love the Game
by Karl F. Davie Burgdorf, USA - Nov 30th 2015

I always loved the boad game Risk. This is a great trnslation of the game into the digital age. It is fun to play and has the obvious option of playing solo — something you can't really do on a game board!

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Victoria 2 Icon
Great Game!!!
by Karl F. Davie Burgdorf, USA - Nov 30th 2015

Continuing in the same vein as previous versions, this remains one of the standards for strategy at the global level for this era of history.

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Battle Fleet Icon
Great fun!
by Karl F. Davie Burgdorf, USA - Nov 30th 2015

This game is great fun for sea simulation folks. It can be somewhat challenging to initially get the hang of playing it, but it is great once that task is overcome.

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North vs South Icon
Intersting, but ...
by Karl F. Davie Burgdorf, USA - Nov 30th 2015

The game is fine on the surface (thus a 4-star rating) but it is a little too simplistic. That can be fun, too, but don't think you're going to be playing any kind of deep strategy game.

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Sid Meier's Civilization V Icon
Classic & fun!
by Karl F. Davie Burgdorf, USA - Nov 30th 2015

The Civ family of games is always great. This is no exception. It is easy to learn and hard to master.

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SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition Icon
Love Sim City, like this one
by Karl F. Davie Burgdorf, USA - Nov 30th 2015

Having played every Sim City since the early days, I have great expectations for new versions. This was a welcome version but it wasn't all that I wanted. Certain elements of the game didn't have the "classic" feel I enjoyed with older versions although the graphics are superb.

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Sid Meier's Railroads! Icon
Love trains
by Karl F. Davie Burgdorf, USA - Nov 30th 2015

As a railfan and a strategy game fan, I expected much from this game ... and got much of it. While the game is fun to play, it lacks some of the feel of some previous classic railroad games. Nonetheless, the graphics are decent and the gameplay keeps it interesting.

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Braid Icon
Fun ... but not easy
by Karl F. Davie Burgdorf, USA - Nov 30th 2015

Braid is fun to play but it requires more brain cells than many other games of its type. Be ready to be challenged.

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RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Platinum Icon
Fun but not easy
by Karl F. Davie Burgdorf, USA - Nov 30th 2015

I initially bought this for my "tweener" who enjoyed it but it didn't take long to get frustrated. The building tools aren't easy to figure out - thus 4 vs 5 stars. Once he got the hang of it, he loves to play it.

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System Shock 2 Icon
Loved it then, love it now
by Karl F. Davie Burgdorf, USA - Nov 30th 2015

Ok, in fairness, this game is just how I remembered it years ago ... and that's exactly what I like about it. No fancy modern graphics but as a "mother" game of realistic physics it is a classic worthy of a replay or two.

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