This article is intended to serve as a beginning point for anyone interested in war gaming and to showcase what I think two of the best war strategy games ever; the Warhammer and Warhammer 40k produced by Games Workshop Limited.
In many ways, the game epitomizes the raw bone tenacity of the American spirit that drove the western movement from the Mississippi River in the 1800’s. Life on the frontier was harsh, hazardous and full of risks – the pioneers were literally gambling on their lives each day. To both survive in the untamed west and to win at draw poker a man had to be skillful at what he did and count on lady luck to smile on him. He had to closely watch his adversaries and at times bluff his way out of a situation. The results of his actions could prove very profitable or he could lose it all, sometimes even his life. Draw poker then was a natural choice for the men of the American west who were used to risking it all.
The final Evil mission of WOTR is a long and arduous journey, but these tips will allow you to fight through this amazing battle intact and with a good-sized army.