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From the Archives: Civilization III

June 12, 2012


Daniel Knowles of the Telegraph wrote a great piece on the video game Civilization today, which I used to play constantly before I went to university. The following is an account I wrote of a scenario I played in August 2007 (it was the day before I received my A Level results, so I had […]

Napoleon or Wellington?

October 14, 2010


Xavier Rauscher and I like to indulge in some Anglo-French banter now and again, and tonight we happened upon the eternal question: who was better, Napoleon or Wellington? I personally believe Napoleon is overrated. He was a good commander with flashes of brilliance, but that was at the beginning of his career against armies unused […]