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Speeding up the Spartan Engine, Pt. 1

Speeding up the Spartan Engine, Pt. 1

For all of its many virtues, a commonly heard complaint is that games based on the Spartan Engine take too long to play, especially Firestorm Armada (FSA) and Dystopian Wars (DW). This is not a universally heard complaint, to be … Continue reading

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The Spartan Game Engine

The Spartan Game Engine

Introduction Hello once again! In this post, I’m going to attempt to provide a description of the game engine that Spartan Games initially created in 2008 and then iterated on for various versions of Uncharted Seas (US), Firestorm Armada (FSA), … Continue reading

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The Sinking of Spartan Games

The Sinking of Spartan Games

As most of you reading this are probably aware of by now, Spartan Games announced last Friday (25 August 2017) that the company would be immediately ceasing operations. If you haven’t yet, it’s worthwhile taking a look at the company’s … Continue reading

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Halo Fleet Battles Ships Done

Halo Fleet Battles Ships Done

It has taken me a few months, but I’ve finally gotten all of the UNSC and Covenant ships from my starter box all painted up! This was the “Gencon” version of the box, which included an extra Covenant Heavy Cruiser … Continue reading

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