Game reviews on hardware sites

Tom’s hardware on RoN:

He’s not sticking to the FACTS!


Being big fans of such Reynolds titles as Civilization II, Colonization, and Alpha Centauri, I looked forward…

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I used to play Civ 2 really fast, so it was kind of like real-time.

Oh man, as I skimmed to the end, I realized I had to do a word count.

4,073 words.

Oh man.

What I don’t get is how they managed to do an entire article without running a Quake III benchmark :wink:

That was the Empire Earth of Rise of Nations reviews.

Now that’s funny! :D The kind of funny only a gamer dork could appreciate, but I laughed!

While that’s hilarious, Reynolds was, in fact, the co-designer of Civ II, though as the still-more-hilarious rumor goes, Reynolds served as a ghost writer for both Civ II and Alpha Centauri and put together both of those games all by himself, while Sid’s only involvement was his name on the box. Cu-ckoo!

To play Civ 2 in real time, you’d need to play very slowly, I guess. :wink: