When it comes to simulating the trials and travails of America’s mid-19th century pioneers, think The Oregon Trail is the only game in town? Guess again, because refreshing new strategic outing Wagons Ho! challenges aspiring quartermasters to march a train of wide-eyed settlers across the wilderness to a new life in the West.
Surprisingly simple and brisk, you’ll be pleased to note that it’s possible to enjoy an engaging and eventful trip across miles of wilderness in just five minutes or less. Alas, life on the road isn’t always easy, sadly due less to the frequent random events (allies deserting, hostile Indian attacks, etc.) one’s confronted with than the title’s formulaic play, limited scope and archaic presentation. Read more »