They really should have named this one “Wallet Hunter 5” because Gameloft clearly invested more time into figuring out things to charge players for than in designing a game that you could play long enough to get lost in.
But lets start with the “good news.” DH5 is a really good looking game. At least Gameloft ensures that the quality is always there. The animations and scenics are top-notch on the iPad and the movements of the characters look surprisingly natural. […] Continue reading →
Slim’s 550-page epic details his experiences leading British and Indian troops in Burma from 1942-1945. Whereas many memoirs by generals focus on themselves, Slim details the campaign overall in minute detail, rarely compliments himself, and lavishes praise on his troops. It is an incredible look into a complete military campaign. […] Continue reading →
I’m finally getting around to reading Gen. Jimmy Doolittle’s biography (of the “Doolittle’s Raiders” raid on Tokyo in 1942 fame). One of many books from World War II leaders on my “to read” list.
It’s a little slow at times because a lot of the book is post-Tokyo raid when he wasn’t flying much. But it’s really interesting to see how the US Air Force grew from “what are these here flying things?” to flying 2000-plane daylight bombing raids in under 30 years. […] Continue reading →