The Close Combat series just hit GOG.com today, making the original Atomic Games’ wargame series from Microsoft widely available for the first time in ages. A fascinating series that put a lot of emphasis on the psychology of individual soldiers, the Close Combat games were always among the most suspenseful and dramatic wargames ever made. While Matrix Games have published a number of more recent games that continue the series, few have matched the intimacy and intensity of the originals. Particularly the series’ greatest installment— Close Combat: A Bridge Too Far.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://waypoint.vice.com/en_us/article/59kpvn/the-best-psychological-wargames-of-the-1990s-were-just-re-released