Category: Op-Ed

What’s Your Most Memorable Dogfight?

What’s Your Most Memorable Dogfight?

Anyone who’s played space combat games for a long time probably has several tales of brilliant success or failure that have been seared into their brains over the years. A brilliant victory, a crushing...

What is Your Ideal Space Game?

What is Your Ideal Space Game?

We all have dreams, things we’d like to do, see, accomplish, experience, etc. As space games have taken up a huge chunk of my life, I’ve long had the idea in my head of...

The Day the Space Sim Died

The Day the Space Sim Died

I’ve always felt that if a PC game has a spaceship in it, I’ll play it, no question. One of my earliest memories involving video games was Lunar Lander on the Radio Shack TRS-80....

The Best and Worst Space Fighters

The Best and Worst Space Fighters

I’ll admit, right off the bat, that this was a tough article to write. I’ve played many, many space combat sims in my day, and through research and my own memory I strained to...

The Best Heads Up Displays

The Best Heads Up Displays

Yesterday we looked at the worst Heads Up Displays in the space sim genre (according to me). In today’s conclusion, we’ll look at the best the genre has to offer.