Paradox are giving you the chance to become a character in their upcoming strategy, East vs. West: A Hearts of Iron Game. Which may sound cool, but just think about what this means - anyone could end up playing your virtual avatar in a game based around the increasingly tense diplomacy and proxy battles of the Cold War. Who knows what alternate history travesties they could cause in your name?
Think of it like playing chess with your little brother and he annoys the crap out of you, so you just sweep his pieces off the board,” says Gellert Keresztes. “That’s pretty much what nukes do.” The lead designer of East vs. West is selling me on the advantages of global thermonuclear war. He doesn’t have to sell me very hard: the cold war is the perfect setting for a grand strategy game,
East vs West, the upcoming entry in Paradox's Hearts of Iron series, sets you on the brink of global thermonuclear war in an era when a small tip in the balance of power could have ended civilization as we know it. No pressure. Spanning the tension-laced years between 1946 and 1991, the game will allow you to play as any nation on earth as you manage military, economy, political clout, and