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Games aren't all bad

As the title suggests, Games are not all bad and some can be quite educational yet fun (surprisingly) and can boost your intelligence ( that is if you pick the right game :) Take the following example : 

A few days ago, A friend of mine recommended that I should play Hearts Of Iron 2. I thought that I would give this game a try, it soon became by favorite Strategic game ( EVER !! ). The game is based during the prelude of World War 2, from the 1st of January 1936, until well over the time taken for the war, 31st December 1946.

So basically, you are the leader of your country (don't worry, you'll lead a country that actually existed), which you can choose from a list of 90+ countries, from the powerhouses such as the British & Germany to Minimoys such as Luxembourg and Albania, you can really pick anyone ( Sadly Bahrain isn't in it :S ). While being the leader of your country, you can build armies,Navies, Air Forces, infrastructure (as in making better roads, buildings etc..), New Technology ( You can even build a Nuclear Bomb before the Americans do :P ) and improve your weapons and upgrade your army to Tip-top Shape.
You can also select Scenarios, which as basically Simulations of the real life events of World War 2, except you control your army and can change the outcome, For Example : You are Germany, fighting against the Allies, during the D-Day Invasions of 1944, If you have a good strategy, you could prevent the invasion and hence make an alternate future ( which sounds cool :)

This is a screen shot of the Americans fighting against the Soviets for control of Germany's Industry.

This game is the one of the most accurate strategical
war games that I've ever had the privilege of playing.The game doesn't leave any tiny details behind, it named all of the islands in the Pacific, even irrelevant ones ! It also named every part of the ocean and By the Way : Each General has a photo, those Photos are very authentic & contributes to the reality of the game, its a reality game, not one of those games where everything is ready and you just have to attack, this one is different. With all the Authentic different types of Names of Generals, Tanks, Air forces, Ships, Province, To sum it up : It's The Game to Play

 So technically.. It's a very good game to play to because it can : 

a)Help you Learn Historical Information                                                                                       b)Help pass those endless hours      

c) Even if you mastered all the Scenarios,  try  doing it on HARD MODE 


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