I only played COGEE, i bought it few years ago. At this time, i found it hard to understand all the gameplay aspects.
I was experienced with Paradox games (EU, CK, ...), but never tried a game with such complexity before.
Few weeks ago, i wanted to try again COGEE with the Consolidated Mods and Fixes thx to lucr41.
I read one manual which has saved my life: the EconGuide manual is a must to read before starting a game.
I am focusing on PBEM games, so i didn't experimented too much the detailed battles, but now i understand all other parts of the game thx to the EconGuide.
Finally the game is not difficult to master (detailed battles excepted in my case), but reading carefully the EconGuide manual and some parts of the COGEE-Manual-[EBOOK] manual is a must.
Now i am enjoying this game so much that i highly recommend it to Napoleonic fans or simply wargames amateurs.
The gameplay is rich and complex, but easy and very enjoyable to play, a good balance between overview and micro-gestion.
The solo is great with the optional detailed battles and events, and the multi in PBEM is also very good (the gameplay is well adapted to PBEM, and the game has a very good replay).
After mastered COGEE, i am ready to try AGEOD games (BoA2 and co.).
I am also very interested in any comparaison between COGEE and AGEOD Wars of Napoleon. The features look quite similar (except the detailled battles), has anyone tried this game before?
< Message edited by pistolero -- 4/22/2018 5:50:35 AM >