Let’s Play – XCOM 2: War of the Chosen Episode 30: Codex Skulljack

An interesting Council Mission lets us rescue high-ranking soldiers. Then we assault a new alien facility.

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XCOM 2
DLC: War of the Chosen, Tactical Legacy Pack, Resistance Warrior Pack
Mods: Commander’s Choice
Difficulty: Veteran

Episode 30: Codex Skulljack

M47: Operation Swamp Queen – Gather Survivors from Abandoned City

  • Col. Gillian ‘Triton’ Flounderson (Specialist)
  • Col. Mauta ‘Shadowrun’ Kulia (Sharpshooter)
  • Maj. Kazin ‘Mind-Zei’ Eldric (Templar)
  • Col. Georgiano ‘George’ Tortle (Ranger)
  • Col. Xandala ‘Summerwise’ Cimber (Reaper)
  • Magus Dommel ‘Talus’ Stonereach (Psi Operative)

M48: Operation Wolf Hound – Sabotage the Alien Facility

  • Cap. Korinn ‘Draconic’ Dragonborn (Grenadier)
  • Maj. Felgolos ‘Flying’ Misfortune (Sharpshooter)
  • Col. Miri ‘The Monk’ Greycastle (Ranger)
  • Col. Georgiano ‘George’ Tortle (Ranger)
  • Col. Xandala ‘Summerwise’ Cimber (Reaper)
  • Magus Dommel ‘Talus’ Stonereach (Psi Operative)

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Let’s Play – XCOM 2: War of the Chosen Episode 29: Butt Stroke Series

Standard Guerrilla Ops and Council Missions allow other soldiers to break out and shine and help deepen XCOM’s roster.

XCOM 2
DLC: War of the Chosen, Tactical Legacy Pack, Resistance Warrior Pack
Mods: Commander’s Choice
Difficulty: Veteran

Episode 29: Butt Stroke Series

M45: Operation Cosmic Laughter – Neutralize Target in AVENT Vehicle

  • Maj. Felgolos ‘Flying’ Misfortune (Sharpshooter)
  • Magus Dommel ‘Talus’ Stonereach (Psi Operative)
  • Col. Georgiano ‘George’ Tortle (Ranger)
  • Col. Gillian ‘Triton’ Flounderson (Specialist)
  • Lt. Korinn ‘Draconic’ Dragonborn (Greandier)
  • Cap. Tymerious ‘T.I.M.’ Marbrand (Specialist)

M46: Operation Frozen Grave – Recover Item from ADVENT Facility

  • Sgt. Azaka ‘Tiger’ Stormfang (Skirmisher)
  • Maj. Mauta ‘Shadowrun’ Kulia (Sharpshooter)
  • Maj. Kazin ‘Mind-Zei’ Eldric (Templar)
  • Col. Gillian ‘Triton’ Flounderson (Specialist)
  • Lt. Korinn ‘Draconic’ Dragonborn (Greandier)
  • Cap. Tymerious ‘T.I.M.’ Marbrand (Specialist)

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Wargroove Review [Pixelkin]

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Tactical strategy games have seen a resurgence in recent years, with excellent reboots and sequels for series like XCOM and Fire Emblem. But it’s pixel-perfect indie studio Chucklefish that has taken up the mantle of re-imagining the Advance War series (which had inspired Fire Emblem’s initial localization outside Japan).

Indie games have long filled the void of classic genres and gameplay styles left behind by bigger studios. Wargroove is the perfect example of an indie studio rebooting a beloved series while infusing their own story, with several modern improvements and an astonishing amount of content.

Read the full review at Pixelkin