Originally Posted by arthur666
Good analogy. I was discussing Medieval 1 with a friend and talking about how it made me realise why Chess has been such an important game throughout history. It was a very simplified version of a Total War PC game! But was as much a training tool to help commanders think more strategically as it was for fun. I guess most people know that already, but the computer game made it very obvious to me.
I think you might have that reversed, total war seems like a simplified version of chess to me
it just has better graphics.
Chess has a lot of subtlety and strategy involved