The strategy gamer’s primer to Gears of War 3

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My monthly column on strategy games, From Civ to Starcraft, begins today on Gamepro. However, it feels like I’ve been at it for months. The title has a familiar ring. Weird, huh?

This month, I offer advice, freely and loudly over my headset, to people playing Gears of War 3’s new horde mode. That advice consists of nuggets of wisdom like the following:

Stay at the base, you dummies! You don’t need to venture out into the map to fight them over there so you don’t have to fight them over here. Bush league adventurism has no place in Gears’ horde mode. That’s what the campaign’s arcade mode is for.

Read the column here.