Pocket Gamer: War on Terror Review

Pocket Gamer: Boardgames are savage. Everyone loves to sit down at Christmas to a game of Monopoly, but by the time you’ve bankrupted your five-year-old niece it becomes clear that it’s hardly the cosy exercise in family bonding you remembered.

War on Terror is savage too, but it's a good deal more open about the fact. It shares similarities with Monopoly – both are obsessed with money, for starters – but I don’t remember funding any terrorist cells in Monopoly, or nuking Eastern Europe.

Both are standard fare in War on Terror, a satirical boardgame that has you expanding the boundaries of your empire in the pursuit of oil reserves and global stability. You'll also 'liberate' a few countries and fund a little global terrorism along the way.

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