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Checkpoint Magazine  |  Issue 22: Strategy  


Welcome to Checkpoint and thank you for checking us out!
We are the original feature-led digital, interactive gaming magazine and now we're totally FREE!

The magazine is aimed at any gamer with an interest in gaming, the influences of gaming culture, the impact gaming has on society and, of course, will cover expected content such as reviews, interviews, previews and events.

In this magazine you'll find video, audio and animation built in to give you more ways to interact with the content.

In this issue we look at strategy games and how they have evolved not only as a genre, but to consoles too.
We look at the benefits of playing strategy games and the best strategy games of today and yesteryear.
Checkpoint is the world’s first fully interactive digital games magazine. Combining the immersiveness and depth of a conventional magazine – Checkpoint’s veteran games writers have contributed to the most respected newspapers, TV channels, games magazines and websites – with the interactivity of a website via embedded video, podcasts and animations, Checkpoint is unique.

Checkpoint is all about taking an in-depth, entertaining and informative look at the pop-culture phenomenon that videogames have become.

And every monthly issue is now free: create a Pocketmags account (which just requires an email and a password), and you’ll be able to download the app for iOS or Android completely gratis.

Congratulations: you’ve reached your first Checkpoint.
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World’s first fully interactive digital games magazine

World’s first fully interactive digital games magazine and it's free, what is there not to like? Written by veteran gamers with links to podcasts, games and reviews Reviewed Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Checkpoint Magazine

Great magazine, my kids love it Reviewed Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Excellent content

Really good content and in-depth articles supported with rich media. Reviewed Friday, January 17, 2020

Informative and different

In-depth analysis and really interesting. This is a magazine for people who want more than just reviews. I love that there are no reviews in this magazine. Reviewed Friday, January 10, 2020

Highly entertaining

Many more articles every month Reviewed Saturday, July 20, 2019

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in Checkpoint Magazine Issue 22: Strategy.

CHECKPOINT – A look at gaming across society, culture and politics Tamer Asfahani Editor-in-Chief Welcome to the latest issue of Checkpoint Magazine where we’re looking at all things strategy ga...
BRIAN FARGO After building up Interplay up into one of the games industry’s powerhouse publishers, Brian Fargo is an undoubted giant of the industry. But above all else, he’s a developer, who helped define RPGs a...
CHECKPOINT EXCLUSIVE Exclusive access to Wasteland 3’s history – written and read by Brian Fargo LITERALLY, as the pandemic was starting to make a huge impact on Italy in 2020, Checkpoint was invited ...
How strategy games migrated from PC to consoles It wasn’t easy for strategy games to make the shift from PC to console. The makers of Iron Harvest and Wasteland 3 explain to Tamer Asfahani how they made that jump The big strategy debate STRA...
Starcraft: not so much a game as a cultural game-changer Nick Cowen describes how Blizzard’s RTS Starcraft, a classic strategy game, somehow managed to generate real cultural change, train AIs and kick off the esports revolution CONTRARY to what a lo...
Learn STRATEGIES from games that apply to real life Holding your nerve and watching a strategy play out in a game is one of the most satisfying things to witness – especially when it goes to plan. Tamer Asfahani investigates what strategy games can tea...