I wanted to have a wargame that:
- could be played solitaire
- was sci fi
- could be played at work
After some tinkering I figured, I could use Microsoft's PowerPoint for everything:
To generate a backdrop, to host the hexmap, to move counters from A to B.
Now all I needed were some tried and true combat mechanics as well as the time to jot everything down.
Well, what shall I say? Here I am, playing the PowerPoint Wargame. And as I want to share my joys, I'd like to share the game with you folks:
Here an ingame screenshot of a possible starting setup: