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"puzzle game" equals Eurotrash
"Strategy game" equals Ameratrash.
Kev I meant to say that when I was young I didn't understand real life wars and playing that game I found it was/is not so easy in real life to just "pick-up" whole units/ armies and replace them elsewheres.
John Hill made many fine puzzle games. There is a historical lesson to be learned. Once you learn it you move and to the next game.
By Strategy game I mean a game that has a longer shelf life and encourages the exploration of different strategies to win, whereas a puzzle game may only have one or two viable approaches.
I dont know for sure this is a puzzle game, and there is nothing wrong with it if it is. Regardless still trying to play it mostly correctly versus just dumb ass wrong.
The rules are deceptively simple but you better be sure to understand their application.