Great game, great multiplayer, too much forest crawling

User Rating: 8.5 | Wargame: European Escalation PC
I love the game. I've been playing since launch, got about 1650 ELO rating (nick Spetsnaz) and am apparently in the top 100.

The game is great and the multitude of strategies is simply staggering. You got arty spam, tank rush, forest defense, heli rush. At the top end of the game, my level and above, people just use forest defense - basically, stuff each dense forest with your units, weather the inevitable arty attacks, and move from forest to forest ever encroaching on the opponents base.

I am not very sure if that's realistic, and it feels tedious at times, but you gotta do it if you want the results. As a result, games between experienced opponents don't feel like fast clashes, rather like a chess game between pro players - where each pawn capture matters a lot.

I really like the game and it'll be a while before I get bored. Still, some map variety would really help. Matchmaking sucks - I constantly get paired with people with