In this episode of The Long View, I'm pleased to be joined once again by Justin Nordstrom as we discuss the classic game Hammer of the Scots from Columbia Games. Along the way, we discuss what makes the block wargame genre so successful, the Columbia system as a whole, and why this game has had such enduring appeal. Is Hammer of the Scots the best of the Blocks? Tune in to this episode and find out. As a special bonus, Justin and I spend some time exploring the year 2001 in gaming. What were the games that stuck out to us, and what ones do we feel are better left unexplored? Listen and find out! The Long View is generously sponsored by www.gamesurplus.com Your first and best choice for online boardgame purchases. Customer service is second to none at gamesurplus! The Long View is a proud member of The Dice Tower Network. Home to fabulous board game news, reviews and the best podcasts on the web! Check out all The Dice tower has to offer! Thanks, as always, to YOU for listening!