Games in which all players pursue the same strategy result in a win by the player who makes the fewest mistakes—or, if none, by the player who has the player-order advantage. This is dull.
Quotes by Greg Costikyan
Rules complexity was not necessarily matched by strategic complexity; the only real choice for the German player in a strategic World War II game, after all, is “Britain first” or “Russia first”. The attraction of the wargame lies in mastering a complex system; and in the difficult, complicated tactical decisions to be made—exactly how to position your counters to deliver an attack of maximal effectiveness.