The five stages of Combat Mission: Shock Force grief:
Stage 1. DENIAL
What happens when the makers of the incomparable Combat Mission trilogy abandon their old engine, move away from Shermans and StuGs, and strive for even greater realism? Perfection is what happens! Combat Mission: Shock Force is the ultimate tactical simulation, a flawless, bugless, gorgeous masterpiece that places lucky wargamers right in the middle of a highly credible fictional conflict between modern-day American and Syrian forces.