From historical settings to places undreamed of except in the fertile imaginations of the developers, Shrapnel Games offered everything from conflict simulations to star-spanning empire building games, and the gaming world loved it. After all, they didn't abandon strategy and war gaming, it was the mainstream publishers that had, and in doing so abandoned their fan base. Shrapnel Games' products quickly became known around the world, with loyal customers from Australia to Finland, and everywhere in between. It wasn't just the fans though that loved Shrapnel, the press have heaped a great many accolades on Shrapnel's products. From winning a Charles S. Roberts award to being featured in GAMES Magazine's Top 100 list, the media has continually recognized the quality of Shrapnel's products.