Day of Infamy, a standalone WWII rework of modern combat game Insurgency, is worthy of the 'Day of' moniker—which in this case references Roosevelt's Pearl Harbor speech, but also tips its hat to the classic Half-Life mod and eventual standalone game Day of Defeat. For a more modern comparison, because Day of Infamy does play differently than its DoD cousin, it's pulling me in like the launches of Red Orchestra 2 and Rising Storm did. That level of pressure has been rare in Day of Infamy so far—
I've been having a go at a mod called Sim Settlements, created by kinggath, (which I previously wrote about here). But with Sim Settlements, NPCs gradually improve their homes. This is why the mod should become an official part of the game: it makes your settlements feel alive, far more than the original game does. Soon, he'd added a chemistry table inside and would chill out in there most of the day. You can—and definitely should—grab Sim Settlements from Nexus Mods and give it a try.