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I don't know who or what a Bovak is, but it's getting its ass kicked
Yes, I still play Hearthstone. No, I don't expect to start playing another CCG on my iPad anytime soon.

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You magnificent bastard, I read your book!
When we last talked about the ambitious war game, War and Battles, we were discussing the failure of their Kickstarter campaign. At that point in time, War and Battles looked dead and buried, but somehow, it managed to survive...

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Prague has never had it so good.
It was just over one year ago that Harebrained Schemes successfully reached and surpassed a $500,000 funding target for their ambitious, app-driven miniatures game Golem Arcana.

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Cosmically awesome
Cosmic Encounter is a board game from 1977 that has been republished and recreated many times in the past 35 years. It's truly one of the most influential board games ever made, introducing mechanisms like individual player powers, free-form negotiation and the concept of expansions.

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Houses and hotels totally not copied from Monopoly
If you follow board games at all, you'll know that this week is Spiel'14 which is an annual convention that takes place in Essen, Germany.

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Just a tad more immersive than the card game
One of the most anticipated titles announced at Gen Con was Obsidian Entertainment porting over Paizo's card-based RPG, Pathfinder Adventure Card Game. Since the announcement, however, things have been dark on the Pathfinder front.

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I'm guessing Handelabra's had a few of these today.
Today's big release is Sentinels of the Multiverse which, unfortunately, isn't released for everybody. The original plan was to simultaneously launch the app for Android tablets and iPad this morning and everything pretty much went according to plan.

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I know it's hell, but it sure is pretty.
Hunted Cow has plopped us into battles ranging from ancient Rome to the Civil War to the Eastern Front, but never before have they put us in the shoes of Napoleon or his adversaries.

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Meet the Gypsy, Swashbuckler, Philosopher, Gladi....wait, we have an adventuring Philosopher now?
I know that, lately, I've been giving Talisman Digital Edition a lot of love. Since it was updated to be on iPhone last month, I've been playing it a ton and really enjoying it.

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I have no mouth, and I must- no wait there it is. Definitely a mouth. Good.
For all the cultural currency stories about self-determined AIs carry--Neuromancer comes to mind, and on the complete opposite end of the spectrum Cortana for some reason--it still seems a tricky...

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