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I knew I was over-dressed.
From the Pocket Tactics New Release Assessment Centre and Horse Racing Tip Emporium high atop Mount Hexmap, the report has just arrived via PT HQ's elaborate pneumatic tube messaging system: it's a pretty decent Wednesday night.

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The greatest super-power of all? Getting rid of fiddliness. [Image by Grant Holzhauer]
Sentinels of the Multiverse is a comic book that tells stories of super-villains, each with their own dastardly plot, and the small group of heroes who ensure they don't succeed.

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Hiss tanks.
You might think you love Panzer General, but I promise that you don't love Panzer General as much as Nicu Pavel does, who has been working on his free open source remake of SSI's PC strategy classic for over two years now. In some cultures, Pavel...

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Now even more full of stars.
Gallic indie gaming hero Michael Peiffert sends across the above screenshot of the forthcoming Omega Edition of his extraordinary space exploration adventure Out There, and gosh that is pretty.

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Hexes from heaven.
You have never played an empire-building game that takes its genre quite as literally as SettleForge does. This game is Carcassonne as played by the Olympian gods: it's a solitaire digital board game where you create a kingdom one tile at a time, trying...

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I was trying to make a statement about the duality of man, sir.
I'm no Nate Silver, but I do know that two data points isn't sufficient to declare a trend. But I sure hope that the twin occurrences of Heroes of the Revolution and the...

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PT's off today for the summer bank holiday in the UK. This feature, which reveals the inner workings of Winning Blimp's still-forthcoming iPad RTS Stratolith originally ran on March 24th of this year.

The time has come to push the button.
A couple of weeks ago we saw...

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My grocery co-op in Brooklyn was just like this.
Finally, a game developer that understands why we play mobile games: to insulate ourselves from the fiery love of our families and to block out the excruciating beauty of the natural world.

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Vindolanda, photo taken by the author. Blurriness on account of the pub lunch, not the fault of the camera.
Pa Faraday was over on business from the motherland, so we took the weekend to go to Hadrian's Wall, a British landmark that I'd never seen in all...

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It's a mystery, detective.
This installment of Weekend Price Drops is unusual for a couple of reasons: first, there's more good games on sale than there has been in recent memory, and second, there's a game in here that isn't any good at all.

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