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The wolf among us.
Before we get to the games, let me just apologise to anyone and everyone who had trouble reaching Pocket Tactics over the last 48 hours. We were changing hosts, which is a stressful affair in the best of circumstances and I have...

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Slim Pickens got swag.
The eye-catching all-out nuclear war RTS First Strike will update to version 1.1 at the end of June, adding support for iPhones and smaller Android devices, plus a mess of new content.

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From here, you will witness the final destruction of the Alliance and the end of your insignificant rebellion.
I'm not sure what else Spacecom could do to make me want it, other than actually building me a captains chair in my living room, adding an LCARS...

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The end of the world as we know it.
At times it's seemed like getting a digital version of the cold war classic Twilight Struggle was taking longer than the cold war itself.

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Putting you on blast.
Our bilge pumps runneth over with naval tactics games these days. Regular readers will remember Battle Fleet 2, the 3D turn-based WWII ship-to-ship combat sim whose release is imminent; and there's also Rocco Bowling's Age of Sail simulator Naval Tactics, already out on iOS.

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If Asgard is this dreary, we're surprised Odin didn't gouge both eyes out.
While Norse mythology has always intrigued me, my only real connections with it are from playing Yggdrasil, reading American Gods, and watching The Avengers.

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Did someone say, 'adventures'?
Zoinks! It's the quietest release night since January. There's a handful of new apps tonight but nothing that really sets the old PT senses tingling -- in fact, the one game worth taking a look at is out right this very second as a free web...

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From the Pocket Tactics archives
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More powerful than Hate-Bit? Unpossible.
Before our torrid affair with Dream Quest, our strange indie obsession of 2014 had been Seanbaby's Calculords, a genuine one-off about avenging the destruction of Earth with a legion of collectible monsters that you summon with grade school maths.

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Swiggity swoy, what's in the convoy?
I've been keeping one eye on Wolves of the Atlantic for a long time now -- as a WWII U-boat sim for mobile devices it's right up my strasse.

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The stuff that dreams are made of
If you haven't already, take a good look at the image at the top of this story. A really good look. Yes, you have to read it.

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