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Rock the vote.
The husband-and-wife team behind one of our favorite games of 2013 are preparing to launch a new title for Macs and iPad: Election Manager 2016, an American political campaign strategy game.

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Warrior needs dice badly.
There's no trailer for digital board game Fallen Lords, but if you watch the tutorial video below it looks like Warhammer Quest meets Quarriors with a dash of Elder Sign thrown in, which is a chocolate-and-peanut-butter combination if I've ever heard one.

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Always with the giant spiders.
Erich M. writes:Dear Owen. Two things for you. First, have you played Cavesweeper? It's a roguelike fantasy minesweeper, basically, and I think you'll enjoy it. Second, does Pocket Tactics have an official bourbon? Fine questions. The answer to your first one is no,...

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Alec Guinness tried to stop this.
I've been about halfway done with a review of it for about a week now, but I'll spoil that now and tell you that Bridge Constructor Medieval is absolutely the best thing going from all the sales on this weekend.

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--Jacob Tierney

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Not a screenshot, as you're about to discover.
PC gamers may be familiar with FireFly Studios' tenaciously enduring Stronghold franchise, games that cross-breed the city-builder with a medieval RTS. The early games in the decade-long series were quite well regarded -- though more recent installments significantly less so.

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Let's see Adayu defeat this.
This will be old news to those who backed this game's successful Kickstarter last autumn, but this is all fresh for me. Star Realms is a deck-building card game co-designed by Rob Dougherty, one of the brains behind everybody's favorite deck-building...

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Ukraine is weak (against earth elementals).
It's basically been The Jetsons on the front page the last couple of days, huh? Going to Mars with Buzz Aldrin. Getting beamed up by Pixel Scotty. Let's dig around in the mailbag and see if we can't find something fantastical.

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You've got the touch.
In the two years that I've been running Pocket Tactics, I've consistently heard the same refrain from developers: making premium games for Android isn't worth the trouble. I wrote a whole article about this for Wired back in 2012, but Android's minuscule...

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"No, Mr. Bond -- I expect you to be covalent."
It's an awfully quiet release night as much of the exciting stuff escaped into the wild last night. But it's not completely devoid of meritorious releases.

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