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They're not angels, but angles.
We're all very excited to welcome FTL: Advanced Edition to the iPad this Wednesday night (none more so than me -- you saw that I was driven to gif creation yesterday), but I'm also very curious about Monument Valley, that beautifully...

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Orcs to the left of me, goblins to the right.
To celebrate Pocket Tactics‘ second birthday, we’re handing the mic over to some of our favorite developers to ask them what their favourite iOS or Android games are.After the jump we hear from Joseph Humfrey and Jon Ingold,...

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38 FTL crewmen who look like Shiba Inus.
Relax, relax. We didn't get bought by Buzzfeed or anything. Though that would have been a decent April Fool's gag for tomorrow. No, it's just that FTL for iPad's interface is so slick and so thoughtful that it's...

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Don't try to jog in any of these get-ups.
To celebrate Pocket Tactics' second birthday, we're handing the mic over to some of our favorite developers to ask them what their favourite iOS or Android games are.To start us off, here's Rodeo Games co-founders Laurent Maguire and...

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No need to RSVP.
It was two years ago this week that I started a blog called Pocket Tactics. Just a blog like any other. An excuse to get me to practice writing every day, more than anything else.

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Shiny happy politicians.
The irascible indie stalwart Cliff Harris revealed recently on his blog that Democracy 3, the latest installment of his political simulator franchise for the PC, is making its way to iPad soon.

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Pay 25 crystals to lower the ramp.
Well, I tried Boom Beach, just as I promised 164's Brad that I would. I swear I did. I cinched the velvet cord of my gaming jacket and sat down in PT HQ's most decadently upholstered chair and informed...

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That's ok, Dad. It's Saturday.
Next week is going to be hot. Abandoned building in Pripyat hot. Martyrdom of Saint Lawrence hot. Godzilla's spittoon hot.FTL is coming out for iPad. That very appealing puzzler from the makers of Whale Trail, as well. Maybe--who knows?--Hearthstone is going to...

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Greetings, friend.
Blizzard's soon-to-conquer-the-App-Store card game Hearthstone officially launched a couple of weeks ago for PC, but there's no official word yet on when the iPad edition is coming. Tipsters have been telling me for months that Blizzard employees have been playing it for ages, and...

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That does appear to be John Candy on the second camel.
Like all right-thinking fans of interactive fiction, we have set the Edison ticker tape machine here at Pocket Tactics HQ high atop Mount Hexmap to print out missives delivered via the official blog of Inkle.

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