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We're going to cut out their living guts and use them to grease the treads on our tanks.
If I had a dollar for every World of Tanks clone that I've been pitched in the past year, I could probably buy the Mets. I'm not even kidding.

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Bubble, bubble.
We've been off for a week, performing the various year-end incantations that keep us shrouded beneath the notice of the hungry elder gods for one more year. Now I'm not pointing fingers or anything but I noticed that a lot of you weren't performing...

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Better living through chemistry.
We spent a couple of weeks doling out an armload of awards to the brightest and best mobile games of 2013 -- all well and good. But let's face it: many of those games had a good leg up.

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Christmas truce, 1914.
In the Pocket Tactics Holiday Observance Centre and Druid Costume Supply high atop Mount Hexmap, we're settling in with hot drinks, back-issues of Lapham's, and the Game of Thrones boxed set to see off 2013. I hope you're had a great year.

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Kicked ass, took names.
If you're looking for proof that core gaming has a home on mobile devices, look no further than our Editor's Choice Game of the Year.!--more-- Poor XCOM: Enemy Unknown.

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Turning it over.
Our Creator of the Year for 2013 broke away from its peers in a big way this year.!--more-- When we sat down to look at 2012 in review last year, my biggest lament was that big publishers like 2K, EA, Activision and their...

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Decisions, decisions.
So. You did it. You read my review, and you went out and bought Panzer Corps. You decided that you were tired of getting the cold shoulder from those cool wargamers down at the Dairy Queen -- the ones with the authentic field jackets...

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When I talked to Playdek's George Rothrock & Gary Weis about Agricola back in April, before the game was out, they told me that their goal had been not simply to faithfully translate a very complex Euro board game into digital form, but to use that game to open the...

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No relation to that fellow from Fallout.
Subset Games have posted new details about the FTL Advanced Edition, the forthcoming free expansion to their hit PC game that will also be the game's iPad debut early next year.

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An ideal digital board game -- playing the physical version requires two weeks and a general contractor to set up.
After five days of polling, the crack arithmeticians from the Pocket Tactics Mathematics Institute and Off-Track Betting Parlour have carefully considered the vote tallies and have determined...

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