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Let's go.
The Board Game of the Year for 2013 is more than a great game -- it's a vision from the future of digital board games.!--more--
Everything's coming up pumpkins.
Agricola for iOS did everything a great boardgame conversion should: changed the...

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Isn't this what the Dukes of Hazzard were always getting in trouble over?
Argus-eyed Pocket Tactics forums member OnlyPhoenix has unearthed a light business sim for iOS and Android that treats with one of my favourite subjects -- Fiz: The Brewery Management Game.

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Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Digital Cube.
My first thought when I learned about F2Z's Pandemic for iOS: are these guys for real? Thanks to the efforts of studios like Coding Monkeys, Nomad Games, and Playdek, we're long past the point...

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It takes two.
Our Multiplayer Game of the Year is a game that very nearly never existed, but for a happy accident.!--more-- Philadelphia's Shenandoah Studios had always intended to follow up last year's iPad wargaming masterpiece Battle of the Bulge with WWII African theatre game El...

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Jingle Bell Airacobras.
Wargame fans, strategy game aficionados, and lovers of proper gaming everywhere: it's Christmas already. Panzer Corps is out tonight -- the biggest wargame we've seen on iPad yet. This is a PC WWII wargame inspired by the classic Panzer General series, and it's...

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Work is underway on the next expansion, Der Bischof und die Gurke.
Coding Monkeys have sent word that the The Princess and the Dragon expansion is out now as an in-app purchase within Carcassonne for iOS.

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Keep Hope alive. (That's the devs' joke, actually.)
In the spring of 2012 -- before XCOM for iOS, before Shenandoah's wargames, before a mobile Call of Duty -- the notion of hardcore gaming on your mobile device meant playing Doodle Jump on the can for five...

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On blast.
I never did finish that review of Frozen Synapse for iPad. And I'll tell you why: I never felt ready.Frozen Synapse is a perfectly wonderful single-player turn-based tactical game and if you're one of the 80% of gamers who never play a game online,...

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Turn the page to see who won.
Our Interactive Fiction Game of the Year for 2013 is to digital gamebooks what the monolith was to the apes at the beginning of 2001: A Space Odyssey.!--more--
Nerdy games within nerdy games.
Sorcery! might be...

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Roll out.
After a couple of weeks' soft-launch in Canada and Middle Earth, Quarriors is now out worldwide for the price of four bucks. The first digital game from the creators of Heroclix and Star Trek: Fleet Battles was originally announced at the beginning of November.

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