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PT spirit guide George Plimpton in his office.
My friends, I can scarcely believe it, but 2013 is pretty much in the can.  This was a big year for Pocket Tactics: we moved hosts (a process to which I owe these new white hairs in my...

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"Keep wasting your time making atl-atls, Grog. My huge stone dice will change the world."
I don't know about you, but my iPad starts physically crying whenever I load up the App Store now.

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When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
It was around this time last year that we named Playdek our Publisher of the Year for 2012; there were scant few voices in opposition.

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Green sky at morning, neighbor take warning.
Ted Alpach's city-builder Suburbia arrived for iPad last night -- we saw the first screenshots of it just a couple of days ago. This is kind of a big deaL: the board game that Suburbia is based on is...

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Home before Christmas.
Our long wait for Slitherine's enormous WWII wargame Panzer Corps is nearly at an end. Slitherine informed me today that next Wednesday night, the 18th of December, Panzer Corps for iPad will be available on the App Store.

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I wear a seven, and I can tell from here that you're a seven-and-a-quarter.
Telltale has released the first footage from Season 2 of horror adventure The Walking Dead, which despite the rapidly approaching App Store approvals freeze they're still saying will arrive this month on...

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It is pitch black.
Would you have been surprised to learn last year that the makers of cute, casual fare like Beat Sneak Bandit and Bumpy Road would be making some of the most interesting, genre-subverting games of 2013? I sure would have.!--more-- [caption id="attachment_17461" align="aligncenter"...

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The operational art.
Prolific publishers Hunted Cow have given us a lot of iOS wargames over the past couple of years, but have never completely cracked the code to making a great sand table game.

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Crooked rain, crooked rain.
Why do you play games? If ever it's for the Reading Rainbow/Muppet Babies/Star Trek holodeck sense of pure escapism into a well realized world, you've simply got to check out Gemini Rue.

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Mr Sulu... you're totally rad. I just wanted to tell you that.
Star Trek fans to the bridge, quickly. Our own Devensega spotted something on the App Store that warrants further investigation, so we've entered into a standard orbit around it.

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