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Exile in Meta-Guyville.
In the futuristic dystopia of New Zealand, Shadowrun Returns has popped up in the App Store, meaning that tonight around midnight local time you'll be able to pick it up for iOS.

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It's a lovely day for a launch.
Welcome to the new Pocket Tactics. I know you've heard the rumours that I've been spending all the money paid into Pocket Tactics by our lovely, munificent advertisers on crushed velvet smoking jackets and vintage walrus ivory tobacco pipes...

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Tomorrow there won't be any new content on the front page of Pocket Tactics, friends. We've got to freeze the site for a day while we transfer a year's worth of yammering over to a brand new, professionally-designed Pocket Tactics.

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Pandemic, the oft-imitated, never duplicated board game has got an official release date for its new officially-licensed iPad edition: October 3rd. Pandemic is a cooperative game where players race to cure a globe-trotting disease before things turn into I Am Legend. There's various levels of AI single-player and seven different action-science characters you...

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Chainsaw Warrior, the Games Workshop board game (totally-not-based-on-Escape From New York-where-did-you-even-get-that-idea) is out on the App Store right this very second. This is an iOS Universal conversion of the long out-of-print GW game that has you fighting your way through a future Manhattan that has been infested with monsters from...

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When Agricola came out I noticed a few folks in the comments who seemed to have been expecting it to be a full-on farming simulator and were bemused when it turned out to be a board game.

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Since we ran that review of Chicken Cha Cha Cha, I've been thinking about kid's games for iOS. Ma Faraday used to fret about how much time I was putting in with the NES when I was 8; I can only imagine how horrified she'd be at the notion of...

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Kickstarter is back in a big, big way right now. A host of Kickstarter pitches landed in my inbox this week, and while I ran the vast majority of them through the woodchipper (I'm using them to insulate my loft) I've retained a select handful for your amusement.

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I haven't been writing too often for other publications lately because I've really wanted to concentrate on PT, but this piece for Wired was well worth the time.

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Christine Love posted on her blog last weekend, announcing that her breakout visual novel Analogue: A Hate Story is in the process of being ported to iOS. The work has been contracted out to Golden Gear, the chaps who made Pipe Trouble, a clever little puzzle game with a environmental...

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