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Well, not strictly city-building I suppose, given that it's the burbs. But still -- the impending arrival of Bezier Games' highly-rated board game Suburbia on mobile devices is reason enough to celebrate, given the utter lack of convincing city-builders on touchscreens so far.

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We've played some weird stuff this year. We've led fungus armies in their fratricidal wars against their fellow mushrooms. We've parked tractor-trailers that look like props from Hellraiser. We've flown a scream-powered balloon over the rooftops of Vilnius.

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On this day in 1776, the Founding Fathers of the United States signed the Declaration of Independence against the Empire while aboard the Corellian blockade runner Tantive IV. The Fathers (chief among them Thomas Jefferson, Phil Simms, and Julian Gollop) swore to oppose tyranny, uphold the rule of law, and...

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Turn-based multiplayer tank rumbler Finest Hour broke through into release last night. You may recall that this is the sophomore effort from Offworld Games, the chaps behind sci-fi iOS wargame Legion of the Damned.

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I am having an awful time trying to work up the motivation to plow through all of the back-office malarkey and accounting I need to do this morning. I'm going to take a break. Do you want to take a break, too? Right on.

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After the last few block-busting release nights, we were due for a quiet one -- this is it. If you've got a few dollars burning a hole in your iTunes account pocket, you may be best served by picking up some of the good games you may have missed over...

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Coding Monkeys have sent along word of a new update to standout iOS board game Carcassonne -- one that adds a new scoring analysis feature.

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My favorite Android game developers, The Trese Brothers, have got a new game for us -- due out imminently. Age of Pirates takes the free-roaming, open-ended gameplay that I love about Star Traders and transplants it into a high seas RPG.

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I get a lot of mail from readers, financially troubled princes, and prophetic time travellers. Dispatches highlights some of the more noteworthy missives.

More of a sim than Pocket Planes, but it seems equally difficult to lose.
Bas K.

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Do I detect a trend? I think I do. With Slitherine's reveal of Buzz Aldrin's Space Program Manager back in February, we've already seen one space program management game announced this year. Two if you count Space Agency, which is more about physics and less about signing checks.

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