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"What a piece of junk!"
I spent a little while last night and this morning with Shifts - an excellent original iPad sci-fi strategy game from new kids Threadbare Games. I'm kind of in love with it.

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High Kallas, low target.
Monday morning fact: it's pronounced "Tree-see", not "Treese". I've been saying it wrong for years. A new Kickstarter launched by the Brothers Trese late last week is well on its way to funding success.

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Packers tight end Carroll Dale ekes out some extra yards in Super Bowl I, 1967.
"You've got a new grey hair in your beard," Lady Faraday told me this morning. "It's because of the server move," I said.

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Pocket battleships?
Just because they scuppered Herocraft’s proposed Hearts of Iron title doesn’t mean that PC publishing powerhouse Paradox is giving up on mobile – far from it, it would appear. At today’s PdxCon press event in Iceland, the Swedish strategy imprint unveiled Leviathan Warships, a...

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Your Eddie the Eagle cosplay fantasies come to life.
Here’s an iOS release from last night that escaped notice until this morning: Ski Jumping Pro from Vivid Games, the makers of Real Boxing.

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It's almost Adlertag.
Battle of Britain strategy game The Few is nearing release and developers BlackMoon Design are showing it off in action for the first time. The video demonstrates all of the gameplay features BlackMoon told us about back in October: pilot management, top-down tactical...

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Out tonight: Nuthin'

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I think you're a clone now.
Go to bed early tonight. If there's something coming out on the App Store tonight that will seriously tempt proper gamers, it has eluded my sensors.

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Hedge fun.
When we first glimpsed real-time WWII infantry tactics sim Firefight in November, developer Sean O'Connor was hopeful of an early 2013 iPad release. I tried to pin him down to a more specific release window yesterday and he successfully eluded that effort - but...

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I would totally wear a hex headdress.
After a long incubation, the only Windows Phone exclusive game I know of (or at least care about) is finally here: Skulls of the Shogun, a turn-based strategy game that brought home an armload of laurels from every trade...

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That's not exactly the Napoleon of the Jean Louis David paintings, is it?
I have really fond memories of playing the classic board game Stratego as a child, but I also have fond memories of playing Monopoly and Battleship - games which were about as much...

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