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Tiger Style receiving an IGF award for Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor in 2010.
The list of finalists for awards at the 2013 Independent Games Festival came out this week, significantly winnowed down from the 589 games on October's longlist.

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Holy calamity.
The Kickstarter for Dreadline makes me feel weird inside, like I'm complicit in a crime I didn't know about until after it happened. I'm not saying I don't think it's pretty cool. Just.. odd.

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All good things.
The Ravenmark saga draws to a close today with the release of Raven's Rise, the sixth and final campaign for Witching Hour Studios' 2011 iOS fantasy wargame. I didn't realize quite what I was in for when I first played Ravenmark last year...

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Was that guy in the original?
Fantasy adventure/wargame The Lords of Midnight rolled onto the iOS devices Indiana Jones-style just before the App Store's door slammed shut for Christmas, shouting over its shoulder that it would return for Android users as soon as it could.

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Walking in a winter wasteland.
You may have spent dozens of hours reconstructing your zombie-ravaged city - earning the trust of skittish survivors and manning the barricades when the undead came - but get ready to start over from scratch.

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Let's get ready to Rommel.
Hunted Cow have got a production schedule that would make Henry Ford pop a monocle. The Scottish devs haven't let the piracy-fuelled collapse of their last title throw a wrench into their assembly line: it's only been a little over a...

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I didn't have to pause the video to take this screengrab - this is the whole first five minutes.
My relationship to Metal Gear is equal parts love and hate - I expect that goes for a lot of you, too.

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Is that really what my voice sounds like?
I had a bit of a late night last night - I stayed up to chat with Tom Chick and Jason McMaster for Quarter to Three's games podcast.

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Race you to the Meuse!
PT's 2012 Wargame of the Year has gotten its first patch: fixing a few bugs, adding Game Center achievements - and most importantly for our germanophone readers, arriving worldwide.Battle of the Bulge launched in most countries in mid-December but the German...

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I also listen to The Roots.
A Facebook page has been posted for "squad-based fantasy adventure RPG" Heroes of Steel. The game will be the next outing from the Brothers Trese, makers of low-fi classic Star Traders RPG.

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