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Overhead Overlord.
When do you suppose we're going to stop making World War II games? Don't get me wrong - I love Catalinas and Tiger tanks as much as the next guy, but as a species we're in danger of becoming that weird uncle that can't...

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Tooling up.
Stone Age was pretty rock solid1 when it launched to the App Store last month. Campfire Creations' board game conversion debut got a 5 out of 5 from Kelsey, a review I heartily agreed with.

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A surface simplicity disguises surprising depth - like that Lenovo ad with Megan Fox.
With 2012 ending on such an ardent crescendo of great iOS releases, I would have been happy to give 2013 a couple of weeks to build up a head of steam.

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The Pocket Tactics crew is on holiday until the new year. Before I went on holiday at the end of May, I reached out to a number of folks hoping they would be willing to write guest posts to run in my absence.

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The Pocket Tactics crew is on holiday until the new year. Originally posted in April, this profile of indie developer and persistent gadfly Slade Villena was one of the first features I published on PT - it has been longlisted for the Games Journalism Prize.The Kickstarter pitch discussed in this...

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The Pocket Tactics crew is on holiday until the new year. This guest post from iOOTP Baseball developer Sebastian Palkowski originally ran in June - it's a great insight into how one of the world's deepest PC sports sims made the leap to mobile.

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The Pocket Tactics crew is on holiday until the new year. This interview with Plague Inc. creator James Vaughan originally ran in June - before the wave of the disease RPG's popularity crested.

Plague Inc.

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Clancy came down with a serious case of Plague Inc. this year.
There was an odd murmur coming from the staff dungeon earlier this week - and not the usual yammering for "more gruel" or "less ants".

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The Pocket Tactics crew is on holiday until the new year. This interview with One Man Left originally ran in May, a couple of months before the release of Outwitters.

Outwitters in beta
In an interview I did with Rebuild developer Sarah Northway the other day, one...

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Antoine-François Callet's Saturnalia.
Home for the holidays. Pa Faraday and I watched the Lord of the Rings trilogy over the weekend and debated the terminal velocity of a Balrog, among other things.

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