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Neil deGrasse Tyson was wrong, the earth does appear to be flat.
Usually January and February are the slow months, where not much happens and we tend to write stories about board games or lament the fact that XCOM 2 unlocked so late last night that I didn't get...

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-Matt Thrower

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They had me at "phallic imagery".
Brad over at 164 sent me the tip about The Ice-Bound Concordance earlier this week and I quickly responded with "What the hell is this?". Looking at its website, videos, and press materials for the last three days hasn't helped much.

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Yes, that says 18 deck slots.
One of the biggest complaints about Hearthstone (other than the increasing levels of RNG) is the lack of space for new decks. The game shipped with 9 slots for customized decks, and hasn't increased in nearly two years. That's changing.

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The joke's on you, I have none!
One of last year's surprises was a new Puzzle Quest game with a coating of Magic: The Gathering laid over the top. The most surprising thing was that the Magic coating wasn't just for looks, it actually worked and...

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Highway to the Danger Zone
The Lordz Games Studio is the dev team responsible for some of the best heavy wargames on iPad: Panzer Corps and Warhammer 40K: Armageddon. Yesterday they announced that they'll soon be tackling a different form of warfare: aerial combat.

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Something just moved to the top of my most anticipated list...
It's no secret that we love Card Crawl here at Pocket Tactics. Not only did it win Board/Card Game of the Year in 2015, it also earned a place at the top with the Editors' Choice...

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I am the walrus
One of the best things about ordering board games via Kickstarter is that you'll occasionally have packages delivered to your door with no memory of what it was you ordered.

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Rome sweet Rome
One of the first games ported by Slitherine to the iPad was the empire builder, Legion. Not a pure wargame, Legion concerns itself with that other pillar of strategy gaming, 4X.

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Okay, we might have hit our cuteness quota for the month. Wait, look at that owl. We may have maxed it out for the entire year.
Uwe Rosenberg is known for creating somewhat heavy eurogames such as Agricola and Le Havre, both of which have been expertly...

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