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If you think this looks complicated, wait until you see Land 7.
We tend to not cover a lot of Android-only games here at Pocket Tactics, the reason being that I don't own any Android devices.

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Greece lightning
Tokyo-based developer Christof Aschwanden has been plugging away at the strategy set for a good few years. Tableteers might know the studio from portable RTS fare like the Operation Stormfront line; looking and playing like simple shelfmates of Real War and defiantly old school.

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If this is making you feel all warm and fuzzy inside, you might be an engineer.
I first ran into Zachtronics when a little puzzle game called SpaceChem was released for iPad way back in 2011.

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Cycle Views. It's the button we've all been waiting for.
Despite winning the Pocket Tactics' Board/Card Game of 2015 Runner Up award, Cool Mini or Not continues their efforts to make XenoShyft the best board game on the App Store. Gameplay-wise, they're pretty much there.

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If you think he's good at Tsuro, wait until he shows you his knife trick.
I've managed to see Tsuro from Calliope Games and Thunderbox Entertainment at the last two Gen Cons, and both times it looked glorious and near complete.

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Just another day on the job
One of the best strategy games of 2015 (we named it our Strategy Game of the Year 2015 Runner Up after all) was Door Kickers from KillHouse Games.

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Anyone else getting a huge StarCraft vibe? That's not a bad thing, by the way...
I spent yesterday packed into economy class on a flight to New York so that my wife and I could celebrate our anniversary as far away from our children as possible.

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Algebra teachers in SPAAAAACE!
One of the best games of 2014 was the math-based shooter from internet comedy guru Seanbaby, which might be the weirdest sentence I've ever written. Yes, the game was designed by Seanbaby, who's better known for internet hilarity and the game's main...

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Tzolk'in. It's not as complicated as it looks.
In the past I've mentioned how I play boardgames via different browser-based implementations, namely Through the Ages and Brass. If you're familiar with online board gaming, you might wonder why I never mentioned the mega-site, Board Game Arena.

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What's wrong with your face?
Baseball Highlights 2045 is the unwieldy title of famed card game developer Mike Fitzgerald's latest design. While the title may seem awkward, it perfectly distills what you'll find inside the box.

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