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I liked Angeles before it was New.
One of the side jobs here at Pocket Tactics is sorting through Owen's fan mail. There's just far too much for one man to read on his own, especially when 85% of his time is dedicated to beard grooming.

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I hope this doesn't awaken anything in me.
Regardless of the time of day, the rookery here at Mount Hexmap will be full of new press releases brought in from our unkindness of carrier ravens.

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Time's on my side.
I'm not quite sure what's happening, but it seems like the "flood of new releases at midnight on Wednesday" is a thing of the past. Oh, there are some games that still wait until then to hit the streets, but more and...

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In Westeros, this is considered a sunny day.
It's been a busy month or so for Telltale Games. Not only have they introduced an entirely new adventure series, Minecraft: Story Mode, but they're wrapping up two other long-running series at the same time.

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I should have all these unlocked by sometime in 2018.
I can't think of many games that cause Owen to wax rhapsodic nearly three years after being released, and the first one that comes to mind is the Trese Brothers' spacefaring game, Star Traders RPG.

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Art by Satan.
For most apps, getting an update that includes fixes and features as well as an entirely new expansion pack would be a big day. XenoShyft developers Cool Mini or Not simply call it Wednesday.

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Trust the Gorton's fisherman (and his weird doppelgänger).
From what I remember, Codito Development was the first developer to make the porting of board games to digital their main priority. In the long run it didn't work out, but when they were working they managed to...

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The old-timey vibe is strong with this one.
I think it's safe to say that just about everyone hates baseball. Not the game itself, in fact I find the game to be rather elegant while showcasing feats of dexterity and strength that boggle the mind.

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My cardboard version doesn't look this nice.
I've been hearing about Tabletopia for months on the different gaming podcasts I listen to [what an exciting life you lead. -ed] and always assumed it was some new board gaming platform for PC/Mac like VASSAL or Tabletop Simulator. Both...

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