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Number 2, step forward.
While adventure games from Telltale are some of the best pieces of interactive fiction you'll ever find, they're also blue enough to make Al Swearengen blush. As much as I'd love to share them with my kids, I'd prefer to not get...

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Thankfully, this guy has ceased to be.
The entire story of Dominion on tablets is far too long and twisted to recant in its entirety here, so let me sum it up with one word: derp.

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Those camels aren't doing what you think they're doing.
Part of the fun of writing for Pocket Tactics are the press releases that show up in your inbox each day. Most are irrelevant or just terrible and I like to imagine that we're saving you, our loyal readers,...

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Mutually assured delight
This is going to be a short post. Not because the content isn't important or there isn't much to say, but because I need to teach Owen a lesson in a game of Twilight Struggle on my old Windows PC right about now.

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Yes, that's what the cards look like.
When I stumbled upon Ortus Regni at Gen Con this year, I was immediately intrigued. First of all, it looks unlike any card game you've ever played.

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Wait. This looks like another game I've played before
The biggest news this week is, in my opinion, the release of version 1.2 of 80 Days. It's not often that one of the best games on the App Store actually gets better, but today is one...

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I've got $10 on Numa.
When you first get into the hobby board game scene, one of the classic titles that you're sure to hear about is Diplomacy. Created in the late 50's, Diplomacy is a game of secret deals, backstabbing, and general obfuscation.

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If Jack Sparrow shows up in this, I'm out.
It's hard to imagine that 2014's Game of the Year, 80 Days, could get even better but that's exactly what inkle Studios is pulling off today.

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We're going to rip out their living goddamned guts and use them to grease the treads of our tanks
I woke up this morning to some wonderful news from Slitherine in the form of a tweet.

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In Siberia, dawn...okay, I've got nothing.
It takes a certain kind of moxie to create a deck-building card game by yourself. I mean, my kids have completely turned Pokemon into something that I don't think the designers ever dreamed of, but that's my kids being kids.

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