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Not shown: how to use cover
Slitherine has released a digital version of Legions of Steel today for iPad. It's hard to not compare miniature-based, tactical sci-fi games to the Games Workshop classic, Space Hulk, and Legions of Steel isn't helping any.

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A modern-day warrior, mean mean stride
I've been playing a lot of Deathwatch: Tyranid Invasion. My iPad has grown accustomed to fairly light duty over the past couple of months, running catch-up episodes of True Detective plus the occasional bout of You Must Build A Boat. Deathwatch's fancy 3D...

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She'll be coming round the mountain--unless she wants to go over them instead and pay a lot of money--when she comes.
While 2015 has, so far, been largely bereft of major digital board game releases--Splendor being the exception--it still has the potential of being one of...

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It's the pits
If you're at all familiar with the HBO series based on Game of Thrones, you'll know that the penultimate episode is generally when the proverbial poop hits the proverbial fan.

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See bug. Hunt bug.
It's not often we write about a game three times in one week, in fact, I think we need to go all the way back to Owen's crush on Dream Quest to find a triple-posting.

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That's it, man. Game over, man.
From what I can tell, it's not a very strong night on the App Store. Then again, I just got home from watching 4 year-olds play baseball, so obviously my judgement isn't to be trusted.

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My armor is like tenfold shields, my teeth are swords, my claws spears, the shock of my tail a thunderbolt, my wings a hurricane, and my breath death!
Remember those halcyon days of yore when Playdek games were hitting the App Store left and right? Sure,...

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Happy happy joy joy!
If you've ever wondered if games could do more than just entertain, you might have your answer today. Sure, in the past we've had games that touch on subjects that make you squirm a bit--Papers, Please comes to mind--but This War of...

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Don't let it kiss you, or it will suck out your soul.
In the world of digital interactive fiction, no one is going to confuse something created by inkle Studios with a Choice of Games title, at least not until you start reading the text itself. Where...

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Just daring you to fit a bunch of these on board.
I spent the better part of my afternoon playing Galaxy Trucker which shouldn't come as a huge surprise. It's no secret that I love the game.

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