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They're creepy and they're kooky. [Image by Serendip01]
Gloom is a weird game. The cards are printed on sheets of transparent plastic and you place them on top of each other so that some effects are blocked while others still show through.

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It's easy to grin when your ship comes in, and you've got the stock market beat...
I love Wednesdays, especially when there's a release that you've been anticipating for a long time.

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In Auro, squid smacks you.
We love Auro. You love Auro. As far as I know, everyone loves Auro. Why wouldn't we? It's another fantastic puzzly romp from famed developer Keith Burgun and Dinofarm Games.

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Bleak house
We cover plenty of wargames here on Pocket Tactics, but this might be the first time we've covered a game that deals with the other side of war. Not the tactics and battlefield maneuvers, but the toll that war has on the civilians who...

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Sepia. The official tone of gamebooks everywhere.
When we talk about the major developers of interactive fiction, Cubus Games usually tends to get left out of the discussion. I'm not sure why.

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I love the smell of updates in the morning
Wargames focussing on the conflict in Vietnam are few and far between on the iPad, so it was with a sigh of relief when Slitherine's Vietnam '65 turned out to be a winner.

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Same as the old boss
If Game of the Year were decided on June 1st this year, there's no doubt that Card Crawl would be one of the finalists. It might be the perfect iPhone game, offering decent strategy, tactics, and luck in quick bursts.

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Waiting for the worms
Remember a couple of days ago when I said some terrible things about real-time strategy games on a touchscreen? Well, I was mostly right. For those of you unable to click the link due to either being trapped under a heavy object or...

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Beware the blue Jell-o.
Once again, I managed to miss out on a couple of new games that, probably, should have been part of yesterday's Out Tonight post. It happens. In fact, it happens just about every week, so I'm not sure why I keep acting...

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It's not much to look at, but it's home.
Usually, for our Out Tonight posts, we attempt to wrangle up at least three games that might be of some interest to you, our loyal readers. I've been looking, and it just isn't going to happen this week.

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