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One of the brighter scenes from the game.
It's a beautifully sunny, yet chilly, day here at Mt. Hexmap so I've taken the electronics onto the veranda to escape the aroma of cigar and scotch that emanates from the transom over Owen's office door.

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I actually wear a hat like that when I role-play. The pointy one, not the one with horns. That would be too nerdy.
Knights of Pen & Paper was a unique take on the standard role playing game, putting you in the roles of not only the players...

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The Contessa & The Captain, this fall on NBC
Coup is one of those games that, when it was announced, we had no idea how it would work in a digital format.

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Seen it
If we're just talking levels of anticipation, Twilight Struggle is the digital board game equivalent of the new Star Wars movie. Unfortunately, J.J. Abrams has released two trailers for Star Wars while us board game fans are still staring at a static screenshot from...

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This new view doesn't just look cool, it changes everything.
The big release of tonight (and maybe of 2015 thus far) is Sorcery 3 from inkle Studios. The folks at inkle redefined what a digital gamebook could be with the first installment of Sorcery, and perfected...

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The frozen tundra
Dominant Species is a brilliant board game released way back in 2010 that uses euro game mechanisms to explore the underutilized theme of evolution and natural selection. Not cool enough? You can play the game as lizards or spiders. Bam! Now I have your attention.

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Have you seen the latest Jurassic World trailer? This is pretty much it.
Carcassonne was released before Mt. Hexmap was even a twinkle in Owen's eye, which makes it weird that it's still considered by many to be the best digital board game port available.

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Do you think you have to listen to "Pop goes the weasel" the entire time you drive this thing?
Does Not Commute is a blast from the past from Swedish developer, Mediocre.

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Say goodbye to these, because it's the last time you'll be seeing them.
Well, this one came out of nowhere. Yesterday we were speculating on why Spiderweb Software's latest RPG, Avernum 2: Crystal Souls had been pulled from the App Store shortly after its release on...

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A game where I can play as Kevin James? Sign me up.
While I wasn't watching, 80's nostalgia became a thing. The timing really sucks, too, because I had a pretty rad mullet back then, but there's no amount of Rogaine that's bringing that puppy back to...

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