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For the record, the smoke is not from a Ryan PT-22.
Not sure if you heard the news or not, so I'll just pass it along: there's a new Star Wars movie coming out this December.

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Is it just me, or does this make anyone else a little uncomfortable?
One of the fun parts of writing about indie video games is that you never quite know what you're going to write about.

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You don't want to lose this war, or you will be taunted a second time.
It happens every Wednesday with every Out Tonight post: I miss something. Last night was a big night of releases, but we missed a new war game from HexWar, Medieval Battle: Europe.

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The possibility of successfully navigating an asteroid field is approximately 3,720 to 1.
Tonight isn't only the biggest release night of 2015, it's also the mobile app equivalent of Celebrity Deathmatch. On one hand we have space opera, and the other hard sci-fi.

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Even "In Development" would be a better title.
Dear Herocraft, Earlier today I received an email detailing your latest game, World of Dungeons. I just wanted to inform you that, when I read that title in the subject line, my eyes rolled back into my skull...

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The Ice Age cometh.
Dominant Species is a board game port from way back in 2012, before we really knew how fantastic and shiny board games could be on a tablet. Back then we were just happy for a makeshift shelter over our heads and a handful...

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Okay. Picture The Road Warrior, but it's wacky and fun! Whaddya think?
I picked up Telltale Games' last great adventure series, A Wolf Among Us, right after episode three. Playing through three straight episodes and then having to wait for episodes four and five to release...

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Kytheon? So, no one in the multiverse is just named "Bob" I'm guessing.
In the physical world, no CCG tops Magic: The Gathering. It was the first CCG and has crushed its competition to stand alone as a juggernaut among hobby gamers.

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Remedial lessons.
As much as we've enjoyed Auro around here, there was a lot of chuckling in the Writers' Dungeon over the game's epic 30-stage tutorial, whose combination of extraordinary length and unforgiving difficulty reduced more than one PTer to tears.

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So, this is why dragons were a type.
Let's get the bad Hearthstone news out of the way first: Hearthstone is still coming to iPhone and Android phones, but not for "a couple months".

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