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Actually, don't play with your friends. Don't play at all.
If you're old enough to shuffle a deck of cards, chances are you've played President. Of course, the only time it's called President is when you're playing with your mom, otherwise you probably know this game...

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Remember when Owen compared the graphics to mini-golf? That was a long time ago.
Vietnam '65 has the distinction of being the App Store's version of The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, with the difference being that Vietnam '65 is releasing today whereas Terry Gilliam's pet project isn't scheduled...

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Matilda deck OP.
Around here, we write about free-to-play games about as often as Uri Geller gets invited to antique silverware conventions -- but our position shifted ever so slightly last year.

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I just need to soak up 14 points of damage with my 4 HP and a healing potion that heals 5. Shit.
Last time we talked about Card Crawl from small, 2-person dev team Tinytouchtales, we really didn't have any clue what to make of it.

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Touch-and-go landing.
I was over at Slitherine yesterday talking to director Iain McNeil and--you're gonna love this--he told me that Apple have rejected Buzz Aldrin's Space Program Manager because the game "contains well-known third parties".

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Level 99? Pretty much how we played 1st edition, although my character, Indiana Smith, had all 32 Teeth of the Dahlver-Nar as well.
Knights of Pen & Paper was an RPG from Brazilian developer Behold Studios who are currently knee-deep with their super sentai game, Chroma Squad.

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Actual screenshots were hard to come by, so I'm just including this pic of Owen's laptop.
Other than Philip Marlowe, the best Raymond Chandler character might just be the city of Los Angeles itself.

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Less than 12 parsecs?
The thing I get the most emails about is beard-grooming advice, followed closely by mewling requests to stop holding the world for ransom from my sinister lair high atop Mount Hexmap.

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Edgar the pack mule has an astounding array of salty jokes.
As you are all contractually obligated to follow us on Twitter (it's in those iTunes terms & conditions you never read before agreeing to) it will be old news to you that The Curious Expedition is free to...

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Not pictured: me tapping the iPad screen as fast as humanly possible.
Back in late 2013 the digital gamebook market was experiencing a renaissance. inkle Studios had released the magnificent Sorcery! series earlier in the year, and in November Lone Wolf came to iPad, and it...

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