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The colony is located on the desert planet of Nottatooine.
Doesn't it seem strange that the Pocket Tactics RPG of 2014, Dream Quest, is closer to being a board/card game than a traditional RPG.

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Don't take the brown acid.
Some worthy games escaped the Out Tonight net that Neumann and I set last night. Let's hunt those rascals down after the jump.!--more-- Indie dev Moon Kid (known to his mother as Peter Malamud Smith and best known for his 8-bit...

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Behold the glory of 1992 graphics!
I was planning on introducing Dragon Quest V's release tonight by giving a lengthy dissertation on its history, gameplay and other wonderful features, but then I went and looked it up.

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Take a punt.
Every few weeks I pester Rodeo Games co-founder Laurent Maguire about their as-yet-unannounced Games Workshop-licensed followup to 2013's Warhammer Quest. "You can tell me what the game is," I insist.

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The inimitable Matilda.
World of Tanks Blitz has been a lot of fun since it arrived last summer, but it's lacked one thing -- just one. Something that no game can be truly great without.

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Confused? Read on.
One of the better games that didn't get the Pocket Tactics review treatment last year was Super Glyph Quest. It's an RPG in the same vein as Dungeon Raid or 10000000, which means it's a mashup of RPG elements and a Match-3 puzzler.

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Going Dutch.
Developer Richard Berger got in touch to tell us about Arnhem: Airborne Assault, an Operation Market Garden wargame that's coming to iPad and Android tablets next month. Readers with eidetic memories will recall him as the maker of abstract strategy puzzler Critical Mass from 2013.

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I'm in your space, killing ur dudes.
So: a new Sid Meier game was announced earlier today. When I'm dictator, days like this will be international holidays but in the dark interval until then we'll just have to make do.

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Who are you calling "rag-tag"?
After their big mobile offensive in 2013, I'd been wondering why Uncle Sid & Co at Firaxis had been so quiet in 2014. Well here's what they'd been beavering away at in secret: Sid Meier's Starships, just announced for desktops and...

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Don't stop. This is Morlock country.
Earth Primer isn't a game -- it bills itself as "a science book for playful people". It's a richly detailed geological simulator that lets you play with the processes that drive the planet.

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