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I don't want to miss a thing.
Well, this morning I think I've almost got the holiday email backlog licked. You'd be surprised (I am every single year) how many people are working on New Year's Day, sending out news while 90% of the planet is...

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I usually wait until the new models are out and then pick up last year's model for a steal.
The original Musket Smoke for iPad was mainly a multiplayer affair. There was an AI present, sure, but its main positive attribute was how good it looked...

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The ghosts have turned the tables on Pac-Man.
After three years of lying inert on the App Store, Geodefense was suddenly updated over the holidays. The iOS tower defense classic now supports Retina resolution screens and has baked-in GameCenter support for leaderboards.

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It's so peaceful here this time of night. Until the fish rain begins.
Yes, yes -- your list of gaming accomplishments in 2014 was very mighty indeed. You circumnavigated a fractious steampunk world in eighty days.

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In the jungle the Sectoid sleeps tonight.
When folks talk about the App Store "closing" for the holidays, they don't mean that it shuts the way your local pizza place does at Christmas, forcing you to forage for food in little-used cupboards.

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Whoomp, there it is.
The plan was to stay on vacation straight through until the 5th, but all of these brilliant news bundles (and a couple of orphans) kept turning up on the doorstep at PT HQ high atop Mount Hexmap.

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--Owen Faraday

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Tile of the century.
You might remember SettleForge from when I mentioned it this past August: an original iOS board game that plays like Carcassonne -- if Carcassonne were having Rust Cohle-style cosmic hallucinations.

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The tinsel doubles as anti-radar chaff.
Well, my friends, that's another year in the can. 2014 was a great year for PT: 1.2 million folks came to read our burblings and they viewed about 8 million pages whilst doing so -- that's about twice as much...

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Come fly with me.
In a London tea shop earlier this year, two-thirds of the Inkle crew that built 80 Days told me something remarkable. "It was only meant to be a small project, something to break up the back-to-back Sorcery! projects," Inkle co-founder Jon Ingold...

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