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I hate math.
We generally think of grinding in an RPG as the boring part and yet, Blizzard has made billions creating games in which running around and fighting is really the only thing to do.

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Review: MicRogue

13 May 2015 0
  • iOS

"Huh, place doesn't come furnished I guess. Couple skulls..."
You'd be hard-pressed to name more than a couple iconic shields. Yes yes, Captain America's counts, though it doesn't even have a name like "Freedom" or "Banner" or "The Philadelphia Escutcheon." What else do you have to...

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As far as reviews go, this one might be the easiest one I’ve ever written. After all, Legend of Grimrock originally released for PC and Mac back in 2012. It currently holds an 82 on Metacritic and had enough praise heaped upon it that a sequel was released last year...

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Review: Coup

04 May 2015 0
  • iOS

Some early bugs, like this poorly positioned window which obscured 2/5 of the data, have been quickly addressed by the developers. Banana & Co., I tip my monocle to you.
Very briefly, Coup is free-to-play Diplomacy in a bottle.

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Review: Last Voyage

28 Apr 2015 0
  • iOS

Neighborhood's something of a food desert, but the rent's not bad.
Last Voyage is a puzzle game which trades just as heavily in mood and the suggestion of plot as it does in clever mind-benders.

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Review: Pickomino

27 Apr 2015 0
  • iOS

Get used to seeing this.
I give Reiner Knizia a hard time because his games tend to be abstracts with a thin veneer of theme painted over the top and I, for the most part, don't enjoy abstract games. There are exceptions, of course.

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This Excel theme is called "Spreadsheet of DOOM!"
iNigma's Kingsport Festival advertises itself with the tagline, "Why choose the lesser evil?", which nicely reflects the game. You play as an eschatological cult leader in a Lovecraftian universe, attempting to summon an Elder One to rule the...

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Review: Sorcery! 3

23 Apr 2015 0
  • Android
  • iOS

Ready to change the world
It’s been nearly 18 months since we last traveled with the sorcerer from Analand on their quest for the stolen Crown of Kings. Back then, inkle Studios seemed to be content simply creating incredible digital gamebooks.

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Review: The Trace

21 Apr 2015 0
  • iOS

Yeah, you wouldn't want to be rude.
I’m sure a few will remember the 1993 pretender to the Police Quest throne, Blue Force. It was a beveled take on the complex underbelly of Sierra’s serve and protect series, dispensing an easy-going tale of one rookie cop-turned-PI and...

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Kavitha, your Skype connection is breaking up a little bit.
It's an odd feeling, not enjoying a Sid Meier game. A rational person's first response to disliking a Woody Allen movie or a Krispy Kreme donut or an André 3000 verse is to check himself.

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