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You may think that Master of Alchemy - Vengeance Front is another one of those dull, soulless puzzle games that litter the App Store like so much used Kleenex. You’d be right, too, but there’s so much more.

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In this edition of our Pocket Takes capsule reviews, Kelsey grows spores in puzzler Sporos ("the easiest game to learn" he's ever played), folds a poker hand against an orc in RPG/poker hybrid PokerTower, and builds a fantasy kingdom without breaking a sweat in deconstructed RTS Majesty: The Northern Expansion.

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Review: Totems

29 Mar 2013 0
  • iOS

I think it was John C. Calhoun, the hot, crazy-haired, nacho-flavored “vice” counterpart to Andrew Jackson's cool ranch, native-depopulating “prez,” who once said, “It is the will of the people of this great nation to spread forth and dot this continent with multitudinous edifices commemorating our stewardship of liberty, democracy,...

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Delmar Pratt hasn't done anything wrong. I've been watching him for a while now. It's my job to watch.

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The classic Hill 218 blunder.
We already previewed Large Visible Machine's translation of Your Move Games' card-based boardgame The Battle for Hill 218, last month -- and the verdict rendered there is much the same for this finished product.

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Review: Abalone

21 Mar 2013 0
  • iOS

Abalone is a conversion of an abstract board game introduced in 1987. It was loosely inspired by sumo wrestling; though this is very abstracted, that theme does come surprisingly through in the gameplay. As would be expected from the publisher of Autumn Dynasty (and many other games), BulkyPix have made...

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There's an oft-quoted saying that goes something like, “Always shoot for the moon, because even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.” There's another oft-quoted—though far less saccharine—bit of folksy wisdom that tells us one should always use the right tool for the job.

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Looking at the characters in PWN: Combat Hacking, you get the idea that hacking all day may not be the best career choice. Every hacker in PWN looks about as happy as someone who just found out they have a terminal illness.

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Crap, where did I put that fiver? I'm due for a win. I thought I had it in my pocket next to, oh, ahem, yes, my notes:

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Keeping a moustache going post-mortem -- that's grooming on a new level.
With this much-talked-about strategy game exclusive to Windows Phone for the foreseeable future, and lacking a Windows Phone of my own, I enlisted Strategy Core editor and Pocket Tactics chum Geoff Byers to put Skulls...

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