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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
  • Android

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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Collectible card games are seeing a revival on tablets, which gives the player the benefit of not getting paper cuts, spilling milk all over their cards, or dealing with the odd unwelcome furry visitor. Even better: the game’s rules are automated, and give the ability to face an AI without...

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Zulus on the Ramparts starts out with a lot of credit in the bank for its theme alone -- developers ought to be encouraged to explore thematic territory outside of the picked-over realms of 1940s Europe and contemporary fights against generic terrorists.

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Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller: Episode One: The Hangman has (by my count) four separate titles, and each one tells you a little something about the game. They are, if you will, clues, and so constitute the game’s first puzzle.

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