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The Beauty of Monument Valley

When it comes to iPad games, I’ve found that there are two types I get the most play out of. First, adaptations of boardgames that allow asynchronous play, and second, casual puzzle games. I like playing on the iPad before … Continue reading

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If a Game Doesn’t Let You Adjust Blade Tang on Swordsman Units, Is It Really a Civilization Game?

The game I have been playing lately on the iPad is Civilization Revolution. This is a big honkin’ deal for me. Back in college, I gave the original Civilization computer game a spin, but I was terrible at it. Once … Continue reading

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App Review: Mars Needs Mechanics

Mars Needs Mechanics is a boardgame by Ben Rosset that came out from Nevermore Games (by way of Kickstarter) last year. I’ve not played the physical version, but there’s now an iPhone version that its developer, Josh Edwards, was kind … Continue reading

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“Bonjour! Les Pommes Sont Rouges et Je Suis Désolé.”

I took three years of French in high school. I took something like four semesters in college. I should know me some French by now but the truth of the matter is, I wasn’t a very good student. Most of … Continue reading

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I spoke a little about Nightfall before, but I want to talk about it some more. When Dominion invented the “Deckbuilding” genre, a lot of publishers swooped in to try to capitalize on it. I’ve played a few of these … Continue reading

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My New iPad

After much hemming and hawing, last night I reached down and grabbed a pair (of shoes; I was barefoot at the time) and headed up to the Apple store to get me a new iPad. Behold! I had been getting … Continue reading

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Set Continuous Stardampener to 2!

In my Videogames of 2012 post there was a notable platform missing: the iPad. The truth is, I just haven’t playing games on it. It’s not just boardgames I’ve not played, it’s pretty much games at all. I can’t blame … Continue reading

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Board Gaming on the iPad

When I first got my iPad, one thing I was jazzed about doing on it was playing boardgames. The promise of a library of games I could play whenever I wanted against AIs, against real opponents, or asynchronously (I’ll explain … Continue reading

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