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by Mirefox
Sat Jun 22, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Pocket Tactics Front Page Discussion
Topic: The Weekender: Barbarian's Unite! Edition
Replies: 2
Views: 436

Re: <t>The Weekender: Barbarian's Unite! Edition</t>

For more good tips on gaming with kids, there is a good thread about it over at statelyplay.com

Regarding Fox Factory, I may give it a look. Pango has some good apps for young kids. I particularly like their sandbox building apps, which were great for my kids around age 4 or so.
by Mirefox
Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Pocket Tactics Front Page Discussion
Topic: I did not know LEGO Tower was a thing, but now you can sign up for the beta on iOS & Android
Replies: 1
Views: 317

Re: <t>I did not know LEGO Tower was a thing, but now you can sign up for the beta on iOS & Android</t>

I quite enjoy most of NimbleBit’s games. Most of their games are time-gated, meaning the further you progress in the game, the longer things take (and of course there is a premium currency to speed things up). For some reason, though, these games never rubbed me the wrong way like so many other game...
by Mirefox
Sun Jun 02, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Pocket Tactics Front Page Discussion
Topic: Warhammer: Chaos & Conquest is out now, but don’t play it
Replies: 4
Views: 674

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LOL. The reviewer seems to overlook the fact that this is a multiplayer game. Playing solo would not be interesting, a bit like playing a football match by yourself and wondering why there is no strategy :) Admittedly, the biggest failing here is the lack of an effective tutorial. Those unfamiliar ...
by Mirefox
Sat May 25, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: Pocket Tactics Front Page Discussion
Topic: The WeekenderTown Edition
Replies: 4
Views: 845

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So is TheoTown or Pocket City the preferred city building app for android? I have not played TheoTown, but I have thoughts on Pocket City; it is very shallow. Pocket City is a pretty little sandbox game with little depth that you can play to completion in a couple hours. There is little forward pla...
by Mirefox
Tue May 21, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Pocket Tactics Front Page Discussion
Topic: We Can't Wait for Terraforming Mars Mobile to leave Beta
Replies: 5
Views: 773

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I'm in the beta and can say this is one of the best board games I've played (after Twilight Struggle). I can't imagine playing the cardboard version though. I imagine it'd be a fiddly nightmare. Cardboard isn't bad. The economy tracks are easy to read and manage. The biggest issue is that you reall...
by Mirefox
Tue Apr 09, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Pocket Tactics Front Page Discussion
Topic: Review: NecroDancer: AMPLIFIED
Replies: 1
Views: 454

<t>I really like Necrodancer, though I am quite bad at it. I haven't played this newest version, but it is certainly on my wishlist for my next road trip.<br/> <br/> Also, there is a version of this game coming to the Nintendo Switch that mixes the game with Zelda, meaning playable Zelda characters,...
by Mirefox
Wed Apr 03, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Pocket Tactics Front Page Discussion
Topic: BGG's All-time Top Ten Board Games: how soon until they're on iOS?
Replies: 13
Views: 2459

Thanks for dusting this topic off; it's a good one. Two quick notes: First, FFG has digitized one 2-player duel game - Battlelore: Command. I don't think this makes it any more likely to see Star Wars: Rebellion, though. FFG doesn't seem all that interested in mobile games. Second, (I'm sorry for no...
by Mirefox
Mon Mar 25, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Pocket Tactics Front Page Discussion
Topic: The Best Upcoming iOS & Android Games 2019
Replies: 22
Views: 5786

As far as I know, Asmodee has gone radio silent on both Scythe and Terraforming Mars, and I???m starting to worry that they???ve dropped the mobile versions.

Shards of Infinity is on the horizon.
by Mirefox
Fri Feb 22, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: Pocket Tactics Front Page Discussion
Topic: The Weekender: Atypical Edition
Replies: 4
Views: 893

Re: <t>The Weekender: Atypical Edition</t>

I don’t think you can even download the game on an Air 2, let alone run it.
by Mirefox
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Pocket Tactics Front Page Discussion
Topic: Opinion: What will Artifact on mobile look like? If it's anything like PC, it'll have a fight on its hands
Replies: 2
Views: 836

Re: <t>Opinion: What will Artifact on mobile look like? If it's anything like PC, it'll have a fight on its hands</t>

One of the hardest tabletop genres to be successful in is CCGs. Just look at all the dead CCGs being sold for pennies at every convention; if you aren't Magic, Pokemon, or Yugioh, you're likelihood of success approaches zero. Even though Artifact is digital, because of its pricing I see it more as a...

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