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Buy Armageddon Empires, one of my favourite strategy games, for $1

  Heads up — Armageddon Empires (together with several other games) is $1 at Humble Bundle for another four days. AE is a 4X post-apocalyptic turn-based strategy game, overlaid with a CCG. Before each match, players choose units, heroes, and … Continue reading

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A gaming convention in Sydney! EB Expo, October 2012

Compared to our Northern Hemisphere friends, Australia is relatively short on video game (and anime, and science fiction, and geek…) events — hence why I haven’t been able to talk about conventions on this blog. No longer! In a little … Continue reading

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Stacking – The Verdict

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Stacking

  Double Fine Productions’ adventure game, Stacking, has an illustrious pedigree: Double Fine founder Tim Schafer’s resume is littered with genre pillars, from Monkey Island to Grim Fandango. Born out of an internal Double Fine game jam, Stacking debuted on … Continue reading

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Europa Universalis III: The price of freedom is deficit spending

This is part 2 of an irregular series on Europa Universalis III.   Part 1: The Byzantine Empire and puzzle-like gameplay. Part 2: The Manchus, hordes, and the consequences of deficit spending.     I recently picked up Divine Wind, … Continue reading

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