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[26 Jul 2011 | No Comment | 4,365 views]
Sauntering to victory

Anyone remember those strategy board games that were all the rage in the 1970s and 1980s?
We’re talking about those games by the likes of Avalon Hill that typically utilized huge maps divided into hexagons that simulated historic battles. We’re talking about those games that could take days to finish and were reminiscent of very sophisticated games of risk
Those of us who stayed up until the wee hours playing those games with friends might still be on the hunt for a good turn-based strategy game for the iPhone, iPad or iPod …

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[27 Feb 2011 | One Comment | 5,746 views]
Smurfy apps for the iPhone

Come on, just admit it — if you are a child of the 1980s, you spent some time being entertained by the exploits of the Smurfs.
You can relive those fun days with Smurf’s Village, an iPhone app that’s free and allows the player to relive those days of fun when the slightly-socialist Smurfs ran loose in their idyllic world, avoided the bumbling Gargamel (not a hard task), used the term “smurf” as much as possible and generally went about doing good. This Capcom release is a bit unusual in that …