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RantSpace – Regional Pricing Bullshit

If you live in the US-and-A then either this rant will be news to you, or you simply won’t give a shit. See, you are the golden children of regional pricing and the market bends to your will and your whims… The rest of us though, we just get what we’re given.

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RantSpace – Tap Games Are the Devil’s Own Candy (Crush Saga)

By this point, even the more casual gamer (ESPECIALLY the more casual gamer) should be aware of so-called ‘tap’ games – the overtly simplistic, drop-in drop-out scourge of social media and the App Store. It’s a prolific disease, to say the least. Popular titles include The Simpsons Tapped Out!, Jurassic Park Builder, The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-Earth and the big bad granddaddy of ’em all, the insufferable abyss that is Farmville (and its host of irascible clones). C’mon, admit it – you’ve tried one of these, at the very least. Odds are you’ve spent hours and hours engaged in the virtual equivalent of building a sandcastle. Thing is, sooner or later the tide’s going to come in, leaving you to wonder… what’s it all about then?

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