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Morality in GalCiv II

By Shamus
on Friday Mar 24, 2006
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Game Reviews




Some GalCiv II nitpicks

By Shamus
on Saturday Mar 18, 2006
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Game Reviews




GalCiv II: First impressions

By Shamus
on Wednesday Mar 8, 2006
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Surrender, Monkeys!

By Shamus
on Tuesday Feb 28, 2006
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Game Design




Galactic Civilizations II

By Shamus
on Tuesday Feb 28, 2006
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GalCiv II

By Shamus
on Saturday Jan 7, 2006
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