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Flick That Fleet

I decided against my original title. For one thing, it sounded like I didn't like the game. For another, dropping the f-bomb in a game review strikes me as ungraceful.

Every so often a game fully realizes the dual promise and limitations of Kickstarter. Ambitious, but not overly so. Weird, in that there isn’t anything quite like it. Underbaked, in that it never really received much of a look from anyone outside of the project, at least nobody whose actual job is to advise why certain elements needed extra polish. Visionary, because the game’s creators might have ignored such advice had it been given in the first place.

Jackson Pope and Paul Willcox’s FlickFleet is that game. And I’m smitten.

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