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Button Up!

Button Up!

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1814: Napoleon Buttonaparte and General Ludwig Von York Buttonburg wage a war without mercy, and a new battle is about to begin. The armies are deployed, awaiting orders to move, and in both headquarters the same speech is being presented: "For you, Buttons, the goal is clear: End up on top!" Soon the battle will commence, with each general tryi...


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Tao Long: The Way of the Dragon

Tao Long: The Way of the Dragon

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"There was something formless and perfect before the Universe was born. For lack of a better name, I call it the Tao." —Lao Tsu Tao Long: The Way of the Dragon is a circular abstract-like game in which each action taken leaves different options for your foe. In it, each player controls a dragon striving to diminish the other whilst bound togeth...


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