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I'm a cheap-skate and a martyr.  If I play these crappy games so that you don't have to, my work is done.  I also bitch a lot.




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Snake360

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Overpriced and irritating.

At 200 points this one might almost be worth the points, but it's just impossible to recommend it for 400 points.  At its heart, this is the Snake game that everyone who owns a modern cell phone has played with their thumb.  I've been playing incarnations of this game since QBasic's Nibbles, and there is one thing that all previous versions I've played have had in common -- I didn't have to pay for them. Snake360 does...

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Lines

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Just play Tetris instead

This is a relatively straight-forward puzzle game, similar in execution to Tetris.  Square tiles fall from the top center of the board with various directional line patterns drawn into them.  White squares can be rotated to open up a wider selection of connections while red squares must be placed as they are originally aligned.  At any point in which five or more lines connect, the tiles that contain them are destroyed.  This gives you points and increases...

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