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iPhone App Spotlight: The Tribez & Castlez

I don’t do a lot of game reviews, as I don’t play a lot of games – mostly just the occasional one on my iPhone. The Tribez was one, so when The Tribez & Castlez released, I decided to check it out. It’s a free game with in-game purchases available to speed up gameplay. It’s highly addicting, but not one that I have to continually play. I can leave it for a few hours (or days) and come back without losing anything. As with most city building games, when you first start out, there’s a lot to do and you level up quickly. After a day or two of play, it slows down to 30 minutes or more between play. Great for the casual gamer.

The Details:
Game Insight, a global leader in mobile/social games, is pleased to announce that the next chapter in city building games, The Tribez & Castlez, is now available for download for iOS and Android devices from the Apple App Store and Google Play. The Tribez & Castlez is a spin-off of the worldwide smash hit The Tribez, which has garnered more than 14 million players worldwide.

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Play Planet Baen and Earn Free Books!

Baen Books has put out a free online game that lets players earn free ebooks. It’s called Planet Baen (at PlanetBaen.com). It’s a thinker’s game, where you’re the leader of a group of space colonists building a settlement on a distant planet. You get to set your own politics, and your choice of politics affects how the game works. If you play 15 minutes a day for a week or so, you’ll earn a free ebook of your choice from the large collection of books at www.baenebooks.com, including tons of titles from Tor and Del Rey and Nightshade Books, as well as Baen’s huge catalog, and books from a surprisingly wide spectrum of science fiction and fantasy authors, like Catherine Asaro, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Lois McMaster Bujold, Jaqueline Carey, P.N. Elrod, Sharon Lee, David Weber, and Phil and Kaja Foglio.

Earn free ebooks just by playing a game? Sounds good to me! Be sure to check it out…