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The questionable satisfaction of spinning cogs

Still the same old Spire

I wish I’d stop filling my spare time with games that amount to flicking cogs and watching them spin, but I am weak. I’m not talking about idle games like Cookie Clicker, which I’ve at least been strong enough to steer clear of. I’m talking about great games like Slay The Spire, which I’ve played to the point where my actions feel almost as automated.

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Matt Cox: Once the leader of Rock Paper Shotgun's Youth Contingent, Matt is an expert in multiplayer games, deckbuilders and battle royales. He occasionally pops back into the Treehouse to write some news for us from time to time, but he mostly spends his days teaching small children how to speak different languages in warmer climates.
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Race For The Galaxy

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Slay the Spire

PS4, PC, Nintendo Switch

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