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Offline Michael Dorosh

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Happy Birthday Touch
« on: April 01, 2021, 10:34:13 AM »
April 1st always gives me a giggle, because it makes me think of the launch of Combat Mission: Touch.

https://www.metacritic.com/game/ios/combat-mission-touch

Battlefront, as it is wont to do, launched a brand new game out of thin air. Instead of a PC strategy-sim, which had been its bread and butter for a dozen years at that point, it announced a brand new Android version of their marquee game.

And no one believed them because they did it on April Fool's Day.

I never "touched" CM: Touch but I understand it wasn't a terrible adaptation.  Is anyone still playing this?

Offline FarAway Sooner

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Re: Happy Birthday Touch
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2021, 07:01:41 PM »
My wife had a co-worker fired on April Fool's Day.  He was mission-critical, and nobody believed that he'd actually been fired.  They were all making fun of him for pulling such an extravagant April Fool's Day prank.

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Re: Happy Birthday Touch
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2021, 08:00:36 PM »
I tried CM:Touch when it came out but found it a bit fiddly. To be honest, I was still getting used to the idea of playing touch-screen games then so it may warrant another look.
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