5 Games You Should Be Playing!

5 Games You Should Be Playing!


Am I the only one who always feels like they need a new phone game to play? Honestly, it feels like every day I want something new to play. That’s why I’m sharing 5 games that you should definitely try out.

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1. Infection

This game is really fun. You may have heard of Plague Inc. but this is a free version which is just as good. The aim is to infect the world with your disease, and you can set up what traits you want your disease to have – how it can be transmitted, what it does, all sorts of things. To win, you must wipe out humanity before they find a cure!

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2. OSM 

I recently posted about this multi-player footy management game – and since then they have unveiled a major update that will improve both the interface and the features of the game. It is a really fun, addictive game to play and is even better when you can get a big group of friends to all play in the same league.

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3. Clash Royale

Another multiplayer game that I have recently posted about. Clash Royale combines the card-based gameplay of Hearthstone, the packs and online battling of FIFA Ultimate Team and the characters from Clash of Clans to create what is destined to be a brilliant game for all ages. Super fun!

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4. Score! Hero

This is a superb offline game and if you like football games then you’ll love this. With the line-drawing-to-kick controls of Flick Kick Football and Score! World Goals, it is a simple game yet very hard to master. Control a player through 19 seasons (so far) of his career, and see if he can become a world-beater! There a 380 levels to master, and you’ll never get bored of this game.

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5. Happy Wheels

The mobile version of the hit online game, you have to guide a character through obstacle-course-type levels and avoid getting killed – because if you do beware of the incredibly gory animated graphics! This is a quirky little game and is very fun but really tricky!

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OSM – Football Manager with Friends

OSM – Football Manager with Friends


Online Soccer Manager is a hugely popular online and mobile game that combines Football Manager with online gameplay to create an insanely fun game to play with friends.

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You take control of a club – let’s say a Premier League team, though it can be any league. In my league, I am Tottenham, and am currently 2nd, just like real life. 19 other people can join and all manage a team each. The way it works is there is one match every night, 38 league games and there is also a cup tournament which are knockout matches every week or so. Over 43 days the season is played and there are also 4 ‘pre-season’ games.

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A league from each country shares a transfer list, where players can be bought and sold on all season.

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Existing players can be trained, too. Young players work best. One player from each position can be trained per round, and players improve by 1, 2 or 0 each round they are trained.

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That is the main gist of the game – train, check results and rearrange your line up. There are also so pretty cool features that add to the realism – for example, there is a newspaper! OK, maybe the articles aren’t the best, but it is quite funny to read!

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You can choose kit and stadium sponsors, and if you are a ticket holder (in-app purchases) you can do all sorts of cool things! There is also the board – three members, including the chairman who goes on and on about betting and gambling on your position in the league!!!

To finish off my post, just for fun, I am going to do a preview of tonight’s round of OSM fixtures!


 

Chelsea host West Bromwich Albion tonight hoping to extend their four point lead at the top of the table. Manager Grecubogg2001 has seen a slight drop in form over the past few days, but title challengers Tottenham, Manchester United and Man City haven’t been able to capitalise. However, second-from-bottom West Brom are unlikely to cause an upset tonight, having won just 1 of their 20 games so far.

That poor record is only better than that of Liverpool, who have had a disastrous season and are yet to win, only on 3 points so far. Marcel del Duca, inexperienced Liverpool boss, knows his job is on the line as they travel to Southampton tonight, and may need a good result to keep at the helm of the Reds. Their opposition, managed by max1886, are on a real high of late and have jumped to sixth in the league. Star striker Robert Lewandowski and his partners in crime will be looking to dent Liverpool’s already slim survival hopes.

Elsewhere, West Ham will be expecting victory over Aston Villa, Sunderland and Watford will play out a tightly-contested match and Everton will host Swansea, needing a win to put pressure on City in fourth. Mid-table Leicester have had a good season so far under krishbeast, but Stoke City will be buoyed by the appointment of their new boss Mr Arun after b_smith left by mutual consent last night. 

Arsenal play Bournemouth knowing only a win can keep alive their hopes of a top four finish, but The Cherries are slipping down the table and may be dragged into a relegation scrap if they can’t find a win here. After being walloped 5-0 at home against Spurs, they will be low on confidence.

Spurs, however, are still buzzing and welcome 11th-placed Crystal Palace to the newly-rebranded  ‘blametheblogger.com Arena’.  With Clinton N’Jie and Arturo Vidal in fine form, it remains to be seen whether 2nd place Tottenham can challenge Chelsea for the title.

The Manchester clubs will need to try and keep pace with the top 2, and after a close result in the Manchester derby  last night(United running out 2-0 winners), they face Newcastle and Norwich looking for all three points. With just three days to go until the highly-anticipated Tottenham-Man United clash, both teams will be trying to pick up maximum points to be on a high going into the vital match.

 

Clash Royale – Supercell’s Best Yet?

Clash Royale – Supercell’s Best Yet?


It’s been a long time coming, but when Supercell’s new game Clash Royale landed in the UK App Store, it didn’t disappoint.

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The game combines the popular faces from Clash of Clans with gameplay that card battlers like Hearthstone would be proud of, alongside a dose of FIFA Ultimate Team in the ‘packs’ – chests – and the online match-ups. The aim of the game is to defeat other players in battles and rise up the arenas. You do this by winning trophies after defeating other, similar-level players to you in battles, and the more trophies you have, the higher your arena.

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Here’s how battles work – each player has a Battle Deck of 8 cards. Cards are unlocked in chests, with Common, Rare, Epic and Legendary cards, each rarer than the one before. Different cards are unlocked at different arenas, and each has a different elixir cost.

In battle, you have 3 minutes to destroy the other player’s towers – each player has two crown towers and a kings tower, the former getting you 1 crown, whilst if you destroy the latter you immediately win the battle. You destroy towers by placing cards in the game. Some cards defend, like the Cannon, whilst some attack, like the Balloon. Most cards will be able to attack both the opponent’s cards and their towers, and you aim to destroy more towers than your opponent in 3 minutes. The currency, elixir, will gradually rise over time and you spend it on deploying cards to battle the opponent.

If that all seems very confusing, here is a video of what a battle looks like…

Also, remember to submit your team for Feisty Footy before this weekend’s matches kick off by clicking this link!

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‘Pocket Planes’ Plane Guide

‘Pocket Planes’ Plane Guide


Pocket Planes is an ingenious game by NimbleBit in which you control and expand an empire of planes and you build and upgrade airports and planes to ferry passengers around in.

On the excel spreadsheet attached is my plane guide with points to say how good each plane is. It is based on no upgrades and the points system is below it on a word document. It is my personal opinion generated by my own points system. I hope it helps you when choosing which planes to buy for your fleet.

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Football Player Picture Quiz

Football Player Picture Quiz


Ever since I did my first two picture quizzes I’ve wanted to do another, and so here is my footballer picture quiz! Page 1 has questions, page 2 has answers, so no cheating! Post your score in the comments below.

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Easy-ish:

1.

lion l messy

2.

1 matter

Harder:

3.

rain roo knee

Even Harder:

4.

head inn hazard

Insanely Hard:

5.

santa car saw lah

6.

head inncheck o

Hard-ish:

7.

d a go costa

8.

neigh mar

9.

joe e bar ton

A bit easier:

10.

robin van purse e

Clash Of Clans FC

Clash Of Clans FC


If Clash of Clans had a football team…

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GK: Barbarian – The last line of defense, a last resort if you need to take out a few buildings to get the star, it is used in a desperate attempt to prevent a goal/trophy loss!

LB: Minion – This speedy left back always pops up in the right place at the right time to do some damage, but can be beaten very easily when defending. A true attacking full back!

RB: Archer – Quick, helpful when attacking and defending in a clan castle, this quick-thinking, bright full back is a good all-rounder on the pitch and can always be trusted to destroy some buildings/create some chances!

CB: Golem – This tank at the back is slow but menacing and big so can keep even the most skilled of strikers quiet. It does substantial damage too/can launch counter-attacks from the back too.

CB: Giant – Big, strong and physical, this centre half can take a bombardment of cannon fire/attacking players but a cleverky utilised spring trap/speedy winger can leave him stranded.

CDM: Witch – Slow and steady like Gerrard, the witch controls attacks from the rear and can sweep up assists/buildings with it’s masses of skeletons/through balls. It’s the deep-lying playmaker of the team.

CM: Balloon – Slow on approach but when given the opportunity the balloon can be destructive/clinical. It provides splash damage galore/goals from the midfield and is a key player in the team.

CM: Wizard – Always top of the teamsheet/featuring in the attack strategy, the wizard’s attacking damage is brutal and vital in victories. However, it is pretty weak when defending/taking damage.

LW: Dragon – It scares defenses to near death with it’s bulky shape, and when it whips in crosses or cuts inside to have a shot it burns gaping holes through the defense. Very over-powered!

RW: Goblin – This little guy has bucket-loads of pace and when he puts his mind to it, no one can stop him looting/sprinting and whipping in a killer cross.

ST: P.E.K.K.A. – Up front, leading the attack, is the P.E.K.K.A. Nobody quite knows where he gets his immense power from but he uses it incredibly well when he gets an opportunity. A must-have for any team/clasher!

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Game Review: agar.io

Game Review: agar.io


Agar.io is an online game that involves you controlling a cell and avoiding bigger cells whilst trying to consume smaller cells than you.

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Basically, Agar.io’s gameplay is all about you eating up all the other cells in order to become the biggest cell in the game. But it’s not that simple as it is a massive online multiplayer game, and at times, there may be dozens of other players doing the same. So it’s literally a case of eat or be eaten with this game. You’re also trying to avoid being eaten by the other bigger cells, and so it makes it more challenging.

What makes it even more complicated is the fact that the bigger you get, the slower you’ll get to trudge along. But it also means that the chances of the smaller cells bumping into you becomes bigger, and so you get bigger too. An option would be to divide your massive body into several smaller, more nimble ones, all the better to eat up more cells, but this is risky as it may result in bigger cells gobbling you up. Your nickname and the other players’ nicknames are written on your cell bubbles so there won’t be any confusion.

There is also a new android and ios app for the game. The app is made by Miniclip and is pretty good, though sometimes glitchy and slow and often you spawn on top of another cell. However, it does have the cool feature that shows you where you would be on the leaderboard.

I rate this game…

9 10

It is addictive, fun and exciting while being minimalistic and simple. The controls are easy, just using the mouse, space bar to split in half and ‘w’ button to eject little portions of your mass.

The amount of players that play it means there is never a dull moment, and you can play it for 5 minutes or hours on end!

Simple online games don’t get much better than agar.io, so I definitley recommend installing it!