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Game review
Celtic Tribes
First, second, and third impressions
by Peter Willington 13/6/2013
Product: Celtic Tribes
Developer: XYRALITY
Publisher: XYRALITY
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Multiplayer, Strategy, Time management
Players: 1
Networking: wireless (network)
Version: Europe
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This is a freemium game review, in which we give our impressions immediately after booting a game up, again after three days, and finally after seven days. That's what the strange sub-headings are all about. Click on the links to jump straight to day three and day seven.

I've never had much interest in Britain's Celtic heritage. It always seemed so chronologically distant, so barbaric, so otherworldly.

As someone interested in cutting edge games on sophisticated mobile technology, I just find ancient history a little yawn-inducing. My interest starts at the industrial revolution. ...
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As dull as a dreary Tuesday afternoon... in a sleepy country village... during a power cut, Celtic Tribes is a game about selecting menu options from a list and waiting set periods of time. It's just about the most boring thing I've ever done with my iPhone
Audio/visual: 3
Gameplay: 3
Value: 7
Innovation: 3
Overall: 3
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