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Pocket C.H.I.P. Impressions

Next Thing Co.'s C.H.I.P. is positioned as cheap ($9) competitor to the wildly successful Raspberry Pi, featuring a 1GHz ARMv7 processor, 512MB of RAM, and Wi-Fi/Bluetooth built-in. I recently got ahold of one and its not-as-cheap ($60) Pocket case. Once you slot your C.H.I.P. in to the Pocket, you get access to a lithium polymer battery, a 480x272 touchscreen, keyboard, and easily-accessible GPIO headers. Here's a quick look…

Vast: The Crystal Caverns Impressions

Fresh from Kickstarter, we've got a copy of Vast: The Crystal Caverns! Play as the classic, daring Knight, the chaotic Goblin horde, the colossal, greedy Dragon, the scurrilous Thief, or even the Cave itself — powerful, brooding, and intent on crushing the living things that dare to disturb its gloomy depths. Each role has its own powers, pieces, and paths to victory … and there can only be one winner. This asymmetric dungeon crawler from Leder Games was…