Winning in Frozen Synapse (Free) makes you kinda feel like a mind reader. You’ve got to be able to just KNOW what the opposing player is up to and cash in preemptively on his moves. If this — or the game’s turn-based competitive action, which is pretty good — sounds even vaguely appealing, now’s a great time to give it a shot. Mode 7 has slashed the price of the iPad version for the first time, bringing it down to an agreeable $2.99. It launched at $6.99.
That video down should give you a pretty good indication of what to expect. It might be kinda interface heavy, but the mix of competitive strategy and the complexity of setting up smart, tactical shots is brilliant. Also, there’s that whole mind reading thing.