Beside The Box 004: Brendon Soltis

Beside The Box 004: Brendon Soltis Length: 48:16 Show Links: RSS | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Download Episode   In Beside the Box, Erin interviews the brightest minds and biggest hearts in board gaming. Each episode is an...
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October 2018 Board Game Haul

The next video in our monthly Haul series has been posted! October for most people means Essen, but since we don’t get to go usually, our handful of Essen pickups (save two) didn’t arrive before the beginning of the month. Luckily...
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Commander Spotlight: Treva, the Renewer

Humans have a natural affinity for patterns, be it real or perceived. With the right amount of time and practice, we have a knack for being able to piece together patterns with incomplete components and accurately extrapolate what is next...
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Intentional Community Building

As board gaming continues to grow in popularity, it is reaching whole new swaths of potential gamers. With that comes not only whole new ideas about the games themselves but also new perspectives on matters of theme, culture, representation, and...
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Previewing: City of the Big Shoulders

Board games have a nearly boundless array of thematic options to choose from. They are, after all, an extension of generalized play, and play often intersects with imagination. A game can therefore take on any theme we deem worthwhile, from...
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It’s Another Siteiversary!

They say to remember the Fifth of November, and we’re sure there’s some historical context for that phrase somewhere, but for us here at the CR, November 5th was our launch date. Which is today. Which officially marks us as...
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Greatway Games 024: I’m Not Weird, You’re Weird

This month, Nicole, Adrienne, and Erin discuss game themes – the weirder, the better. While there are some tried-and-true favorites (farming, amirite?), we really delve into are the quirky themes that we appreciate for their creativity – whether or not...
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Commander Spotlight: Artificer’s Hex

Some aspects of Magic: the Gathering have to seemingly be repeated over and over again every few months. Whether this is because of the continual influx of new players looking to expand their gaming knowledge or a recurring cycle of...
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Beside The Box 003: Michael Fox

Beside The Box 003: Michael Fox Length: 54:08 Show Links: RSS | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Download Episode   In Beside the Box, Erin interviews the brightest minds and biggest hearts in board gaming. Each episode is an...
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