The Ol’ PAX Sidestep: A PAX East 2016 Recap

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Spring in New England is typically a joyous time. It’s a time when the trees start budding, the birds migrate home, and the seemingly endless grey skies of winter are pierced by what we remember is called sunlight, raining down...
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Commander Spotlight: High Market

Of the many facets within Magic, the idea of denial is a prevalent one. While the most blatant instance of this is countering an opponent’s spell, denial on a strategic level is both more far-reaching and more common than most...
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Plus Five Range #2: Classic Games

Plus Five Range is a video series that aims (HA!) to help you explore new gaming territory. We take five well-known board games and suggest some alternatives that you might have missed. This time, we’re tackling some of the most...
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Brewing Up Competition: An Apotheca Giveaway

For centuries we’ve hard that magical potions are nothing more than fanciful stories, idle wishes made by everyday people looking to make their life a little better. Whether it’s the elixir of life or the elixir of trying to get...
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Commander Spotlight: Signal The Clans

As the lead designer for Magic: the Gathering, veteran Mark Rosewater is routinely pelted with questions about the inner workings of his job. This has always been the case when he met fans in person, but when he started a...
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Castle Dice: More Castles

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Note: This review pertains to an expansion for Castle Dice and requires the base game to play. We are also assuming that you are familiar with the base game, or at least have read its review. When asked to imagine...
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Commander Spotlight: Helldozer

Magic may be a great game for player counts from two to twenty, but that doesn’t inherently mean that everyone is going to walk away from any given session feeling the same way. Part of that is because the vast...
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