Announcing: The 2017 Laurel Nominees

Well, here we are for the next annual Laurels of the Republic. The Laurels are our way of highlighting and rewarding some of the best games of the last year among their respective gamer archetype categories. Just like our reviews,...
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Vox Republica 161: The Asmo-daze

Episode 161 Length: 1:05:01 Show Links: RSS | iTunes | Stitcher | Download Episode   Welcome back to Vox Republica, the Cardboard Republic Podcast! We post new episodes every other Thursday, with each episode being about 45 minutes long. Vox...
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Commander Spotlight: Mercy Killing

As a decades-long veteran of multiplayer Magic, one of my most signature deck building preferences – particularly when it comes to EDH – is choosing which cards to include that serve a multitude of different scenarios. This isn’t to say...
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Announcing: The Riven Scale

We love escape room games. They’re quick, inviting, and often provide some excellent puzzle-solving experiences ranging from amusing to truly brain-burning. The thing about escape room games, though, is that they’re the kind of game you can only play once,...
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Commander Spotlight: Aura Flux

There are worse things than having your possessions destroyed. Sometimes, losing your platoon of space marines or having your horde of gold pillaged by Vikings is far less catastrophic in the long run than a far more insidious tactic –...
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Vox Republica 160: Escape the Podcast

Episode 160 Length: 1:25:52 Show Links: RSS | iTunes | Stitcher | Download Episode   Welcome back to Vox Republica, the Cardboard Republic Podcast! We post new episodes every other Thursday, with each episode being about 45 minutes long. Vox...
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Charterstone

Editor’s Note: This is a spoiler-free review of Charterstone. Trembling with equal parts excitement and nerves, your hands fumble as you crack the wax seal – the Royal Seal of the Forever King himself – and read the scroll. Congratulations,...
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Commander Spotlight: Mages’ Contest

The game of Magic has a lot of things in its favor. It includes a continually expanding and evolving stock of new material, a firmly entrenched market presence with a highly vested consumer base, and nearly limitless possibilities when it...
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Commander Spotlight: Endbringer

Imagine that you are an intrepid adventurer, seeking renown and riches through your extensive exploits. With each success, your skills and reputation require taking increasingly dicey missions to attain the same level of recognition. After all, you’re probably not going...
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January 2018 Games To Be Played

The next in our monthly To Be Played series has been posted. Check it out! We want to know if you’ve played any on our list or what you hope to get to your own table this month.