Commander Spotlight: Disappear

I’m a bit of a nostalgic person in general, let alone a nostalgic Magic player. I, like many people, have a natural tendency to look back through the sands of history, either reminiscing on positive memories during good times, or...
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Vox Republica 078: Have Games, Will Travel

Episode 078 Erin and Ryan talk about the criteria and logic of choosing games to travel with, the recent HABA Games announcement, and the unfortunate news of the shuttering of 5th Street Games. Length: 26:29 Show Links: RSS | iTunes...
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Hordes High Command

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Note: This review pertains to the Hordes release of the High Command card game. You can see a parallel review regarding the Warmachine factions on its own review page. Both games are mechanically identical and interchangeable, but their reviews were separated...
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Magic Banned & Restricted Updates March 2015


With the release of the large set Dragons of Tarkir, the final set for the Khans of Tarkir block, all sanctioned formats as well as the group that oversees the Commander format announced their updates to banned and restricted lists....
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Commander Spotlight: Grim Feast

You’re sitting around with your regular group of friends for a game of Commander, and things are off to a great start. There’s frivolity, trash talking, and griping about mana all around you as players build up and smack one...
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Vox Republica 077: Indie Game Funding

Episode 077 Kickstarter is the current go-to location of many small and independent game publishers, but as rewarding as it has been for the hobby, Kickstarter isn’t the only option for getting your new game published. Contrary to popular thought,...
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Previewing: RESISTOR_

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Look, we all knew the end of the world was coming at the hands at the hands of our computers. It’s been a given pretty much as long as we’ve had them. It really shouldn’t come as a shock to...
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Commander Spotlight: Akroan Horse

If there’s one lesson I’ve learned after playing Magic for over 20 years, it is to never underestimate how often people get some rule wrong even after encountering it multiple times. Jokes are made routinely about the rules to Magic:...
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