Commander Spotlight: Lavalanche

It’s well established that when the game of Magic was first envisioned Richard Garfield’s plan was for a card game between two players, and for many years, the overwhelming majority of cards were created, tweaked, and adjusted to match that...
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Previewing: The Kingswood

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We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: every good game needs more llama… Okay, fine, that sentence probably hasn’t been uttered, well, ever. But in this case, the llama clan is a welcomed component in The Kingswood, a...
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Redshirts

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Note: This review pertains to the Deluxe (Second) Edition of Redshirts I’m not even supposed to be here! I’m just ‘Crewman Number Six’. I’m expendable. I’m the guy in the episode who dies to prove how serious the situation is....
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Vox Republica 069: Researching Gamers with Jason Tocci

Episode 069 Gaming may be a niche topic, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t being studied. Join us where we chat with bonafide gaming researcher Jason Tocci to look at the academic side of gaming. Length: 29:11 Show Links: RSS |...
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ABCs of GMing – Organization

The ABCs of GMing The ABCs of GMing is an ongoing series by contributing writer Joe Bouchard about the different skills and ideas needed to run a successful table-top game. Organization Organization is a very important skill to have when running...
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Magic Banned & Restricted Updates January 2015

With the rotation of Return to Ravnica for Khans of Tarkir, all sanctioned formats as well as the group that oversees the Commander format announced their updates to banned and restricted lists. The following changes are:   Standard No changes...
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Commander Spotlight: Peacekeeper

From a nostalgia standpoint, I am admittedly a bit of a grumpy old timey Magic player. I was not fan of the modern card frame when they introduced it in 8th Edition, and although I got used to the new...
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Vox Republica 068: Spicy Talk With Ed Marriott

Episode 068 As part of our January Spotlight on Scoville, we welcome designer Ed Marriott back to chat about this hot new product. Length: 23:09 Show Links: RSS | iTunes | Download Episode   Welcome back to Vox Republica, the Cardboard Republic...
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