Gen Con First Exposure Play Hall List

Gen Con 50 is approaching at a thunderous pace, and the list of games being debuted, demoed, and otherwise shown off is staggering. In such an environment just finding the location of a game can be challenging, and that’s assuming you...
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Join Us For A Gen Con Panel!

Contrary to popular belief, the written review is not dead. In reality, board gaming has never had a better, richer assortment of written content as it does right now. They’re the ones making the articles you read in a crowded...
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The 3K Q&A

Hail Citizens! Just recently, we at the CR hit 3,000 followers over on Twitter, and we’re in a mood to celebrate. Sure it’s an arbitrary number that holds no real significance as to the quality or measure of one’s work or worth,...
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Announcing: The 2016 Laurel Nominees

Well, here we are for the second 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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The 2016 Laurels

Last year, the Cardboard Republic unveiled its first  (formal) annual Games of the Year awards, known as the Laurels of the Republic. Or Laurels for short. These awards showcase what we feel were some of the best games of their...
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January Board Game Club – Tokaido

As with many other things, a new month means a new Board Game Club meetup. (What is Board Game Club?) For January, come take a walk with us as we look at 2012’s Tokaido by Funforge and Passport Game Studios....
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What’s A Rundown Review?

Hail Citizens! As we’ve moved into yet another year at the CR here, we’ve started laying out the roadmap for 2017 and the various changes and improvements we hope to make. There’s quite a few of them that we’re optimistic...
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Prepare For Some Greatway Games!

Psst. Guess what? A new podcast is coming! Prepare for some Greatway Games! Greatway Games will be a collaborative podcast from several women in the gaming hobby, including the CR’s own Erin. The goal is to provide a monthly low-key...
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News Desk Revival

Hail citizens! We have some good news today to share with you to. Dare I say it’s a bit…news worthy? For those long-term readers of the site, you may recall that in years past we used to post occasional news...
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Extra Life 2016

Greetings one and all! As members of the board gaming site, The Cardboard Republic, we want to tell you a story. It involves robots. And ninjas. And elves. And factories. And ships. And aliens. And zombies. And sheep. What sort...
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