Going Beside The Box

These days, you have no shortage of podcasts to choose to listen to, gaming or otherwise. We know that. We understand your time is valuable. We don’t want to waste it. But in the not too distant future, we’re hoping...
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Cardboard Quills Returns To Gen Con 2018

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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Board Game Patreon List

Like most creatives-driven industries, board game coverage has its fair share of crowdfunding efforts by numerous outlets trying to raise a few extra dollars for their tireless efforts. Maybe it’s for another coffee to keep them going, a new mic...
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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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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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Extra Life 2017

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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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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