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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Building The Pantheon Of Meeples

There’s an age-old argument among gamers when it comes to jazzing up a game: miniatures or meeples? Miniatures are usually highly detailed and help encapsulate the world that they’re representing. These tiny plastic and resin statues add an extra immersive...
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Announcing: Board Game Club!

Today we have a pretty special announcement, pertaining to an idea we had circulating for a while. That idea, which you can hear more of in the video below, is about the idea of a board game club. We bandied...
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The Indie Cavalcade Returns!

It’s official: the prepping for Gen Con 2016 has begun. And we’re happy to report that the Indie Cavalcade list is set to return! Gen Con is one of the largest game conventions in the world. There is an incredible...
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Good News[letter] Everyone!

Continuing with more announcements this month, we are happy to report that thanks to the generous donations from our Patreon backers, we achieved our first milestone, which was to create a monthly CR-based newsletter to share with you all. This...
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Announcing Insta-Impressions

Get your Likes ready, because it’s picture time! Today we’re excited to be rolling out the site’s new Instagram account, complete with all sorts of cardboard goodness straight from our gaming tables. Beyond posting the pictures themselves, though, we’re going...
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Announcing: The Laurels Of The Republic

Like many gaming sites, the Cardboard Republic has compiled various Game Of The Year lists over the years. However, the process was always done somewhat informally, mostly because we simply felt we never had enough time to be as thorough...
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A Patreon Of The Republic

Tabletop gaming isn’t just about the dice you roll or the minis you paint. Beneath of the cardboard chits and other fiddly bits, games serve far more reaching purposes than even we, as hobby gamers, often realize. Games are about...
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