Commander Spotlight: Primal Order

Collectible card games bear a number of traits that make them prohibitive to a great many people, including difficulty level, barrier cost to entry, the financial burden of continually buying new product, and the potential difficulties of finding others in...
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Announcing: The 2016 Laurel Nominees

2016-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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Commander Spotlight: Rakdos Charm

Space. When it comes to the great cosmos and worlds beyond, its truly awe-inspiring just how vast it really is. With billions of stars, planets, and other celestial phenomena, there exists an ever-expansive list of things to explore beyond our...
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Commander Spotlight: Iridescent Angel

I have always been a fan of protection as an ability. It’s been around since the game’s beginning, but it’s also arguably one of the most complicated abilities for players to comprehend – perhaps only beaten out by banding. This...
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Commander Spotlight: Gaze of Granite

The one thing a Commander player will never be able to complain about is a lack of options available when building a deck. Yes, some players will gripe because a specific ability isn’t in the colors they want, or there...
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Commander Spotlight: Rebuild

Perception is reality. This is an age-old statement that remains as true now as the day it was coined. The vast majority of us have a tendency to merely take what’s around us and extrapolate an immediate conclusion.¬†From politics to...
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