August / Gen Con 2017 Board Game Haul

The next video in our monthly Haul series has been posted! This year we decided to combine our August and Gen Con hauls into one video, mostly because we only got three outside of the convention and that’d be pretty...
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Commander Spotlight: Perilous Forays [Repost]

Editor’s Note: We’re off today in celebration of the US holiday. Enjoy this Monday Magic article, which was originally published in October 2013. But it has a labor-based theme, so… As players, we have a habit of pigeonholing the colors...
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Insta-Impressions for August 2017

Insta-Impressions are a series of raw initial observations about games over on our Instagram account. Not intended to be highly complex or nearly as comprehensive as our standard reviews, these offer up visually fun and timely feedback of games hitting...
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Vox Republica 150: Escapewolf

Episode 150 Length: 1:03:56 Show Links: RSS | iTunes | Stitcher | Download Episode   Welcome back to Vox Republica, the Cardboard Republic Podcast! We post new episodes every other Thursday, with each episode being about 45 minutes long. Vox...
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Champions of Hara Preview Redux

Normally when we sit down to discuss a game that was on Kickstarter two years ago, we’re gearing up to provide a comprehensive critique of the finished product. This can be a fun experience as we get to look at...
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Gen Con 2017 Writer’s Panel

If you weren’t able to make it to Gen Con and / or our writer’s panel Q&A, fear not! You can now check out the whole thing here:

Commander Spotlight: Abzan Ascendancy

In battle, no one wins by creating parity. At best you get a stalemate, and at worst, you become mired in an endless detente, with neither side willing or able to make productive steps towards ending the conflict. Of course,...
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Commander Spotlight: Jilt

No one ever says they want less bonuses. Whether it’s going the extra mile on a book report, squeezing in just one more stop during your vacation, or ordering dessert after a decent meal, people love adding the proverbial cherry...
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