The Future of Tinderbox

In The Brigade, players are various fire chiefs within the rather combustible town of Tinderbox thanks to the nearby activities of the Pyromancer’s University. Throughout the course of the game your goal is to put out fires, upgrade your crew’s...
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Commander Spotlight: Mask of Riddles

Combat has always been a central component to the game of Magic. In fact, while the earlier years of the game saw combat as a secondary facet due to the general middling power of creatures versus comparatively more powerful spells...
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We Need A Hero: A Brigade Giveaway

Humans have had a fascination with fire since Prometheus first stole it from Olympus. There is something we find bewitching about this elemental power, a force that exists in a perpetual duality of both creation and destruction. Since the very...
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Beside The Box: A Sneak Peek

Episode Zero (Trailer) Length: 2:40 Show Links: RSS | iTunes (Soon) | Spotify (Soon) | Stitcher (Soon) | Download Episode   In Beside the Box, Erin interviews the brightest minds and biggest hearts in board gaming. Each episode is an...
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Previewing: Meeple Party

Humans are undeniably social creatures, a trait biologically hardwired into us. It was a necessity for our distant ancestors’ survival and a welcomed convenience as we spread and grew civilization. We instinctively realized that groups of people could succeed and...
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Commander Spotlight: Overabundance

One of the easiest and more amusing telltale signs of whether you’re interacting with a Magic player of 15 plus years is to simply show them a card from the first five years of the game and see how they...
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Istanbul – Digital

As interest in board games continues to rise, so too does the interest in exploring new ways of playing those games. One such way is through digital ‘ports’ of those games – translating them PCs, consoles, phones, and tablets. While...
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Commander Spotlight: Bend or Break

It’s been stated several times here before, but there are certain tactics and play styles that generally go over poorly with the casual multiplayer community. Overly abusive combos, routinely targeting the same person from one game to the next, and...
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