Commander Spotlight: Doomgape

When it comes to diving into the lengthy and wide array of culture that surrounds Magic: the Gathering, new players can find it pretty daunting. Although your focus at the beginning is the immediacy of learning the game itself, once...
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A Quick Programming Note On Slowness

Hey all, I wanted to take a quick moment to update you all on the current behind the scene statuses of The Cardboard Republic. We know that you have a ton of options when it comes to consuming board game...
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Commander Spotlight: Powerstone Minefield

Once you start down the road of any game that boasts deck customization as one of its central features, it can be pretty easy to get swept up in the fervor that is exploring new card and deck ideas. After...
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Commander Spotlight: Squirrel Nest [Repost]

Editor’s Note: We’re off today in celebration of the US holiday. In the meantime, enjoy this thematically appropriate Monday Magic article about honoring the unsung labor of the masses, which was originally published on 7/11/16. “Surprise! The threat to Innistrad is...
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Gen Con 2019 Recap: Deluxe Edition – Part 5

No matter how many new games are unveiled at a convention, even the most shiny and attractive ones to dazzle and captivate you, there are always a contingent of gamers who can’t help but continually look straight past them and...
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Commander Spotlight: Recross the Paths

When it comes to Magic: the Gathering and style formats, nearly every iteration falls into two buckets. The first are those which work with a limited pool of cards, restricted in some way such as a specific set or a...
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Gen Con 2019 Recap: Deluxe Edition – Part 4

Gen Con may cast a heavy spotlight on the physical games as the primary focus of the event, but it’s hardly the only notable thing that occurs there. In addition to the multitude of panels, demos, game sessions, and events...
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Commander Spotlight: Vengeful Archon

Every Magic player has a deck archaeology. Whether it’s a deck you slaved over the kitchen table trying to perfect, facing down a memorable friend’s latest concoction, or that very first deck you made by simply throwing all the cards...
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Gen Con 2019 Recap: Deluxe Edition – Part 3

When it comes to tabletop gaming, predicting any kind of market behavior is almost always a guessing game. No matter how much data you accumulate, how many experts you consult, or how much ad time you buy, humans are only...
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Dave of the Five Rings: Chapter Forty

Originating as a series chronicling David Gordon’s return to the Legend of the Five Rings CCG after a several year absence, Dave of the Five Rings continues on as he examines the current and future of the iconic world of...
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