The Laurels: Best Socializer Games Of 2020

The Cardboard Republic has rolled out the annual Laurels of the Republic awards, celebrating the best new games released in 2020 for each of the gamer archetypes. What follows are the finalists for one of those groups.  There are few...
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Commander Spotlight: Ral, Storm Conduit

Welcome back to week fifty-four of Monday Magic: COVID Edition. It’s been 415 days since my last summoning. Following the events of the last article I’m happy to report, well…anything positive with respect to this massive interlude I’ve been chronicling...
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Commander Spotlight: Reverent Mantra

Welcome back to week fifty-three of Monday Magic: COVID Edition. It’s been 408 days since my last summoning. After the momentous, if sobering, milestones of last week, one can’t help but feel like this week is more of an also-ran...
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Commander Spotlight: Havoc Festival

Welcome back to week fifty-two of Monday Magic: COVID Edition. It’s been 401 days since my last summoning. One full year of what was supposed to be an interim series. 400 days of separation from one’s Magic-playing cabal. Either of...
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Announcing: The 2020 Laurel Nominees

Well, here we are for the next 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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Commander Spotlight: Shared Summons

Welcome back to week fifty-one of Monday Magic: COVID Edition. It’s been 394 days since my last summoning. It’s weird even to write those numbers out in that way. Naturally I, being the individual affected, am able to fully process...
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Commander Spotlight: Scholar of Athreos

Welcome back to week fifty of Monday Magic: COVID Edition. It’s been 387 days since my last summoning. Fifty. It’s been over a full year of my Magic-related interim already, and now it’s creeping up on a full year since...
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Votes of Confidence: A SHASN Giveaway

Today we’re here to talk about politics. Wait, wait wait! Come back. It’ll be ok. We promise. Throughout human civilization we’ve experimented with one form after another on how different societies of sometimes disparate groups of people came to collectively...
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We The People: A SHASN Q&A

As part of our March Spotlight on SHASN, we strive to inform readers of little extra tidbits surrounding the game. Games are made by people, and one of those tidbits we enjoy is learning a little bit more about the...
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Commander Spotlight: Rapacious One

Welcome back to week forty-nine of Monday Magic: COVID Edition. It’s been 380 days since my last summoning, which in and of itself isn’t all that different than the week preceding it.  Things are largely the same. Vaccinations continue to...
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