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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A Note On The Status Of The 2020 Laurels

The events of the COVID-19 pandemic (and 2020 generally speaking) has upended much of the normal rhythm in the tabletop hobby. A rhythm that, frankly, most of us took for granted. The rhythm of everyday life and leisurely social experiences....
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BLM Statement of Commitment

Statement of Commitment We at the Cardboard Republic are aware of the current protests occurring across the United States in the wake of George Floyd’s death and are committed to supporting black, indigenous, mixed-race, people of color across the industry....
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April Game Hike: A Little Fun In Strange Times

There’s no denying it: we are all collectively going through a some weird times. It’s an experience unlike anything most people have seen in a century – a global event that has brought modern life to a standstill. Every aspect...
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Announcing: The 2019 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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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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Announcing: The 2018 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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It’s Another Siteiversary!

They say to remember the Fifth of November, and we’re sure there’s some historical context for that phrase somewhere, but for us here at the CR, November 5th was our launch date. Which is today. Which officially marks us as...
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Extra Life 2018

Greetings one and all! As members of the board gaming site, The Cardboard Republic, we want to tell you a story. It involves robots. And ninjas. And elves. And factories. And ships. And aliens. And zombies. And sheep. What sort...
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Going Beside The Box

These days, you have no shortage of podcasts to choose to listen to, gaming or otherwise. We know that. We understand your time is valuable. We don’t want to waste it. But in the not too distant future, we’re hoping...
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