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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Gen Con 2019 Recap: Deluxe Edition – Part 2

For those who have never attended a mammoth sized board game convention such as Gen Con, one thing to realize when deciding whether or not you want to partake for the first time is precisely that: it is an expo....
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Commander Spotlight: Pollenbright Wings

What do an intriguing book, well-woven piece of investigative journalism, and a strong comedic joke all have in common? They are all good at luring you in and captivating you with a story. Whether it’s a plucky hero fighting atop...
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Gen Con 2019 Recap: Deluxe Edition – Part 1

Like a flock of origami swan flying home to roost, thousands of gamers from across the world once again recently descended on Indianapolis to engage in the massive, sprawling board gaming convention that was Gen Con 2019. And then some....
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Seven Off-Radar Games At Gen Con 2019

Gen Con 2019 approaches! If you follow even the most modest of board game media content, it’s hard to have not heard that the largest board game convention in North America and its much touted Best Four Days in Gaming...
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Commander Spotlight: Brawl

Throughout the course of its existence, Magic has seen a bevy of unique planes, intriguing characters, nefarious villains, and winding plots. Though they aren’t technically the main focus of the game – try as one might the cards themselves will...
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