Commander Spotlight: Tamiyo’s Journal

Welcome back to week two of Monday Magic: COVID Edition. It has been 44 days since my last summoning and nearly twice as long since I tinkered with any of my personal decks. These facts are minuscule compared to the...
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The Laurels: Best Tactician Games Of 2019

The Cardboard Republic has rolled out the annual Laurels of the Republic awards, celebrating the best new games released in 2019 for each of the gamer archetypes. What follows are the finalists for one of those groups. The greatest moment...
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Commander Spotlight: Journey to Eternity

Like most tabletop gaming, Magic – at least my preferential version of it anyway – is very much a social enterprise. Not only does it serve as a worthwhile excuse to get together and play with others whose company you...
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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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The Laurels: Best Daredevil Games Of 2019

The Cardboard Republic has rolled out the annual Laurels of the Republic awards, celebrating the best new games released in 2019 for each of the gamer archetypes. What follows are the finalists for one of those groups.  Always the penultimate...
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Commander Spotlight: Sins of the Past

As with any established franchise, the longer it remains around, the more robust it becomes as a subject. Beyond merely the people who participate in it first-hand, any tenured topic will eventually blossom into all sorts of secondary fields of...
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The Laurels: Best Immersionist Games Of 2019

The Cardboard Republic has rolled out the annual Laurels of the Republic awards, celebrating the best new games released in 2019 for each of the gamer archetypes. What follows are the finalists for one of those groups.  From the depths...
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Commander Spotlight: Fable of Wolf and Owl

Of all the completely revolutionary aspects that came with the rise of the internet, few things were transformed more than the dissemination of information. The internet was always conceived as a means of sharing information and material with one another,...
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The Laurels: Best Architect Games Of 2019

The Cardboard Republic has rolled out the annual Laurels of the Republic awards, celebrating the best new games released in 2019 for each of the gamer archetypes. What follows are the finalists for one of those groups.  Whether it’s amassing...
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