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Captain’s Log 6- Coffee is for Closers

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Welcome back gang. Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving and is fully stuffed with Turkey. Next week I’ll be publishing an article that centers around gift ideas from the different employees here for what to get that Board Gamer in … Continue reading

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Eternal Masters Reprint!

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So it seems Wizards has deemed it appropriate to print a second extremely short run of Eternal Masters. With that being said, we have a limited supply of boxes coming in to the shop this Thursday (12/1/16). We will not … Continue reading

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Charlottesville City Championship Top 8 Decklists

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We would like to give a big thanks to everyone who attended our Magic the Gathering – Charlottesville City Championship Tournament this past Saturday. It was a great turnout and we love having everyone at the shop. Although returning three … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log 5- A Well Sleeved Society is a Polite Society

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Greetings gang, I’m back in the booth to bring you another hot one, straight from the presses.  Today’s musing will be about whether or not to sleeve the cards in your board game collection (and perhaps not a moment too … Continue reading

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Heroclix: Joker’s Wild

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One of the best things about Batman is his villains and this month’s Joker’s Wild gives us a set chock full of them. This set is full of low-cost pieces that offer lots of great team building possibilities. On top … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log 4- Beauty is….

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Today, I want to talk about something that is often over looked in our assessments of board games, the artistic direction of games. I know there are games out there that have been made or broken on the art direction … Continue reading

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Do You Swear the Oath? : A New Take on Commander

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Looking for a fresh way to play Commander without creating a new format? Have you considered swearing “The Oath”? What is “The Oath”? The Oath is a new way of customizing your Commander Deck without sticking to whacky format restrictions. … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log 3- The Weight of One’s Own History

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Perhaps this blog post might have been better titled, “How I learned to stop worrying and love games that have a finite number of plays”. Or perhaps it shouldn’t. Really the gist of this post will be, “I’m nervous about … Continue reading

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A Planeswalker You Can Count On! – A Standard Deck Tech with David Brewer

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With this year’s election nearing an end, the big topic of discussion was on merit of character. Finding someone that we could believe in to help guide us to our next point as a country. And while that could lead … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log 2- The End of the Entente Cordiale

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Welcome back gang to week two of my little corner of the blog. Today I want to talk about some current events in the board game world. Specifically I’d like to dedicate this blog post to the break up of … Continue reading

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