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Heroclix: Plan and Execute – Taxis

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The past few sets have given us a multitude of low-cost figures. It’s easy now to have more figures on your team than you have actions in your pool. I’m averaging five or six figures on a 300-point team now, … Continue reading

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Vamping it Up

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Pro Tour Gatecrash was the first standard event I ever sat down and watched. There were lots of cool deck to get into: Ramp decks abusing , Control decks who’s main win condition was , and many different ways of players burning … Continue reading

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Heroclix: Team Review – The JSA

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Earlier this year, WizKids announced a new approach to designing dials. They announced specialist and generalist dials. The goal is to diversify our options for team building and make the game easier to pick up at the same time. Generalists … Continue reading

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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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