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Boxed Culture: Minis Versus Models 1

Minis Versus Models If you’re involved in our hobby at all you know that adding miniatures to your games makes it significantly more buyable. This isn’t just from seeing the Kickstarter hype over Bloodrage or Conan. This is true even from games published without the help of backers. We see […]

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Boxed Culture: The Literal Table-top 1

The Literal Table-top We play games all over the place. From dirty metal bar tables to felted wooden beasts built for the sole purpose of having games played on them. Sometimes we dont really care where we play but we all have at the very least a preference on the […]


Boxed Culture: The Power of the Card Side

The Power of the Card Side I told myself I was done with CCG booster-style games after playing Magic The Gathering for a few years and shifting to LCG’s (there will be an article from The Living Card Guy coming out soon regarding that topic) and being burnt so hard by dice […]

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Boxed Culture: Comparing Cardboard – Mansions of Madness

Comparing Cardboard Mansions of Madness Typically on Boxed Culture I really do not do many board game reviews. There are plenty of wonderful other board game reviewers and I do not really feel like I would offer anything significant to their discussions. I have a few I like more than others […]


Boxed Culture: 2016’s Too-Late-For-the-Holidays Gift Guide

2016’s Too-Late-For-the-Holidays Gift Guide It is that time of year again where we spend lots of money on other people we love! Hopefully most of the people you love also love what you love so the gifts are awesome for everyone, haha. All selfishness aside here is a quick list […]

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Boxed Culture: Introducing the Meta Scenario

Introducing the Meta Scenario Sounds like a pretty kool title, right?! Well it is, so you are right. Recently, I have been playing games that have required something a little more than a normal game. These are sometimes games I have played before and sometimes they are completely new games. […]


Boxed Culture: The Traveling Gamesmen

The Traveling Gamesmen I just recently got back from a business trip in San Francisco. I was a a giant convention called Dreamforce, which has little to no bearing on board gaming at all but I figured it would name drop. Anyway, while I was away, I noticed two thing about […]

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Boxed Culture: The Experience of Playing a Game   Recently updated !

The Experience of Playing a Game So, a long time ago I talked to Mike Fitzgerald about games. This weekend I played a game that made me think of that conversation again. This weekend I was taught Twilight Struggle and, boy-wowie, was it something.   Twilight Struggle is a pretty […]


Boxed Culture: Tutoring Terminology – Mechanically Motivated

Tutoring Terminology Mechanically Motivated So this week I would like to write something for the readers who are new to the gaming world! Today we will take a look at some common terms used in gaming.  This is the first of a few lists of gaming terms I want to […]

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Boxed Culture: A Legacy in the Making

A Legacy in the Making We recently just finished our game of Pandemic: Legacy. For those of you who don’t know Pandemic: Legacy is a special kind of game where the results of all previously played games affect the way the next game is played. Anything from destroying certain components […]