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From the Vault: Lore – Is it Worth Buying?

August 12, 2016 by Brandon Bobal

On August 1, 2016, Wizards of the Coast released the full spoiler for this year’s iteration of the From the Vault Magic: The Gathering collection. From the Vault: Lore is…

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Playing Roles: The Conflict with Combat

July 15, 2016 by Robert Grosso

Last year, a YouTuber named Kyle Hinckley finished a playthrough of the RPG Fallout 4 on Survival Mode (before it was revamped to be harder) without killing a single character. This…

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Crowdfunding Spotlight – Millennium Blades Reprint and New Expansions

July 2, 2016 by Travis Williams

Millennium Blades is one of the best games that I’ve played this year, and one of my personal favorite games ever. Level 99 Games has just launched a new Kickstarter for…

Lab Wars

Crowdfunding Spotlight – Lab Wars

June 29, 2016 by Robert N. Adams

Lab Wars is a science-based card game developed by Dr. Caezar Al-Jassar and Dr. Kuly Heer of Alley Cat Games. In it, 2-4 players compete to have the best scientific lab…

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Magic: The Gathering Budget Play – A Response

June 17, 2016 by Brandon Bobal

Hello, fellow TechRaptor readers and Magic: The Gathering players.  Today’s editorial is a response piece to an article written last week by Gavin Verhey, titled “Five Steps to Winning on…

Eternal Masters

Eternal Masters: Lessons in Product Design

June 10, 2016 by Brandon Bobal

Hello, TechRaptor readers and Magic: The Gathering players.  Today marks the release of Eternal Masters, the long-awaited reprint set containing staples from the “Eternal” Magic: The Gathering formats.  You can…

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Crowdfunding Spotlight – Plot Twist

May 14, 2016 by Robert Grosso

Ever feel like telling a story with tons of twists and turns thrown into the mix? That is the name of the game with Plot Twist, a storytelling card game by…

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A Guide to Dungeons & Dragons: Your Character

May 2, 2016 by Kindra Pring

If you’ve ever for a second considered getting into pen and paper roleplay, most likely the first system you’ve considered is Dungeons & Dragons, the quintessential tabletop RPG that defined the…

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Necessary Evils – Exploring Player-Controlled Villainy

April 30, 2016 by Michael Johnson

Hello, TechRaptor readers. Although I had originally planned to write this article independent of any others here, I’ve decided to alter my original plan a bit and build a bit…

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Crowdfunding Spotlight – Clash of the Battle Goats

April 20, 2016 by Robert N. Adams

Clash of the Battle Goats (developed by Studio Woe) is the second tabletop game in the battle system first displayed by Gruff. I’m in the process of looking at Gruff, and it seems like an…