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Skylanders Giants 101, big fun for everyone

When my friend first told me about the Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure game, and how her nine year old son just loved playing it, I had no idea what it was. Then my son came back from my friend’s house saying that Skylanders was the best thing he’d ever played and that he really wanted it […]

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Crashing All the Gates: A Look at the Latest Expansion

Over the past month, we’ve taken a look at M13 and the Return to Ravnica expansion that has dominated the Magic: the Gathering scene. Gatecrash, the latest expansion, was released on February 1st, and already seems to be taking the competitive league by storm. Today, we’re going to examine this new expansion set, looking at […]

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Magic: The Gathering, preparing for Gatecrash, Ravnica Returns

Last week, we took a look at the central dynamics present in M13. As a general rule, M13 presented a rather straightforward picture of what each colour can do (which makes sense, given it’s meant more as an introduction than anything else). The only new card mechanic presented was Exalted, a very powerful mechanic that […]

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The Ultimate Geeky Black Friday Wishlist

Not sure what to shop for this holiday season? Chase gives you the low down on some great stuff.

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Forget-Me-Nots: My History With Yu-Gi-Oh

“Long ago, when the pyramids were still young, Egyptian kings played a game of great and terrible power. But these ‘Shadow Games’ erupted into a war that threatened to destroy the entire world, until a brave and powerful pharaoh locked the magic away, imprisoning it within the mystical Millennium Items. Now, 5,000 years later, a […]

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Forget-Me-Nots: My History With The Pokemon Trading Card Game

Today, we talk about one my greatest guilty pleasures growing up. The Pokemon Trading Card Game, and some of the stratigies I found most appealing.

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Uno: A Brief History of the Classic Card Game

Since 1971, the card game Uno has been popular among families everywhere. The four-colored card game is simple to learn, but strategizing and thinking ahead is a huge part of being successful. It has become a staple of nearly any family game night and is popular among people of all ages. Uno was invented in […]

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Bakugan Battle Packs Game Review

At the International Toy Fair held in February 2009, the Toy Industry Association awarded Bakugan its 2008 honor as Toy of the Year, Boy Toy of the Year, and Property of the Year.  While these awards are not necessarily for the game itself, they do show the popularity of the cartoon/toys in general and lead […]

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