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Welcome aboard, Rival’s Duel podcast

We would like to take a moment to welcome to the Forge Herald, Rival’s Duel. Rival’s Duel is a MtG Commander podcast hosted by Nole Clauson and Eric Bonvie. Be sure to give them a listen! Rival’s Duel Hello and welcome to our regularly scheduled episode of Rival’s Duel. The rivals are back and they are

Magic: The Gathering

How was your GP/Conference?

Mr. Z, Rival’s Duel podcast co-host Nole Clauson, and I, rolled into Grand Prix Denver on Sunday, Dec. 4. We came down on Sunday because of the Judge conference hosted the next day at Advantage Games, and I Want More Comics. Neither of us wanted to play in the main event, so Sunday seemed like

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Gone for a few days

Hey, friends, Patrick here. I will be out of town the next few days as I head to Denver for the last day of the Grand Prix and a Judge Conference. Hopefully I will have some good stuff to tell you when I get back!

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Ten games for under $20

Christmas is right around the corner and hopefully, you’re not like me, desperately trying to finish shopping. If you’re done, great! Sit back, relax, and enjoy the season. If, however, you are still trying to grab that last minute gift, we put together a list of 10 games under $20 that are sure to please

Magic: The Gathering

Smuggling artifacts

Hello, Forge Heralders! It’s time once again for me to take a look at some Magic rules and give you some rules explanations. If you’re a level 1 Magic judge working towards Level 2, this could be right up your alley. To kick us off, I want to take a look at Protection versus cards

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DiY Dice trays

I decided to try a little DiY project this weekend and make dice trays for my D&D group. What is a dice tray? A dice try is a little box-like try that you can roll your dice into. Because of the raised edges, it helps to prevent your dice from rolling all across the table

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Once a month game grows to weekly session

“Why aren’t we playing D&D?” That’s the question that was asked of me as we wrapped up our second play through of Castle Ravenloft, at The Forge Herald Game Center. Frankly, I had no answer. My response was some garbled mess of “because we don’t.” That didn’t bode well for the rest of the group.

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Monster Manual Holiday giveaway!

After a successful contest celebrating our first year, we decided to do another one. This time we are giving away a new copy of the 5e Dungeons and Dragons Monster Manual! Enter now! Shipping will be done before Christmas. Click here to enter      

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Review: Dead of Winter

“It was simple really, we couldn’t afford to feed her. Further, she hid her pregnancy from the rest of the camp. She knew having a noisy baby could alert the attention of zombies. What could we do? The camp leaders, all four of them gathered around the burn barrel and discussed how best to handle

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Review: Spyfall

We took the weekend and met up with a friend of the Forge Herald to play some games. First up in his bag of goodies, Spyfall. Spyfall is a deduction/role play game that has the players trying to determine who is the spy in their group. Spyfall is published by Cryptozoic Entertainment (and many others

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Review: Gloom

We wrapped up our October with a streak of horror-themed games. As we cracked the seal on November, we decided to keep the theme going as we settled in to play Gloom. Gloom was published in 2005 by Atlas Games. It is designed by Keith Baker with art by Michelle Nephew and J. Scott Reeves.

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A Note from the Publisher

It’s been a year. A year since I decided I wanted to create a blog about gaming. While we didn’t grow at exponential rates, nor are we all millionaires (not even close!) we did see some growth and some changes. When we first started out it was just me attempting to write about things I

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TableTop Season 4 is coming with a catch

The release date for TableTop season four was just announced and, while I was extremely excited, my enthusiasm is tempered. Tabletop season 4 is slated to drop for Youtube viewers, tomorrow, Nov. 2. The second episode will follow on Nov. 9. After that, each subsequent episode will initially, only be available on the new subscription

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Review: Warhammer 40k Conquest LCG

With Fantasy Flight Games and Games Workshop announcing their parting of ways, it was time we grabbed a copy of one of the Warhammer games before it was too late. Our choice, Conquest. Conquest is a two-player Living Card Game set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe. You and your opponent take on the roll of

Magic: The Gathering

Buckle up, we are hitting the rules road

Kaladesh has been laying tracks all over the place and with a new set comes a few new questions about rules. We asked our readers what rules questions they have about Kaladesh. So strap on your goggles as we join the crew and hit the road. Gage asks, “Please explain how summoning sickness works with

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Five games to play this Halloween

Halloween is in just a few days and perhaps some of you have decided to host a party and play some games. With that in mind, we asked our readers what their favorite horror-themed games were. Here are the top five.5. Zombies!!! – You get to build the board as you go! Designed for 2-5

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