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Pro-Trump message board ‘quarantined’ by Reddit following violent threats

President Trump as he departs the White House on Wednesday. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images) June 26 at 4:29 PM The biggest forum for supporters of President Trump on Reddit has been “quarantined” following months of incitements to violence and other offensive behavior, the tech giant said Wednesday, in a move that could further inflame conservatives’ claims […]

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Review: Azul, board game of the year?

Enlarge Nate Anderson Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. At a local game night this week, my table was playing Splendor. If you don’t know it, the game is a light “engine building” affair in which you gather gems, then use those […]

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Altiplano review: A brain-tickling board game about… alpacas

Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Altiplano—or, as it is affectionately known ’round these parts, “the llama game”—displays a hobby in rude creative health. As you’d expect from noted German designer Reiner Stockhausen, the game is a formidable packet of innovative […]