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The Endless Quest for Epic Duels Figures: The New Era

Where we left off, I needed new figures for characters from the new films and TV series such as The Mandalorian, Tobias Beckett and Enfys Nest.  As covered 2 posts ago, I took a shot with Skullforge and Shapeways, and got these figures in the mail, here next to Obi-Wan for scale. These are great …

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The endless search for perfect Epic Duels figures

I’ve always considered having quality figures to be a huge part of the appeal of Epic Duels. I’ve told bits and pieces of this story before but back in 2003 or so, I was buying extra sets of Epic Duels and modding figures, sometimes even using clay to mold capes and that sort of thing.  …

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WIP Decks for General Kenobi and Dark Anakin are up

Typically I put thoughts together on my own and let them marinate for a while before they kind of coalesce into an interesting design, and do that before I publish anything.  In this case, though, I want to let anyone interested in on the thought process, and give a chance to shape the decks along …

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A Roman history of Epic Duels Part 2 of 2

After announcing the end of organized Epic Duels tournaments, and many of the game’s most creative deck designers moving on, it might have appeared like interest in the game was coming to an end, but in fact it was just warming up for the second act. Sign up up to stay updated! Roll Call So by the …

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Epic Duels is returning and we couldn’t be more excited

By now, you’ve surely heard that Rob Daviau and Restoration Games are publishing Unmatched a new, multi-series, tactical dueling game based on the original Epic Duels, per Rob and per Restoration Games. I’ll post all the official Tweets here: It kicked off with this tweet: Unmatched is a new take on the design of Star …

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Making Epic Decks Part 2 of 3

Continuing the guidelines on building a good Epic Duels deck.  So you know why you’re doing a deck, and you know, typically in a combination of 4-6 cards, it’s path to victory.  Now what? 3.  Bread-and-butter offense: I used to call this the “signature card” but bread-and-butter is a better descriptor, and I’m intentionally adding …

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Solo: A Star Wars story and Epic Duels

You might have heard that there’s a new Star Wars movie out in theaters.  Every new film has brought us new characters worthy of representation in Epic Duels, and this one is no exception. WARNING:  Light spoilers ahead. I’m not giving too much away when I say that not all of the characters are who …

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