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It was mentioned in a topic somewhere or another that articles should be easier to find. I figure the easiest way to do that (at least while search functionality remains down) is to just create a list of articles for people to cross-reference.

 

I have some plans for this that I may act on - a big one being to list 'tags' for each article so if you're searching for a specific type of article you could look at ones that are tagged "new player" or "review" or "deckbuilding" or whatever else; for now though I figured it'd be more worthwhile to just actually get this started rather than prevaricating the topic in the name of "phase 2" ideas.

 

If people think this is a worthwhile venture then let me know and perhaps we can get the topic stickied; failing that, let me know what I can do to improve it!

 

Currently this is simply a list of every article on second edition, in chronological order from newest to oldest. Update! I've now categorised each of the articles by general type, then sub-categorised by article series (if applicable).

 

I'm leaving out podcasts and videos (but I am including links to articles on other websites) as the idea was simply to preserve written content. If I miss any out that have been posted on this site, please, let me know!

 

Analytical

 

End-of-Cycle Poll (JCWamma first polls the community on what their opinions of a cycle were, then analyses the results of the poll)

istaril plays with stats (no actual consistent title so I improvised with a self-descriptive one)

 

Card Focus

 

Plot Rehab (ChannelDelibird looks at rarely-used plots and analyses what would it take to get them played again)

JoeFromCincinatti Rambles (no actual consistent title so I improvised with a self-descriptive one. Note these links are to articles on an external site, cross-posted to cgdb.)

Let's Break This Card (AlexFrog attempts to build around specific cards)

Miscellaneous (Stuff that didn't fit elsewhere)

 

Card Preview/Review

 

Chapter Pack/Deluxe Box Reviews (various members of the site rate new cards on a 1-5 scale)

End of Cycle Review (Guest-writers for the Wardens of the Midwest analyse each faction's cards from a cycle. Note these links are to articles on an external site, cross-posted to cgdb.)

2nd Edition Speculation (various writers write on what they want for a faction for second edition, prior to its release. Unlikely to be any more of these any time soon...)

 

Deckbuilding/Strategy

 

Dumb Fun Decks (bored2excess creates, well, decks that are dumb yet fun)

Qyburn's Dungeon (JCWamma creates decks based off an unusual theme)

JoeFromCincinatti Rambles (no actual consistent title so I improvised with a self-descriptive one. Note these links are to articles on an external site, cross-posted to cgdb.)

Miscellaneous (Stuff that didn't fit elsewhere)

 

Editorial

 

JoeFromCincinatti Rambles (no actual consistent title so I improvised with a self-descriptive one. Note these links are to articles on an external site, cross-posted to cgdb.)

What Are You Smoking? (istaril, assisted by WWDrakey and JCWamma, complains about stupid decisions by FFG's Organised Play team. Somehow it happens enough that this became a series.)

Calling the Banners (MightyToenail offers his thoughts on the metagame so far)

 

Educational (Rules)

 

Chapter Pack FAQ (mplain looks at cards from the latest pack and gives answers to any and all rules questions people may have regarding them)

The Quill & Tankard Regulars (Ire, istaril, JCWamma, ratatoskr and WWDrakey study the rules of the game)

Miscellaneous (articles that didn't fit into another category)

 

Educational (Non-Rules)

 

Champions Favour (JCWamma looks at top decks of the meta, examining why those are the decks that, well, champions favour, and how to beat them)

ReCrafting the Theory (WWDrakey theory-crafts on various subjects)

Twn2dn Teaches (no actual consistent title so I improvised with a self-descriptive one)

Miscellaneous (Stuff that didn't fit elsewhere)

 

Tournament Play/Reports

 

Ascending in the Ranks (Barnie25 documents his experiences at tournaments)

Miscellaneous (Stuff that didn't fit elsewhere)


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This is marvellous, some kind of tagging system, or even rough  categories (rules/deck building/reviews/meta) would make it better. This is a great resource for new players and people looking for a bit of historical thought.  Not only does this  put everything in one place but is a fantastic place to look before someone writes a new article as well.

 

Thanks wamma.



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Awesome idea, definitely something to get stickied (just PM Pipes)! If we do start pushing for discussion of articles to happen in the forum (and not in the comments), we could link the discussion thread too. 

 

I think a tag system is wise, as is potentially an author field?


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New player here, so thank you very much, cheers!

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That's awesome, just what I was yearning for on this site. Thanks a lot for putting in the necessary time and effort!

 

May I suggest making this a sticky?



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Thanks for the positive feedback people, and thanks also Pipes for the sticky!

 

I'm going to try to work on improving this over the next few days, but first I'd like to know what tags people would be interested in.

 

Current ones I have in mind:

[Author(s)] - self explanatory

[Article Series Name] - self explanatory

Review - looking back at released cards/events

Preview - looking forward to unreleased cards/events

[Faction] - specifying what factions are talked about

Deck - concerns one specific deck (or multiple specific decks)

Analysis - is analysing something - anything

Construction - is looking at building something (most commonly decks, but could be anything else, be that metas, tournaments, modules to go in a deck, anything)

New - aimed at newer players

[Format] - is this targeted specifically at players of Joust, Melee, Draft, etc.

Strategy - concerns playstyle or metacalls in some way

[Region] - focuses on a specific meta or metas

Rules - deals with rules

Editorial - might be a "miscellaneous" category of sorts, but will be people posting their thoughts and musings typically.

External - some people dislike external links, so might as well flag them when they come up?

[Cycle name] - Concerns a specific cycle, or cards from a specific cycle.

 

 

 

Does anyone have any other suggestions for useful tags they might want to search by?



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OK, instead of the tagging idea, I decided to just categorise by article type then by series it belongs to. Hopefully it should be easier to navigate now than just the list there was before!


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OK, instead of the tagging idea, I decided to just categorise by article type then by series it belongs to. Hopefully it should be easier to navigate now than just the list there was before!

 

James. Please append the following to your post and get mods to change your pinned post's title to something like "Links to Articles and Threads?" It would be best to minimise pinned posts.

 

JOUST DECK THREADS

Baratheon

Baratheon Fealty

Baratheon Kraken

Baratheon Sun

Greyjoy

Greyjoy Fealty

Greyjoy Sun

Greyjoy Winter

Lannister

Lannister Crossing

Lannister Fealty

Lannister Rose

Lannister Stag

Lannister Sun

Martell

Martell Crossing

Martell Kraken

Martell Rose

Night's Watch

Night's Watch Fealty

Night's Watch Sun

Night's Watch Wolf

Stark

Stark Fealty Rush

Stark Kraken

Stark Rose

Targaryen

Targaryen Crossing

Targaryen Fealty

Targaryen Lion

Targaryen Sun

Tyrell

Tyrell Crossing

Tyrell Fealty

 

MELEE THREADS

Deck Building

Diplomacy

Discussion

Lannister

​Martell

Targaryen

 

OTHER THREADS

Card Designs

Card Game Concepts

Current Tiers

FAQ Wishes

How do I get good at this game?

'I was wrong' Thread

Is this game in a good position?

Player of the Year

Puzzles & Riddles

Starting Hand Scenarios

TV Show Discussion

4 Decks from 3 Core Sets


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