Our Backbone Stack (Pamela Fox) — fascinating glimpse into the tech used and why. Automating Card Games Using OpenCV and Python — My vision for an automated version of the game was simple. Players sit across a table on which …
The Duels of the Planeswalkers series has been a serious boon to Wizards of the Coast, Stainless Games' polished digital experience helping introduce new players to the company's flagship card game: Magic: the Gathering. Unfortunately, the game’s previous installments have all lacked one crucial element of the Magic experience: building your own original deck. Read more...
Now that the major players have shown all their cards in the console wars, we know of two features of Microsoft's Xbox One that set it apart from competitors -- and not in a good way. The new Xbox is more expensive than either Sony's...Show More Summary
The development continues to progress for HearthStone: Heroes of Warcraft and new details have been released on some of the features that will be available in the game. Gold is the currency that players will earn by completing quests, which will give them the opportunity to purchase card packs or entry into the Forge. Players [...]Show More Summary
Reputations can be secured and destroyed in an instant during the Stanley Cup Final. 2013's matchup is no different, as the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks both boast lineup cards that are full of stars and standout players. While...Show More Summary
EA Sports has revealed its last Team of the Season selection for FIFA 13. Focusing on La Liga players, this lineup brings together the brilliance of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo for one final time on this year's game. Following...Show More Summary
Why is this so funny? SMH @ His trot back to the bench with the soda barely missing him! And, Did he give him a red card? DEAD! youtube
The All-Star break is just about a month away. Fans are voting for their favorite players to have a spot on the starting lineup card. The baseball world eagerly awaits Midsummer Classic festivities. Typically, and understandably so, the better teams have more representatives in the All-Star Game than, say, a fourth- or last-place team. Show More Summary
Being a completely awful person will most definitely get you a red card. Big Lead spotted a video that is tough to watch, featuring an Argentinian soccer player by the name of Enzo Jimenez grabbing a dog by the neck and tossing him against a fence that surrounds the pitch. Show More Summary
You’ve probably never seen somebody get a red card for animal cruelty before. Unfortunately, there is a first time for everything. During a recent fourth-tier match between Argentinian clubs San Juan and Belle Vista, a stray dog ran out onto the field, interrupting the match. Normally when that kind of thing happens, hilarity ensues. However, [...]
An Argentinian soccer player grabbed a dog by the neck and tossed it into a fence after the the canine ran out on the field during a game. This inhumane act prompted a near-brawl when he was confronted by dog lovers on the other team (San Juan), and fans also started throwing stuff at him. [...]Show More Summary
Enzo Jose Jimenez, a player for Bella Vista in an Argentinian lower league, wasn't happy when a stray dog interrupted play with his team down a goal. So he picked up the poor thing by it's neck and hurled it off the pitch, right into a fence. Read more...
This guy is an animal.
After 40 rounds and 1,200 players, it is time to reflect on what happened during the past three days in the 2013 Major League Baseball draft. Obviously not all these players are going to contribute—some of them won't even make it out of short-season ball—but now is a time to be excited for the future and what could be. Show More Summary
As we head into the final day of the 2013 MLB first-year player draft—which once again begins at 1 p.m. ET and will be streamed live on MLB.com—it’s only appropriate that we reflect on Friday’s results. More specifically, it’s time to break down each team’s successes and failures from Day 2 of the draft. Show More Summary
Is a baseball card worth more money if the player on it is white? Perhaps! On this week's excerpt from Slate's Hang up and Listen podcast, Mike Pesca runs through the many studies have been done on the subject of racial bias and baseball card values, many of which posit that racism has long driven down the value of cards depicting minority players. Read more...
EA Sports has surprised us with another Team of the Season release this week. Next up is a group of players brought together under the "Benelux" guise. Although this is the collective name for Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg, only Jupiler League and Eredivisie players are included. Show More Summary
Hello Cardinals fans, and fans of great players in general! Over the course of I-don't-know-how-many years, I've accumulated nearly 10,000 Cardinals cards that I simply do not need. In the same manner as my "Up For Grabs" posts of the...Show More Summary
Gameloft has launched UNO & Friends – The Classic Card Game Goes Social!, nd it’s now available for free. The classic card game brings a new social dimension to the gameplay, giving players the chance to engage in multiplatform play and invite and challenge friends in real-time by using social networks. “Now, with a strong [...]Show More Summary