With so many companies producing trading card games, what is Hasbro doing to keep Magic: The Gathering growing?
On the off chance that the Magic: The Gathering Online Exchange or CEO Mark Karpelès have any assets, real or imagined, in the U.S., the guy suing them—you know, over the small problem it’s had, re: losing all of the bitcoins it wasShow More Summary
Cards are Gabe Walls’ life. In his youth he was one of the top ranked competitive Magic: The Gathering players in the world, then moved on to be a professional poker player after that. He’s used his decision making, risk assessment and people reading skills to find success in all different arenas of competitive card [...]
Upstarts, newsmakers and influencers who caught our attention on Monday, February 24. An interview with the creator of Magic: The Gathering.More geeking out: meet the woman behind Assassin’s Creed.Even more geeking out: Publishers are...Show More Summary
For a case study of a blistering rise and an absolutely epic fall of an exchange that i) was named after Magic: the Gathering and ii) transacted in a digital currency which many have speculated was conceived by the NSA nearly two decades...Show More Summary
It does not appear that things are getting any better for the virtual currency exchange named after "Magic: The Gathering." FBI SAID TO BE PROBING POSSIBLE CRIMINAL VIOLATIONS BY MT. GOX U.S. SAID TO REQUEST DOCUMENTS FROM BITCOIN SERVICE PROVIDERS MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY SAID TO BE REVIEWING MT. GOX SHUTDOWN No real reaction yet in price across Bitcoin exchanges.
Contrary to public speculation, Bitcoin CEO Mark Karpeles will have you know that after halting virtual transactions on his "Magic: The Gathering Online Exchange" for the second, and likely final time, that he has in fact not run away with any all too real money that may still be found at the now defunct exchange of virtual stuff. Show More Summary
Take an exchange named for "Magic: The Gathering", add some "currency" which in its most tangible form is an electron fluctuating between 0 and 1, and you get this...
More humor from Mt.Gox, which has once again "temporarily" suspended all transactions. Can it just make it permanent already, and get it over with? Just released statement from the doomed exchange named after Magic: The Gathering. Dear...Show More Summary
Bitcoin just took a body blow. But even though the virtual currency is staggering, the punch Bitcoin just suffered will pay off in the long run. Mt. Gox, originally known as Magic the Gathering Online Exchange, and now the industry leader...Show More Summary
Gabe: Tycho recently got back into Magic the Gathering and at the time I gave him a fair amount of crap for it. This was a game we played in Junior High. Kids with shoe boxes full of cards would congregate outside the band room during lunch and play on the floor. Show More Summary
Just in case one was wondering for a reason not to take "Magic: The Gathering Online Exchange" too seriously, here is the latest news that has largely slammed the coffin shut on what was once the largest Bitcoin exchange. From MtGox: Dear MtGox Customers, Thank you for your patience this week while we are working on re-initiating bitcoin withdrawals. Show More Summary
Illustration by Dave Dorman, Wizards of the Coast If you’ve ever played Magic: The Gathering, odds are high that you were at some point obsessed with it. Or at least I was, along with millions of others, both as a dork-teen and recently again as a ridiculous adult. Show More Summary
I’ve always been nerdy in that I like to read and wear glasses. But I’ve never been much for the big nerd (or geek) pursuits: I’m so-so on Tolkien and Doctor Who, I don’t care about Star Trek or Star Wars, and so on. I’ve never played “real” Dungeons and Dragons, and I only play […]
There was a time, not so very long ago, when toy companies primarily made toys and board games. Take Hasbro: The owner of such iconic brands as Monopoly and Sorry! did well by selling simple experiences made of plastic and cardboard, and fanciful playthings around which children would create whole worlds in their imaginations. Hasbro […]
William Cormier III was convicted this week of killing journalist Sean Dugas, burying his body in a concrete-covered pit in Georgia, then selling off his rare Magic: The Gathering playing cards, part of a set valued at $100,000.
Jurors convicted William Cormier III of first-degree murder in the beating death of a former Pensacola newspaper reporter, for his valuable collection of "Magic: The Gathering" role-playing cards
Jurors convicted William Cormier III of first-degree murder in the beating death of a former Pensacola newspaper reporter for his valuable collection of "Magic: The Gathering" cards
In what should be one of the greatest and weirdest pivots of all time, Jed McCaleb transformed Mt. Gox (short for Magic: The Gathering Online Exchange) from a card-trading platform into what became the world’s one-time leading Bitcoin exchange. Show More Summary
The latest Magic: the Gathering expansion, Born of the Gods, will be released this weekend. When gods walk among mortals, it makes for some amazing art, which you can see in this Born of the Gods art gallery. Read more...