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The Trans Movement Finally Hits Gaming

20 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

On International Trans Visibility Day, a celebration of Magic: the Gathering’s first trans character, a milestone in LGBTQ gaming.

Magic: the Gathering is the world’s best esport that’s not an esport

The 20-year-old trading card game has attributes of both. And that's only a good thing.

Some Thoughts on Riskier Investments

A good friend of mine has about 25% of his net worth tied up in Magic: the Gathering cards. He buys and sells them somewhat frequently, usually buying them privately from people for cash and then selling individual cards from time to time on eBay. Show More Summary

Why the tech community hate to love Magic: the Gathering

It started back in 2011 when Gizmodo ran a column in which one of its female interns recounts her date with a Magic the Gathering pro gamer. Before then, it seemed like a game quietly played by super fans and little kids. After the article...Show More Summary

Episode 609: The Curse Of The Black Lotus

Faced with an asset bubble, the creators of Magic: The Gathering cards up with a plan—a plan to once and for all conquer the science of bubbles, and make a collectible toy that could live forever.

Thousands Gather In Thailand To Receive Magical Tattoos From Buddhist Monks

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

A good luck charm inscribed on the body follows you wherever you go. For thousands of Buddhist devotees, this is reason enough to make the journey to Wat Bang Phra temple in Thailand for the Sak Yant festival every March. Sak means "tap...Show More Summary

Magic, Morals, Organic Beauty Blossom In 'Princess Kaguya'

Directed by: Isao Takahata; Runtime: 137 minutes Grade: B+ The Tale of The Princess Kaguya gathers the elements that hallmark the storied career of Isao Takahata, from the watercolor aesthetic of My Neighbors the Yamadas to the melancholy...Show More Summary

The next Magic the Gathering video game is free-to-play

Wizards of the Coast has revealed more information about the next Magic the Gathering video game, called Magic Duels: Origins. The game was announced as part of Microsoft's recent ID@Xbox showcase of Xbox One titles, but we didn't know much about how it would work. Show More Summary

Monsters Among Us: William Joseph Cormier III killed Sean Dugas for his role playing cars – Magic: The Gathering; Sentenced to LWOP

Sean Dugas Concrete-encased body identified as former Florida reporter Florida man accused of killing ex-reporter, stealing $100K in ‘Magic: The Gathering’ cards Twin brother denied bond in Winder murder case Father of twin murder suspects issues statement, blasts local gawkers Second day of testimony set for Wednesday in trial of man charged with killing former […]

Book Review: The Secrets of Happy Families

It’s January, and I can’t be the only person looking for inspiration.  Winter is magical in the Christmas season, with lights and sugar and warming cocktails and family gatherings and presents!  And then you hit January 6th (the...Show More Summary

2015 Oscar Predictions: Will Boyhood or Birdman Go Home With the Gold?

This Sunday, Hollywood will gather at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles to perform the impressive feat of kissing its own ass without suffering some sort of severe spinal injury. Yes, it's Academy Award time - the one magical night on...Show More Summary

‘Settlers of Catan’ Could Become a Movie

Battleship has already been turned into a big-screen feature, as has Ouija. Adaptations of Monopoly, Dungeons & Dragons, and Magic: The Gathering are currently in the works. And now Settlers of Catan could be the next tabletop game to get the Hollywood treatment. Show More Summary

Funko Brings the Cute to Arrow, Evolve and More

Take a photo tour of Funko's Toy Fair booth to see all the latest cute figures from Arrow, Evolve, Magic: The Gathering and more.

Why It Matters That Magic: The Gathering Now Has a Transgender Character

Alesha, Who Smiles at Death | Art by Anastasia Ovchinnikova Wizards of the Coast, the company behind card game Magic: the Gathering, revealed last week that one of the characters in the newest set of cards is a trans woman. Say hello to Alesha, Who Smiles at Death, the game’s first canon trans character. Show More Summary

On Magic: The Gathering's Pro Tour, It's All About The Team

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This weekend, 400 players will gather in Washington D.C. to compete in Magic: The Gathering's Pro Tour for the $40,000 top prize. How do you get to the Pro Tour, and what is it like preparing for the most high-stakes Magic tournament of all? Read more...

Magic: The Gathering Smiles at Trans Representation with Alesha, Who Smiles at Death

2 months agoHumor : Geekosystem

Wizards of the Coast has revealed one of the characters in the new Magic: the Gathering - Fate Reforged set is a trans woman. Alesha, Who Smiles at Death is the very first trans woman in the game’s lore. In a story titled, “The Truth of Names,” Alesha leads her warriors into battle. Show More Summary

New Magic CCG Expansion Fate Reforged Returns To An Era Of Dragons

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In the latest Magic: the Gathering expansion, Fate Reforged, the mad planeswalker Sarkhan Vol has stepped into a portal on his home plane of Tarkir, where dragons are extinct. He emerges 1,000 years in the past, in an age where dragons rule the skies. Read more...

Meet Magic: The Gathering's First Trans Character

Over the years, there have been thousands of Magic: The Gathering cards, many with their own characters and mini-stories. Only one, however, is trans, and this one is pretty darn cool. Read more...

Transistor developer Amir Rao just published an interesting breakdown of all the work that went into

Transistor developer Amir Rao just published an interesting breakdown of all the work that went into the game's unique "functions" system. I found the inspiration that Supergiant pulled from Magic: The Gathering particularly neat. And the fact that they deliberately eschewed "power-leveling." Read it at Gamasutra. Read more...

Meet Nova Blitz, A Digital Card Game From The Creators Of Magic: The Gathering

Card games have always been a ‘thing’ but it seems as though — in video game circles at least — card games have really become a thing over the past year or so. Plenty of that has to do with the overwhelming success of Hearthstone, but here comes a new challenger! From the creators of Magic: The Gathering no less! More »      

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