Back in August, developer Hibernum Creations and publisher D3 announced Magic: The Gathering - Puzzle Quest, a spinoff mashup of the popular match-3 RPG Puzzle Quest and the grandfather of CCGs Magic: The Gathering. Then just a few days later, our own Carter Dotson was demoed Magic: The Gathering - Puzzle Quest at PAX Prime
Phoenix SciFiCon 2016 will be taking place in Mesa, Arizona in July 2016! Are you into electronic gaming? Like Magic the Gathering tournaments? Other gaming? Masquerades? Art shows? Dancing? SciFi authors? Panels for all kinds of subjects from publishing, gaming and costuming? Phoenix SciFiCon 2016 is going to be a blast. Show More Summary
When I was a kid, my best friend's garage was a magical place. My friends and I would gather around a dirty table on cold winter nights, huddled between unused sports equipment and the family's spare TV, to kill monsters with dice. It was where we played Dungeons & Dragons. Show More Summary
Titus Lunter is a concept artist for the gaming industry. His credits include Tom Clancy’s The Division, Forza Horizon 2, Killzone: Mercenary, Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons and Dragons, Fifth Edition. Lunter appears to focus on environments, and is particularly adept at casting them in dark, moody tones, while still retaining their character as stone, […]
Will and Sara are self-described super nerds (our people!) and rocked a Magic: The Gathering meets Doctor Who engagement session that we couldn't resist. Table-topping, TARDISing, and smooching -- the story of our nerd-loving hearts....Show More Summary
This sweet and geeky pair had a surprise Magic the Gathering cake, lots of board games and other nerdy bits, and an epic fireworks exit with requisite make outs. Add in the puppy ring bearer, Star Wars bow ties, and sunflowers, and you've got a wedding to make you shiver. So cute, so geeky, so US.
@RoboRosewater is a twitter account that posts, once a day, a Magic: The Gathering card generated by a recurrent neural network. [via Ditto] This is an implementation of the science described by Vice's Brian Merchant in this article. Reed...Show More Summary
"It's very easy to look at a mechanic you like, look at it by itself, and think that it's worth it, but when you look at the project overall, you've got to figure out where to cut your complexity."...
I like the Honest Trailers guys because while they do make fun of movies, songs, and games, their points are usually very true. Such is the case with the Hearthstone [Free] Honest Trailer, which is pretty funny to all of us who play the game. Hearthstone, or "the Idiot's Version of Magic the Gathering, is ripe
The idea behind Cookbook Club is a simple one—a group of friends all make recipes from the same book and gather to share the results, a crowdsourced feast. But there's a bit of magic to Cookbook Club that I didn't anticipate when I attended my first meeting.
In the dimly lit cellar of Hollywood’s membership-only Magic Castle, 20 or so art-adventure seekers gathered for cocktails and magic-inspired, experimental performance art by Glenn Kaino and Derek DelGaudio. The chitchat at the castle’s bar, however, was less focused on sleight of hand and more...
Arena of the Planeswalkers, Hasbro’s tabletop strategy take on the world of Magic: The Gathering, is usually all about pitting Planeswalkers against each other in magical battles—but now they’re going to have to team up to take on a new threat: the game’s first colorless hero character, and a major part of the game’s new expansion. Read more...
Last year, Jonathan Tweet, a game designer who's worked on such projects as Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: the Gathering Kickstarter-ed a children's book designed to teach basic concepts of evolution to pre-schoolers.That book, Grandmother Fish, is now on Amazon:
This recipe is nut-free and dairy-free. (Photo courtesy of All-American Paleo Table) Something about life turns magical with the changing of seasons — enjoying cold mornings gathered around hot cups of coffee and watching the falling brightly colored leaves. Show More Summary
Weird mechanics, full-art lands, and unusual spells make for a fun expansion.
When autumn arrives and leaves fall to the ground, Polish artist Joanna Wirazka gathers them and uses them as canvases. On these leaves, she paints elaborate and mystical landscapes of seemingly magical lands. Her night scenes and cityscapes are particularly effective as swirling forms of light and line.
If you’re having a hard time getting your tablet-addicted kids to gather around the table for a nice family game of Monopoly, a new Kickstarter for a pair of motorized dice that magically roll themselves might help tear them away from their touchscreens. Read more...
Magic: the Gathering’s ‘Arena of the Planeswalkers’ may be the best tabletop game of 2015, even if it does come with woefully poor components. When news broke that the publishers of fantasy card game Magic: The Gathering were working on a board game set in the series’ fictional universe, fans reacted with a mixture of excitement and trepidation. Show More Summary
In the arena of music criticism, one of the most common (and objectively embarrassing) phenomena is that of the listening session—that magical time when journalists gather together as one in an office or nightclub of the label’s choosing to listen to an album in advance of its release date, often plied with alcoholic beverages. Read more...
Gather 'round, children, for Batman Day is once again upon us! Yes, it's that magical day in September (or sometimes June, and probably March) when we all put the teeth of criminals beneath our pillows so that Jolly St. Batman can drive down from the North Pole and leave Batarangs for the good children and severe beatings for the bad. Show More Summary