One of the most iconic elements of Magic: The Gathering is the tiny snippets of lore written on the bottom of each card, known as “flavor text” to fans. These bits of story are frequently funny, but just as often they can be haunting. Here are 12 bits of flavor that turn good Magic cards into memorably creepy ones. Read more...
Gathering of the Vibes is one of the biggest music festivals of the Northeast and one of my personal favorites. I have been attending Vibes for fifteen years and have seen the ebb and flow of it. I had the pleasure of having an insightful...Show More Summary
The next set of Magic: The Gathering, Magic Origins, is ushering in a new era of Magic with a rule that will mitigate terrible luck.
This is the third year Wizards of the Coast is producing a set of San Diego Comic-Con exclusive Magic: the Gathering cards, this time with art by iconic fantasy artist Wayne Reynolds. If you’ve got the iron will to wait in line, you could own the planeswalkers everyone’s going to want. Read more...
This weekend we’re featuring two highly-watched articles from this site’s history. There is not a day that goes by that this article, which appeared on my son’s Facebook page a long time ago, does not come 1st or 2nd as the most-read piece here. It existed out of sequence on a page rather than as […]
If casting spells and magic elixirs just aren’t your thing, the original CPU Wars was a unique non-fantasy take on the trump style card game. Players dealt damage to their opponents based on the tech specs of real-life computer CPUs, and now there’s a sequel to the game featuring processors you’d only find in powerful servers. More »
Noah Bradley is a concept artist and illustrator, known in particular for his work on the “Magic: The Gathering” card-based games. A number of the works on his website are from an ambitious personal project, titled “The Sin of Man”, which also has a dedicated website. You can find additional work in his deviantART gallery. […]
There are geeks, there are realtors– and then there are geeky realtors like Donna who represent the best of both worlds. It takes more than just determination and persistence to
This summer’s new Magic: the Gathering set, Origins, explores the early history of five of the game’s iconic planeswalkers. Our exclusive Origins preview card shows off one of the other characters that are part of that history, a sphinx with some strong opinions on what spells you should and shouldn’t be playing. Read more...
The card is rare to begin with, but the added infamy helped it fetch $15,000.
If she's as good of a realtor as she is a Magic: The Gathering card, you'll end up getting the best apartment deal ever brokered in your city.
Break out the JNCOs, charge up your Game Boy, re-arrange your troll dolls, practice snapping your snap bracelet, pop on a ring pop, and for the love of all that is holy, dig up the Pogs and Magic The Gathering cards you buried in a shoebox in your parents backyard, because the '90s are coming to Williamsburg this September. Show More Summary
On June 11, 2015, my organization led an invitation-only Executive Summit called, “Preparing U.S. Leadership for the Seismic Cultural Demographic Shift™,” held in Irvine, CA. This intimate gathering represented leaders from the C-suite...Show More Summary
Introducing the first and only fully customisable MTG gaming aide – “MTG4Life”. A tongue in cheek “Thug Life” version of the popular MTG “life counter” app – get your Gangsta Mage on with the coolest and slickest app of its kind on any mobile platform. Contains the following features: Pimp it out with whatever wallpapers […]
Magic: The Gathering is probably one of the most popular card games in real-life at the moment, and while it has a digital form, it’s hard to compete against Blizzard’s Hearthstone which has been gaining a lot of traction in the previous years. Show More Summary
Don’t mess with the Magic: The Gathering community. That’s what a pair of thives learned when they broke into 23-year-old Woodbridge, Virginia resident Kemper Pogue’s car and made off with 300 cards valued […]
Magic the Gathering is a complex, nerdtastic phenomenon; it’s part Lord of the Rings, part chess. In simpler, better times, when I was an excitable, black deck-toting enfant, the fantasy card game was fairly simple, and mostly casual—not yet the $250 million-a-year industry it is today. Show More Summary
"I don’t think the bad guys ever realized how much value they were working with."
On the final weekend in May, Magic: the Gathering held a massive tournament in Las Vegas (and also in Chiba, Japan and Utrecht, Holland) that shattered attendance records, included at least one wedding, tons of cosplay, and one card opened from a new, current pack that ended up being worth almost $15,000. Read more...
Player Pascal Maynard found a relatively rare card during one of the biggest Magic tournaments of the year. And while it didn’t fit his deck strategy, he kept the card and put it up on eBay. Because of this and because thousands saw it live, the card sold for a crazy amount of money. Read more...