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Improving "Merciless Rage" - "Magic: The Gathering"

Opinion: "The Professor" Speaks on Mana Bases – "Magic: The Gathering"

The Tolarian Community College YouTube channel has posted a number of videos pertaining to how to properly craft a mana base in the Commander format of Magic: The Gathering. By no means is it a strict guideline, and Brian Lewis, known on that YouTube channel as "The Professor", makes that very known. However, as safe as […]

"Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

"Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

Hello there, loyal readers! Today, I'll be going over a deck tech for another new Magic: The Gathering commander, who, like Kroxa, my previous deck tech's subject, is also an Elder Giant (and no, before you ask, I'm not engaging in any Changeling shenanigans here). Today, as my title suggests, we will be giving a […]

Worlds XXVI Event to Hit "Magic: The Gathering: Arena"

Worlds XXVI Event to Hit "Magic: The Gathering: Arena"

For the course of three days, starting on February 14th you can play on Magic: The Gathering: Arena with the decks of the pros playing at the Magic World Championships! Following hot on the heels of giving players a choice of representative champion for Worlds XXVI, this event actually allows players to pilot one of the […]

Review: "Theros: Beyond Death" Booster Box - "Magic: The Gathering"

Review: "Theros: Beyond Death" Sealed Play – "Magic: The Gathering"

Hello there, loyal readers! Today, following up on both of the Theros: Beyond Death booster draft box review I have done as well as that of the Planeswalker Deck gameplay from the very same set, I wanted to see how Sealed gameplay works out for the newest set from Magic: The Gathering. As a disclaimer, […]

Commander Getting Wizards-Sanctioned League - "Magic: The Gathering"

Commander Getting Wizards-Sanctioned League – "Magic: The Gathering"

Yes, you read the above headline correctly, folks – Wizards of the Coast is finally sanctioning Commander League play for Magic: The Gathering! For the first time ever, Wizards of the Coast has devised a ruleset for an achievement-style level of gameplay for Commander. This will involve an achievement list and a set of rotating, presumably […]

Review: "Theros: Beyond Death" Planeswalker Decks - "Magic: The Gathering"

Review: "Theros" PW Deck Gameplay – "Magic: The Gathering"

Hello, loyal readers and fans of the Planeswalker Decks for Magic: The Gathering! Today, I wanted to go over some notes I had about the Planeswalker Decks from Magic's newest set, Theros: Beyond Death. I had gotten a game in with both of them pitted against each other and I'm a bit baffled. You see, these decks […]

Amid Tanking Coverage, PT Brussels Carries On - "Magic: The Gathering"

Amid Tanking Coverage, PT Brussels Carries On – "Magic: The Gathering"

Joel Larsson of Sweden is the Champion of Players Tour Brussels, a large-name professional Magic: The Gathering event! Larsson, back from retirement after having won Pro Tour Magic Origins back in 2015, used a homebrew deck dubbed by sources in the media as "Swedish Sultai", an apt name considering its origin and its color typing. […]

Review: "Theros: Beyond Death" Planeswalker Decks - "Magic: The Gathering"

Review: "Theros: Beyond Death" PW Decks – "Magic: The Gathering"

Hello there, loyal readers and fans of Magic: The Gathering, both invested and prospective! Today, I'm going to be discussing the Planeswalker decks for Magic's newest set, Theros: Beyond Death. As can be observed from the image above, the Planeswalker decks for this set, which is inspired by Ancient Greek mythology and other recognizable tropes, feature both […]

"Kroxa, Titan of Death's Hunger" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

"Kroxa, Titan of Death's Hunger" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

Hello loyal readers! It's been a bit of a while since I last showcased any Magic: The Gathering Commander deck techs for you, but today I will be returning to this with a new deck that is a great example of inspiration on my part. A lot of decks in Commander nowadays are built with […]

Review: "Theros: Beyond Death" Bundle - "Magic: The Gathering"

Review: "Theros: Beyond Death" Bundle – "Magic: The Gathering"

Hello, loyal readers! Yesterday, I noted with gratitude the package that I had received from Wizards of the Coast; it contained a Booster Draft Box, a Bundle, and the two Planeswalker Decks, all from Magic: The Gathering's newest set, Theros: Beyond Death. Today, I want to review the overall contents of the Bundle I'd received. […]


"Magic: ManaStrike" Comes to Mobile! - "Magic: The Gathering"

"Magic: ManaStrike" Comes to Mobile! – "Magic: The Gathering"

Mobile games company Netmarble Corp. has teamed up with Wizards of the Coast to create their first-ever Magic: The Gathering game: Magic: Manastrike! Like the old game Magic: Battlegrounds for the original Xbox, Manastrike takes the Magic: The Gathering property and crafts from it a Player-Versus-Player environment where the renowned Planeswalkers from the brand face each other in spell-slinging duels […]

"Unsanctioned" Spoiled In Full! - "Magic: The Gathering"

"Unsanctioned" Spoiled In Full! – "Magic: The Gathering"

Are you a Magic: The Gathering superfan? Do you love full-art basic lands? Are you simply jonesing for silver? Well, dear superfan, Wizards of the Coast has finally revealed new details for their new boxed set – Unsanctioned! This is the first bit of information since the initial announcement back around the time we had heard […]

Next "Secret Lair" Drop: "Year of the Rat"! - "Magic: The Gathering"

Next "Secret Lair" Drop: "Year of the Rat"! – "Magic: The Gathering"

Tomorrow, Wizards of the Coast is putting the next installment of their "Secret Lair" drop series for Magic: The Gathering out for purchase. The drop for January 2020 celebrates the Lunar New Year, which occurred yesterday on the 25th, with the aptly-devised "Year of the Rat" release. The contents of this release include the following cards, […]

Konami Announces Two New "Yu-Gi-Oh!" TCG Speed Duel Starter Decks

Konami Announces Two New "Yu-Gi-Oh!" TCG Speed Duel Starter Decks

Konami has announced two new Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Speed Duel Starter Decks with "Match of the Millennium" and "Twisted Nightmares". Each one is going to be slightly different and offer you options depending on how you play. "Match of the Millennium" will come with a 31-Card Yugi Deck, a 31-Card Pegasus Deck, 4 Skill […]

"Space Battle Lunchtime" Being Adapted to a Card Game!

"Space Battle Lunchtime" Being Adapted to a Card Game!

Get ready, people of Earth, because the graphic novel Space Battle Lunchtime is being adapted in the form of a new card game! Based on an Oni Press graphic novel of the same name by Natalie Riess, Space Battle Lunchtime follows a similar plot to the graphic novel. Players will compete in an intergalactic television show […]

Tabletop Games Thrived Through Kickstarter in 2019

Tabletop Games Thrived Through Kickstarter in 2019

Kickstarter appears to be the present and the future of tabletop gaming. According to data released by Kickstarter themselves not even a week ago, they funded $208 million-plus dollars worth of games last year, more than any year before it, continuing an upward trend of games companies both commercial and indie alike coming to the […]

"Theros: Beyond Death" Trailer Unveiled - "Magic: The Gathering"

"Theros: Beyond Death" Prerelease Ends Today – "Magic: The Gathering"

Today, the Theros: Beyond Death prerelease events for the ever-popular Magic: The Gathering collectible card game are set to end. The events have been going on since Friday, and now's probably the nest time for players to join up for Sealed pools of this set. Why now, if you haven't already done so? Well, as […]

Fantasy Flight Games Previews "Clan War" - "Legend of the Five Rings"

Fantasy Flight Games Previews "Clan War" – "Legend of the Five Rings"

A new expansion is being released for the Legend of the Five Rings card game by Fantasy Flight Games. The new expansion, called Clan War, introduces at long last the final version of multiplayer gaming rules to Legend of the Five Rings. Many cards in the expansion set will be geared for multiplayer play as a result […]

Konami Reveals "Yu-Gi-Oh!" TCG Releases For April & May 2020

Konami Reveals "Yu-Gi-Oh!" TCG Releases For April & May 2020

Today, Konami revealed two more releases for the Yu-Gi-Oh! trading card game, set to arrive during the Spring of 2020 to shake up tournament play. The first of the two will be Structure Deck: Mechanized Madness. This is a ready-to-play right out of the box set which brings with it a new wave of support […]