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Wizards of the Coast Unveils "Unsanctioned" - "Magic: The Gathering"

Wizards Of The Coast Unveils “Unsanctioned” – “Magic: The Gathering”

Well, I’m at an unending loss for words. Probably with no credit to Bleeding Cool for our deck tech on The Grand Calcutron or the upcoming Halloween deck tech for Grusilda, Monster Masher, Wizards of the Coast has unveiled their newest silver-bordered set for Magic: The Gathering. Called “Unsanctioned”, this set contains five 30-card mini-decks with silver-bordered, completely […]

"Questing Beast" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

“Questing Beast” Deck Tech – “Magic: The Gathering”

Magic: The Gathering is chock-full of monsters – from Dragons, to Centaurs, to Merfolk and Leviathans, Magic has more than its share of interesting and complex creatures. Sometimes, however, some of these creatures are a little too hard to index. These creatures are often shoehorned into the categorical creature type of “Beast”, which oftentimes doesn’t do […]

"Magic: The Gathering: Arena" to Make Ban Announcement

“Magic: The Gathering: Arena” To Make Emergency Ban Announcement

Hang onto your hats for the next few weeks, folks – Magic: The Gathering: Arena speculation is about to get a bit hectic. Twitter page @MagicEsports, the account that manages the Twitter page for Magic: The Gathering: Arena, has posted a tweet as of yesterday (October 9th) stating that the next Banned and Restricted List […]

Opinion: "Brawl" Decks Laden With Scarcity Issues - "Magic: The Gathering"

Opinion: “Brawl” Decks Have Scarcity Issues – “Magic: The Gathering”

I picked up a copy of the “Knight’s Charge” preconstructed Brawl deck for Magic: The Gathering yesterday. I quickly learned thereafter that it was an investment that was made amid a temporary and artificial scarcity on the part of Wizards of the Coast’s methodologies. The biggest issue I had with picking this deck up was that […]

"Syr Gwyn, Hero of Ashvale" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

“Syr Gwyn, Hero of Ashvale” Deck Tech – “Magic: The Gathering”

Hello there, dear readers! It’s been a hot minute since I wrote a Commander deck tech, what with all manner of news coming up for me to write this month, all rather coinciding with the times I’ve been planning to write this particular article. Surprisingly, a lot of you seem to have enjoyed the My […]

"My Little Pony" & "Magic: The Gathering" Crossover Planned

“My Little Pony” & “Magic: The Gathering” Crossover Planned

Wizards of the Coast, owner of the world-famous card game Magic: The Gathering and a subsidiary of Hasbro, has teamed up with their mother-corporation to create a three-card crossover release for the card game based on the My Little Pony franchise. Yes, you read that correctly, every pony. MLP is coming to MTG. In partnership with Extra […]

"Throne of Eldraine" Product Review, Part 1 - "Magic: The Gathering"

“Throne of Eldraine” Product Review, Part 2 – “Magic: The Gathering”

Yesterday, we reported on how awesome the booster boxes for Magic: The Gathering‘s newest set, Throne of Eldraine, are. This was through the acquisition of all manner of Throne of Eldraine products in the process, including a Bundle and the two Planeswalker Decks, something we’re very grateful for. Today, we at Bleeding Cool have the honor […]

"Throne of Eldraine" Product Review, Part 1 - "Magic: The Gathering"

“Throne of Eldraine” Product Review, Part 1 – “Magic: The Gathering”

Magic: The Gathering is rolling out their 82nd expansion set, Throne of Eldraine, and even though many, many people attended the prerelease events that Wizards of the Coast had held for the set, October 4th (this Friday!) can’t come soon enough. That in mind, working at Bleeding Cool has its perks, for just last night I […]

"Game Grumps" Hosts Play "Magic: The Gathering"

“Game Grumps” Hosts Play “Magic: The Gathering”

Magic: The Gathering has had its share of celebrity content, especially recently. From their Core 2019 commercial tying into their software interface Magic: The Gathering: Arena (wherein they hired Danny Trejo for a spot in the advertisement) to the addition of NFL athlete Cassius Marsh, linebacker for the Arizona Cardinals, to the Command Zone’s “Game […]

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It’s “Throne of Eldraine” Prerelease Time! – “Magic: The Gathering”

It’s been a tradition, whenever Wizards of the Coast comes out with an all-new Magic: The Gathering release to hold events in celebration of the new product. Whether or not it’s an expansion set like Core 2020 or Guilds of Ravnica, or even a supplemental set like Conspiracy or the Commander decks, Wizards has made a […]

"Magic: the Gathering" Enacts Comprehensive and "Oracle" Rules Changes

“Magic: The Gathering” Comprehensive & “Oracle” Rules Changes

Magic: The Gathering has been an ever-shifting game for the past 26 years. To put that into perspective, I was only a year old when the game came out. I don’t feel any younger saying this, but as a truth, it needs to be said. Regardless of the age of the game (or this author), […]

"Korvold, Fae-Cursed King" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

“Korvold, Fae-Cursed King” Deck Tech – “Magic: The Gathering”

Magic: The Gathering is in the process of releasing its 82nd expansion set, Throne of Eldraine, to players of the famed beloved card game. In fact, they’ve already released in on their software interface, Magic: The Gathering: Arena! The set will release on October 4th of this year, with prerelease events beginning tomorrow, September 27th […]

Enjoying Arena, and How You Should Too - "Magic: The Gathering"

“Throne of Eldraine” Released for “Magic: The Gathering: Arena”

Today, Wizards of the Coast released their newest expansion set for Magic: The Gathering, Throne of Eldraine, onto their gameplay interface software, Magic: The Gathering: Arena. This release marks the 82nd full expansion set that Wizards has fully designed and developed for the game, but it also marks the sixth time that a set has been released […]

"Magic: The Gathering Arena" Planning New Innovations for 2020

“Magic: The Gathering: Arena” Added to Collegiate Starleague Roster

Starting this year, Collegiate Starleague, the world’s premier collegiate esports organization, is bringing Magic: The Gathering: Arena into its roster of league games. According to CSL, “For the first time, Magic: The Gathering Arena will be among CSL’s offerings with a scholarship prize pool of $50,000 up for grabs, the largest in CSL this year.” Magic: […]

Enjoying Arena, and How You Should Too - "Magic: The Gathering"

“Magic: The Gathering: Arena”: Schedule of Events and Important Dates

Howdy all, I’d like to start this article off with a slight retraction to a date I mentioned yesterday – with all of the things happening for Magic: The Gathering: Arena, sometimes it’s awfully hard to keep track of what’s going on and what is not. Therefore, I’d like to mention that the “Giant Opportunity” I […]

Wizards of the Coast Publishes "State" of "Arena" - "Magic: The Gathering"

Wizards Of The Coast Publishes State Of Arena – “Magic: The Gathering”

Wizards of the Coast has published an article about the state of Magic: The Gathering: Arena, their digital interface for their world-famous trading card game. Within the “State of the Game” address, Wizards talks about the progression of Arena over the next few months to a year in time. The first major update discussed in the […]

Enjoying Arena, and How You Should Too - "Magic: The Gathering"

“Throne of Eldraine Deluxe Collection” Panned – “Magic: The Gathering”

Magic: The Gathering is coming out with one of their most industrious sets, Throne of Eldraine, early in October. With it, they are coming out with all sorts of gimmicks and contests which are geared to make sales for the set, including the “Great Eldraine Bake-Off“, a baking contest themed around the world of Eldraine, […]

"The Great Eldraine Bake-Off" Kicks Off! - "Magic: The Gathering"

Magic: The Gathering: “The Great Eldraine Bake-Off” Kicks Off!

Prepare thy stomachs, it’s time for The Great Eldraine Bake-Off! In a bid to entice more Magic: The Gathering fans into getting into their newest expansion set, Throne of Eldraine, Wizards of the Coast has devised a baking competition for the Internet to look into. Called “The Great Eldraine Bake-Off,” this baking competition boasts a glut […]

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Entire “Throne of Eldraine” Set Spoiled! – “Magic: The Gathering”

…And there was much rejoicing. Throne of Eldraine, Magic: The Gathering‘s 82nd expansion set, has been fully revealed at long last, and with it, its tokens and a release notes document. In the document (featured in full here), as always, are notes on rulings that have come up in Magic R&D’s development sessions for the […]

Enjoying Arena, and How You Should Too - "Magic: The Gathering"

Opinion: Too Many Ideas In “Throne Of Eldraine”? – “Magic: The Gathering”

Magic: The Gathering‘s 82 expansion set, Throne of Eldraine, is coming out remarkably soon – October 4th, or, if you play Magic: The Gathering: Arena, September 26th – and preview cards have been rolling out like mad. Knights based on Arthurian fables are being printed alongside creatures and characters inspired by the fairy tales of […]