Redditor one23abc and his little brother couldn’t afford card games like Pokemon and Yu-Gi-Oh when they were younger, so they made their own, and it’s wonderful.
Early on Sunday morning, revered Austin board/card games joint Pat’s Games was robbed by two men who, going by what was stolen, clearly knew what they were doing.
Don’t look now, but your favourite video games are being infiltrated by the humble playing card.
BattleCON is a card game based on the mechanics of 2D fighting video games. This is a fan-made mod for BattleCON that turns it into a Smash Bros. card game. Complete with Amiibo. Hell yeah.
A screenshot from the Windows 10 version of Solitaire, taken by my friend @Andrew_Cycle. He captions it: “Our dystopian society is even more nightmarish than any sci-fi author predicted.”
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.
I’ve done a lot of things while tripping on mushrooms. I’ve eaten meals, taken walks in the park, even closed my eyes and chilled out to my favorite tunes. But, until a few weeks ago, I’d never won first place—and $5,000—in a Magic: the Gathering tournament.
In 2006, the World Series of Poker set a card game record by having 8773 players taking part, all in the one place. That record is under threat next month when Magic’s Grand Prix Las Vegas goes down.
Take one part deck-building card game, add one part Choose Your Own Adventure novel, and shuffle with a little light action combat—that's the deck composition of Hand of Fate, a unique twist on card-based role-playing now available on Steam, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
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.
The more I study the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the more I realize I might never catch up. Hot on the heels of the recent Phantom Forces expansion comes Primal Clash, a new set featuring Pokémon that have undergone Primal Reversion, including Primal Kyogre-EX and Primal Groudon-EX.
Fantasy Flight's World Championship Weekend is still going on, closing with the finals of the Netrunner tournament. You can catch it right here.
Over the weekend there was news that Tall Card, the fictional poker-esque card game played by the Serenity Crew in Firefly was becoming a real-word product. Here's 12 awesome card and board games from across Sci-Fi and Fantasy that we'd love to get real versions of too.
If current trends continue, there'll soon come a time when I play more card/board games than video games. And when that time comes, I hope to be playing on something as extravagant as this.
Fox has lined up writer Simon Kinberg to produce a movie series based on Magic: The Gathering. That's right. Not just one movie. A whole series.
You know what there's a lot of in Cards Against Humanity? Bodily fluid jokes. Know what there aren't many of? Jokes written by ladies (the game's creators are all dudes).
Clusterfuck is a card game you can play at parties. It's about sleeping with everyone around you. Easiest way to score an instant win? Have a threesome (in the game).
What if Wolverine and Battlestar's Number Six met and fell in love? What if Desmond from LOST had a torrid affair with Benedict Cumberbatch's Sherlock Holmes? We cannot stop asking these questions. We will not! Might as well make a game out of it.
Karaoke is fun for some. For many, though, even with booze involved, it tends to be an exercise in fear and awkwardness. So hopefully this new card game can help.