Magic: The Gathering is a very good card game that I am very picky about playing. I’m a casual player, more likely to challenge a friend at a bar than attend a local tournament. I’m not about to pore over apps and blogs to assemble some impenetrable, holy deck; I’d rather play Magic: The Gathering like I’d play Rummy…
Vers is a card game designed to feed you words and context so that you—yes you, likely a person who in reality can not write rhymes—can create your own raps that do not suck.
Magic: The Gathering has issued a rare emergency card ban effective today. One card in a popular but dramatically overpowered two-card combo is now illegal in Standard play. Publisher Wizards of the Coast announced Felidar Guardian’s emergency ban two days after they put out their April “Banned and Restricted” cards…
Because Rick & Morty’s third season won’t be here until the sun explodes, Cryptozoic are releasing a couple of games based on the series to tide people over. One is a board game set in Anatomy Park, the other a deck-building card game about Close Rick-Counters of the Rick Kind.
Pokémon card players are warning each other against buying loose English Pokémon Sun & Moon packs from retailers. An alleged exploit in Pokémon Sun & Moon’s booster boxes could lead to retailers scamming customers out of rare cards.
Unlike most of the card and board games in your game cabinet, The Grizzled is cooperative, meaning everyone’s either going to win or lose together.
For over two decades, the makers of the popular card game Magic: The Gathering have kept the game kinetic, adding and restricting cards year by year. Some players yearn for the good old days, though, and last weekend one game developer held a Magic: The Gathering tournament that was straight out of 1996.
2D fighting games are a very video game kinda thing, but where there’s a will, there’s a Way of the Fighter, an upcoming board game that tries to replicate the digital genre on a tabletop.
The Iron Throne is what happens when you take pretty much every murderous stereotype about Game of Thrones, break them down then turn them into a board game where you lie to your friends before stabbing them in the guts.
This is not good. The only thing standing between my wallet and the more than 2,000 cards in the Final Fantasy Trading Card Game was all of that Japanese text. Now Square Enix is launching the game in English. On October 28. Great.
Most of the planes of existence in Magic’s lore are based on the use of magic—it’s a card game about players flinging spells at each other, after all. But the plane of Kaladesh is different, because what would be accomplished by magic elsewhere is done with technology. Now io9 has got a sneak peek at some of the cards…
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.
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.