A Card-Based Role-Playing Game Like No Other

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. » 2/17/15 6:30pm 2/17/15 6:30pm

Meet Magic: The Gathering's First Trans Character

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. » 1/28/15 5:30pm 1/28/15 5:30pm

The Pokémon Trading Card Game Goes Primal In February

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. » 12/23/14 3:30pm 12/23/14 3:30pm

Watch The Finals Of The Netrunner World Champs

Fantasy Flight's World Championship Weekend is still going on, closing with the finals of the Netrunner tournament. You can catch it right here. » 11/09/14 5:23pm 11/09/14 5:23pm

12 Games from Science Fiction and Fantasy we'd love Real versions of

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. » 10/27/14 3:00pm 10/27/14 3:00pm

Dude Opens Magic Card Deck, Finds $30,000 Card [UPDATE]

This video, made by a Magic: The Gathering fansite, was meant to show you some of the cards available in an old 1993 starter pack for the game. It was not meant to show you what happens when a grown man finds a Magic card inside it worth up to $30,000. » 10/15/14 7:45pm 10/15/14 7:45pm

Stupidly Expensive Tables Are A Board Gamer's Fantasy

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. » 7/30/14 10:00pm 7/30/14 10:00pm

Hollywood Is Making A Magic Card Movie Series. Yup.

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. » 1/13/14 9:44pm 1/13/14 9:44pm

Ladies Against Humanity Would Be The Card Game's Perfect Expansion

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). » 1/12/14 11:00pm 1/12/14 11:00pm

Finally, A Game About Having Sex With Your Friends

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). » 12/13/13 4:00pm 12/13/13 4:00pm

​Finally, A Game Where You Argue About Slashfic

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. » 11/11/13 5:00pm 11/11/13 5:00pm

A Game That Might Actually Make Karaoke Fun For Everyone

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. » 10/23/13 3:00am 10/23/13 3:00am

A Card Game That Makes You Do Terrible, Terrible Things

Terrible Things is a card game with a simple premise. Teams have to draw, describe or act out a terrible thing. If you can't guess what it is, you have to do a terrible thing. » 8/27/13 2:30am 8/27/13 2:30am

Watch the Birth of the Yu-Gi-Oh Championships' New 'King of Games'

With all the world championship tournaments going on over the last few months, one tournament was sort of left in the wind. While this might have happened earlier this month, it's still interesting. During this year's Yu-Gi-Oh World Championships, a new King of Games was crowned. » 8/26/13 7:00am 8/26/13 7:00am

Six Champions Emerge from Pokémon U.S. Nationals

Six champions were crowned in Indianapolis this weekend at the largest ever Pokémon U.S. Nationals ever staged. The winners, and the next three finalists, will all travel to Vancouver, in August, for the 2013 Pokémon World Championships. » 7/07/13 7:30pm 7/07/13 7:30pm

The Prettiest Card Game I Ever Did See

The art on Magic: The Gathering cards is some of the best you'll see on the planet. No, seriously, over the last few years it's gotten really good. » 4/17/13 3:00am 4/17/13 3:00am

Your Crazy Childhood Nerd Arguments Are Now A Card Game


Cards Against Humanity Makers Donate $70,000 To Wikipedia

'Tis the season for giving, sure, but this is still a bit extreme. The makers of the obscene (and funny) card game Cards Against Humanity have recently shared the financial results of their pay-what-you-want holiday expansion. » 12/17/12 9:00pm 12/17/12 9:00pm