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.”
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.
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.