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.
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.
Time to start going through your old Magic card collection. Or paying a little extra attention next time you're at a garage sale.
There's a custom Magic Card collection called The Indie Custom Cube. It features cards representing some of the world's most famous developers, companies, games and other assorted characters, including Gabe Newell, Notch, Electronic Arts, Phil Fish and Charles Barkley.
ESPN's extra channels are usually home to some weird stuff. I've seen everything from baby cow rodeos to re-runs of old 80s strongman competitions. So I guess it shouldn't be too big a surprise to see that, over a decade ago, ESPN2 was broadcasting...Magic Card tournaments.
There will come a point, some day in the future, when the lines between card games, tabletop games, board games and video games blur so much the difference becomes irrelevant.
A Games Radar contributor by the name of KREATIVEassassin has built an entire 242-card deck of Magic cards. Out of characters and locations from The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past.