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.
Puzzle Quest meets Magic: The Gathering. If any combination of puzzle RPG and other thing could restore my faith in the once-glorious video game franchise, this would be it. It comes pretty close.
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.
This summer’s new Magic: the Gathering set, Origins, explores the early history of five of the game’s iconic planeswalkers. Our exclusive Origins preview card shows off one of the other characters that are part of that history, a sphinx with some strong opinions on what spells you should and shouldn’t be playing.
Player Pascal Maynard found a relatively rare card during one of the biggest Magic tournaments of the year. And while it didn’t fit his deck strategy, he kept the card and put it up on eBay. Because of this and because thousands saw it live, the card sold for a crazy amount of money.
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.
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.
Magic: the Gathering cards feature stunning fantasy art, but for some fans that's not enough. Card alterists modify and personalize cards by painting directly on them, creating unique works of art and a brilliant way for fans to interact with their favorite game.
Magic: The Gathering has, over the years, lured some of the best fantasy artists on the planet to draw some of the coolest fantasy characters on the planet. So this line of action figures based on some of the best are a no-brainer.
Disputes over intellectual property walk a fine line between meting out justice and delving headfirst into a ridiculous bramble of legalese.
Magic: The Gathering publisher Wizards of the Coast has filed a lawsuit against Cryptozoic Entertainment and Hex Entertainment alleging that the companies' online card game Hex: Shards of Fate is a Magic clone.
This weekend, there was a Magic The Gathering tournament in Richmond, Virginia. It was one of the biggest Magic tournaments ever. For posterity's sake, one man set out to record the event in the most memorable possible: with buttcracks.
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.
Peter Mohrbacher is an artist best known for his work on the Magic: The Gathering card game, for which he's been providing illustrations since 2010.
Magic: the Gathering's legendary casual format, Commander, got a huge boost this month with the release of five new decks full of multiplayer shenanigans. This guide to Commander will help you get started and find the right deck to destroy your friends in the most horribly fun way possible.
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.