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"Opus XI" Now Available – "Final Fantasy TCG"

Today, Square Enix, creator of such game franchises as Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest, and Kingdom Hearts (with some help from Disney on that last one, of course), has announced that the set known as Opus XI is now available for their Final Fantasy trading card game series. This is a pretty big deal to many gamers because, for one, Final […]

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Wizards of the Coast Delaying "Ikoria" – "Magic: The Gathering"

COVID-19, more commonly known to many as the Coronavirus, is taking its toll on many companies providing non-essential business (including the entertainment of those cooped up inside and self-isolating). The tabletop and card game industry is being especially wracked right now, with not only local game stores, but distributors and even gaming companies themselves all […]

Konami Reveals New Details On "Yu-Gi-Oh!" TCG's 2020 Tournaments

"Yu-Gi-Oh!" TCG Getting The Battles Of Legend: Armageddon Booster Set

Konami announced a brand new booster set on the way for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game with Battles Of Legend: Armageddon. The set will be released on July 24th for $4 per pack. This will be an all-foil booster set filled with references to both the anime series and the manga. Each 5-card pack contains […]

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"Brago, King Eternal" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

Hello there, Magic: The Gathering fans and Commander players new and experienced alike! It's been a tough month and "March, March, March!" hasn't quite gone as fantastically as anticipated, but don't think I've forgotten about that aspect of the month. To be frank, I was conflicted about submitting this specific deck tech to Bleeding Cool's annals at […]

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DIY: How to Make Your Own "Magic: The Gathering" Webcam Stand

Hey there, card game enthusiasts and those with minor crafting skills! Today, I want to go over how to, with your very own hands (or those of a parent, if you're very young – hey kid, ask your parents' permission!), create a webcam stand for the sake of remote tabletop Magic: The Gathering play with […]

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Wizards of the Coast Shutting Down "Magic: The Gathering" In-Store Play

Due to the rampant spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, tabletop gaming giant and Hasbro subsidiary Wizards of the Coast has been given no other recourse but to make a slew of online announcements detailing their response to the Coronavirus outbreak and spread. Starting today, the company has decided to shut down all Magic: The Gathering […]

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"Friday Night Magic" on "Magic: The Gathering Arena"

Wizards of the Coast has announced that their well-established weekly institution, Friday Night Magic, will be hosted digitally on Magic: The Gathering Arena, via local hobby stores. This announcement comes soon after another announcement detailing the actions Wizards of the Coast is taking to combat any lack of productivity or recreation in the face of COVID-19, […]

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Wizards of the Coast Issues Statement Regarding Coronavirus

During trying times such as these, with the spread of COVID-19 (also known as Coronavirus) many gamers, and tabletop gamers in particular, are affected heavily by the social distancing tactics taken in response to the pandemic. Wizards of the Coast is one of many tabletop gaming companies to provide a response to this pandemic outbreak. […]

Gamewright Announces New Games For 2020

Gamewright Announces New Games For 2020

Game creator Gamewright has devised and announced a whole slew of new games coming out in 2020. New games include: Hi Lo Flip Metro X Marshmallow Test DragonRealm Hit List Abandon All Artichokes Dungeon Drop Splurt! Quixx Of these, I think I'm most excited of all to play Marshmallow Test, given that I had learned […]

Head "Magic: The Gathering" Designer Teases "Ikoria"

Head "Magic: The Gathering" Designer Teases "Ikoria"

Mark Rosewater, head designer for Wizards of the Coast's huge-name trading card game Magic: The Gathering, has hunkered down in his home to self-quarantine out of concern for the spread of COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus. As far as we are aware, he doesn't have it, but he is still working from home in order to […]

2020 Gaming "Origins Awards" Nominees Announced!

2020 Tabletop Gaming "Origins Awards" Nominees Announced!

At GAMA 2020, the Game Manufacturer's Association's invite-only trade show, members of GAMA voted on the nominees for the 2020 Origins Awards, which promote and award tabletop gaming excellence. Some of these nominees are familiar to many of you (and some of them I'd even covered on this very site!), while others are definitely a […]

Things Tabletop Gamers Can Do To Cope With Coronavirus

Things Tabletop Gamers Can Do To Cope With Coronavirus

If you've been living anywhere besides under a literal rock during the times of between two weeks ago and now (and, let's face it, even those living under a rock might apply!), you know that COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, has been plaguing the entire world as a full-on pandemic. In fact, you're probably […]

OPINION: "Mystery Boosters" Are (Usually) Amazing - "Magic: The Gathering"

OPINION: "Mystery Boosters" Are (Usually) Great – "Magic: The Gathering"

Hey there, fans of Magic: The Gathering in all its various shapes and forms! Today, I'd like to talk for a moment about the "Mystery Booster" phenomenon, and how it's generally a boon, but at times can be a bust. So, by now, if you play Magic: The Gathering to such a degree that you do research […]

225th "Yu-Gi-Oh!" Championship Series Cancelled

225th "Yu-Gi-Oh!" Championships, Regional Qualifiers Cancelled

Konami, the creator of all sorts of video and card games, has decided after much deliberation to cancel the Yu-Gi-Oh! 225th Championship Series event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This decision has been made due to the pandemic of COVID-19 (also known as Coronavirus) and follows the cancellation in Hartford, Connecticut. From their press release: […]

Konami Postpones "Yu-Gi-Oh!" Championship Series Due To Coronavirus

Konami has announced today that they are officially postponing the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series happening in Hartford in April due to the coronavirus. You can read the full statement below, but the shorthand is after the governor of Connecticut issued an executive order over the matter, this issue was pretty much out of their hands. However, […]

ChannelFireball Cancels Many MagicFests for 2020

ChannelFireball Cancels Many MagicFests for 2020

Channel Fireball, a group of prestigious tournament organizers for Magic: The Gathering, have decided to cancel various different MagicFest events for 2020. These cancellations were made (unsurprisingly) due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19, Coronavirus. The cancelled events, for the time being (because remember, Coronavirus hasn't been dealt with as of yet!), are as follows: […]

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We Tried Out The "Yu-Gi-Oh!" TCG Speed Duel System At Team YCS Vegas

A couple weeks ago we were in Las Vegas for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Team YCS tournament as teams competed for what was essentially a three-man championship. The event was cool to see as this doesn't fall within your usual YCS system. For those who are not familiar with it, everyone playing is in a team […]

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"Yu-Gi-Oh!" Team YCS Las Vegas: Final Championship Round

Here's the results from the Yu-Gi-Oh! TGC Team TCS Las Vegas event! We may be a tad late on our coverage, but the coronavirus has been on our minds lately. The tournament itself went one for two days, the first day was a series of Swiss rounds in order to determine how the brackets would […]

"Rafiq of the Many" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

"Rafiq of the Many" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

Hello again, loyal readers! It's still "March, March, March!", and that means that there are a few more Commander deck techs I'll be writing up for Magic: The Gathering. To recap the deck techs written already for "March, March, March!", we here at Bleeding Cool have already covered Soldiers and Warriors. To me, that means that today […]

"Najeela, the Blade-Blossom" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

"Najeela, the Blade-Blossom" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

Hello there, fans of Wizards of the Coast's highly-acclaimed trading card game Magic: The Gathering and its Commander format in particular! Today, I have another deck tech for you as a part of what I've been calling "March, March, March!". For this event, I'm dredging up an old deck of mine from the days of yore (but […]