Wizards of the Coast is an American games publisher founded by Peter Adkison in 1990 just outside Seattle, WA. The company mainly publishes table top games in the fantasy and science-fiction genres.
Wizards of the Coast started as a basement-run RPG publisher and popularized the collectible card game genre thanks to the success of Magic: The Gathering. They are also known for publishing the Dungeons & Dragons RPG after purchasing the original D&D developer TSR in the mid-1990s. Until 2003, Wizards published the licensed Pokémon Trading Card Game.
Theyalso publish novels based on games such as Dungeons & Dragons, Magic: The Gathering, and Legend of the Five Rings.
Wizards of the Coast has been a subsidiary of Hasbro since 1999.
It's that time of year again where Wizards of the Coast and Extra Life are teaming up for Magic: The Gathering's latest Secret Lair release. This means a multi-stage charity event that, unlike last year, won't actually feature My Little Pony cards. Instead, this year's run, Extra Life: 2020, offers four alternate art premium foils emphasizing […]
Alright Wizards, we need to talk about Lucille because what are we even doing? It's Magic: The Gathering so, it's a gathering of dragons, vampires, ghouls and gundams. Historically, that variety has always been part of what makes Magic: the Gathering compel so many imaginations to explore its special logic, and players love that. But we […]
Wizards of the Coast has partnered up with Humble Bundle for a special D&D R. A. Salvatore bundle to help benefit Extra Life. Running until October 14th, the two parties are selling multiple books related to Dungeons & Dragons by the New York Times–bestselling author and add-ons for the Neverwinter PC game. You can choose […]
AMC's The Walking Dead has partnered with Wizards of the Coast for a special event as the show invades Magic: The Gathering. The Secret Lair drop will be a one-of-a-kind crossover event that will run from October 4th-12th, 2020. This super-limited drop will include an all-premium-foil set of cards, as they will reveal all of […]
Upcoming Magic: The Gathering bans for Zendikar Rising are around the corner, and that's probably because in the time that you've read this sentence, 100,000 Scutes were made. Right before that, one Lotus Cobra crawled through a Fabled Passage, effectively giving its controller three rainbow mana. That even happened twice in the same turn, because […]
Wizards of the Coast revealed a brand new book this week with Magic: The Gathering: Legends: A Visual History. Along with the help of WotC, the book was written by journalist Jay Anneli as they explore the vast history of a trading card game that's been going on for nearly 30 years. This is, at […]
Critical Role announced today that they have launched a brand new non-profit organization, aptly named the Critical Role Foundation. The goal of which is to bring together their community to help out other organizations in need, furthering their philanthropic efforts and helping build relationships with other nonprofits. This is an official 501(c)(3) that will operate […]
Following their competition from PAX Online, Manticore Games has released over 100 free D&D-themed games for you to play. After running a contest that was later played by a group of celebrity D&D players during the event, who picked out the best of the best to feature on a livestream. You can check out that […]
It's a weird thing to say, but Dungeons & Dragons: Mythic Odysseys Of Theros kind of got passed over in a lot of eyes. It's not like Wizards of the Coast just passed this book over, but the world, in general, played the odds against it. First off, Critical Role had a highly-publicized guide of […]
Vampire The Eternal Struggle was a TGC created by Wizards of the Coast in the '90s and ran until 2010. It was the third TGC game ever created and published, and the RPG of Vampire is hugely popular, with video games, books, and more all coming to market as well. The TGC holds a special […]
The Land's Wrath Commander deck, tying in as one of two Magic: The Gathering precons with the game's newest upcoming expansion, Zendikar Rising, is being revealed right here, right now! And, to top it off, we have an exclusive interview with Gavin Verhey, Lead Deck Architect. Bleeding Cool: First off, could you please introduce yourself? Gavin […]
The debut for Zendikar Rising, the newest upcoming set for Magic: The Gathering, has hit Twitch.tv and as such, it brought with it a whole slew of new information regarding the future of the beloved trading card game by Wizards of the Coast. Hang on to your hats, folks – it's about to get epic. Zendikar Rising's […]
Anyone who is a big fan of Magic: The Gathering, the premier trading card game by Wizards of the Coast, can tell you that Magic-themed merchandise goes far beyond the cards. From t-shirts to keychains and even cars, Magic merch is a huge wellspring that Wizards of the Coast probably ought to tap into more (if you'll […]
One of the coolest items to be released by Dungeons & Dragons this year was a new dice set called Laeral Silverhand's Explorer's Kit. Silverhand is one of the more familiar names from the Forgotten Realms with ages of history behind her in that world, especially with her ties to Waterdeep. So it's only fitting […]
It's been a minute since the Dungeons & Dragons team released the Critical Role-centric Explorer's Guide To Wildemount back in March. At the time, no one could have foreseen what the world would be going through (and as of when we're writing this, is still going through) with the COVID-19 pandemic. Right as the book […]
This morning, Manticore Games revealed their special celebrity panel lineup for a D&D game happening during PAX Online. The company is already hosting a special Dungeons & Dragons contest during the event, where you have a chance to win some prized by building the ultimate dungeon using their Core software. Now it appears they're going […]
This morning, Critical Role and Titmouse released a new video showing off The Legend Of Vox Machina for Amazon Prime. It's been over a year since the Kickstarter ended for the project, and while we haven't heard much about the series since it went into production, we do know the two teams have been working […]
This morning, Wizards of the Coast announced a new Dungeons & Dragons online event with D&D Celebration 2020. Much like the company did earlier this year with D&D Live 2020, they will be holding an event completely online, partially due to COVID-19 but also as a way to connect fans from all over the globe. […]
This morning, Wizards of the Coast revealed their next installment to Dungeons & Dragons with Tasha's Cauldron Of Everything. This will be the first set of expanded rules added to the game in nearly three years, the last one being Xanathar's Guide To Everything. Much like that guide, you're getting a little something of everything […]
Greetings, players and fans of Magic: The Gathering: Arena, Wizards of the Coast's digital interface version of their hit trading card game, Magic: The Gathering! Wizards has just recently released a Historic-format-only set called Amonkhet Remastered, which features key cards from the double-set Amonkhet block and more. As it stands, we wanted to write a bit about […]