Magic: The Gathering is a collectible card game created by Richard Garfield and published by Wizards of the Coast. The game was first released in 1993. It popularized the collectible card game format which took off in the late 1990s.
Magic: The Gathering can be played by two or more players with various rule formats using a minimum of 40 cards. Each game of Magic represents a battle between powerful wizards known as Planeswalkers who cast spells, use artifacts, and summon creatures. These actions are represented by individual cards that the player can use against their opponent.
New cards are released on a regular basis through expansion sets.
Wizards of the Coast dropped a ton of new information today about the next Magic: The Gathering set, Kaldheim. This morning during a Twitch preview stream, the team revealed that the next expansion will drop into Magic: The Gathering Arena starting January 28th and then become available everywhere else on February 5th. As you might […]
Auction website eBay has announced a new way of shipping certain packages that may affect the card game industry in a big way. In January of next year, eBay will have the option available of shipping out trading cards for just one American dollar. This is a big deal because as many eBay sellers can […]
Wizards of the Coast has activated another Magic: The Gathering Secret Lair on Cyber Monday this year, and shoppers can find more limited-time prints in the Secretversary, another release featuring thematic reprints. We're taking a look to offer a value recap but, be forewarned — these sales have about as much to do with Cyber […]
Magic: The Gathering is celebrating Secret Lair's First Anniversary by releasing five new cards with a Bob Ross touch to them. Starting tomorrow on Cyber Monday (November 30th) and running all the way through December 14th, fans can order a few different sets featuring memorable and dynamic illustrations, featuring some of the game's most renowned artists as […]
It's not every day that Magic: The Gathering players can get their hands on original, iconic art from the game. What's more, usually the art of older cards is sold are repaints or fabrications of the original art pieces used for the card illustrations. For example, artist Christopher Rush's iconic art for Black Lotus has often been […]
Kaladesh Remastered entered the fray in Magic: The Gathering Arena last Thursday, and opened a new world of possible plays. Featuring selected reprints from Kaladesh and Aether Revolt — with each card being new to Arena — this set brings back three planeswalkers who've been on hiatus since War of the Spark, three other active […]
Wizards of the Coast and eBay have come together for a special auction of items to help benefit Extra Life. The company is holding two auctions, the first of which kicked off on October 28th and will be running all the way to November 7th, in which they will be selling some special Magic: The […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Wizards of the Coast, creators of their premier trading card game Magic: The Gathering, revealed some new information for a much-anticipated set today at CommandFest, a tournament-slash-convention that is being held online this weekend due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Commander Legends, a new set with the intention of drafting Commander decks (or perhaps Commander-style decks), will […]
A few days ago, our tabletop writer Josh Nelson heard an interesting question posed in the wake of a series of significant (and arguably poorly-timed) bans in Magic: The Gathering: "What would happen if every combo in Magic was suddenly banned from all formats of the game?" Josh believes that ruin would follow. The game would […]
Greetings to fans, players, and collectors of Wizards of the Coast's ever-popular trading card game, Magic: The Gathering! We have gotten a few chances so far to write up articles pertaining to various Magic artists. From new and bold artists such as Seb McKinnon to older, iconic artists like Carl Critchlow, the game has a vast number […]