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Wizards of the Coast Unveils "Unsanctioned" - "Magic: The Gathering"

Wizards Of The Coast Unveils "Unsanctioned" – "Magic: The Gathering"

Well, I'm at an unending loss for words. Probably with no credit to Bleeding Cool for our deck tech on The Grand Calcutron or the upcoming Halloween deck tech for Grusilda, Monster Masher, Wizards of the Coast has unveiled their newest silver-bordered set for Magic: The Gathering. Called "Unsanctioned", this set contains five 30-card mini-decks with silver-bordered, completely […]

"Questing Beast" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

"Questing Beast" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

Today, we will be going over a Commander deck tech for Questing Beast, a creature that for many should need no introduction, considering how well it slew the competition in the Magic: The Gathering: Arena scene last weekend (my example wasn't as prolific, but it's here for anyone who wants to see it) Historically, the[...]

"Magic: The Gathering: Arena" to Make Ban Announcement

"Magic: The Gathering: Arena" To Make Emergency Ban Announcement

Hang onto your hats for the next few weeks, folks - Magic: The Gathering: Arena speculation is about to get a bit hectic.[caption id="attachment_1100639" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Source: Wizards of the Coast[/caption]Twitter page @MagicEsports, the account that manages the Twitter page for Magic: The Gathering: Arena, has posted a tweet as of yesterday (October 9th) stating[...]

Opinion: "Brawl" Decks Laden With Scarcity Issues - "Magic: The Gathering"

Opinion: "Brawl" Decks Have Scarcity Issues – "Magic: The Gathering"

I picked up a copy of the "Knight's Charge" preconstructed Brawl deck for Magic: The Gathering yesterday. I quickly learned thereafter that it was an investment that was made amid a temporary and artificial scarcity on the part of Wizards of the Coast's methodologies. The biggest issue I had with picking this deck up was that […]

"Syr Gwyn, Hero of Ashvale" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

"Syr Gwyn, Hero of Ashvale" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

I mean, friendship is magic, after all...[caption id="attachment_1099443" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ponies and Knights! Source: Wizards of the Coast[/caption]Anyway, this past weekend I participated in the "Win Every Card" challenge on Magic: The Gathering: Arena (costing me a bit more time to write about that), and if you saw the things I'd seen, and subsequently how[...]

"My Little Pony" & "Magic: The Gathering" Crossover Planned

"My Little Pony" & "Magic: The Gathering" Crossover Planned

The playmats are made by UltraPro and are selling for a resounding $100.00 USD each (with $80 of it going towards charity), while the digital sleeves, used for Magic: The Gathering: Arena, are being sold in the in-game storefront for $3.99.[caption id="attachment_1096603" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Source: Wizards of the Coast[/caption][caption id="attachment_1096605" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Source: Wizards of[...]

"Throne of Eldraine" Product Review, Part 1 - "Magic: The Gathering"

"Throne of Eldraine" Product Review, Part 2 – "Magic: The Gathering"

the standard packs, and not the Collector's Edition packs), and a deck box to go along with it all.[caption id="attachment_1095603" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Snazzy! Source: Bleeding Cool[/caption]Additionally, these decks come with a code each to input into Magic: The Gathering: Arena, which will provide the user access to these decks on the said software interface[...]

"Throne of Eldraine" Product Review, Part 1 - "Magic: The Gathering"

"Throne of Eldraine" Product Review, Part 1 – "Magic: The Gathering"

Finally, I got a couple of codes for Magic: The Gathering: Arena - one for me, and one for a friend. What a wonderful gift!So, naturally, I opened the booster box and while I'm going to keep the exact contents to myself, at least for the time being, I will say that the 36 packs were each[...]

"Game Grumps" Hosts Play "Magic: The Gathering"

"Game Grumps" Hosts Play "Magic: The Gathering"

From their Core 2019 commercial tying into their software interface Magic: The Gathering: Arena (wherein they hired Danny Trejo for a spot in the advertisement) to the addition of NFL athlete Cassius Marsh, linebacker for the Arizona Cardinals, to the Command Zone's "Game Knights" videos, Magic has had its share of celebrity appearances.[caption id="attachment_1093698" align="aligncenter" width="600"][...]

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It's "Throne of Eldraine" Prerelease Time! – "Magic: The Gathering"

I want to take this opportunity as well to make sure you remember that, if you play Magic: The Gathering: Arena, the event that started yesterday is still going on Therein, you can play any and all cards that are in the new Standard environment! I played Esper Control for a bit before switching into mono-red[...]

"Magic: the Gathering" Enacts Comprehensive and "Oracle" Rules Changes

"Magic: The Gathering" Comprehensive & "Oracle" Rules Changes

What? Source: Wizards of the Coast[/caption]The Oracle rules changes can be found here.The changes made for this game are healthy and crucial for the longevity of Magic: The Gathering as a whole (including Magic: The Gathering: Arena, by the way!) Without change, the game cannot adapt, so it's good that the design and development teams[...]

"Korvold, Fae-Cursed King" Deck Tech - "Magic: The Gathering"

"Korvold, Fae-Cursed King" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

In fact, they've already released in on their software interface, Magic: The Gathering: Arena! The set will release on October 4th of this year, with prerelease events beginning tomorrow, September 27th and lasting through the 29th.[caption id="attachment_1088205" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Source: Wizards of the Coast[/caption]Coinciding with the Throne of Eldraine general set release, conveniently enough, is[...]

Enjoying Arena, and How You Should Too - "Magic: The Gathering"

"Throne of Eldraine" Released for "Magic: The Gathering: Arena"

Today, Wizards of the Coast released their newest expansion set for Magic: The Gathering, Throne of Eldraine, onto their gameplay interface software, Magic: The Gathering: Arena This release marks the 82nd full expansion set that Wizards has fully designed and developed for the game, but it also marks the sixth time that a set has been released[...]

"Magic: The Gathering Arena" Planning New Innovations for 2020

"Magic: The Gathering: Arena" Added to Collegiate Starleague Roster

Starting this year, Collegiate Starleague, the world's premier collegiate esports organization, is bringing Magic: The Gathering: Arena into its roster of league games According to CSL, "For the first time, Magic: The Gathering Arena will be among CSL’s offerings with a scholarship prize pool of $50,000 up for grabs, the largest in CSL this year."[caption id="attachment_1073172"[...]

Enjoying Arena, and How You Should Too - "Magic: The Gathering"

"Magic: The Gathering: Arena": Schedule of Events and Important Dates

Howdy all,I'd like to start this article off with a slight retraction to a date I mentioned yesterday - with all of the things happening for Magic: The Gathering: Arena, sometimes it's awfully hard to keep track of what's going on and what is not Therefore, I'd like to mention that the "Giant Opportunity" I mentioned[...]

Wizards of the Coast Publishes "State" of "Arena" - "Magic: The Gathering"

Wizards Of The Coast Publishes State Of Arena – "Magic: The Gathering"

Wizards of the Coast has published an article about the state of Magic: The Gathering: Arena, their digital interface for their world-famous trading card game Within the "State of the Game" address, Wizards talks about the progression of Arena over the next few months to a year in time.The first major update discussed in the article[...]

Enjoying Arena, and How You Should Too - "Magic: The Gathering"

"Throne of Eldraine Deluxe Collection" Panned – "Magic: The Gathering"

It comes with sixteen Collector's Packs, a themed card binder, a foil copy of Garruk, Cursed Huntsman, a non-foil copy of Kenrith, The Returned King, an art poster of Garruk, Cursed Huntsman, a three-by-three-card strip of a sheet of Throne of Eldraine, and a number of goodies (given through a mega-code) for their software interface,[...]

"The Great Eldraine Bake-Off" Kicks Off! - "Magic: The Gathering"

Magic: The Gathering: "The Great Eldraine Bake-Off" Kicks Off!

Oh, the things people will do to obtain their cardstock.[caption id="attachment_1090939" align="aligncenter" width="792"] Source: Brightside.me[/caption]The contest winner receives a full foil set of both the Throne of Eldraine and War of the Spark sets, as well as a Deluxe Collectors Edition of Throne of Eldraine, and ten codes for Throne of Eldraine packs usable for[...]

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Entire "Throne of Eldraine" Set Spoiled! – "Magic: The Gathering"

Throne of Eldraine will release to Magic: The Gathering: Arena a day earlier, on September 26th, marking a new Standard rotation. ...And there was much rejoicing Throne of Eldraine, Magic: The Gathering's 82nd expansion set, has been fully revealed at long last, and with it, its tokens and a release notes document In the document (featured[...]

Enjoying Arena, and How You Should Too - "Magic: The Gathering"

Opinion: Too Many Ideas In "Throne Of Eldraine"? – "Magic: The Gathering"

Magic: The Gathering's 82 expansion set, Throne of Eldraine, is coming out remarkably soon - October 4th, or, if you play Magic: The Gathering: Arena, September 26th - and preview cards have been rolling out like mad Knights based on Arthurian fables are being printed alongside creatures and characters inspired by the fairy tales of[...]