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Dark Horse &#038 Studio 71 Reveal The Umbrella Academy Card Game

Dark Horse & Studio 71 Reveal The Umbrella Academy Card Game

Dark Horse Comics and Studio 71 revealed today that they have a new card game coming based on The Umbrella Academy Simply being called The Umbrella Academy Card Game, there had been an announcement a while ago that this was in the world, but now we're finally seeing it before the game goes up for pre-order[...]

Rare Super Secret Battle No. 1 Trainer Pokémon Card On Auction

Rare Super Secret Battle "No. 1 Trainer" Pokémon Card On Auction

1 Trainer" card from the Super Secret Battle series of tournaments for the Pokémon Trading Card Game is up for auction and it ends on July 9th! Allegedly, only seven of these cards were ever issued, making this one of the rarest Pokémon cards to ever be put into circulation.[caption id="attachment_1225963" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The artwork for[...]

Konami Reveals Yu-Gi-Oh TCG Next Release Called Phantom Rage

Konami Reveals Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Next Release Called Phantom Rage

Konami revealed the next addition to the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game today as the Phantom Rage set will be coming in November This new booster set will have 100 cards for you to collect, which breaks down to 50 Commons, 26 Super Rares, 14 Ultra Rares, and 10 Secret Rares But it's not just a matter[...]

Cards Against Humanity Issues A Statement After Workplace Accusations

Cards Against Humanity Issues A Statement After Workplace Accusations

A few weeks ago, members of the Cards Against Humanity staff took to social media and accused the company of having a racist and sexist workplace. The comments blew up for days as it was in the middle of protests over the death of George Floyd, as well as what's become a separate growing movement […]

Pinball As A Card Game Super-Skill Pinball: 4-Cade

Pinball As A Card Game! Super-Skill Pinball: 4-Cade

When you think of pinball, you likely think of big machines, flippers, and those beautiful playfields that take your little silver ball on an adventure. Pinball is without a doubt my favorite thing ever, as the game is celebrated daily in my own home. Can't afford a full machine? Maybe you don't have the room […]

An Unboxing Review Of Studio71s Upcoming Game Half Truth

An Unboxing Review Of Studio71's Upcoming Game, Half Truth

We here at Bleeding Cool have a deep respect for game companies for getting through the COVID-19 pandemic while still releasing new games for public consumption. We recently had the wonderful opportunity to interview both Magic: The Gathering creator Richard Garfield and Jeopardy Champion Ken Jennings about their part in the creation of game company Studio71's upcoming trivia game Half […]

The Gitrog Monster Leap Day Deck Tech &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

"The Gitrog Monster" Leap Day Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

Ribbit. Errrrr, hello, loyal readers! Happy Leap Day! Normally we over here at Bleeding Cool would be ending the month with a silver-bordered Commander deck tech for Magic: The Gathering, but we have decided this month to do things a little differently. Today we are going over my fellow Rochester Commander player Paul Toal's competitive list based on […]

Fantasy Flight Games Previews Clan War &#8211 Legend of the Five Rings

Fantasy Flight Games Previews "Clan War" – "Legend of the Five Rings"

A new expansion is being released for the Legend of the Five Rings card game by Fantasy Flight Games.[caption id="attachment_1148988" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Source: Fantasy Flight Games[/caption]The new expansion, called Clan War, introduces at long last the final version of multiplayer gaming rules to Legend of the Five Rings Many cards in the expansion set will be geared[...]

Recap: Commander Tournament for Charity &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

Recap: Commander Tournament for Charity – "Magic: The Gathering"

I attended a Commander-format Magic: The Gathering tournament benefitting the ExtraLife charity on Saturday, November 9th. The event, while fun as it could be, raises some concerns about what exactly constitutes a competitive Commander deck and what doesn't quite cut it. I had gone with using my Chainer, Dementia Master deck in this tournament – the […]

Wizards Of The Coast Publishes State Of Arena &#8211 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[...]

Throne of Eldraine Deluxe Collection Panned &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

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

Magic: The Gathering is coming out with one of their most industrious sets, Throne of Eldraine, early in October. With it, they are coming out with all sorts of gimmicks and contests which are geared to make sales for the set, including the "Great Eldraine Bake-Off", a baking contest themed around the world of Eldraine, […]

Entire Throne of Eldraine Set Spoiled &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

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

…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 in full here), as always, are notes on rulings that have come up in Magic R&D's development sessions for the […]

Kenrith the Returned King Dech Tech &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

"Kenrith, the Returned King" Dech Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

Magic: The Gathering is well into its 26th year of play, and with its 82nd expansion set, Throne of Eldraine, Wizards of the Coast has outdone itself yet again. Between Collector's Packs, normal booster packs, the Brawl decks slated for release alongside the set, and the Buy-A-Box Promo, Throne of Eldraine is worthwhile for any […]

Opinion: Too Many Ideas In Throne Of Eldraine &#8211 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 […]

New Brawl Decks Pull No Punches &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

New Brawl Decks Pull No Punches – "Magic: The Gathering"

When Magic: The Gathering releases their 82nd expansion set, Throne of Eldraine, on October 4th, 2019, they will have created an immense world filled with legendary stories and rightfully legendary creatures. Additionally, the set will officially feature support for Brawl, their newest officially-sanctioned format. However, Brawl has been hit-or-miss for the majority of players I've spoken […]

Aiden Brier Takes Star City Games Syracuse &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

Aiden Brier Takes Star City Games Syracuse – "Magic: The Gathering"

I wrote an article just before this which explains how Magic: The Gathering is a global phenomenon, and how the MagicFest events allow players to break national boundaries and attain greatness within the game's parameters. When the Spanish team called "Team Blasco de Garay 15 & Ronda de Sant Pere 44" took MagicFest Ghent this […]

Enjoying Arena and How You Should Too &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

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

I wrote up an article exactly one month ago about the new innovations which Magic: The Gathering: Arena is slated to roll out for the near future. If you recall from that article, in 2020 Wizards of the Coast will be implementing a number of changes to their competitive structure both online and on the tabletop. […]

Magic: The Gathering Nominated for Toy Hall of Fame

"Magic: The Gathering" Nominated for "Toy Hall of Fame"

They are also home to the Toy Hall of Fame, where the most renowned and popular games and toys from across history are noted for posterity. Magic: the Gathering, a collectible trading card game which started being played in 1993, is now among the nominees for this year's inductees.[caption id="attachment_1086571" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Source: Wizards of the[...]

Throne of Eldraine Is A Fairytale Fantasy &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

"Throne of Eldraine" Is A Fairytale Fantasy – "Magic: The Gathering"

Magic: The Gathering's 82nd expansion set, Throne of Eldraine, has a plentitude of fantasy tropes, making it one of the biggest, most ambitious crossovers in childhood fairytale history (Dreamworks' movie Shrek also coming to mind). While Throne of Eldraine is chock-full of Arthurian and Grimm tropes alike, between the two it's obvious that unless the references […]

How To Properly Assess Threats In Commander &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

How To Properly Assess Threats In Commander – "Magic: The Gathering"

Hey all! I wanted to write a piece on proper threat assessment in Magic: The Gathering multiplayer formats, namely Commander. The research I did made me reconsider a few personal opinions I had about my own level of play as a result. It seems to me that, in my playgroups, I might be the problem! Let's explore […]