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The online interface for Magic: The Gathering, known as Magic Arena, throws a wrench into the works here as it adds a layer of development upon an already fragile tightrope of balance However, if that balance is ever thrown off, such as through a broken card like Oko, Thief of Crowns or Omnath, Locus of Creation, or[...]
Magic: The Gathering - Top 5 Innovations Of The Age Of COVID
In this article, we aim to detail our picks for the top five innovations in the COVID era of Magic. Historic Brawl being made much more accessible on Magic Arena is one of many big innovations that Magic: The Gathering has had in the past two years thanks to isolation through the COVID-19 global pandemic. This article will[...]
Magic: The Gathering Announces Alchemy, A New "Live" Arena Format
Magic: The Gathering has gone through many changes in the past few years due to the design principles established when Magic Arena was first developed Most recently, a huge innovation we saw included the creation of cards with digital-only abilities, as seen in Jumpstart Horizons Another big one came in the form of an event where[...]
Opinion: What Will Magic: The Gathering Arena Be, Post-Pandemic?
This is particularly true because, despite a lack of in-person contact over the better part of last year and even part of this one, Wizards has Magic's newest digital interface, Magic Arena, to thank for sales and, ultimately, promotion of the game But what happens when Magic Arena has to contend with venues opening back up to[...]
Magic: The Gathering: 3rd Party Draftsim Determines Best Draft Bot
Drafting a Limited deck on Magic Arena, the online interface for Magic: The Gathering, is quite an impersonal task Unlike in physical drafts, on Arena players contend with people remotely The bright side is that while you are behind the ultimate poker face (that is to say, no face at all), you can also run simulated draft pools[...]
Magic: The Gathering Releases Next "State Of Magic Arena" Notes
Wizards of the Coast has been extremely diligent in fixing bugs and updating Magic Arena, their online interface for Magic: The Gathering On top of that, they've been fairly communicative about what they do for the client, and how it will affect players trying to get their dailies in, grind for Mythic, or prep for their[...]
Magic Arena Pauses Pioneer Masters, Focuses On Historic & Standard
Magic Arena, the online interface for Wizards of the Coast's premier trading card game Magic: The Gathering, has seen a lot of profit in the last year The interface has also been growing to accommodate the players who have been shut in their houses by the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing lockdowns When Arena began to showcase the[...]
Historic Anthology V On Magic Arena Adds These Four New Cards
Magic: The Gathering's online and mobile gameplay client Magic Arena has been booming Since the pandemic began, business in the digital card game enterprise has been at an all-time high for Wizards of the Coast This may have something to do with less people "gathering" to play, but even so, some players are left pining for[...]
Mr. Beast Giving $50k To Players On Magic: The Gathering Arena
Beast, also known by his real name of Jimmy Donaldson, is going to be going on to Magic Arena, Magic: The Gathering's online gameplay interface, and giving $25,000 USD to each of two lucky opponents. A screenshot of Magic Arena, Magic: The Gathering's hub for online gameplay Screenshot attributed to r/MagicArena on Reddit. According to the press release by[...]
Magic: The Gathering - Strixhaven Launches Tomorrow On Magic Arena
On Thursday, April 15th, school will finally be in session! Magic Arena, the digital interface for Wizards of the Coast's premier trading card game, Magic: The Gathering, will be adding Strixhaven: School of Mages, the newest upcoming set for the illustrious game. A promotional image from Magic: The Gathering, showcasing the five enemy-color colleges of Strixhaven: School[...]