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A Deck Tech For Nethroi Apex Of Death In Magic: The Gathering

Today, we present you with a Magic: The Gathering Commander deck tech featuring one of the all-new legendary creatures from Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths. With Wizards of the Coast delaying Magic: The Gathering's next set, it is a given that a majority of the cards in this deck will not be released for a little […]

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Wizards of the Coast Releases Statement on Spacegodzilla "Magic" Card

Wizards of the Coast has issued a statement regarding the unfortunate naming of a card – or, at least, the unfortunate timing surrounding that name. Magic: The Gathering's newest set, Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths, is due to release worldwide next month. However, the initial printing process for cards can take many months to finalize. "Spacegodzilla, Death […]

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Godzilla, King Of The Monsters Comes To "Magic: The Gathering"

Wizards of the Coast has officially teamed up with TOHO CO., Ltd., the creator of a variety of movies, television shows, and theater in Japan, to bring the world of Godzilla to Magic: The Gathering. Wizards of the Coast parent company Hasbro and TOHO CO., Ltd. have a licensing deal that has also given us as […]

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Wizards of the Coast Delaying "Ikoria" – "Magic: The Gathering"

COVID-19, more commonly known to many as the Coronavirus, is taking its toll on many companies providing non-essential business (including the entertainment of those cooped up inside and self-isolating). The tabletop and card game industry is being especially wracked right now, with not only local game stores, but distributors and even gaming companies themselves all […]

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"Brago, King Eternal" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

Hello there, Magic: The Gathering fans and Commander players new and experienced alike! It's been a tough month and "March, March, March!" hasn't quite gone as fantastically as anticipated, but don't think I've forgotten about that aspect of the month. To be frank, I was conflicted about submitting this specific deck tech to Bleeding Cool's annals at […]

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Wizards of the Coast Shutting Down "Magic: The Gathering" In-Store Play

Due to the rampant spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, tabletop gaming giant and Hasbro subsidiary Wizards of the Coast has been given no other recourse but to make a slew of online announcements detailing their response to the Coronavirus outbreak and spread. Starting today, the company has decided to shut down all Magic: The Gathering […]

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"Friday Night Magic" on "Magic: The Gathering Arena"

Wizards of the Coast has announced that their well-established weekly institution, Friday Night Magic, will be hosted digitally on Magic: The Gathering Arena, via local hobby stores. This announcement comes soon after another announcement detailing the actions Wizards of the Coast is taking to combat any lack of productivity or recreation in the face of COVID-19, […]

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Wizards of the Coast Issues Statement Regarding Coronavirus

During trying times such as these, with the spread of COVID-19 (also known as Coronavirus) many gamers, and tabletop gamers in particular, are affected heavily by the social distancing tactics taken in response to the pandemic. Wizards of the Coast is one of many tabletop gaming companies to provide a response to this pandemic outbreak. […]

Head "Magic: The Gathering" Designer Teases "Ikoria"

Head "Magic: The Gathering" Designer Teases "Ikoria"

Mark Rosewater, head designer for Wizards of the Coast's huge-name trading card game Magic: The Gathering, has hunkered down in his home to self-quarantine out of concern for the spread of COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus. As far as we are aware, he doesn't have it, but he is still working from home in order to […]

OPINION: "Mystery Boosters" Are (Usually) Amazing - "Magic: The Gathering"

OPINION: "Mystery Boosters" Are (Usually) Great – "Magic: The Gathering"

Hey there, fans of Magic: The Gathering in all its various shapes and forms! Today, I'd like to talk for a moment about the "Mystery Booster" phenomenon, and how it's generally a boon, but at times can be a bust. So, by now, if you play Magic: The Gathering to such a degree that you do research […]

ChannelFireball Cancels Many MagicFests for 2020

ChannelFireball Cancels Many MagicFests for 2020

Channel Fireball, a group of prestigious tournament organizers for Magic: The Gathering, have decided to cancel various different MagicFest events for 2020. These cancellations were made (unsurprisingly) due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19, Coronavirus. The cancelled events, for the time being (because remember, Coronavirus hasn't been dealt with as of yet!), are as follows: […]

Wizards Reveals "Thalia"-Themed Secret Lair - "Magic: The Gathering"

Wizards Reveals "Thalia"-Themed Secret Lair – "Magic: The Gathering"

Wizards of the Coast has done it again – they've released the second of the March Secret Lair box drops for their card game Magic: The Gathering! The release this time is a full playset of Thalia, Guardian of Thraben. This four-card special edition release is geared mainly for Eternal players, as Wizards has said in the […]

Opinion: Commander Takes, Pt. 5 – "Magic: The Gathering"

Opinion: Commander Takes, Pt. 5 – "Magic: The Gathering"

Welcome! If you are looking for Part Four of this series, you can find that over here. Well, it's taken us some time, but here is the final installment of my Commander hot takes for Wizards of the Coast's hit game, Magic: The Gathering. We've been through a lot over the course of the past two […]

Opinion: Commander Takes, Pt. 4 – "Magic: The Gathering"

Opinion: Commander Takes, Pt. 4 – "Magic: The Gathering"

Welcome! If you are looking for Part Three of this series, you can find that over here. Welcome! If you are looking for- I'm sorry, I think we have all been here before. This all seems strangely familiar to me. I kind of hate deja-vu at times, don't you? Anyway, this is a series of […]

Opinion: Commander Takes, Pt. 3 – "Magic: The Gathering"

Opinion: Commander Takes, Pt. 3 – "Magic: The Gathering"

Welcome! If you are looking for Part Two of this series, you can find that over here. Sometimes, there's an odd trend in Magic: The Gathering, Wizards of the Coast's ever-popular trading card game, where, in all formats, something is troubling. Some cards just provide boatloads of value and since value is the name of the […]

Opinion: Commander Takes, Pt. 2 – "Magic: The Gathering"

Opinion: Commander Takes, Pt. 2 – "Magic: The Gathering"

Welcome! If you are looking for Part One of this series, you can find that over here. Are you tired of the same old lines of play from Commander pub-stompers and their overly-competitive decks? Well, chances are that if you're tired of them, so are a fair few others. This series, as I'd mentioned in […]

Opinion: Commander Takes, Pt. 1 - "Magic: The Gathering"

Opinion: Commander Takes, Pt. 1 – "Magic: The Gathering"

Wizards of the Coast has made mistakes in the past, with regards to the printing of certain cards in Magic: The Gathering. I mean, just look at cards like Gaea's Cradle or the brunt of the cards banned in Standard from the original Mirrodin block! Today and tomorrow, I'd like to go over some of these […]

25 New Historic Cards to be Added to "Arena" - "Magic: The Gathering"

25 New Historic Cards to be Added to "Arena" – "Magic: The Gathering"

Hey there, fans of Magic: The Gathering and Magic: The Gathering: Arena! I come to you first posing a question: Have you purchased the "Year of the Rat" Secret Lair drop but have no reason to use the Pack Rat sleeves that came with it for Arena? If so, I have great news for you, and good news […]

"Secret Lair" for World Women's Day 2020! - "Magic: The Gathering"

"Secret Lair" for World Women's Day 2020! – "Magic: The Gathering"

For International World Women's Day, Wizards of the Coast has decided to release a special Secret Lair drop for their smash-hit trading card game Magic: The Gathering. In this release, those who purchase it will find five different full-art cards, each depicting a female Legendary Creature, perfectly suited for Commander play (or whatever you'd really want […]

Wizards of the Coast Announces "Jump/Start"- "Magic: The Gathering"

Wizards of the Coast Announces "Jumpstart"- "Magic: The Gathering"

Today, in the middle of a rather humdrum, possibly lacklustre day of news, this author was amazed to find a new product announcement by Wizards of the Coast for their basically-immortal trading card game Magic: The Gathering. Within this announcement is an all-new way to go about playing a brand-new Sealed environment: "Jumpstart" is here – […]