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Vampire The Eternal Struggle Booster Packs On Auction At Heritage

Vampire The Eternal Struggle Booster Packs On Auction At Heritage

The shrinkwrap has a hole on the lower-left corner of the back of the box. From the TCG Central Collection Vampire The Eternal Struggle "The Sabbat" Sealed Booster Pack (Wizards of the Coast, 1996.) The Sabbat is the first stand-alone expansion set for the trading card game Vampire The Eternal Struggle Here we have a sealed booster[...]

Pokémon Company Debuts New TCG-Based Board Game Adaptation

Pokémon Company Debuts New TCG-Based Board Game Adaptation

A new Pokémon board game, inspired by the hit TCG, has been officially announced today Called the Pokémon Trading Card Game Battle Academy, it is the first board game directly adapted from the ever-popular trading card game.[caption id="attachment_1214652" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The box art for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Battle Academy, featuring Charizard, Mewtwo, and,[...]

Bandais Digimon Card Game A Massive Hit In Japan

Bandai's Digimon Card Game A Massive Hit In Japan

Digimon has always been a major franchise in Japan. From video games like Digimon World and Digimon Rumble Arena to the Digimon Digi-Battle Card Game, to the eponymous animated television show, the franchise has generally been successful. In the United States, this craze was mostly overshadowed by Pokémon, but Digimon remains a force to be reckoned with elsewhere. […]

DIY: How to Make Your Own Magic: The Gathering Webcam Stand

DIY: How to Make Your Own "Magic: The Gathering" Webcam Stand

Hey there, card game enthusiasts and those with minor crafting skills! Today, I want to go over how to, with your very own hands (or those of a parent, if you're very young – hey kid, ask your parents' permission!), create a webcam stand for the sake of remote tabletop Magic: The Gathering play with […]

225th Yu-Gi-Oh Championships Regional Qualifiers Cancelled

225th "Yu-Gi-Oh!" Championships, Regional Qualifiers Cancelled

These updates will be posted to our website incorporated within each respective event’s FAQs, which can be found at: https://www.yugioh-card.com/en/events/index.html as well as our official Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG social media channels:Twitter: https://twitter.com/YuGiOh_TCG Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialYuGiOhTCG/Additionally, those with non-press-related inquiries regarding this event and future events are encouraged to contact us-opsupport@konami.com for updates. We thank all our Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG fans and Duelists for their patience[...]

Konami Reveals Yu-Gi-Oh TCG Releases For April &#038 May 2020

Konami Reveals "Yu-Gi-Oh!" TCG Releases For April & May 2020

Here's more info on Eternity Code coming to Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG.[caption id="attachment_1148691" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Konami[/caption] • Eternity Code follows directly on from Ignition Assault with new cards for @Ignister, Ancient Warriors, and the world premiere theme: Plunder Patroll! It’s now easier than ever to take advantage of the Plunder Patroll’s easy access to the Extra Deck.•[...]

Konami Reveals Two Yu-Gi-Oh TCG Releases For January 2020

Konami Reveals Two "Yu-Gi-Oh!" TCG Releases For January 2020

Konami decided to drop a couple of releases noticed this week for two items in Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG that will come out on January 17th, 2020 First up, Legendary Duelists: Magical Hero arrives to give you a 56-card booster set Included in this one are 29 Commons, 10 Rares, 8 Super Rares, and 9 Ultra Rares[...]


Magic: The Gathering Nominated for Toy Hall of Fame

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

The Strong Museum of Play, located in Rochester, New York, boasts one of the largest single collection of toys and games in the world. 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 […]

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 […]

Playing In A New Golden Age of Magic: The Gathering

Playing In A New Golden Age of "Magic: The Gathering"

Magic: The Gathering has undergone a large number of overhauls to their Modern format lately. From banning Hogaak, Arisen Necropolis and Faithless Looting to including the infamous Stoneforge Mystic, Modern has been shaken up to a degree that… Might be beneficial to Magic as a whole? Hear me out, just for a second or two. […]

Wizards Showcases More Throne Of Eldraine &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

Wizards Showcases More "Throne Of Eldraine" – "Magic: The Gathering"

Yesterday, Wizards of the Coast, the company behind Magic: The Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons, and other games, teased that they were going to host a stream of new information for Magic's 82nd expansion set "Throne of Eldraine". This teaser itself included a few card spoilers for the Arthurian/Grimm-themed set. Today, the Twitch stream started with a […]

Marisi Breaker of the Coil Deck Tech &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

"Marisi, Breaker of the Coil" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

Magic: The Gathering has been a powerhouse of a game for the past 26 years. There are millions of players of this game at tables across the globe, and their newest venture, Arena, already has members numbering in the thousands. Wizards of the Coast is still making cards for an ever-growing, ever-hungry tabletop presence. And […]

New Planeswalker Oko Unveiled for Magic: The Gathering

New Planeswalker, "Oko", Unveiled for "Magic: The Gathering"

Brace yourselves, Magic fandom, for Oko, the newest planeswalker to grace the Blind Eternities! According to Forbes.com, Oko, full name to be determined, is the newest Planeswalker character for the Magic: the Gathering trading card game. Oko is explained in a Forbes interview with Nic Kelman, Head of Story and Entertainment at Wizards of the […]

Pramikon Sky Rampart Deck Tech &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

"Pramikon, Sky Rampart" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

Once again, the annual Commander product for Magic: The Gathering proves to be a great success for the format at large. From the first reveal of the set's themes, players knew to expect amazing things from this release, and when it came around, it did not disappoint. The mechanics expanded on include Morph, Flashback, Populate, and […]

Volrath the Shapestealer Deck Tech &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

"Volrath, the Shapestealer" Deck Tech – "Magic: The Gathering"

Magic: The Gathering has outdone themselves yet again with their yearly Commander product. The four Magic preconstructed decks in this release each have coherent mechanical themes and do not pull too many punches when it comes to power level. As it stands, the decks as constructed revolve around four mechanics: Morph, Flashback, Populate, and Madness. […]

Misprinted Mystic Intellect Deck Sparks Interest &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

Misprinted "Mystic Intellect" Deck Sparks Interest – "Magic: The Gathering"

Like something out of the Roald Dahl book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Emiel van Daele has found a Magic Golden Ticket, so to speak. When Emiel, a Magic: the Gathering player from the Netherlands, opened his Commander 2019 "Mystic Intellect" deck, he was shocked to find that the cards were all, save for the foil […]

Improving Merciless Rage &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

Improving "Merciless Rage" – "Magic: The Gathering"

The card game Magic: The Gathering is arguably the most complex game known to humankind so far. It continues to baffle AI seeking to determine an algorithm able to declare a winner early in any given game. Artificial intelligence can do that with chess, with hardly any difficulty at all! Seeing how intricate chess is, and how […]

Improving Primal Genesis &#8211 Magic: The Gathering

Improving "Primal Genesis" – "Magic: The Gathering"

With over 19,000 cards in the game, Magic: the Gathering has cemented itself as the most complex game known to humankind so far. Deckbuilding is as much an art form as it is a science, and many players look at their decks are labors of love and art. This is very true of Commander players especially, […]