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Artwork of Karn, The Great Creator from Magic: The Gathering.

Latest Magic: The Gathering Banned and Restricted List Announcement Changes The Game

Recently, Wizards of the Coast updated its Magic: The Gathering Banned and Restricted list. This list spans many different forms of play for the wildly popular card game. It also signals the start of…

December 4, 2023 | 07:01 EST

 A promotional image of Disey Lorcana, featuring Mickey Mouse in a muskateer outfit, surrounded by cards.

Disney Lorcana TCG Is So Popular Amazon Created A Special Queue

If you are a part of the card game community, chances are you've heard of the Disney Lorcana TCG. A new card game so popular, multiple retail stores and platforms are having trouble keeping it in…

November 30, 2023 | 07:25 EST

A featured screenshot of the Magic: The Gathering Secret Lair Secretversary banner.

Magic: The Gathering Secret Lair Secretversary Finds A Way with Jurassic World and More

Wizards of the Coast has announced their latest Magic: The Gathering Secret Lair Secretversary Superdrop. The latest batch of special cards for the world's most popular card game include several…

November 20, 2023 | 12:00 EST

Artwork of the Lara Croft Legendary Creature card from the Tomb Raider Secret Lair

Official Tomb Raider Secret Lair Brings Lara Croft to Magic: The Gathering

Over the years, Magic: The Gathering's Secret Lairs have allowed for many unique crossovers. Stranger Things, the works of Junji Ito, Fortnite, and even My Little Pony have all been represented in…

November 13, 2023 | 06:34 EST

Disney Lorcana Rise of the Floodborn Starter Decks

Disney Lorcana Rise of the Floodborn Starter Decks Review - Wizards, Witches, Princes and Princesses

Disney Lorcana Rise of the Floodborn is the second set for the Disney collectible card game (CCG) which launches with 2 brand new starter sets. In this review, we'll have a look at both in detail,…

November 13, 2023 | 12:05 EST

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Disney Lorcana

Disney Lorcana is a strategy card game where players build decks consisting of characters, spells, and items from the Disney universe. The Quick Start guide describes the game as follows: As an…

November 5, 2023 | 05:38 EST

Disney Lorcana Rise of the Floodborn Exclusive Reveal

Exclusive Disney Lorcana Rise of the Floodborn Card Reveal: Hang 10 with Minnie Mouse Stylish Surfer

Since its release in August this year, the Disney Lorcana collectible card game (CCG) has been extremely popular, selling out so quickly that Ravensburger already announced a reprint. The second set…

November 1, 2023 | 03:00 EDT

An image depicting Doctor Who's car Bessie and Vislor Turlogh, two deep cuts of lore from the Doctor Who Commander Set.

Doctor Who Commander: Deep Lore Only True Whovians Would Notice

With 60 years of history to draw on, Wizards of the Coast had a lot of choices for what to include in the Doctor Who Commander decks, and not all of them are well known. Just like we did with Lord of…

October 22, 2023 | 10:00 EDT

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Magic: the Gathering And Marvel To Collide In Universes Beyond

A new crossover set is coming to Magic: The Gathering. The wildly popular card game has already played host to many sci-fi and fantasy properties like Lord of the Rings, Doctor Who, and Fallout. Now…

October 23, 2023 | 12:00 EDT

Artwork of the Calling All Hydra Heads Secret Lair Primordial Hydra card.

Calling All Hydra Heads' MtG Secret Lair Coming To Local Stores For The Holiday Season

Recently, Wizards of the Coast has announced a new Secret Lair for Magic: The Gathering. The aptly named Calling All Hydra Heads Secret Lair will not be available online, but will be available in…

October 17, 2023 | 02:57 EDT

An official logo banner for Magic: The Gathering Play Boosters, complete with golden text highlighting the appeal of the new booster.

Wizards Introduces Magic: The Gathering Play Boosters

Changes are coming to Magic: The Gathering. Specifically, the world's most popular trading card game is changing how its booster products are handled with the introduction of Magic: The Gathering…

October 16, 2023 | 02:43 EDT

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Doctor Who Commander Decks Will Have 50 New Cards Each

The Doctor Who Commander decks are coming out next week, and I had a chance to learn more about them in a special press event recently. While I learned a lot of interesting things in the showcase and…

October 3, 2023 | 01:15 EDT

Key Art showing the Tardis behind the Fourth, Thirteenth, and Tenth doctor, as well as Jasmin and Rose

Everything We Learned About the Doctor Who Commander Decks

Last week I was invited to a press event to find out more about the Doctor Who Commander Magic: The Gathering decks coming out next week. On Zoom, I and others listened to certifiable Whoovian and…

October 3, 2023 | 01:15 EDT

Artwork of the Sorceror's Spellbook card from the DIsney Lorcana Rise of the Floodborn set

Ravensburger Bumps Up Disney Lorcana Reprint For Holiday 2023

Fans of Disney Lorcana have some potential good news this holiday season. Ravensburger and The Walt Disney Company have announced their Disney Lorcana reprint, meant to address the quickly vanishing…

September 29, 2023 | 04:08 EDT

Official artwork of Gishath, Sun's Avatar as shown at MagicCon: Las Vegas 2023.

New Magic Sets Previewed At MagicCon: Las Vegas

Over the weekend, Wizards of the Coast held its MagicCon: Las Vegas event. Here, the tabletop publisher revealed new details on what fans can expect from the future of Magic: The Gathering going…

September 25, 2023 | 04:25 EDT

Disney Lorcana The First Chapter Booster Box

Disney Lorcana The First Chapter Booster Box Opening

Disney Lorcana, by Ravensburger, has proven incredibly popular since its release, and along with veteran CCG players, the Disney IP has also brought in non-CCG players. To coincide with our Disney…

September 27, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

Star Wars: Unlimited Booster Pack artwork featuring Princess Leia

Star Wars: Unlimited Booster Pack Details Revealed

Back in May, Fantasy Flight Games announced Star Wars: Unlimited, a brand new TCG set in a galaxy far far away. Now, the tabletop developer has released new details about what players can expect when…

September 20, 2023 | 04:51 EDT

Card artwork of Fluttershy in a forest from the Ponies: The Galloping 2 Secret Lair

Ponies: The Galloping 2 Secret Lair Announced

In October 2019, Wizards of the Coast announced their Ponies: The Galloping Secret Lair. It was the first crossover between Magic: The Gathering and the beloved animated series My Little Pony:…

September 18, 2023 | 02:23 EDT

Artwork of Princess Tiana from the Disney Lorcana Rise of the Floodborn set. She is wearing a light blue dress and holding a theater mask in her left hand.

Disney Lorcana Rise of the Floodborn Set Announced

This year, Ravensburger and the Walt Disney Company released their collectible card game Disney Lorcana. Its first printing sold so well, they had to reprint more products to meet demand. Now, they…

September 12, 2023 | 04:07 EDT

Eritte of the Charmed Apple sitting, holding her cursed apple with the owrds Magic: The Gathering Arena in the top left and Wilds of Eldraine in the top right

Exploring Wilds of Eldraine Limited Best Archetypes and Commons

Commander Masters released a few weeks ago, so in the world of modern Magic: The Gathering that means it is time for another set release. Wilds of Eldraine is here to take that spot, with the pre-…

September 5, 2023 | 09:37 EDT

Card artwork of several Planeswalkers as Baseball stars from the Magic Secret Lair Fall Superdrop 2023.

Magic Secret Lair Fall Superdrop 2023 Features Retro VHS and Baseball Card Art

Recently, Wizards of the Coast revealed their Magic Secret Lair Fall Superdrop 2023. These premium sets have always featured artists' interpretations of different parts of the wildly popular card…

August 28, 2023 | 04:13 EDT

Disney Lorcana Guide

Disney Lorcana Beginner’s Guide

Collectible Card Games (or CCGs for short) have been big business since Magic the Gathering stormed into the scene in 1993. While Magic's popularity remains high, other CCGs have appeared and their…

August 19, 2023 | 02:15 EDT

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How to Play Pokemon TCG Like A Pro

Pokemon TCG has been around since 1996, but that doesn’t mean it’s too late to learn! We've previously covered how to determine Pokemon TCG card rarity, but if you’re trying to learn how to play…

August 10, 2023 | 11:12 EDT

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Magic: The Gathering 2024 Roadmap Stars Fallout, Modern Horizons and More

As Commander Masters hits store shelves, and we prepare for Wilds of Eldraine, and the Doctor Who Commander Decks, Wizards of the Coast took to the stage at GenCon 2023 to reveal the Magic: The…

August 5, 2023 | 05:57 EDT

Card artwork showing The One Ring, with glowing letters on the outside, slowly sinking into molten lava.

Post Malone Buys Magic: The Gathering The One Ring Card

Back in June, it was revealed that the one-of-a-kind Magic: The Gathering The One Ring card was found. This card was printed as part of their Universes Beyond set, The Lord of the Rings: Tales of…

August 2, 2023 | 04:20 EDT

The logo for Disney Lorcana on an ornate leather cover background

Disney Lorcana Companion App Launched By Ravensburger

A Disney Lorcana companion app is coming. The highly anticipated card game, developed by Ravensburger in partnership with Disney, has turned heads thanks to its expressive art style and novel…

July 25, 2023 | 03:34 EDT

Commander Masters key art featuring the Ur-Dragon rather than the new commander masters cards

Best New Commander Masters Cards

It’s almost time for another set release. I know it seems like just yesterday that Tales of Middle-Earth was released, but here we are with Commander Masters. The name is fairly self-explanatory – it…

July 27, 2023 | 10:00 EDT

Artwork of The First Doctor inside the TARDIS from the Magic: The Gathering Doctor Who set.

Magic: The Gathering Doctor Who Set Gets All Timey Wimey

Wizards of the Coast had a lot to show at this year's San Diego Comic-Con. The tabletop publisher had an entire event dedicated to its Magic: The Gathering Doctor Who set, the latest in their…

July 21, 2023 | 03:51 EDT

Box art of the Pokemon TCG My First Battle starter sets, complete with artwork of Bulbasaur, Pikachu, Charmander, Squirtle, Oddish, Poliwhirl, Vulpix, and Voltorb, on a white background.

Pokemon TCG My First Battle Starter Sets Are Super Effective

New starter sets have been announced for the Pokemon TCG. The Pokemon Company's wildly successful trading card game continues going strong, complete with sets like Obsidian Flames adapted from the…

July 17, 2023 | 02:54 EDT

An image of the MTG LOTR Tales of Middle-Earth MTG starter set and some additional cards that can be used to upgrade the deck.

How to Upgrade LOTR: Tales of Middle-Earth MTG Starter Set Decks

Greetings travelers to middle-earth, or as the Orcs might say, uruk-Hai! Today we’re taking a look at the new Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle Earth MTG starter set that came out recently, and how…

July 18, 2023 | 05:49 EDT

A screenshot of the one-of-a-kind version of The One Ring Magic card, authenticated and graded by the PSA

Magic: The Gathering The One Ring Card Has Been Found

Recently, Wizards of the Coast released The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth. The latest Universes Beyond Magic: The Gathering set contained many unique characters, mechanics, and locations…

June 30, 2023 | 04:07 EDT

An image of MTG Tales of Middle-earth bundle of new products, including a pre-release set and more.

MTG Tales Of Middle-earth Product Showcase

An army of Orcs is amassing on the battlefield, vile and vicious in their obedience to Sauron, as sneaking Gollum scrabbles for the ring. But you've got a force of warriors on your side from across…

June 23, 2023 | 07:40 EDT

Lord of the Rings Tales of Middle-earth art of Doors of Durin

The Best Lore Deep Cuts in Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth MTG

Many people were introduced to Lord of the Rings by Peter Jackson’s great adaptation of the books into the trilogy of films. However, no matter how accurate or comprehensive an adaptation is, there…

June 16, 2023 | 11:53 EDT

The One Ring in Magic The Gathering

Should You Let The One Ring Tempt You In MTG Tales Of Middle-earth?

Every Lord of the Rings fan knows that, in order to take down Sauron, using the One Ring isn’t the answer. After all, it drives the bearer to madness and in its never-ending attempt to reunite with…

June 16, 2023 | 11:47 EDT

Artwork from Disney Lorcana, featuring Mickey Mouse in a purple wizard robe holding a magic staff.

Ravensburger Sued by Upper Deck Over Disney Lorcana

Last August, The Walt Disney Corporation and Ravensburger announced Disney Lorcana. It is a collectible card game based on the many iconic characters created by the ubiquitous multimedia company like…

June 7, 2023 | 03:40 EDT

The logo for both Magic: The Gathering and The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth, in front of a painting of Mount Doom.

Everything Revealed For The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth Magic The Gathering Set

Wizards of the Coast have released new information for The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth. This Universes Beyond Magic set has been highly anticipated by both fans of the popular card game…

May 30, 2023 | 03:54 EDT

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Rakdos Midrange Hit In New Magic Standard Bans

Wizards of the Coast has announced a new banned and restricted update, specifically for the Standard Magic: The Gathering format. The three newly banned cards are: Fable of the Mirror-Breaker…

May 29, 2023 | 02:25 EDT

Artwork of Tera Charizard from Pokemon TCG Obsidian Flames

Pokemon TCG Obsidian Flames Details Revealed

A new Pokemon TCG set is on the way. The Pokemon Company continues to support the many branches of its multimedia franchise with the set featuring new Pokemon and ideas from the recent Scarlet and…

May 25, 2023 | 04:08 EDT

Official artwork for Star Wars: Unlimited, featuring Luke, Han, Leia, and Darth Vader posing on the sands of Tatooine.

Fantasy Flight Games Announces Star Wars: Unlimited TCG

Star Wars fans and board game fans are about to have something new to enjoy. The ubiquitous sci-fi universe has seen many different adaptations over the years. Recently, these have ranged from TTRPGs…

May 9, 2023 | 01:36 EDT

Magic: The Gathering: Innistrad Midnight Hunt

Magic: The Gathering Trying to Revitalize Standard by Switching Rotation to 3 Years

Today Wizards of the Coast announced that it's trying to revitalize the Standard tournament format of Magic: The Gathering. The announcement explains that the pace at which sets will be rotated out…

May 7, 2023 | 07:25 EDT

An image of two of the new Magic: the Gathering March of the Machine Commander decks

Magic: The Gathering March of the Machine Commander Deck Review

The battle for the very heart and soul of the multiverse comes to its thrilling conclusion with the newest Magic: The Gathering set, March of the Machine. Elesh Norn and her Phyrexian armada are…

April 6, 2023 | 05:29 EDT

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March of the Machine Battles and More Cards Revealed

Ever since Atraxa, Grand Unifier teased the existence of Magic's first new card type in over fifteen years, everyone has been waiting to find out what Battle cards would actually be. Today with the…

March 29, 2023 | 02:41 EDT

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A Brief History of Digital Magic: The Gathering Games

Magic: The Gathering has been a staple of the card game industry for three decades, with the latest set Phyrexia All Will Be One releasing on Feb. 10. With consistent updates and support, new ways to…

February 27, 2023 | 12:00 EST

Commander Masters key art

Wizards Announces Commander Masters

Stop the jokes about Double Masters 2022 being essentially Commander Masters as the real deal is coming this year. Combining Commander draft, with highly wanted Commander reprints, Commander Masters…

February 21, 2023 | 05:16 EST

Lord of the Rings Tales of Middle Earth Magic The Gathering Key Art

Lord of the Rings MTG Release Date Announced

It's a busy time for planeswalkers everywhere, as Wizards is unveiling more plans about what is coming this year to Magic: The Gathering - assuming the Phyrexians don't destroy it all first. For a…

February 21, 2023 | 04:17 EST

Official artwork of characters and planeswalkers from March of the Machine

March of the Machine Details Revealed

Over the weekend, Wizards of the Coast released new information on its upcoming Magic set, March of the Machine. The set will mark the conclusion of the ongoing story of Phyrexia told throughout the…

February 20, 2023 | 03:07 EST

An image of a pile of new MTG cards from Phyrexia All Will Be One

The Best Cards We Pulled From Phyrexia All Will Be One

The newest Magic: The Gathering set, Phyrexia All Will Be One, just released this weekend, and we opened a lot of packs (a full booster box, used to playtest Limited formats, and some collector's…

February 13, 2023 | 04:44 EST

A photo of all the contents in Phyrexia All Will Be One Bundle: Compleat Edition

Phyrexia All Will be One Bundle Compleat Edition Unboxing

With the latest Magic: The Gathering set, Phyrexia All Will Be One, the fate of the Multiverse is in grave danger. Elesh Norn, the leader of the Phyrexians, has set her sights on all living beings,…

February 10, 2023 | 08:30 EST