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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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Ranking The 10 Planeswalkers in Phyrexia All Will Be One

With Phyrexia: All Will Be One all but here, it's time to take a look at the foes of the Phyrexians, the ten planeswalkers who attacked New Phyrexia in the set. Of those given cards in the set (cough…

February 10, 2023 | 07:39 EST

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5 Things To Know About Phyrexia: All Will Be One

It’s time for the next Magic: The Gathering set to release as Phyrexia: All Will Be One is invading stores and is available to buy from places holding pre-releases tonight. I got the chance to get a…

February 4, 2023 | 12:13 EST

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Must-Pick Sleeper Agents in MTG Brother's War Limited

Magic's last premium expansion of 2022 brings players back in time to the legendary Brother's War. Originally depicted in the game's second-ever expansion back in 1994, the tale of Urza and Mishra…

November 11, 2022 | 04:19 EST

Image of the brothers, Urza and Misha, from Magic The Gathering The Brothers' War set

Magic's The Brothers' War Set Takes A Trip Through History

It's an exciting time to be a Magic The Gathering fan with Magic 30 this weekend celebrating the upcoming 30th anniversary of Magic the Gathering, and The Brothers' War set highlighting the large-…

October 27, 2022 | 12:45 EDT

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MTG Surveil and Landfall Errata Updates a Bunch of Cards

Over the weekend, a quiet but notable change happened with the world's biggest trading card game, Magic: The Gathering, as errata has been issued on a number of cards updating them, and in some cases…

October 17, 2022 | 11:12 EDT

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Magic 30th Anniversary Edition Charges $1000 For 4 Packs

Wizards of the Coast have announced Magic 30th Anniversary Edition. This is a special promotional product that will be coming soon in a limited-print run continuing the company's celebration of the…

October 4, 2022 | 06:08 EDT

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New Information on The Brothers' War Magic Set

More information is now out on The Brothers' War Magic set. Wizards of the Coast has already shared some information about how this set will be handling its prerelease, which has stoked interest in…

September 30, 2022 | 04:37 EDT

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Magic Judge Saves Tournament From Broken WOTC System

Earlier this week, a Magic judge was faced with a technical mess. The matchmaking software used to coordinate all major Magic tournaments, its use highly encouraged by Wizards of the Coast, stopped…

September 28, 2022 | 03:57 EDT

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Most Interesting Cards In Dominaria United

Dominaria United’s pre-release is behind us and we’ve now got the set in our hands. While I shared some early thoughts on Limited last week, today I want to take the chance to look at the 10…

September 15, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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Dominaria United Teaser Shared By Mark Rosewater

Mark Rosewater has posted a Dominaria United teaser. The Head Designer of Magic: The Gathering has made a habit of enticing hardcore fans with what kind of new cards and mechanics are contained…

August 16, 2022 | 03:30 EDT

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Everything Revealed at the Magic: The Gathering May Announcement Event

It was a busy day for Weekly MTG as the Magic: The Gathering May announcement event was held, sharing a lot of new information about upcoming sets and events for the original trading card game.…

May 12, 2022 | 07:22 EDT

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Gamegenic Deck And Game Boxes Review

Back when I was a more serious Magic: The Gathering player, I'd built what I called my "Chaos Stack." It was a giant collection of seemingly random cards from the history of MTG that we played in a…

December 16, 2021 | 11:00 EST

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Everything Revealed at Magic Showcase 2021

The Magic Showcase 2021 kicked off at 11AM Eastern having promised it will let us scry the future and let us see what was coming to the world’s oldest trading card game next year. Kicking off the…

August 24, 2021 | 11:08 EDT

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Magic Core Set 2021 Reveals

Wizards of the Coast just announced a slew of new cards for their upcoming Magic: The Gathering set Core Set 2021. Releasing on July 3rd, 2020, the set will include fan-favorite reprints and brand…

June 5, 2020 | 01:00 EDT

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We Spoke With The Magic: The Gathering Set Designer Behind Ikoria

On April 16th, a brand new set of Magic: The Gathering cards stomped its way across digital tabletops on MTG Arena and Magic Online. The new set, Ikoria, features giant monsters, brand new mechanics…

April 30, 2020 | 12:00 EDT

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Magic: The Gathering Contest Lets You Design Your Own Card (and More)

A Magic: The Gathering contest has been announced and it's got some pretty stellar prizes: not only will you get to take a trip to Wizards of the Coast HQ and check out a super-secret upcoming game…

April 17, 2020 | 03:07 EDT

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Player Draft Comes To Magic: The Gathering Arena

Pack 1, Pick 1. If you’ve ever played a Magic: The Gathering draft at your local gaming store, you know this phrase all too well. The thrill of sitting down to a table with other Magic players,…

April 13, 2020 | 01:00 EDT

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Magic: The Gathering Godzilla Debut Highlights New Ikoria Content

A Magic: The Gathering Godzilla card is on the way along with a whole lot more! The new Ikoria set is all about Kaiju, and these gigantic creatures are ready to stomp into battle! Ikoria: Lair of…

April 2, 2020 | 02:07 EDT

Mythic Odysseys of Theros

Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering Worlds Collide in Mythic Odysseys of Theros

Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering are two of the biggest tabletop universes to exist, with incredible lore and multiple award-winning games. Wizards of the Coast decided to combine…

March 2, 2020 | 06:37 EST

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Bittersweet Magic The Gathering Nostalgia

I sold my entire Magic: The Gathering collection last week. It had to be done.  I haven’t played a game of Magic in over a decade.  I’m packing up my belongings for my move to Scandanavia in April,…

February 14, 2015 | 01:00 EST