Commander Spotlight: Glissa, Sunseeker

Within the extensive library of Magic’s long and storied history, not every mechanic, set, block, or even era of the game is going to be universally loved. It’s simply not possible. Thanks to all of the different mechanics debuted, themes...
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Who Are You As A Gamer?

As board gaming continues to grow in popularity, it is reaching whole new swaths of potential gamers. With that comes not only whole new ideas about the games themselves but also new perspectives on matters of theme, culture, representation, and...
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Commander Spotlight: Celestial Mantle

What makes a card ‘good’? Is it solely the power level of the card and how much ability it offers you compared to the casting cost? Does that only apply to cards which give you straight up advantage by themselves,...
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Five Games We’d Get At Essen 2018…If We Were Going

For North American audiences, the largest convention of the year is Gen Con: a massive, sprawling, and even intimidating convention annually showcasing many, many new titles. It’s at least three times larger than the next biggest US board game convention...
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Commander Spotlight: Triad of Fates

Today in the United States many places will celebrate Columbus Day, a holiday created to highlight the significant achievements of Christopher Columbus and all of the wondrous things he did as part of his exploratory efforts. Well, that’s the line...
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Commander Spotlight: Mask of Riddles

Combat has always been a central component to the game of Magic. In fact, while the earlier years of the game saw combat as a secondary facet due to the general middling power of creatures versus comparatively more powerful spells...
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Commander Spotlight: Overabundance

One of the easiest and more amusing telltale signs of whether you’re interacting with a Magic player of 15 plus years is to simply show them a card from the first five years of the game and see how they...
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