Redditor dwboso made an amazing discovery at a Target store—or at least it’s amazing if you grew up playing computer games during the ‘70s and ‘80s and 90's. Pressman Toys has created a card game version of the dysentery-plagued classic The Oregon Trail that includes all the terrible diseases, maladies, and calamities…
Both D&D and Magic: The Gathering have told stories about multiverses and alternate planes of reality, but they’ve never used that conceit to link two of the most iconic games around into one space. Until now, that is, thanks to the release of a free D&D sourcebook to plan out adventures in one of the many planes of …
What happens when you feed the text of every Magic card ever made to a deep neural network and ask it to design its own cards? Part genius, part gibberish—and maybe a little poetry. But mostly, it just makes you laugh your ass off.
One of the most iconic elements of Magic: The Gathering is the tiny snippets of lore written on the bottom of each card, known as “flavor text” to fans. These bits of story are frequently funny, but just as often they can be haunting. Here are 12 bits of flavor that turn good Magic cards into memorably creepy ones.
I’ve done a lot of things while tripping on mushrooms. I’ve eaten meals, taken walks in the park, even closed my eyes and chilled out to my favorite tunes. But, until a few weeks ago, I’d never won first place—and $5,000—in a Magic: the Gathering tournament.
Christmas is nearly here, and we've all got gamers in our lives that are looking forward to a holiday filled with playing games - whether they're video games or physical ones. Looking for something for the gaming fan on your gift list? Here's what you need to make gamers of all ilks happy this holiday.
Tired of being guilted into putting your phone away while you and your friends have gathered for an evening of Catan? Try convincing them to play Game of Phones instead. It's a simple card game that requires everyone playing to have a smartphone chock full of music, photos, and social media apps—at least if they want…
Beloved card game for despicably minded people Cards Against Humanity took to the Bay Area Science Festival Last week with a new pack of cards laden with Science-themed hilarity - and if you're impatient to play with them, you can even download them right now.
Over the weekend there was news that Tall Card, the fictional poker-esque card game played by the Serenity Crew in Firefly was becoming a real-word product. Here's 12 awesome card and board games from across Sci-Fi and Fantasy that we'd love to get real versions of too.
The internet's desperate bid to ensure every part of Firefly makes its way into real life (I'm sure there's a Browncoat somewhere out there building their own Firefly-class in their shed) continues with a new card game based on the weird Space-fruit-poker the crew of the Serenity play on the show. Tall Card, anyone?
First they came for World of Warcraft, and now Hollywood wants our Magic cards. The next nerdy game movie is getting made, but at least it's by someone with fantasy cred.
A few months ago we had the pleasure of playing upcoming card game Triptych—and we had a freaking blast. Why was it such a delight? Because you can play just about anything. We fought Benjamin Franklin with bees! It was so great. So let's help this game become a reality!
In 1997, Last Unicorn Games released Dune: Eye of the Storm, the first installment of a Dune collectible card game. These paintings for the game, by artist Mark Zug, offer a gorgeous return to Frank Herbert's world.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of Magic: the Gathering. Many of the game's earliest fans still look back fondly on the art that appeared on cards in those first few sets. While their work may not have been as polished as today's Magic art, those early artists had more freedom to experiment, creating images that…