Scifi Author Martha Wells Is Bringing Magic: The Gathering Back to Where It All Began 

For decades, Magic: The Gathering has built up characters and worlds for its expansions in all the little details—snippets of story in the “flavor text” on cards, to novels, and more regularly these days, online short fiction. But its next set, Dominaria, is taking Magic’s story back to the setting it started in 25…

The Mind Behind Adventure Time Helped Craft Dungeons & Dragons' Newest Story

Over the weekend, Wizards of the Coast held its biggest-ever streaming event for D&D’s next adventures. Dubbed The Tomb of Annihilation, it will take players to a new land to tackle a mystery that strikes at the very heart of a mechanic parties have taken for granted for years—and it’s an idea shaped by none other…

A Look at the New Cards in Magic: The Gathering's Next Big Expansion, Kaladesh

Most of the planes of existence in Magic’s lore are based on the use of magic—it’s a card game about players flinging spells at each other, after all. But the plane of Kaladesh is different, because what would be accomplished by magic elsewhere is done with technology. Now io9 has got a sneak peek at some of the cards…

The artists who made you fall in love with Magic: The Gathering are reuniting for a new book

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…