Not long ago, Oran-Rief was a dense, tangled collection of trees and overgrowth with vegetation so large its canopy blocked out the sun. Where the light did shine, the vegetation grew so fast that explorers could get trapped in it.
Magic: Origins made it clear that the game is entering a new phase, one where sprawling story arcs and vivid characters take center stage like never before. We spoke with MtG set designer Shawn Main for details.
Way back in 2006, a World Series of Poker event set the world record for the most card game players in a single tournament, under one roof. The final tally was 8,773 participants. Next month, a Magic tournament just might shatter that record.
The usual upside to getting the flu is marathoning the pain away via Netflix, but instead I read all of War of the Wheel, the 39-chapter Magic: the Gathering fanfic on par with any fantasy out of HBO or Hollywood, and got a chance to speak with the author.