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A Magic Gathering
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A Magic Gathering

I played in the Magic: the Gathering pre-release tournament yesterday for Zendikar, the latest set in the old and wildly popular collectible card game. The event was held at Richmond Comix. There was a larger pre-release event at the Richmond Convention Center on Saturday; attendance was estimated at about three hundred folks. However, going to […]

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Magic the Gathering: Shards of Alara release weekend report

Magic the Gathering: Shards of Alara release weekend report

After a nearly ten year hiatus, I started playing Magic the Gathering again last December. Magic is played with special cards that do different things. Some cards are critters you can use to attack your opponent. Some cards are spells. Some are artifacts that do nifty things. Cards come out in sets of varying sizes […]

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Pissing in people’s cereal.

Pissing in people’s cereal.

So, the store final for the Magic: the Gathering City Champs tournament I wrote about last month was on Easter Sunday. I had low expectations going in since this was my first “real” tournament. I was going to play against folks with a lot more experience and a lot better cards. I kept the deck […]

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I wore my wizard hat

I wore my wizard hat

Less than three months ago I got back into Magic the Gathering, thanks to my friend Stilts. We’ve spent just about every weekend since playing in some way, shape, or form, whether it be casually playing with other friends or drafting against other players at a local comic book store. I’ve had a great time, […]

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Magic Mountain

Magic Mountain

When I was still in high school, my very odd cousin Damien (real name) asked me if I wanted to play a game. I stepped back slightly and eyed my clad-in-black cousin carefully. “What kind of game?” I asked. “It’s a new card game, called Magic the Gathering.” I was reluctant, but nodded yes anyway. […]

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