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My First Experience w/ the Pokémon TCG

Do you remember the first time you tried something that really changed your life? The emotion that it brought, the excitement from something new and exciting is, simply put, intoxicating. 1,319 more words

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Duelist Alliance officially goes on sale today!  This means that a ton of new and surprisingly good cards are now available for tournament play, such as  1,003 more words


Let's Go, Buddy! Trading Card Games invade SMASH! 2014

Stand up, my Vanguard! Let’s go, Buddy! It’s time to duel! Pokemon, Go!

Those were the battle-cries heard at SMASH! 2014 in Sydney at the Rosehill Gardens during the weekend’s intense Trading Card Game tournaments which wowed attendees and captivated them with the intensity of play on show from these skilled TCG players. 328 more words


Magic: The Gathering vs. The Culture

I’ve recently started reading Iain M Banks’ Culture series of sci fi novels, mainly through interest in the premise. For those of you who’ve yet to encounter them, the novels are set in the world of The Culture, a spacefaring civilisation who dominate vast swathes of the galaxy and who were invented by Banks, essentially, as an experiment into his idea of an ‘ideal’ society (to a greater or lesser extent). 1,591 more words

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If you play Magic the Gathering Online events and don’t yet know about MagicEV.com, consider this post an important public service announcement!


MagicEV.com is an online utility that calculates the EV (or expected value) of participating in the various events running on Magic the Gathering Online, allowing you to see in real time which events offer the best bang for your buck (or in the case of MTGO at the moment, allowing you to play events while hemorrhaging as little value as possible). 304 more words

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Hearthstone: Curse of Naxxramas - Arachnid Quarter Review


With the gates to the second wing of Hearthstone’s Naxxramas single player adventure creaking open today to reveal the Plague Quarter, I couldn’t think of a better time to review the first: the Arachnid Quarter. 881 more words

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Free M15 Prerelease Roundup!

You may recall from my post on Friday that my plans for this weekend included playing in a number of free Magic: the Gathering Online M15 core set prerelease events, gifted to users to apologize for any inconvenience after the recent client update. 894 more words

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