Magic The Gathering: How Legendary Cards Change The Game

magic the gathering
September 22, 2015

As a Magic The Gathering player, there are rules that have been around for a long time. These rules are comforting, providing a kind of structure. At the same time, players are always looking for ways to work around these rules. So, when there’s a major rule change, the world of MTG shakes. A few years ago, that happened. In Magic the Gathering there are stories, and some of the stories…


Duels of the Planeswalkers

September 10, 2015

2 souls, in life known as James the Dark and Eric the Amish but that was before names lost meaning. They speak to each other; speak of violence and war. They speak of souls and worlds unborn. Wordless, a swamp of death spawns from the empty space between them. As if by response, a jagged mountain range grows from the south. Two forms, one black, reeking of burnt flesh and…


Gathering the Magic: MTG Resources Online

March 4, 2015

The internet is a wonderful world of information right at your finger tips. Just about the entire collective knowledge of the human race can be found online. But let’s say that you only want to find information relating to one thing. Magic: The Gathering. Where should you go to get your information, strategy, and community relating to this expansive game? Particle physics can wait. One of the places you can…


All The King’s Men: A Local Game Shop Interview

X-Wing at All The King's Men
January 22, 2015

Have you ever thought about opening up a game store of your own? What kind of stuff would you have to worry about? How do you plan events? How do you get the word out to attract customers? And why is Magic such a big deal to store owners? On January 21st, 2015,  I went to a little game shop called All the King’s Men (ATKM) in Pitman, New Jersey.  ATKM sells…