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Bad Beats: Hearthstone's Struggle to Find Balance Between Casual and Competitive Players

What happens when the randomness that casual Hearthstone players enjoy is the same thing that poisons competitive play?
Luke Winkie
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Dungeons & Dragons Is Now Part of the National Toy Hall of Fame

The National Museum of Play welcomed the beloved tabletop game to join its Hall of Fame, which already includes the swing set, Mr. Potato Head, and the Game Boy.
VICE Staff

This 'Game of Thrones' Card Game Is as Addictive as the TV Show

Forget the Telltale adventure on your PC and the board game, and head straight to 'A Game of Thrones: The Card Game.'
Owen Duffy

I Tried to Become an Online Poker Ace in an Hour

I want to become a millionaire in the space of an hour. Shouldn't be too hard, right?
Joe Bish

This New Card Game Pits Cthulhu Against Donald Trump

Elections of US America Election: The Card Game casts each player as a campaign manager for real politicians and Great Old Ones alike.
Mike Diver
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The ‘Netrunner’ Video Game Has the Potential to Finally Shake Up Cyberpunk Narratives

We speak to writer Meg Jayanth, the woman behind the amazing story for "80 Days," to discover how video games can move past "Blade Runner" clichés.
Danny Wadeson

My Trip to Gen Con, Where Board Games Never Go Out of Style

Video games are excellent, but analogue gaming is too exciting to ignore right now. Really!
Matt Lees

From Railbirds to Card Sharks: The Women Conquering Professional Poker

We talked to some professional female poker players about their success, and asked why men are still dominating the tables.
Bo Franklin

An Interview with Richard Garfield, Creator of Magic: The Gathering

If you’ve ever played Magic: The Gathering, odds are high that you were at some point obsessed with it. Or at least I was, along with millions of others, both as a dorky teen and recently again as a ridiculous adult. A few days ago I got the chance to...
Blake Butler