magic: the gathering

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Investing in Nostalgia is Possible Even if You Didn’t Grow Up in the 80s

We talked to a Magic: The Gathering investor (yes, it’s totally a real thing) about how to make money in collectibles.
Kate Fane
8.13.18
Culture

​We Hung Out at a 24-Hour Board Gaming Shop to Learn About Politics

Here's what politicians could gain from playing Magic: The Gathering and Warhammer 40,000.
Madi Fuller
11.29.16
unrepentant nerdery

Seahawks DE Needs Help Getting Back His Stolen Magic: The Gathering Cards

Seattle DE Cassius Marsh estimates the cards are worth upwards of $25,000.
Mike Vorkunov
11.11.16
Photo

Casting Spells with Manhattan's Planeswalkers

Photographer Zak Krevitt hit the halls of Nebulous Gaming in the Lower East Side to capture some 'Magic' fans do their thing on Game Day.
Zak Krevitt
11.7.16
Gaming

I Spent a Gloriously Geeky Day with the Makers of Dungeons & Dragons

At first glance, Wizards of the Coast's office seems almost mundane, but nestled into the corners and nooks are statues of wizards, goblins, and knights, watching silently as employees hurry from meeting to meeting.
Giaco Furino
9.12.16
Features

Pictureplane Turned His Friends and Idols Into 'Magic: The Gathering' Cards

The Brooklyn-based producer talks about his series of cards themed after local icons like Genesis P-Orridge and 285 Kent.
Oliver Kinkel
7.11.16
Gaming

It's Official, Everyone: Board Games Are Cool Now

Exploring why, in the age of video games, board game sales are up year after year, "board game bars" are becoming increasingly popular, and hundreds of thousands of people subscribe to tabletop gaming YouTube channels.
Jak Hutchcraft
3.1.16
Stuff

Why 2015 Was Another Good Year to Be a Geek

From Marvel's diverse new comics to the "Mystery Science Theater 3000" reboot, a look back at the best of 2015's geeky pop culture.
Giaco Furino
12.20.15
AMERICAN OBSESSIONS

The Mystical Universe of Magic: The Gathering

Since the trading card game debuted in 1993, Magic: The Gathering has gone from being a niche hobby to an international phenomenon.
VICE Staff
5.7.15
neckbeards

Dungeons & Dragons Is Officially Cool Again

This week marks the release of the fifth edition of Dungeons & Dragons, a role-playing game that traditionally existed to create a safe space for neckbeards to pretend they're fighting orcs. But as hipsters continue their move toward adult childhood...
Giaco Furino
8.20.14
Premieres

Listen to Dikembe's "Hood Rat Messiah" and Do Hood Rat Stuff with Your Friends

(Hood rat stuff = Play Magic: The Gathering and listen to Pearl Jam)
Paul Blest
5.28.14
Stuff

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
2.20.14
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