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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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)
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...