magic: the gathering


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

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

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

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
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Pharma Bro Martin Shrkeli's Latest Venture Is Magic Cards

The infamous price-gauger has serious mana burn, apparently.
VICE Staff

Being a Professional 'Hearthstone' Gamer Is Harder Than It Looks

We talked to the professional gamer known as Kripparrian to find out how he regularly live-beats the shit out of noobs and other pros alike.
Blake Butler

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

The New 'Magic: The Gathering' Art Book Is Full of Alien Terrors

Author James Wyatt talks alien horrors, ancient ruins, and crafting a rich world for a trading card game.
Giaco Furino

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

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

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

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