2021: The Year of the Planeswalker

November 12th, 2020
Article Icon


2020 has been a tough year for magic players. Between social distancing, rising unemployment, and deadly plagues, enjoying magic isn’t always easy! We at Wizards of the Coast understand that this year has been a downer, so we’ve been working hard behind the scenes to prepare a special, absolutely unprecedented experience for you in 2021. We’re calling it The Year of the Planeswalker, and we think you’re in for a treat. We can’t tell you absolutely everything we have planned, but we’re going to be giving you several ‘Premium Peeks’ through the remainder of 2020. Here are just a few of the things you can look forward to in 2021.

More...

Wizards of the Coast Announces Return to Ikoria

September 22nd, 2020
Article Icon
by ToadBrews

Magic the gathering has posted record numbers this year, and head designer Mark Rosewater says there’s only one reason why: Ikoria.

More...

New Arena Pet: Shrieking Baboon with a Siren on its Head

September 19th, 2020
Article Icon
Bracketbot

Hey, Magic fans! Here at Wizards HQ we’ve just wrapped up an intense week of focus group meetings concentrating on all aspects of the Magic the Gathering: Arena experience. From these meetings we’ve received a lot of great feedback regarding pets, including how popular the ones that make a lot of noise are, like the […]

More...

Don’t Shoot Me, I’m The Illusion

September 15th, 2020
Article Icon
by Fake Jace

So you have a single flaming arrow. And there’s two Jaces here. But you know there’s only one real Jace. The other must be an illusion. Shoot the real one and you deal with us both. Shoot the mirror image and you might escape, but your brain won’t. So it’s pretty high stakes. Good thing […]

More...

One Flashback Drafter Emerges Unrivaled

August 21st, 2020
Article Icon
by ToadBrews

Magic: the Gathering Arena player Phil Willerman estimates he’s done over two hundred Ixalan flashback drafts. “I really like pirates and dinosaurs. Especially the flying Dinosaurs even though really pterodactyls aren’t dinosaurs. But I like them the most.”

More...

I Won a Redemption Tournament On Mushrooms

August 1st, 2020
Article Icon
by Toadbrews

This was it, the big day. Timothy, David, and I had all qualified for Redemption Nationals and had gotten special permission from our parents and the youth pastor to skip church and play. If we won, we would earn $500 cash and the right to take home the Crown of Thorns trophy for a whole year.

More...

Local Woman Demands to Speak with Creature’s Controller

July 15th, 2020
Article Icon
by Bracketbot

Local real estate agent and part time Magic: the Gathering player Abby Akerman has found herself at the center of controversy following a game of Magic where she demanded to speak with the controller of a Mogg Fanatic that had been attacking her for 7 straight turns.

More...

Now Available: Commemorative Banned and Restricted Announcement Playmats

July 9th, 2020
Article Icon
by Bracketbot and Vodalian Stallion

Relive the excitement of Wizards fixing its most heinous whoopsies and boo boos! Featuring hilarious mea culpas from various members of the design team, frustrated quotes from some of Magic’s top pros, and beautiful artwork that is no longer printed on any legal Magic card!

More...

Temple of Epiphany

July 3rd, 2020
Article Icon
by Checkbox with code by Basilisk and card text by the GoodGamery community

Step inside and find out what you already knew.

More...

WotC Temp Accidentally Dumps Box Full of Broken Cards into New Set

June 18th, 2020
Article Icon
by Bracketbot

Wizards of the Coast has again been forced to apologize to consumers after a temporary worker dumped a cardboard box full of broken cards into the most recent Magic: the Gathering expansion.

More...