Image: 20th Century Fox

This new image from Logan shows Professor X (Patrick Stewart) in his very best “grandpa just wants to play video poker” attire. With all the slot machines in the background, we all ended up debating what game Professor X likes to play most.

His usual powers, which are telepathy and telekinesis, mean any game with a human opponent would be Charles’ best bet. Blackjack, poker, etc. Machine-based games and random chance games like slots, roulette, and craps he’d have to play like a regular person. I mean, I guess he could use his powers to make everyone around him believe he’d won craps or roulette. But that’s not the same as actually being good.

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So now the question is whether or not Charles Xavier is the kind of guy who likes playing a game he can’t influence or if he’s only interested in winning. I think it might be the former because that feels more dramatically right. If there was a comic book that answered this question and I missed it, please feel free to inform me. But mostly we’d like to get a very pointless debate going, because those are what make being a nerd fun.