This year's batch of Magic: the Gathering Commander decks are, as usual, perfect for weird, casual, multiplayer fun. This time around they're all monocolored decks, and they've brought back some familiar faces in new forms.
The latest installment of the video game version of Magic: the Gathering, Duels of the Planeswalkers, gives players the one thing we've always wanted – the ability to build our own decks from scratch. But the addition of "premium boosters" that cost extra money might completely outweigh it.
Magic: the Gathering cards feature stunning fantasy art, but for some fans that's not enough. Card alterists modify and personalize cards by painting directly on them, creating unique works of art and a brilliant way for fans to interact with their favorite game.
Courtesy of IDW Publishing, here's an exclusive preview at The Spell Thief, the next Magic: The Gathering miniseries to hit comic shops. This issue — which includes a card inside — hits stands this Wednesday, June 27. Here's a synopsis:
We usually approach Magic as a strategic and tactical game with cool flavor, but sometimes it's fun to let the game's underlying premise (that you are a wizard with a collection of spells at your disposal) to run free.