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Unpainted Lead: Free RPG Day

To think it was only a few short weeks ago we had Free Comic Book Day. It was a moment for comic book geeks new and old to gather together and revel in the joys of their shared hobby. Comic [...]

June 12, 2012 Reviews
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The D&D NEXT PLAYTEST Has Begun!

As of today, Thursday, May 24th, Wizards of the Coast is officially opening the D&D Next Playtest to the public! To tabletop gamers everywhere, this is a major step on par with the Open Game License of the D&D 3rd [...]

May 24, 2012 Reviews
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Rob The Wrecker Presents: My 10 Favorite Uncommons From Avacyn Restored!

With the official release of Avacyn Restored still fresh on everyone’s minds we have all heard a lot recently about the amazing cards in the set. Whether the buzz is about Terminus or Tibalt, Tamiyo or Avacyn herself, we have [...]

May 15, 2012 Reviews
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Rob The Wrecker Presents: My favorite Avacyn Restored Commons

With the official release of Avacyn Restored still fresh on everyone’s minds we have all heard a lot recently about the amazing cards in the set. Whether the buzz is about Terminus or Tibalt, Tamiyo or Avacyn herself, we have [...]

May 11, 2012 Reviews
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Unpainted Lead: Gamers Assemble

It has been a long time since I had last been in a game shop. That might seem odd to many reading this, as I do write about gaming every week. Mind you I have some good excuses for this, [...]

May 8, 2012 Reviews
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Building on a Budget- Part I: The Long Journey Home

Growing up as a casual Magic player, I have always been a little taken aback by the stagnant nature of competitive play. I would stare with both admiration and contempt as the same five or six decks wreaked havoc through [...]

May 2, 2012 Features
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C2E2: Kenneth Hite, Will Hindmarch Talk Up Kickstarter

Early Friday afternoon in Chicago, Kenneth Hite and Will Hindmarch turned to a room full of C2E2 con-goers and discussed one of the biggest up-and-coming trends in self-publishing: Kickstarter. Both men, writers and roleplaying game creators, have used the extremely [...]

April 16, 2012 Reviews
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Magic: The Gathering Return to Ravnica Announced

Those who were in attendance to the PAX East 2012 Wizards of the Coast Magic: The Gathering panel hosted by Paul Levy, Dave Humpherys, Brady Dommermuth, and Dave Guskin were presented an awe inspiring announcement: The October 2012 fall expert [...]

April 11, 2012 Reviews
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PAX East: Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 on iPad

Wizards of the Coast announced today that Magic: The Gathering is hoping to challenge and increase their fan base with the release of Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 on iPad for the first time in Magic: The Gathering history.  This will provide [...]

April 6, 2012 Reviews
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Player’s Toolbox: A look into the concept of Side Decking

You find yourself paired up for round one of your local Friday Night Magic tournament. You power shuffle your deck, then rifle shuffle. You start the match. Within a few turns the match is slipping away from you little by [...]

April 4, 2012 Reviews
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Their Last Words: The Comic Booked Avacyn Restored Contest

Ignite the dawn… It’s that time again, folks! We are a just over a month away from a new Magic: The Gathering expansion set, and you should know what that means by now: a contest!  With 244 cards and the [...]

March 21, 2012 Reviews
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Comic Booked Dark Ascension Contest: And The Winner Is…

About two weeks ago, we announced the first of many contests over at the Tabletop Gaming division!  We asked you to provide us with your best renditions of your favorite heroes in classic Magic The Gathering format, and boy did you [...]

February 18, 2012 Reviews
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Pro Tour Dark Ascension Live Coverage Information

Not everyone can fly out to Honolulu at whim, even if it is for what will definitely be an exciting Dark Ascension Pro Tour. As the first Tournament the new cards from Dark Ascension will be legal for use in, [...]

February 8, 2012 Reviews
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Heroes of Magic: The Comic Booked Dark Ascension Contest!

Dark Ascension is a few days away, and last weekend we welcomed it across the country with pre-release contests  and tournaments.  We here at Comic Booked want to get into the Magic: The Gathering spirit too.  How then , should we [...]

January 30, 2012 Reviews
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Dark Ascension: Intro Pack Deck Lists Released!

As the Dark Ascension approaches to its grand debut on February 3rd, Wizards of the Coast has recently released the deck lists for five Intro Packs that will be available with the new set. This comes hot on the trail of a full spoiler, released [...]

January 26, 2012 Reviews