What Sparks You?

Card Kingdom Community

War of the Spark is fast approaching, and the Magic community’s enthusiasm about the new set has been off the charts. We’ve been following along each day as the story unfolds, all while brainstorming what kinds of decks we’ll build with the newest cards. Magic inspires us in so many ways, and it’s always a pleasure for us to see …

MTGNerdGirl and the Mythic Invitational

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The Mythic Invitational – Wizards of the Coast’s first major tournament held on MTG Arena – begins this Friday at PAX East. The members of the Magic Pro League, the top eight ranked Constructed players in MTG Arena, and dozens of accomplished content creators will compete for their share of a $1 million prize pool. One of those content creators …

Autumn Burchett on Representation in Magic

Chantelle Campbell Community

In case you missed it, something monumental happened this weekend. It was the 91st Oscars, and attendees did not come to play. Billy Porter rocked the runway in a custom Christian Siriano haute couture gown, Hannah Beachler and Ruth E. Carter earned Marvel its first Oscars (the first African-American women to win Oscars in their categories, and the first to …

Community Spotlight: TJ Rogers

Card Kingdom Community

Community Spotlight is back! While we spent much of October highlighting our major community tournament, The Chalice, we’re turning the spotlight on one of the voices of the event: TJ Rogers! TJ is a commentator, streamer, and podcaster whose star has been on the rise for the past year. While he’s been traveling the country commentating Grand Prix this year, …

Community Spotlight: Ashlen Rose

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This month, we’re shining our community spotlight on Magic cosplayer and streamer Ashlen Rose! Ashlen was one of our guests on Local Game Show and will be competing in The Chalice this fall, so we wanted to give you an opportunity to get to know her better. Read our interview with her below to find out how she got into …

Card Kingdom Affiliates: Cassius Marsh

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We’re pleased to welcome the newest member of the Card Kingdom family: King Cash himself, Cassius Marsh! Though he’s best known as a defensive end for the San Francisco 49ers, Magic players will know Cassius as a recurring guest on Game Knights, The Command Zone’s Commander gameplay series. We got to know Cassius two years ago, when he was playing …

Card Kingdom Community Spotlight: Voice of All

Card Kingdom Community

Thanks to Wizards of the Coast’s Narrative Team, we all get a glimpse into the Multiverse every Wednesday. But have you ever wondered what the Multiverse sounds like? Have you ever imagined what it sounds like when a planeswalker casts a spell or journeys through the Blind Eternities? What do Jace and Liliana’s voices even sound like, anyway? Blaise Leleux …

Card Kingdom Affiliates: The Loregoyfs!

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Our Card Kingdom family keeps on growing, and this month, we welcomed a new affiliate: The Loregoyfs! Each week, this trio of Magic lore experts – including CK Blog contributor Michelle Rapp – acts out and analyzes the latest installment of the official Magic Story. Come for the Nicol Bolas impressions; stay for the hilarious fake ad breaks! Since The …

Community Spotlight: The Planeswalker Academy

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One of the greatest things about Magic is its ability to bring people together. Talk to any Magic player from the kitchen table to the Pro Tour and they’ll have plenty of stories to tell about the people they connected with through playing Magic. For this month’s Community Spotlight, we spoke with Robert and Danielle Garner, who invited the Magic …

Queer Representation in Magic: A Community Perspective

Michelle Rapp Community, Magic Story

Throughout Magic’s history, Wizards of the Coast has done an admirable job responding to and incorporating representation of its player base within the story and art of the game. In a Multiverse that features baloths, elves, orcs and dragons, it’s great to see diverse human characters that also span color, gender identity and sexual orientation. While Magic’s efforts to showcase …