About the Academic – an Interview with the Professor

Tom Anderson Community, Products

When the Professor launched his first ever Kickstarter campaign last week, he was ready for a long, busy day monitoring progress and putting out fires. Instead, he found himself “watching a movie of someone else running a successful Kickstarter”, as his next-generation TCG deckbox attracted over $1 million in pledges in 12 hours!  With three weeks still to go in …

It’s All Academic: The Professor’s Deck Box Blockbuster

Card Kingdom Community, Products

If there was any doubt that Magic: The Gathering is more popular than ever, we have to look no further than the roaring success of The Academic. Less than 20 minutes after the launch of the Kickstarter, the project was fully funded. And as of writing this, 15,000 people have pledged more than $825,000. While this is a huge success for The Profession and Tolarian Community College, it is equally a success for the Magic community.

An Early Look at Streets of New Capenna

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Big news in the multiverse! While the Magic community is still happily soaking in the glow of Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty, Wizards has put out the first release information and card spoilers for the second new Standard set of 2022: Streets of New Capenna!  Since this was just an early teaser, most of what Adam Styborski showed off on the Magic …

MTG Challenger Decks 2022

Tom Anderson Products, Standard

“A NEW CHALLENGER APPROACHES!” The journey of a new competitive player – or at least a player new to a particular format – is often hard in Magic compared to other games. Each incarnation of Standard has its own field of tier decks and leading cards to study up on, even if your grasp of the fundamentals is strong from …

A First Look at Kamigawa Neon Dynasty

Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty: Early Previews and Info

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Editor’s Note, 2/18/22: Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty is now available at Card Kingdom. Magic has taken its first bold steps into the cyberpunk genre, as Wizards of the Coast debuted a wealth of information on the upcoming Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty set. Mark Rosewater and Grace Fong used yesterday’s hour-long Weekly Magic stream to show off key artwork and explain how Kamigawa …

unfinity Cards revealed

An Early Look at Magic’s Unfinity

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Editor’s Note, 1/20/22: This article originally listed UNFINITY’s release date as April 1, 2022. The product’s release has since been postponed until the latter half of 2022. Magic‘s newest Un-set, UNFINITY, is officially counting down to blast-off. Lead designer Mark Rosewater gave us our first taste of the set this morning with a big preview article showing off the set’s …

Cards to Pick Up this Black Friday

The Best MTG Cards to Pick Up for Black Friday

Scott Cullen Products

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are almost here, and there’s no better time to grab a good deal. With so many products, cards, and special editions, it can be overwhelming for many Magic players to find a good offer. In the spirit of the occasion, I’ve made a list of cards and products that are of excellent value at the …

Best Holiday Gifts for Magic Players

Top 5 MTG Holiday Gifts: 2021

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Holiday shopping season has begun, and we’re back with our annual Holiday Gift Guide. Whether you’re looking for the newest Magic: The Gathering cards, premade decks, or accessories, we’ve got you covered! This year brought dozens of new Magic products — so, where do you start shopping? We’ve pulled together a list of five products that players of all levels …

Innistrad Midnight Hunt Exclusive Preview Card: Hallowed Respite

Kristen Gregory Products

Innistrad: Midnight Hunt is nearly upon us, and we have an exclusive preview card to share from the new set, thanks to Wizards of the Coast. Midnight Hunt releases September 24th and is available for preorder now here at Card Kingdom. Before I share our preview card, allow me to set the scene… Ballad of the Dawn I Seasons wax …

Commander Collection: Black’s Contents Are To Die For

Kristen Gregory Commander, Products

Commander Collection: Black was recently announced on the Magic Showcase 2021 livestream. The second in the new Commander Collection line, Commander Collection: Black contains eight iconic black Commander cards along with a double-sided token, all with new unique artwork, packaged in a stylish box.  Like Commander Collection: Green, the Black edition will be available in both non-foil and traditional foil …