Card Games, Play

EDH Banned and Restricted update

On 8 July 2019, the EDH rules committee made a surprise announcement updating the Banned and Restricted list. Iona, Shield of Emeria and Paradox Engine were both banned, with Painter's Servant coming off the banlist. All of these cards have incredibly powerful and abusable effects, and this shift is already making big waves. Let's take… Continue reading EDH Banned and Restricted update

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TGE Sticky Notes (6/16-7/13)

Here are a few things you may have missed over the last few weeks! Make sure to check TGE's facebook page to stay up-to-date as each podcast episode is released. Podcasts From Engaged Family Gaming: The EFG Daily Commute Gods and MonstersProject Scarlett - Three Smaller AnnouncementsPokémon Sword/Shield and the National PokédexDr. Mario WorldRevisiting the Final Fantasy VII RemakeStar Wars… Continue reading TGE Sticky Notes (6/16-7/13)

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Writers’ Perspectives: Dealing With Writers’ Block

Writing is one of the most rewarding things in my life. I absolutely love it. It has fulfilled me in ways I can’t even express. So, honestly, you’d think that I’d spend less time actively avoiding it. Writers' Block: Everyone Has it. Everyone Hates it. We've all been there. We've all told ourselves we need… Continue reading Writers’ Perspectives: Dealing With Writers’ Block

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Words of Warriors: Discussing The Last Faoii with Tahani Nelson

For those who didn't already know, The Geek Embassy's own Tahani Nelson wrote a book entitled The Last Faoii. This last February, I sat down to talk with her about it. Short disclaimer for the sake of transparency: Tahani did not ask TGE for a review of her book. Rather, I approached her after reading… Continue reading Words of Warriors: Discussing The Last Faoii with Tahani Nelson

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TGE Sticky Notes (6/2-6/15)

Here are a few things you may have missed over the last few weeks! Make sure to check TGE's facebook page to stay up-to-date as each podcast episode is released. Podcasts From Engaged Family Gaming: The EFG Daily Commute The Russo Brothers are making Magic: The Gathering on Netflix??The SEGA Genesis MiniPokémon Sword and Shield DirectGoogle Stadia ConnectThe EFG E3… Continue reading TGE Sticky Notes (6/2-6/15)

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Unreasonably Early Speculation for Magic: The Gathering on Netflix

On Monday June 3, the official MTG Twitter and Entertainment Weekly announced that the granddaddy of all collectible card games is finally coming to life with an animated series exclusive to Netflix. As if this weren't great enough news, we also learned that the series will be helmed by the red-hot Anthony and Joe Russo,… Continue reading Unreasonably Early Speculation for Magic: The Gathering on Netflix

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TGE EP 73 — Watches: The Lost Episode

Welcome to the newest episode of TGE Watches! This was recorded after we'd been away combating a wave of sickness that somehow hit nearly everyone on the site despite us all living in different places. (Editor's note: And Isabela forgot to edit the episode and lost the audio for a while... I'm sorry! - Isabela)… Continue reading TGE EP 73 — Watches: The Lost Episode

Card Games, Play

Magic: the Gathering — Modern Horizons

Modern Horizons, the upcoming summer Magic: the Gathering set aimed directly at the modern format, is not here to play nice. This is the first set released exclusively for modern, and players of all formats are hyped. Powerful new cards are being introduced to the game, and old favorites get a new lease on life.… Continue reading Magic: the Gathering — Modern Horizons

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TGE Sticky Notes (5/19-6/1)

Here are a few things you may have missed over the last few weeks! Make sure to check TGE's facebook page to stay up-to-date as each podcast episode is released. Podcasts From Engaged Family Gaming: The EFG Daily Commute Minecraft 10th Anniversary News!Nintendo’s Voucher ProgramSony ProductionsWhat if Microsoft Bought Blizzard?Pokemon Detective Pikachu Spoiler CastSonic Team RacingThe 2019 Pokémon Press Conference… Continue reading TGE Sticky Notes (5/19-6/1)