Archive for the ‘Magic The Gathering’ Category

Magic The Gathering 2015 Core Set Intro Packs Review

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

The 2015 Core Set will be the penultimate Core Set in the Magic The Gathering universe. Yes, you read that right, this is the second to last Core Set which will ever be released. After the 2016 set, Core Sets will be no more and the release schedule of MTG Blocks will be drastically overhauled […]

Magic The Gathering: Journey into Nyx Intro Packs Review

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

It’s been a while since Ben and I had a good Magic The Gathering session, but with Journey Into Nyx intro packs to playtest we couldn’t resist. Presented in a rather nice purple variant of the Therox packaging design, Journey Into Nyx continues the epic saga of Theros and sees your Planeswalker raising the ire […]

Magic The Gathering: Holiday Gift Box Review

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

When it comes to buying a gift for a Magic The Gathering fan, you’d be forgiven for being absolutely stumped. Unless you’ve got an encyclopedic knowledge of the game itself, their decks and strategies and don’t mind spending £15 on a single card you’re basically stuffed. You have only a few choices, and most of […]

Magic The Gathering: Theros Inspiring Heroics Event Deck Review

Monday, October 21st, 2013

Fans of Greek mythology will be pleased to learn that it’s finally been adapted into a new Magic the Gathering block entitled Theros. Theros, or θέρος‎, is the Greek word for “summer”, a time of bloom and life and incidentally also late-season storms. However, far from shamefully ripping off the names and deeds of Greek […]

Magic The Gathering: Heroes vs. Monsters Duel Decks Review

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

The introduction of a Greek Mythology adaption by the Theros block has given a great opportunity to explore the idea of epic, monstrous beasts facing mighty heroes and you’ll probably not be surprised to hear that the Heroes vs. Monsters Duel Decks play upon this theme beautifully. Pitting the mighty Sun Titan giant against the […]