Magic Ruling: By the Skin of Gideon’s Teeth
We are at 0 life.
However, we control Gideon of the Trials, having already activated his emblem ability, which states, “You get an emblem with ‘As long as you control a Gideon planeswalker, you can’t lose the game and your …
Kids’ Game Highlight: Where’s Mr. Wolf?
Mr. Wolf is coming! Help the animals find their own barns before he arrives!
Where’s Mr. Wolf is a fully cooperative kids’ game that builds memory, matching and communication skills.
Work together with your fellow players to help all …
Family Game Spotlight: Tiki Topple
In this quick and colorful strategy game, you’ll be secretly rooting for three tikis to take the top spots. Try to maneuver them to the front of the pack using the cards in your hand:
Magic Ruling: Traitorous Fish!
This week’s ruling is quick, but tricky!
We have Mutiny in our hand.
Our opponent has Fleet Swallower and Master of Waves. (It’s not looking good)
Even though the Master of Waves has protection from red, can we cast Mutiny …
Magic Ruling: Turning your Back on Devotion
You control Liliana, Heretical Healer. You then transform her into Liliana, Defiant Necromancer.
If you use the second ability of Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx—selecting the color black—will Liliana contribute to your devotion?
The answer? No, she will not.
Criminal Background Check Policy
Here’s some behind-the-scenes discussion on the always-riveting topic of criminal background checks.
One of our publisher partners recently laid out some requirements stating that all stores who run certain types of events for them must conduct criminal background checks. I …
New Game Spotlight: Cursed Court
One cool new game that snuck onto the shelves during the final frenzy of the holiday season was Cursed Court, from Atlas Games (the makers of Gloom). This hidden information/wagering game was one of the final new releases of …
Magic Ruling: David and “Ghaliath”
Your opponent declares their Ghalta, Primal Hunger as an attacker.
You assign your Everdawn Champion as a blocker for Ghalta.
How much life will you lose as a result of combat damage?
The answer? You will lose up to …
New Game Spotlight: Ancestree
In Ancestree, your goal is to build a family tree using an assortment of tiles that will …
Magic Ruling: Blood Sun on the Quarry
Let’s look at a really straightforward, but very important ruling this week.
You cast Blood Sun. It resolves.
You play your land for turn: Stone Quarry.
Does Stone Quarry enter the battlefield tapped?
The answer? No!
You have successfully …