Developing News – MTG Artists Detained from Entering the US

Howdy folks! I know some of you were expecting a new Eternal article today, but some things have caught up with me and well, hasn’t happened. Instead today we’re going to talk about some developing news from this week. If you haven’t heard about this yet, on August 25th Wizards of the Coast affiliated artists Anna Steinbauer, Magali Villeneuve, and Titus Lunter were detained at the SeaTac airport in Seattle, WA by customs, and denied entrance to the country. The three artists were expected to be in Renton to work on a concept push for Dungeons & Dragons. Due to some details of the

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Fallout 3: When a Post Apocalyptic Masterpiece gets a Drastic Overhaul

We heard you like open worlds. How about an Open Capital Wasteland? Fallout 3 marks the end of Black Isle’s work (so far) in the Fallout universe and the beginning of Bethesda’s. Bethesda is known for its sprawling open world games, and brings that bounty of knowledge to the world of Fallout in a huge way. If you’ve been following these reviews, you’ll know that I (like many) feel like Fallout 2 was the apex of the series. Its simplistic but deep gameplay and lore make diving into the game time and again a fulfilling time sink. That said, Fallout

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How’s Your Meta? Checking in on M19 Standard as August Wraps up

Now that we are a few weeks out from Pro Tour 25th Anniversary, the meta for the format is starting to settle itself out into the Tier 0 and Tier 1 decks based on the Pro Tour, and the Tier “everything else” decks that are popping up in the Magic Online decklist dumps.  And I have to tell you, we are in a wonderful time for Standard Magic! Across the four major events taking place the weekend of August 18th (immediately following the Pro Tour), we were able to see 16 different archetypes represented in the 32 top 8 decks.  That

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Knife of Dreams: Book Eleven of the Wheel of Time

The end of an era, but not the saga. Knife of Dreams is the beginning of the end of the Wheel of Time saga, despite there being three books after it. Here is where things really start to heat up, and some plot lines begin to wind down or close. Following immediately after the parallel story told in Winter’s Heart and Crossroads of Twilight, Knife of Dreams again streamlines the timeline into one book at a time. Knife hits on pretty much all the major players in the series, and all of them make great strides in their respective places. Mat

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