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Magic: the Gathering – It’s Innistrad, Jim, but not as we know it

by MrCraiggyon 19/07/2016
Magic: the Gathering, flagship title in the world of collective card games, stalwart veteran of the tabletop gaming culture and now in its 23rd year and boasting well over 20 million players worldwide. Magic is definitely the defining archetypal geeky card game. Currently, it’s a very exciting time to be a Magic player, as the […]

A Dungeons & Dragons Reboot? Or: “Roll a Will Save VS Bad Cinema.”

by MrCraiggyon 18/08/2015
  So, as you may have heard, Warner Brothers have snapped up the rights to Dungeons & Dragons to do another movie under the title of the gaming franchise. As I’ve already mentioned in my previous article, I am a long-time fan of the D&D franchise, having played the tabletop game since college and its […]

Mike’s Magic Reviews: Card Wars

by The_Dark_Mikeon 08/09/2014
First thing’s first: No, this is not a MTG review but basically Wizards haven’t sent me any goodies since Theros so I can only assume they hate me and will be taking them off my Christmas card list. SO for the time being I will be reviewing any card games I stumble across under Mike’s […]

D&D Adds Rules for LGBT Characters

by RyeZuulon 21/07/2014
Version 5 of the fantasy tabletop game’s basic rules officially launched this month. Dungeons & Dragons (D&D), one of the cornerstones of modern RPGs and unspoken influence on geek culture and fiction, has, for the first time, explicitly embraced the questions of sexuality, biological sex and gender identity. While these themes have certainly never been banned […]

Mike’s Magic Reviews : The Theros Holiday Box

by The_Dark_Mikeon 07/12/2013
Today I excitedly opened a box like a kid at Christmas. Which was incredibly appropriate; It was the Holiday Box : Theros Edition The Theros Holiday Box Contents: BOX, Stickers, Dividers, 4x Theros Boosters, 25x Land Cards   Initial thoughts: The box is very pretty; prettier than last year’s blue Ravnica affair.  The front image […]

Release The Kraken! Mike’s Magic Reviews

by The_Dark_Mikeon 30/11/2013
This week those I have been handed a pretty Kraken Deck. hahahaha. ha. MANIPULATIVE MONSTROSITIES Deck list: (Taken from wizards.com) Main Deck60 cards 16  Island 10  Mountain 26 lands 2  Archaeomancer 1  Burnished Hart 2  Coral Merfolk 2  Crackling Triton 2  Ill-Tempered Cyclops 2  Omenspeaker 2  Sealock Monster 1  Shipbreaker Kraken 2  Stoneshock Giant 1  Wall of Frost 1  Water Servant 1  Curse of the Swine 1  Disperse 1  Dissolve 2  Griptide […]

Mike’s Magic Reviews: Hail Hydra!

by The_Dark_Mikeon 07/11/2013
Hello you wonderful Geek(ette)s and welcome to a brand new section of the rabbit hole that is  the Geek Pride site: Mike’s Magic Reviews, In which a bearded casual MTG player reviews whatever it is Wizards Of The Coast happen to throw his way (semi) weekly. Sort of. Kinda. Look, I’ll do my best get […]

Mike’s Magic Reviews :Magic 2014: DOTP Expansion

by The_Dark_Mikeon 10/10/2013
It was a champagne-for-all-the-staff kinda day when some young buck from Wizards of The Coast dreamed up the Magic The Gathering Videogame. So simple, yet wonderfully effective; the best way to learn to play, without the hassle of overbearing , standard loving and unfun Magic players. The expansion obviously continues where the main game finished, […]

Magic: Duels of the Planeswalkers 2014 — 9 GPPs

by Andrew Corbanon 30/07/2013
I look forward to the annual iteration of this game. Many of us end up moving from place to place throughout the course of our studies, careers, and life transitions. We often leave friends and gaming groups behind. My group of friends were avid Magic players when the first version of Duel of the Planeswalkers […]

Lords of Waterdeep – 9GPPs

by Bevan Clatworthyon 03/07/2013
Designers – Peter Lee & Rodney Thompson Number of Players – 2 to 5 Publisher – Wizards of the Coast Straight to the point – Simple game play coupled with numerous actions and strategies, LoW delivers euro game style board-gaming in the D&D universe in a focussed and elegant package. Winner of the 2013 Origins […]