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Celebrate 25 Years of Magic with Magic: The Gathering: Concepts & Legends

Magic: The Gathering is celebrating 25 years and VIZ Media is recognizing the event with this officially licensed illustrated history exploring the legend, lore, and origins of the bestselling card game.

Magic: The Gathering: Concepts & Legends is written by James Wyatt, a Senior Game Designer for Magic. The book takes you through the creative process behind the evolving art and design of the games and its worlds and characters.

The book is out now in comic shops and book stores and retails for $39.99.

You can order yours now.
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VIZ Media provided Graphic Policy with a FREE copy for review
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House Delaque for Necromunda Has Been Revealed Plus New Rulebooks Make it Easier to Start

Games Workshop has been releasing the original gangs for Necromunda one at a time and the final House Gang, House Delaque has been revealed!

These figures have been re-designed from their original look at their new plastic kit will allow you to build your own gang with all manner of equipment.

Games Workshop is also making is easier to get into Necromunda.

The company is releasing a standalone Necromunda Rulebook that combines the rules from the Necromunda: Underhive boxed set with content from Gang War. It also features updated rules from Errata and FAQs.

There will also be a new book Gangs of the Underhive which will have rules for all six of the House Gangs plus Hangers-on, Brutes, the trading post and more.

These two books will allow new players to start with any gangs they want and provide an updated rules and two handy releases combining the various releases.

Games Workshop Reveals More Details About Chapter Approved 2018

Some of what we can expect in Chapter Approved 2018 for Warhammer 40K has been teased but Games Workshop has released more details and a teaser trailer.

The index will include rules for Loot Wagons for Ork armies but it’s also been revealed that rules for Commander Farsight’s elite bodyguard will also be included. There’ll be new datasheets for them to be used in games including matched play.

Adepta Sororitas, aka Sisters of Battles, will be getting a beta codex in the book. Yes, it’s a full codex and include rules for various Orders, Stratagems, and more.

Realm of Chaos: Wrath and Rapture Pits Khorne against Slaanesh

At Blood & Glory, Games Workshop revealed a brand new boxed set “Realm of Chaos: Wrath and Rapture” that pits the Daemons of Khorne against their Chaos rivals, the Daemons of Slaanesh.

The set will include lots of new miniatures and GW has revealed new Flesh Hounds and Fiends of Slaanesh. There’s lots more to come!

This sounds like a box set that’s a must for Chaos players for both Age of Sigmar and 40K.

Magic: The Gathering Arena Announces Custom Streamer Events and Direct Challenge with Friends

Wizards of the Coast has a new series of in-game events built around creators in the Magic: The Gathering Arena community—Streamer Events—and they start tomorrow!

Since the launch of Open Beta of Magic: The Gathering Arena less than a month ago, 100 Million games have been played! During that time an incredible amount of creator content has been made by the Magic: The Gathering Arena community. Magic players have been teaching, competing, entertaining, deckbuilding, and sharing these experiences online. The Magic: The Gathering Arena team wants to continue to encourage these talented creators to make and enjoy great content in a way that is unique to Magic.

To create Streamer Events, the Magic: The Gathering Arena team is working closely with different creators in the community to build customized in-game events around their unique personality and play style. These events will be recurring and will feature a variety of awesome content creators and wildly different game modes.

To top it all off, we are adding in a major feature, Direct Challenge. Direct Challenge will allow players to jump into games against their friends by searching their in-game name before going into battle. We are excited to announce that Direct Challenge will be coming in the next November update with more robust friend features on the way!

First Streamer Event Details – October 26-29

Day[9]’s Insta-Ban

We’re giving Constructed new house rules with Day[9]. Day[9] has always had a burning displeasure for counters and tricks. So together we created INSTA-BAN, where you bring a 60-card deck with zero instant spells in it. Instant speed effects such as flash or activated abilities are permitted, but if the spell is an instant, it is BANNED.

Gaby’s Greedy Dominaria Draft

We’re giving Draft new house rules with Gaby Spartz. Gaby loves drafting and building ambitious decks. So together we are running a GREEDY DOMINARIA DRAFT. Draft 3 packs of Dominaria around a few unique rules in this game of Magic. Everyone can play two lands per turn, start with 9 cards, and has no maximum hand size.

SDCC 2018: Transformers Trading Card Game First Look

The Transformers Trading Card Game is a fast, easy-to-learn action battling card game designed for two players. Players build a team of Transformers character cards and power them up with a customizable deck of battle cards.

At San Diego Comic-Con 2018 we got our first look at the cards and game with an exclusive as well as getting a chance to talk to one of the individuals behind the game.

The Transformers Trading Card Game Convention Edition contains two Transformers character cards (Cliff jumper – Renegade Warrior and Slipstream – Strategic Seeker) and two battle cards (All-Out Attack and Tandem Targeting System) not available in the Autobots Starter Set or the Transformers Trading Card Game Booster Packs.

We open up the exclusives pack and you can see what you’ll be getting when the game rolls into stores later this year.

The Transformers Trading Card Game is out this September.

IDW Games‘ Atari Missile Command First Look

IDW GamesAtari Missile Command is out now. As global tensions mount, leaders of powerful nations sit ready to defend their people, or destroy their enemies. Alliances are formed, yet fragile. Deals are made, but not always upheld. Diplomacy is just as important as strategic planning and procuring armaments. The missiles are at your command and the choice is yours: Fire on your enemies or betray your allies, in Atari’s Missile Command!

The game is a social game of diplomacy for 3 to 6 players. Build your stockpile of missiles, make deals with your opponents, and vie for top spot in the world’s stage in this fast and strategic take on Atari’s classic video game. The game retails for $39.99

We open up the box and show off what you get inside. You can order yours now!

 

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