magic the gathering – Two Player Draft Formats

The two player formats I know of are: Solomon draft Winston draft Winchester draft Wizards has some information about these ‘casual’ formats. Each of these draft formats uses a similar setup: 3 packs per player (6 total) Open all the packs, without looking at them, and remove any basic lands then shuffle all the cards … Read more

Embracer see potential for Deus Ex and Tomb Raider sequels, remakes and spinoffs

Earlier this month, Embracer Group announced their intent to buy Crystal Dynamics, Eidos Montreal and Square Enix Montreal from Square Enix in a $300 million (around £240m) deal. The acquisition includes the original IP associated with those studios, including Deus Ex, Thief, Legacy Of Kain and Tomb Raider.

In their quarterly earnings report, Embracer now say they see “great potential” in leveraging the heck out of that IP with sequels, remakes and more.

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magic the gathering – Can a card effect make a creature block one that it otherwise could not?

Declaring a creature as a blocker is different from an attacker being blocked. Declaring a blocker requires meeting requirements and restrictions for blocking (such as only blocking flying creatures with a flying or reach creature). Being blocked means that you deal damage to the blocking creature(s) instead of the defending player (or with trample, deal … Read more

LIVE Transfer Talk – Real Madrid eye AC Milan’s Rafael Leao after Kylian Mbappe snub

Rafael Leao helped AC Milan to the Serie A title this season. Sportinfoto/vi/DeFodi Images via Getty Images The summer transfer window is approaching, and there’s plenty of gossip swirling about who’s moving where. Transfer Talk brings you all the latest buzz on rumours, comings and goings and, of course, done deals! TOP STORY: Real eye … Read more

The Sunday Papers | Rock Paper Shotgun

Sundays are for opening the oven and setting off your smoke alarm. Before you hear the beep, let’s read this week’s best writing about games (and game related things).

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