Red Dragon Inn: My Personal Tier List Revealed!

The Red Dragon Inn chest

It’s fair to say at this point that Red Dragon Inn is truly one of the great games out there. A great game, whether played on a board, with a deck of cards you’ve collected from booster packs, or with a keyboard/controller, is often one that is lauded for its ability to stand the test … Read more

Top 10 New Magic Core Set 2021 Cards for Commander

Mangara, the Diplomat MTG

Core sets have an interesting place in Magic’s history. Starting out as white-bordered, 100% reprint sets that excluded legendary creatures, they’ve gradually lost each of these restrictions, undergone a leave of absence, and have come roaring back in recent years with better and better card selections. Core Set 2021 is no exception to this recent … Read more

Magic’s Commander Rules Change: Death Triggers

Child of Alara MTG

We’ve all been in at least one game where we’ve played a card, preparing to make an epic play we’ve made countless times before, only to have an opponent point out “That isn’t actually how this card works”. Then, as we discuss how Spelltwine actually interacts with its targets, I begin going through the 5 … Read more

How to Remotely Play Paper Magic Using SpellTable

Spelltable logo

I miss grilling with friends on lazy Sunday afternoons. I miss in-person board games on Thursday nights. But most of all, I miss paper Magic: The Gathering. COVID-19 has made in-person games an unsafe proposition for the foreseeable future, so I haven’t played an actual game of Commander in months. Magic: The Gathering Arena should … Read more

D&D 5th Edition House Rules: Pros, Cons, & Our Table

Dungeons and Dragons 5th Ed Core Books

The 5th edition of Dungeons & Dragons has done more for gaming and the tabletop RPG industry than any other entry in recent memory. The gameplay and management have been streamlined elegantly without becoming the number crunch of 3rd edition, but there’s still plenty of freedom for players and Dungeon Masters to create unique characters … Read more