Archive for the ‘Games: Card-Based’ Category

Too Early for Streaming – “Dominated by Dominaria”

Better later than never, I say, and so shall you when you watch the this episode in our vidcast wherein I recap my Magic: the Gathering Dominaria prerelease experience and ask the question: When is a troll actually a troll?   And here are the show notes!  

Posted on May 6, 2018 at 12:00 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Trisha’s Take: The Loading Ready Run Pre-Pre-Releases

I’ve been watching the Rivals of Ixalan Pre-Pre-Release replay first on Twitch and later on YouTube over and over and I think that this is the best kind of marketing event for Magic: the Gathering that Wizards of the Coast ever fell backwards into. Why? 1. The people at Loading Ready Run who are hosting […]

Posted on January 11, 2018 at 12:33 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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You Had to Be There: Gran Prix Minneapolis 2016 Day Two

It’s been said that being at a Magic the Gathering Grand Prix is very much like attending an anime or comic book convention, and I find that Day Two of this event is not different. After having sold some of my extra cards for $15 and signing up for another “small” draft, walking around the […]

Posted on May 29, 2016 at 10:01 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Events, Games: Card-Based

You Had to Be There: Grand Prix Minneapolis 2016 Day One

Shortly after sitting down outside the convention center to set up this blog entry, I turned around to see a friend whom I had first met at my very first Friday Night Magic event way back during the end of the Return to Ravnica block. He gave me a huge hug, and then proceeded to […]

Posted on May 28, 2016 at 12:29 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Events, Games: Card-Based

New edition of Munchkin to hear the lamentations of your women

On Saturday, Steve Jackson himself went onto the stage at Comicpalooza, a comics convention in Houston, Texas, to announce that their wildly popular card game was getting a new booster set that’s themed to Conan the Barbarian. Drawn by original Munchkin artist John Kovalic, there will be 15 cards in the set from Steve Jackson […]

Posted on May 31, 2011 at 08:02 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 2 Comments
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Back of the Box: Black Stories

A couple of months ago I went to a little convention called PAX East. I had my tax refund money in my hand, and I was looking for a game to buy, one that I could easily carry, one that a lot of people could play at once, and, most importantly, one I thought my […]

Posted on July 19, 2010 at 20:48 by Jillian Pullara · Permalink · One Comment
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Trisha’s Take: How to desegregate the World Series of Poker

Back when Secretary of Geek Affairs Wil Wheaton was writing a lot about poker in his blog, I took it upon myself to learn more about the modern game and why Wheaton liked it. My Internet meanderings eventually lead me to the Tiltboys, a group of friends and poker players in the California Bay Area […]

Posted on June 14, 2010 at 21:22 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · One Comment
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