Jim Avery

Jim Avery

Jim Avery is a seasoned gaming writer and a talented computer engineer.

Avery has previously written for Cracked, NintendoGal, and GeekNifty.

A graduate of University of Minnesota - Twin Cities with a master's degree in computer science, his day job is with Google Express.  When he's not "expressing," Avery enjoys settling down with one of his favorite video games and hanging out at his local gaming store for Magic: The Gathering events.

Four other cards are also being banned or suspended in this week's update, and one is returning.

Monday, 28 September 2020 20:28

B&R update: one new card banned from Standard

An early ban arrives as one deck archetype proves to be extremely powerful.

What do we think of the newly-unveiled Commander set?

These four cards are getting an adorable new release.

Pour one out for Teferi, along with the seven other banned and restricted cards.

Head designer Mark Rosewater talks about the immediate future of Magic.

Seven Magic: The Gathering cards are now banned, one is suspended, and one makes a return.

The Dream-Den will be empty in two different formats, starting this week.

Ikoria might be delayed, but additional announcements were also made to help ease Magic players' pain.

Wizards of the Coast suspends all sanctioned play of paper Magic.  What does this mean for game stores, and the game itself?

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