Evan Symon

Evan Symon

Evan Symon is a seasoned journalist with stops at the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Cracked, GeekNifty, Pasadena Independent, and California Globe.

A graduate of University of Akron, Symon has covered stories in Vietnam, South Africa, Namibia, Germany, North Korea, Slovakia, and Switzerland (in addition to across the U.S. as well, of course).

He enjoys content creation, baseball, politics, and gaming.  When it comes to Magic: The Gathering, he tends to lean towards Selesnya (G/W).

In the mid-1990s, Magic: The Gathering nearly had some extremely shiny cards (and we don't mean foils).

Tuesday, 23 February 2021 09:04

An Interview with 'Magic' artist Ryan Yee

Longtime Magic: The Gathering artist Ryan Yee participates in a Q&A with Magic Untapped.

Tuesday, 16 February 2021 09:48

Stuffy: Magic's First Running Gag

In the early days of Magic: The Gathering, there was a curious running gag that kept popping in each year before finally becoming a reality years later.

For a few years, Magic: The Gathering VHS tapes were one of the few ways most players could see some of the big tournaments.

As it turns out, Magic: the Gathering's name was saved by thanks to U.S. Copyright law.

In the mid-1990s, Wizards of the Coast experimented a new type of Magic: The Gathering card (well, sort of).

Tuesday, 19 January 2021 13:00

An Interview with 'Magic' artist Ron Spencer

Magic Untapped chats with longtime Magic: The Gathering artist Ron Spencer

Every once in a while, WotC needs to invoke their style of a recall.

Back in 1994, Wizards of the Coast found itself with a Magic: the Gathering expansion that they didn't know about.

Wednesday, 30 December 2020 16:06

Spacegodzilla: Magic's biggest "oopsie" of 2020

In April of 2020 an unfortunately named card was introduced at exactly the wrong time.

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