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).

No matter how big or small an issue comes up with Magic: The Gathering, you can typically count on someone making it right.

Tuesday, 14 April 2020 03:12

Before MTG: The story of Five Magics

Richard Garfield had a different game in mind before creating Magic: the Gathering.

Once upon a time, Magic: The Gathering had a much publicized role in a Disney movie… for all of about two seconds.

For five years, Magic: the Gathering had an official magazine before the internet killed the periodical star.

Back in 1994, Magic went out to destroy some of the most poorly printed cards in company history. They succeeded. Mostly.

Tuesday, 17 March 2020 09:22

An Interview with 'Magic' artist rk Post

Magic Untapped has a chat with artist Randy "RK" Post about his longtime Magic artistry career.

In 1995, Ice Age designers expected a scary ghost.  They got something a bit more cuddly instead.

In 1995, a short lived card games held a huge surprise for Magic: the Gathering collectors.

Take a look at the Magic-based arcade game that nearly came out in the 90's.

Magic Untapped talks with longtime Magic: The Gathering artist Raoul Vitale.

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