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 2002, five cards from Ice Age were translated into Japanese several years after being initially printed.

One Northern California Boy Scout is tapping into the "Magic" for his Eagle Scout project with uncounterable results.

Magic: The Gathering artist Seb McKinnon answers questions about himself, his artwork, collaborations with fellow artist Rebecca Guay, and other projects.

Tuesday, 20 April 2021 08:00

It's a tie! A look at Divine Intervention

In 1994, a card was printed that made games of Magic end in a tie.

In the late 1990s, Wizards of the Coast had their own gaming center, complete with restaurant.

In 2000, Wizards of the Coast followed up their successful Asian land card promo with a European sequel.

Monday, 29 March 2021 21:34

Review: Magic: Legends

The newest Magic video game improves on previous games, yet still sticks to deck building.

Wizards of the Coast didn't create the first Magic: The Gathering merchandise.  Rather, it was a religious-based charity in New York State.  No, really.

Magic Untapped talks with Richard Thomas, one of the first 25 Magic: The Gathering artists and creator of the game's iconic Stuffy Doll.

In the late 1990s, Magic: The Gathering landed in the Asian marketplace in a creative and visually stunning way.

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