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 2021, Magic: The Gathering posted a one-time only card for the first time in years.

Battle for Zendikar was crazy. It was nearly way more insane

Over the nearly 30 year history of Magic: The Gathering, there have been game-breaking cards.  Land Tax was one of them.

Sometimes card names are unique and based on myths. Other times they are brick joke anagrams. This one is the latter.

For a few years there, Magic: The Gathering had a really obscure (but also really important) rule on the books

Magic Untapped chats with Magic: The Gathering artist, Christopher Moeller

Tuesday, 18 October 2022 14:31

The Story of Magic's First Emergency Ban

Wizards of the Coast once had to institute an emergency ban on a card after the players tried to do it themselves. What can we say? It was the 90s.

For over a decade, New York had one of the largest Magic: The Gathering stores in the world.

Tuesday, 27 September 2022 12:39

Wizards of the Coast: The early days (abridged)

Magic: The Gathering has a long history. And so does its publisher, Wizards of the Coast.

Over the years, Magic: The Gathering has had a lot of odd mechanics that nearly made it. Gunk is one of them.

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