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 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.

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.

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