Category Archives: Opinion

MagicFest Kansas City 2019

I took my wife & kids to Kansas City for a fun weekend and, lo and behold, there just so happened to be a MagicFest going on at the convention center attached to our hotel… WHAT A COINCIDENCE. Regular draft sign-ups were over by the time I arrived on Friday evening, but there was a […]

Dopest Movies of 2018

I don’t watch as many movies as I used to back in the ‘ol Splattercast days, but I did see a few last year and you people are gonna hear about it! Here are my favorites: Hereditary Hereditary is an instant classic, it ranks right up there with Rosemary’s Baby, The Shining and The Exorcist. […]

First Rivals draft and WTF was this Houston DQ?

First pass at Rivals of Ixalan draft in paper down at the LGS. I P1P1’d a gold card, Dire Fleet Neckbreaker, and then tried to force BR pirates. I ended up with a few good blue pirates in my pool (e.g. Deadeye Rig-Hauler & Dreamcaller Siren) but not enough to try going 3-color. I think […]

Noooooo just no

The Magic community recently became embroiled in a controversy over online bullying. A cosplayer named Christine Sprankle accused a YouTuber named Jeremy Hambly (Unsleeved Media) of harassing her so badly that she had to quit her cosplay business. Debate raged across the Magic internet, including of course on the MagicTCG subreddit. The MagicTCG mods quickly […]

The Definitive “Women in Magic” Thinkpiece

The topic of Women in Magic, specifically the question of why there are so few, has been a point of contention for essentially as long as organized play has existed. Every couple of years a new writer tries their hand at examining the issue. This time around we have a piece from Daniel Fournier and […]